Agenda and draft minutes

Extraordinary Meeting of the Council - Tuesday 19th April 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter

Contact: Howard Bassett, Democratic Services Officer  Telephone 01392 265107 or email  committee.services@exeter.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

10.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Begley, D. Moore, J. Moore, Sills and Vizard.

 

 

 

11.

Honorary Freeman- Philip Bostock OBE, DL

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 Philip Bostock OBE, DL Freedom of the City Status in recognition of his civic service to the city of Exeter, particularly as a former Chief Executive of the Council.

 

[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 and Councillor Mrs Henson seconded the recommendation that Philip Bostock OBE, DL be awarded the honour of Freedom of the City in recognition of his services to Exeter as set out.

 

Several Members spoke in favour of the recommendation, paying particular attention to Philip Bostock’s service to the City, not only as the Council’s former Chief Executive, but also in his various other Civic roles.

 

Freedom of the City – Philip Bostock OBE, DL

 

RESOLVED that, in pursuance of its powers under Section 249 of the Local

Government Act 1972, the Council do confer on Philip Bostock OBE, DL Freedom of the City Status in recognition of his civic service to the city of Exeter, particularly as a former Chief Executive of the Council.

 

[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