City of York Council

 

 

Resolutions and proceedings of the Meeting of the City of York Council held at The Guildhall, York on Thursday, 26 May 2022, starting at 11.00 am.

 

Present: The outgoing Lord Mayor (Cllr Christopher Cullwick) in the Chair for the first part of the meeting, the incoming Lord Mayor (Cllr David Carr) in the Chair for the second part of the meeting, and the following Councillors:

 

Acomb Ward

Bishopthorpe Ward

 

 

 

Galvin

 

Clifton Ward

Copmanthorpe Ward

 

 

Myers

Wells

 

 

Dringhouses & Woodthorpe Ward

Fishergate Ward

 

 

Fenton

Mason

Widdowson

 

D'Agorne

D Taylor

 

Fulford and Heslington Ward

Guildhall Ward

 

 

Aspden

 

Craghill

Fitzpatrick

Looker

 

Haxby & Wigginton Ward

Heworth Ward

 

 

Cuthbertson

Hollyer

Pearson

 

Douglas

 

Heworth Without  Ward

Holgate Ward

 

 

Ayre

Melly

K Taylor

 

Hull Road Ward

Huntington and New Earswick Ward

 

 

Norman

Pavlovic

 

Orrell

Runciman

 

Micklegate Ward

Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward

 

 

Baker

Crawshaw

Kilbane

 

 

 

Rawcliffe and Clifton Without Ward

Rural West York Ward

 

 

Smalley

Waudby

 

Barker

Hook

 

Strensall Ward

Westfield Ward

 

 

Doughty

Fisher

 

Daubeney

Hunter

Waller

 

Wheldrake Ward

 

 

 

Vassie

 

 

 

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Barnes, Heaton, Lomas, Musson, Perrett, Rowley, Wann, Warters and Webb.

 

 


 

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77.         Declarations of Interest

 

Members were invited to declare at this point in the meeting any pecuniary interests or other registrable interests they might have in respect of business on the agenda, if they had not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests.  No interests were declared.

 

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78.         Appointment of Lord Mayor

 

Councillor Galvin moved, Councillor Looker seconded, and Council unanimously

 

Resolved:  That Councillor David Carr Cullwick be elected Lord Mayor of the City of York for the ensuing municipal year.

 

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79.         Qualification of Lord Mayor

 

Councillor David Carr Cullwick signified Acceptance of the Office of the Lord Mayor of the City of York, subscribed the Declaration of such acceptance and took the Oath of Allegiance prescribed by the law in that behalf.

 

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80.         Appointment of Sheriff

 

Councillor Hunter moved, Councillor Dave Taylor seconded, and Council unanimously

 

Resolved:  That Mrs Suzie Mercer be elected Sheriff of the City of York for the ensuing municipal year.

 

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81.         Qualification of Sheriff

 

Mrs Suzie Mercer made and subscribed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office of Sheriff for the City of York Council and took the Oath of Allegiance prescribed by law in that behalf.

 

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82.         Appointment of Deputy Lord Mayor

 

Councillor Carr as Lord Mayor moved, Councillor Craghill seconded, and Council unanimously

 

Resolved:  That Councillor Christopher Cullwick be appointed Deputy Lord Mayor for the ensuing municipal year.

 

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83.         Qualification of Deputy Lord Mayor

 

Councillor Christopher Cullwick made and subscribed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office of Deputy Lord Mayor of the City of York and took the Affirmation of Allegiance prescribed by law.

 

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84.         Under Sheriff

 

The Sheriff advised Council that Gerald Neil Francis had been chosen to serve as Under Sheriff during this year of office, and thanked him for undertaking this service to the City.

 

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85.         Vote of Thanks to Outgoing Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress

 

Councillor Orrell moved, Councillor Pavlovic seconded, and Council unanimously

 

Resolved:   That Council express its sincere thanks to the outgoing Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress for their services to the city during the past municipal year.

 

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86.         Vote of Thanks to Outgoing Sheriff and Sheriff's Lady

 

Councillor Aspden moved, Councillor Fitzpatrick seconded, and Council unanimously

                          

Resolved:  That Council express its sincere thanks to the outgoing Sheriff and Sheriff’s Lady for their services to the city during the past municipal year.

 

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87.         Formal Business of Council - Allocation to Seats and Appointments to the Council Structure and Other Bodies for 2022/23

 

Cllr Aspden moved, and Cllr D’Agorne seconded, the recommendations in respect of allocations to seats and appointments set out in paragraph 29 of the report of the Director of Governance at pages 1-7 of the agenda papers, with reference to the annexes to that report, the revised annexes in the Agenda Supplement and the revisions circulated at the meeting (Agenda Supplement 2).

 

Cllr Crawshaw and Cllr Douglas then addressed the meeting and, in consequence of their comments, a separate vote was taken in respect of the recommended appointments to each of the following committees:

 

Planning Committee A

Planning Committee B

Customer & Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee

Audit & Governance Committee

 

On being put to the vote, the recommended appointments to the above committees were declared CARRIED in each case.

 

The remaining recommendations were then put to the vote and declared CARRIED and it was

 

Resolved:  (i)      That the allocation of seats be agreed in accordance with Annex A to the report.

 

                   (ii)      That the nominations to committees and other bodies, as well as the nominations to Chairs and Vice-Chairs, be agreed as set out in the report and its annexes and in the supplementary papers.

 

                   (iii)     That the proposed allocation of motions for consideration at Ordinary Full Council meetings for the period 2021-2023, as approved by Annual Council in 2019, be noted.

 

                   (iv)    That, in respect of the changes to the Executive portfolios notified to the Monitoring Officer by the Leader of the Council in Annex B1(a), the Monitoring Officer will update the Council’s Constitution accordingly.

 

Reason:     To fulfil the Council’s statutory and constitutional requirements.

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Cllr David Carr

LORD MAYOR OF YORK

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