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Agenda and minutes

Venue: The Guildhall, York

Contact: Fiona Young  Interim Democratic Services Manager

Items
No. Item

77.

Declarations of Interest

At this point, Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registerable interests they might have in respect of business on this agenda, if they have not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests.

 

Minutes:

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.

 

78.

Appointment of Lord Mayor

To appoint a Lord Mayor for the 2022/23 Municipal Year.

 

Minutes:

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.

 

79.

Qualification of Lord Mayor

Minutes:

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.

 

80.

Appointment of Sheriff

To appoint a Sheriff for the 2022/23 Municipal Year.

 

Minutes:

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.

 

81.

Qualification of Sheriff

Minutes:

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.

 

82.

Appointment of Deputy Lord Mayor

To appoint a Deputy Lord Mayor for the 2022/23 Municipal Year.

 

Minutes:

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.

 

 

83.

Qualification of Deputy Lord Mayor

Minutes:

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.

 

84.

Under Sheriff

Minutes:

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.

 

85.

Vote of Thanks to Outgoing Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress

Minutes:

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.

 

86.

Vote of Thanks to Outgoing Sheriff and Sheriff's Lady

Minutes:

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.

 

 

87.

Formal Business of Council - Allocation to Seats and Appointments to the Council Structure and Other Bodies for 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To receive a report which asks Council to:

 

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

 

B.  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

 

C.  Note the proposed allocation of motions for consideration at Ordinary Full Council meetings for the duration of the 2022/23 Municipal Year, as approved by Council in 2019.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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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