Agenda and draft minutes

Contact: Laura Clark  Democratic & Civic Services Manager

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

At this point, Members are asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.

 

Minutes:

Members were invited to declare at this point in the meeting any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, any prejudicial interests or any disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in the business on the agenda. None were declared.

 

 

 

2.

Appointment of Lord Mayor

To appoint a Lord Mayor for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

 

 

Minutes:

Councillor Crawshaw moved and Councillor Galvin seconded and the Council unanimously

 

Resolved:  That Councillor Janet Looker be elected Lord Mayor of the City of York for the ensuing municipal year.

3.

Qualification of Lord Mayor

Minutes:

Councillor Janet Looker signified Acceptance of the Office of the Lord Mayor of the City of York, subscribed the declaration of such acceptance and took the Affirmation of Allegiance prescribed by the law in that behalf.

 

 

4.

Appointment of Sheriff

To appoint a Sheriff for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

Minutes:

Councillor Ayre moved and Councillor Barnes seconded and the Council unanimously

 

Resolved:  That Mr Dafydd Williams be appointed Sheriff of the City of York for the period 22 May – 25 July 2019 and that Mrs Jo Trythall be appointed Sheriff of the City of York for the remainder of the municipal year.

 

5.

Qualification of Sheriff

Minutes:

Mr Dafydd Williams made and subscribed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office of Sheriff for the City of York Council and took the Affirmation of Allegiance prescribed by law in that behalf.

6.

Appointment of Deputy Lord Mayor

To appoint a Deputy Lord Mayor for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

Minutes:

Councillor Looker as Lord Mayor moved and Councillor Aspden seconded and the Council unanimously

 

Resolved:  That Councillor Keith Orrell be appointed Deputy Lord Mayor for the ensuing municipal year.

7.

Qualification of Deputy Lord Mayor

Minutes:

Councillor Keith Orrell made and subscribed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office of Deputy Lord Mayor of the City of York and took the Oath of Allegiance prescribed by law.

8.

Vote of Thanks to Outgoing Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress

Minutes:

Councillor Cullwick moved and Councillor Fitzpatrick seconded and Council unanimously

 

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

9.

Under Sheriff

Minutes:

The Sheriff advised Council that Dorothy Nott had been chosen to serve as Under Sheriff during this year of office and expressed his thanks to her for undertaking this service to the City.

10.

Vote of Thanks to Outgoing Sheriff and Sheriff's Consort

Minutes:

Councillor Aspden moved and Councillor D Taylor seconded and the Council unanimously

                          

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

11.

Formal Business of Council - Allocation to Seats and Appointments to the Council Structure and Other Bodies for 2019/20 and Allocation of Motions pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To receive a report which asks Council to:

 

1.   Agree the allocation of seats in accordance with  Annex A; and

 

2.   Approve appropriate nominations to Committees and other bodies, as well as appointments to Chairs and Vice-Chairs, as set out in this report and its annexes, together with details of any further appointments which may be circulated prior to the meeting; and

 

3.   Approve the proposed allocation of motions for consideration at Ordinary Full Council meetings for the period 2019-2023.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

With reference to the recommendations contained at paragraph 18 of the report at page 5 of the supplementary Council papers, Councillor Aspden moved the recommendations, which were seconded by Councillor D’Agorne, namely the allocation of places and Councillors to Committees and other bodies for 2019/20 as shown in the republished papers circulated at the meeting, as well as the proposed allocation of motions for consideration at Ordinary Full Council meetings for the 2019/20 municipal year.

 

It was then:

 

Resolved:   That Council;

 

                                     I.        Agrees the allocation of seats in accordance with Annex A;

 

                                   II.        Approves appropriate nominations to Committees and other bodies, as well as appointments to Chairs and Vice-Chairs, as set out in this report and its annexes, together with details of any nominations and appointments which may be circulated prior to the meeting;

 

                                  III.        Approves the proposed allocation of motions for consideration at Ordinary Full Council meetings for the period 2019-2023

 

                                 IV.        Delegates approval of the terms of reference for the Climate Change Scrutiny Committee to the Interim Monitoring Officer, in consultation with the Council Leader and Chair of Climate Change Scrutiny Committee, subject to the relevant changes made to the Constitution being reported back to Council in due course.

 

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

 

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