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Lord Mayoralty 2022/23

Meeting: 09/12/2021 - Executive (Item 73)

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The Director of Governance to present a report which invites Members to consider the points system for the annual nomination of the Lord Mayor of York and to formally confirm who will qualify for nomination as Lord Mayor for the 2022 -2023 municipal year.

 

Note: the above item has been listed on the Forward Plan for less than 28 days and is not a key decision. It has been added to the agenda under informal urgency procedures to enable the nomination to be progressed within the necessary timescales.

Decision:

Resolved:  That Cllr Warters be invited to consider accepting the nomination for Lord Mayor for 2022/2023, in line with the accumulated points system as set out in the report.

 

Reason:     To ensure that the Council adopts an appropriate method by which to nominate Lord Mayors for Office.

 

Minutes:

The Director of Governance presented a report which invited Members to consider the points system for the annual nomination of the Lord Mayor of York and to formally confirm who would qualify for nomination as Lord Mayor for the 2022 -2023 municipal year.

 

The situation under the current points system was set out in the table at paragraph 5 of the report.  This showed that the Independent Member, Cllr Warters, had a total of 10 points and would qualify for the Lord Mayoralty in 2022-23.  Cllr Warters had indicated that he wished to consider his position over the Christmas break.  It was confirmed that there was sufficient time to wait until the New Year before formally announcing the Lord Mayor Elect.

 

Having noted the comments made under Public Participation on this item, it was

 

Resolved:  That Cllr Warters be invited to consider accepting the nomination for Lord Mayor for 2022/2023, in line with the accumulated points system as set out in the report.

 

Reason:     To ensure that the Council adopts an appropriate method by which to nominate Lord Mayors for Office.

 


 

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