Agenda and minutes

Annual Council
Tuesday 3rd June 2014 7.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, High Street, Exeter

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Councillor Edwards

Minutes:

The Lord Mayor welcomed Councillor Edwards back after his recent illness.

 

2.

Election of the Lord Mayor pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED on the nomination of Councillor Leadbetter, seconded by Councillor Robson, that Councillor Graham John Prowse be elected Lord Mayor of the City for the ensuing Municipal Year.

 

The Lord Mayor was invested with his Robe and Chain of Office, made his Declaration of Acceptance of Office, took the Chair and returned thanks.

 

3.

Appointment of the Deputy Lord Mayor.

Minutes:

RESOLVED on the nomination of Councillor Sutton, seconded by Councillor Donovan, that Councillor Newby be appointed Deputy Lord Mayor of the City for the ensuing Municipal Year.

 

The Deputy Lord Mayor was invested with his Robe and Chain of Office, made his Declaration of Acceptance of Office and returned thanks.

 

4.

Vote of Thanks

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Council record its appreciation for the able and courteous manner in which Councillor Rachel Lyons and Mrs Saxon Spence have discharged the duties of Lord Mayor and Lord Mayor’s Consort during the past year.

 

Councillor Denham, on behalf of the Council, presented badges to the retiring Lord Mayor and retiring Lord Mayor’s consort.

 

The retiring Lord Mayor returned thanks.

 

RESOLVED that the Council record its appreciation for the able and courteous manner in which Councillor Hannaford and Councillor Clark have discharged the duties of Deputy Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor’s Consort during the past year.

 

The retiring Deputy Lord Mayor returned thanks.

 

 

5.

Election of the Leader of the Council and confirmation of the Deputy Leader of the Council.

Minutes:

Councillor Edwards was elected as Leader of the Council. Councillor Edwards confirmed the appointment of Councillor Sutton as Deputy Leader.  

 

RESOLVED that Councillor Edwards be elected as Leader of the Council and Councillor Sutton as Deputy Leader. 

 

6.

Mrs Yolonda Henson

Minutes:

Councillors Edwards and Leadbetter thanked former Councillor Mrs Henson for her long and dedicated service to the Council and the City, having served as a Councillor for 32 years.

 

7.

Appointment of the Executive and Portfolio Holders

Minutes:

The Leader of the Council confirmed his nominations for Portfolio Holders and Executive membership as circulated.

 

RESOLVED that the Council’s Executive be appointed as follows for the ensuing Municipal Year:-

 

Councillor                              Portfolio or Group 

 

Edwards P.W                          Leader, Budget and Strategic Vision

Pearson O.                              Enabling Services

Hannaford, R.M.                     Housing and Customer Access

Owen K.                                  Environment, Health and Wellbeing

Sutton R.H.                             City Development

Denham R.C.                          Economy and Culture

Leadbetter, A.R.                      Conservative

Fullam, A.A.                            Liberal Democrat

 

 

8.

Appointment of Committees pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the membership of Committees etc, Chairs and Deputy Chairs and Independent Persons, as shown at the Appendix to these minutes, be agreed.