Agenda and draft minutes

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Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

The Mayors Chaplain opened the meeting in Prayer

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors G Lewis; L Mytton and D Phillips

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members of the Council are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made

3.

Formal Election of the Mayor

  • Retiring Mayor’s Address
  • Presentation of the Past Mayor’s Medallion to the outgoing Mayor of the Council

Minutes:

Councillor B Toomey reflected on the past Mayoral Year and paid tribute to the outgoing Mayor and Mayoress.

 

He then proposed Councillor Clive Jones as Mayor for the year 2008 – 2009, which was seconded by Councillor Chris Barry.

 

A vote was taken on the motion and it was

 

RESOLVED unanimously that Councillor Clive Jones be elected Mayor for the year 2008 – 2009.

 

The Mayor Councillor Allan Jones addressed the meeting and thanked all Councillors, Officers, family and friends together with the citizens of the County Borough for their support over the past year.  The Mayor advised that over £48,000 had been raised for his charity this year.

 

Former Councillor Dave James presented the retiring Mayor with the Past Mayor’s medallion.

4.

Formal Election of the Deputy Mayor

  • The civic party will retire for the exchange of Regalia and Chains of Office
  • The civic party will re-enter the Council Chamber and the Oaths of Office will be administered by the Deputy Chief Executive / Director of Customer Corporate Services to the incoming Mayor and Deputy Mayor
  • The incoming Mayor will address the Council in thanks for his election to the Office of Mayor and will propose a vote of thanks to the outgoing Mayor
  • Presentation of bouquets

Minutes:

Councillor Jeff Edwards proposed Councillor Glenn Price as Deputy Mayor for the year 2008 – 2009, which was seconded by Councillor Richard Thomas.

 

A vote was taken on the motion and it was

 

RESOLVED unanimously that Councillor Glenn Price be elected as Deputy Mayor for the year 2008 – 2009.

 

The civic party retired for the exchange of regalia and Chains of Office.

 

The Declarations of Acceptance Office were administered to the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor by the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services.

 

Councillor Clive Jones addressed the meeting, thanking the Council for his election to the Office of Mayor.

 

Bouquets of flowers were presented to Mrs Ann Jones; Mrs Jayne Jones and Mrs Marion Price.

 

5.

To agree the Appointment to Committees for 2008 / 2009

To consider a report from the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services led Council through the report.

 

RESOLVED to accept the appointment chairs and committee membership as shown within the report subject to the following amendment:

 

Councillor A Jones to be Chair of the Customer Community services Scrutiny Committee and Councillor M Connnolly to be Chair of the Customer Corporate Services Scrutiny Committee.

6.

To agree the Meeting Cycle for 2008 / 2009

To consider a report from the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services led Council through the report.

 

RESOLVED to accept the meeting cycle for 2008 – 2009 as shown within the report.

 

7.

To agree Representatives to Outside Bodies

To consider a report from the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services led Council through the report.

 

RESOLVED that delegated authority be granted to the Political Leaders to nominate representatives and to supply an agreed list to the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services.

8.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services stated that he had received 2 letters from Dai Havard MP and Sir Stanley Thomas OBE giving their apologies and wishing the incoming Mayor every success on his term of office.

9.

To receive communications received by His Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

There were no communications from his Worship the Mayor.

The Mayors Chaplain ended the meeting in Prayer

 

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