Agenda and draft minutes

Extraordinary Meeting of the Council
Tuesday 16th October 2018

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

9.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Edwards, Keen, Lamb, Musgrave and Newby.

 

 

 

10.

Honorary Freemen

1            

Freedom of the City – Sir Steve Smith

 

 

RESOLVED that, in pursuance of its powers under Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council do confer on Sir Steve Smith Freedom of the City Status in recognition of his outstanding service to the City of Exeter, during his period as Vice Chancellor of the University of Exeter.

 

[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.] 

 

 

2            

Freedom of the City - Dr Todd Gray

 

 

RESOLVED that, in pursuance of its powers under Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council do confer on Dr Todd Gray Freedom of the City Status in recognition of his passionate interest in Exeter’s historic buildings and his concern for their continued preservation.

 

[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:

Councillor Sutton, the Deputy Leader, moved and Councillor Leadbetter seconded the recommendation that Sir Steve Smith and Dr Todd Gray be awarded the honour of Freedom of the City in recognition of their services to Exeter as set out.

 

Freedom of the City - Sir Steve Smith

 

RESOLVED that, in pursuance of its powers under Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council do confer on Sir Steve Smith Freedom of the City Status in recognition of his outstanding service to the City of Exeter, during his period as Vice Chancellor of the University of Exeter.

 

 [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.] 

 

Freedom of the City - Dr Todd Gray

 

RESOLVED that, in pursuance of its powers under Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council do confer on Dr Todd Gray Freedom of the City Status in recognition of his passionate interest in Exeter’s historic buildings and his concern for their continued preservation.

 

 [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 resolutions were passed unanimously)