Agenda and minutes

Annual Meeting, Council
Wednesday, 8th May, 2019 12.00 pm

Venue: GH - Guildhall. View directions

Contact: John Armstrong, Democratic Services Manager. Tel: 01483 444102  Email: john.armstrong@guildford.gov.uk

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Election of Mayor 2019-20

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Upon the motion of Councillor Paul Spooner, seconded by Councillor Caroline Reeves, the Council unanimously

 

RESOLVED: That Councillor Richard Billington be elected Mayor for the municipal year 2019-20.

 

Mike Parsons vacated the chair.

 

Having been invested with the Mayoral robes and Chain of Office, Councillor Richard Billington made the statutory Declaration of Acceptance of Office and took the Oath of Allegiance. The Mayor then took the chair.

 

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Appointment of Deputy Mayor 2019-20

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Upon the motion of the Mayor, Councillor Richard Billington, seconded by Councillor Paul Spooner, the Council unanimously

 

RESOLVED: That Councillor Marsha Moseley be appointed Deputy Mayor for the municipal year 2019-20.

 

Having been invested with the Deputy Mayoral robes and Chain of Office, Councillor Marsha Moseley made the statutory Declaration of Acceptance of Office and took the Oath of Allegiance.

 

CO3

Apologies for absence

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Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors Paul Abbey, Colin Cross, Tom Hunt, Diana Jones, Steven Lee, Susan Parker, and Maddy Redpath; and Honorary Aldermen Mrs Catherine Cobley, Mrs C F P Griffin, Vivienne Johnson, Jayne Marks, Lynda Strudwick, and Nick Sutcliffe.

 

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To confirm the minutes of the ordinary meeting of the Council held on 9 April 2019.

 

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The Council confirmed the minutes of the ordinary meeting of the Council held on 9 April 2019 as a correct record.  The Mayor signed the minutes.

 

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Mayor's Communications

To receive any communications or announcements from the Mayor.

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(a)         Civic Service – 12 May 2019

The Mayor invited councillors to accompany him to the Civic Service at Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Guildford at 11.30am on Sunday 12 May 2019. 

 

(b)         Selection Council Meeting – 15 May 2019

         The Mayor also reminded councillors that there would be a meeting of the Council at 7pm on Wednesday 15 May 2019 to consider, among other things, the election of the Leader of the Council, appointment of committees, and appointment of committee chairmen for the municipal year 2019-20.

 

(c)     Prevent training session for councillors – 8 May 2019

The Mayor informed councillors that the Prevent training session for new councillors due to take place at 7pm this evening had been cancelled and would be re-scheduled for later in the year.

 

 

CO6

Election of Borough Councillors

To receive the report of the Returning Officer upon the election of Borough Councillors held on Thursday 2 May 2019 (to follow).

 

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The Council received the report of the Returning Officer upon the results of the Election of Borough Councillors held on Thursday 2 May 2019, for the wards of the Borough of Guildford as set out in the Appendix hereto.

 

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Appointment of Mayor's Chaplain 2019-20

The Mayor to announce the appointment of Chaplain for the municipal year 2019-20.

 

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The Mayor announced the appointment of Reverend Canon Nigel Nicholson, as his Chaplain

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Appointment of Honorary Remembrancer 2019-20

To appoint the Honorary Remembrancer for the Borough for the municipal year 2019-20.

 

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Upon the motion of the Mayor, Councillor Richard Billington, seconded by the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Marsha Moseley, the Council unanimously

 

RESOLVED: That Mr Matthew Alexander be appointed Honorary Remembrancer for the municipal year 2019-20.