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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Alec Dubberley  Service Manager, Elections and Members' Services

Items
No. Item

1.

Opening Prayers.

Minutes:

The Mayor’s Chaplain, Reverend Sally Bayliss, delivered opening prayers and a minute’s silence was held in memory of the victims of the Manchester terror attack.

2.

Apologies for Absence.

Minutes:

None received.

3.

Mayor's Announcements.

Minutes:

The Mayor thanked Members, Officers, friends and family for their support during her time in office and for their generosity in supporting various charity events in support of the Mayor’s Charity, the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.

 

The Mayor spoke fondly of her time in Office and the honour that it had been to serve as the Borough’s first citizen for a second term. The Mayor talked of the many events that she and her Consort had enjoyed over the year, from DARE graduations to 100th birthdays, and of the lovely people that they had had the pleasure of meeting.

 

The Mayor informed Members that around £17,000 had been raised for the Mayor’s Charity over the course of the year, which would be presented to her chosen charity once final donations had been received.

 

The Mayor wished Councillor and Mr McCrossen well in the civic year to come and hoped that Councillor McCrossen would enjoy the role as much as she had.

4.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None received.

5.

To Elect a Mayor for the Ensuing Year.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Payne, seconded by Councillor Clarke and

 

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor McCrossen be elected Mayor of the Borough of Gedling for the ensuing year.

 

Councillor McCrossen made a signed Declaration of Acceptance of Office and thanked the Council.

 

The Mayor, Councillor McCrossen, adjourned the meeting to allow for the transfer of the Chain of Office and robes.

 

The meeting then resumed with Councillor McCrossen in the Chair.

 

6.

Vote of Thanks to the Outgoing Mayor.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Payne and

 

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor Sandra Barnes and Councillor Peter Barnes, the outgoing Mayor’s Consort, be thanked for the work undertaken by them during their term of office.

 

7.

To Appoint a Deputy Mayor for the Ensuing Year.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Payne and

 

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor Miller be elected Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Gedling for the ensuing year.

 

Councillor Miller made a signed Declaration of Acceptance of Office and thanked the Council.

 

8.

To Receive the Mayor's Nomination of Chaplain and the Mayor's Charity for the Ensuing Year.

Minutes:

The Mayor nominated Reverend Father Philipp Ziomek, of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Woodthorpe, as her Chaplain for the ensuing year.

 

In Father Phillip’s absence, the Mayor invited Canon Geoffrey Hunton to address Council.

 

The Mayor nominated the Motor Neurone Disease Association as her charity for the ensuing year and invited Mike Cole, a representative of the local Branch, to address Council.

 

9.

To confirm Councillor John Clarke as the Leader of the Council for the ensuing year.

Minutes:

Councillor Payne, seconded by Councillor Collis, moved Councillor Clarke’s confirmation as Leader of the Council for the ensuing year.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor Clarke is confirmed as the Leader of the Council for the ensuing year.

 

10.

To Receive Notification From the Leader of the Council of Portfolio Holders and Membership of the Cabinet. pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Clarke advised Council of his appointments to the position of Deputy Leader and his Cabinet.

 

11.

To Recognise the Leader of the Conservative Group.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Parr, seconded by Councillor Powell and

 

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor Barnfather be recognised as the Leader of the Conservative Group.

 

12.

To Appoint the Scrutiny Committee, Standing Ordinary Committees and Sub-Committees of the Council. pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Clarke and seconded by Councillor Collis that the membership of the scrutiny committee, standing ordinary committees and sub-committees of the Council, as circulated at the meeting, be approved.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To appoint to the Council’s scrutiny committee, standing ordinary committees and sub-committees in accordance with the document circulated

 

13.

To Appoint Representatives to Outside Bodies. pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Clarke and seconded by Councillor Collis that the appointment of representatives to outside bodies, as circulated at the meeting, be approved.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To appoint representatives of the Council to outside bodies, in accordance with the document circulated.

 

14.

To Approve the Schedule of Meetings for the Ensuing Year. pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Clarke and seconded by Councillor Collis that the amended schedule of meetings for the ensuing year, as circulated at the meeting, be approved.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the schedule of meetings for the 2017/18 municipal year, in accordance with the document circulated.

 

 


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