Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

The Mayors Chaplain opened the meeting in Prayer.

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

No apologies as all present

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members of the Council are reminded of their personal responsibilities to declare any personal and prejudicial 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 interests made

3.

To Elect the Mayor for the Municipal Year 2009/2010

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

Minutes:

The Leader reflected on the past Mayoral Year and paid tribute to the outgoing Mayor and Mayoress.

 

He then proposed Councillor Glenn Price as Mayor for the municipal year 2009 – 2010, which was seconded by Councillor Richard Thomas.

 

A vote was taken on the motion and it was

 

RESOLVED that

 

Councillor Glenn Price be elected Mayor for the Municipal year 2009 – 2010.

 

The Mayor Councillor Clive 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 £26,000 had been raised for his charity this year.

 

Mrs Galleozie presented the retiring Mayor with the Past Mayor’s medallion.

 

 

 

4.

To appoint the Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2009/2010

  • 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 Lisa Mytton proposed Councillor Clive Tovey as deputy Mayor for the year 2009 – 2010, which was seconded by Councillor Howard Barrett.

 

A vote was taken on the motion and it was

 

RESOLVED that

 

Councillor C Tovey be elected as deputy Mayor for the year 2009 – 2010.

 

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

 

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

 

Councillor Glenn Price addressed the meeting, thanking the Council for his election to the office of Mayor.

 

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

 

5.

To appoint and agree Committee Membership for the Municipal Year 2009/2010 pdf icon PDF 190 KB

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

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

Council note the contents of the report and agree the appointments as set out in the report.

6.

To agree the Meeting Cycle for the Municipal Year 2009/2010 pdf icon PDF 129 KB

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

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

The Committee Cycle for the Municipal Year 2009/2010 be approved.

7.

To agree Representatives to Outside Bodies for the Municipal Year 2009/2010 pdf icon PDF 37 KB

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

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

The appointment of Councillors as Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council Champions and Representatives to outside bodies as set out within the report be approved and in the event of a vacancy arising delegated authority be granted to the Political Leaders to agree and nominate a Councillor to such vacancy and to advise the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services accordingly.

 

8.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

There was no urgent business or correspondence.

9.

To receive communications from His Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

There were no communications from His Worship the Mayor.

 

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