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Council
22 May 2018 - 19:00 to 22:00
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Agenda

Standard Items
1 Apologies for Absence
2 Urgent Matters
Any urgent matters arising since the despatch of the agenda that the Mayor has agreed should be considered at the meeting.
There were none
3 To Elect the Mayor for the Municipal Year 2018/2019

 

The Mayor will call for nominations and put them to the meeting.

The newly elected Mayor will make the declaration of acceptance of office and after he has been invested, he will take the chair and address the council.

A vote of thanks will then be presented to the Mayor for 2017/2018 (Councillor Woodroofe) and badges will be presented to him and his consorts, Valerie Woodroofe and Helen Johnson.

Councillor Bell rose to propose Councillor Dhami for the role of Mayor for the municipal year 2018/2019.

Councillor Dheer seconded the proposal.

Councillor Seema Kumar responded positively to the proposal

Councillor Steed responded positively to the proposal.

 

Council unanimously agreed to elect Councillor Dhami as Mayor for the municipal year 2018/2019.

 

Chains were exchanged.

 

Councillor Dhami addressed Council.

He announced that his chosen local charities would be Age Link and Heart link while his consorts would be Mrs Rajinder Dhami and Ms Kiran Dhami.

 

He announced that his chaplain would be the Revd Wilson E. Gill

 

Councillor Kelly rose to propose a vote of thanks to the outgoing Mayor Councillor Woodroofe.

Councillor Millican seconded the proposal and responded positively to the proposal.

Councillor Ball responded positively to the proposal.

 

The vote of thanks was agreed unanimously.

 

Councillor Woodroofe rose to respond to the vote of thanks.

 

The Mayor announced that his deputy would be Councillor Gulaid and that his consorts would be Mrs Zara Gulaid and Ms Safia Gulaid.

 


4 Appointment of Leader of the Council

(i) To appoint the Leader of the Council until the annual council meeting in May 2022.

Councillor Gordon rose to propose that Councillor Bell be appointed as Leader of the Council

 

Councillor Johnson seconded the proposal.

 

After a vote, it was agreed to appoint Councillor Bell as The Leader of the Council until the Annual Meeting of the Council in May 2022.


5 Cabinet and Shadow Cabinet

 i) To note the appointment of the Cabinet for the 2018 / 2019 municipal year by the Leader of the Council

 

ii) To note the allocation of shadow portfolios for the 2018 / 2019 municipal year by the Leader of the Opposition.

 

iii) To note the appointment of Cabinet aides for the 2018 / 2019 municipal year by the Leader of the Council

Councillor Bell moved the appointments

Councillor G. Stafford seconded the appointments.

The appointments were agreed

 


6 Appointments to Committees and Other Bodies

i) To deal with the list of nominations to committees and panels.

 

ii) To consider, in accordance with section 17 of the Local Government and Housing act 1989, appointing members to committees which do not reflect the political balance across the Council.

 

iii) To consider the appointments of chairs and vice-chairs.

 Councillor Gordon moved the appointments. 

Councillor Millican seconded the appointments. 

The appointments were agreed


7 Representatives on Other Bodies

To deal with the list of nominations to other bodies.

To note that minute 155/64 reads as follows:

"That in all appointments of members to represent the Council on other bodies, it shall be understood that, in the absence of any indication to the contrary, there is an implied undertaking on the part of each member to resign from the body concerned, if required by the Council, in the event of him ceasing to be a member of the Council before the expiry of his term as representative".

 Councillor Gordon moved the appointments. 

Councillor Millican seconded the appointments. 

The appointments were agreed


8 Reports from Officers

Councillor Gordon moved the report.

Councillor Millican seconded the report.

After a vote Council agreed unanimously

that they had considered and approved the changes to the constitution as set out in the appendix to the report.

9 Date of Next Meeting
The next ordinary meeting of the Council will be held on 12th June 2018.

The next ordinary meeting of the council would be held on 12th June 2018.

The meeting ended at 20.06.

Additional Meeting Documents

Declarations of Interests

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No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

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