Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary Meeting of the Council
Tuesday 25th July 2017 7.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, High Street, Exeter

Contact: Sarah Selway, Democratic Services Manager (Committees)  Telephone 01392 265275 or email  sarah.selway@exeter.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

21.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Baldwin, Foggin, Henson D. Keen, Morris, Leadbetter and Sills.

 

22.

Freedom of the City - Mr Rob Baxter

To pass the following resolution:-

 

“RESOLVED that, in pursuance of its powers under Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council do confer on Mr Rob Baxter Freedom of the City Status in recognition of his outstanding service as a player and Head Coach of Exeter Chiefs, coaching the club to a historic victory at The Aviva Premiership Final on Saturday 27 May 2017 at Twickenham over Wasps Rugby Club to secure the Chief’s first Premiership Trophy which has further enhanced Exeter’s reputation as a City which supports sport.

 

[Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972 provides that the foregoing honour may be conferred by resolution of the Council passed by not less than two thirds of the Members voting thereon, at a meeting specially convened for the purpose.] 

 

Minutes:

The Leader moved the recommendation that Mr Rob Baxter be awarded the honour of Freedom of the City in recognition of his outstanding service as a player and Head Coach of Exeter Chiefs, coaching the club to a historic victory at The Aviva Premiership Final on Saturday 27 May 2017 at Twickenham.

 

Councillor Newby seconded the recommendation.

 

RESOLVED that, in pursuance of its powers under Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council do confer on Mr Rob Baxter Freedom of the City Status in recognition of his outstanding service as a player and Head Coach of Exeter Chiefs, coaching the club to a historic victory at The Aviva Premiership Final which has further enhanced Exeter’s reputation as a City which supports sport.

 

[Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972 provides that the foregoing honour may be conferred by resolution of the Council passed by not less than two thirds of the Members voting thereon, at a meeting specially convened for the purpose.] 

 

[The foregoing resolution was passed unanimously)