Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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There were no apologies for absence.

2.

Introduction of New Councillors

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The Worshipful the Mayor welcomed to the meeting newly elected and returned Councillors who were elected at the Local Elections on 2nd May 2019.

 

3.

Election of Mayor for Municipal Year 2019/20

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On the nomination of Councillor David Garston, seconded by Councillor Faye Evans, and with the unanimous support of the Council:-

 

Resolved:

 

That Councillor John Lamb be appointed to the Office of Mayor of the Borough of Southend-on-Sea for the Municipal Year 2019/20.

4.

Appointment of Mayor's Chaplain

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The Worshipful the Mayor announced that he will be supported by Reverand Father David Wylie RN during his year of office.

 

5.

The Worshipful the Mayor's Charity

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The Worshipful the Mayor announced that the Mayoral Charity for his year of office would be The Southend-on-Sea Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

6.

Appreciation of Outgoing Mayor

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Councillor Tony Cox proposed and Councillor Alex Bright seconded and the motion having been supported by other speakers, it was unanimously:

 

Resolved:

 

That the best thanks of the Council be tendered to Councillor Derek Jarvis for the efficient and dignified manner in which he has performed the duties of the Office of Mayor during the past year, and for the ability and courtesy with which he has presided over the deliberations of this Council, and that as a token of the Council’s appreciation of such service he be presented with a Past Mayor’s Badge suitably inscribed and a Mayoral Album.

7.

Election of Deputy Mayor for Municipal Year 2019/20

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On the nomination of Councillor Chris Walker, seconded by Councillor David McGlone, and with the unanimous support of the Council:


Resolved:

 

That Councillor Mark Flewitt be appointed to the Office of Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Southend-on-Sea for the Municipal Year 2019/20.

 

 

8.

Election of Leader

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The Worshipful the Mayor informed the Council that a new Leader of the Council needed to be elected, as provided for in the Constitution.

 

A named vote was taken for the appointment of Leader of the Council.

 

For Councillor Cox:

Cllrs Aylen, Boyd, Bright, Buck, Burzotta, Cox, Davidson, Dear, F Evans, Flewitt, Folkard, Garne, Garston, Habermel, Jarvis, McGlone, Moring, Nelson, Salter, Walker and Lamb (21)

 

For Councillor Gilbert

Cllrs Beck, Borton, Burton, Collins, Cowan, Dent, George, Gilbert, Hooper, Jones, Kelly, McDonald, Mitchell, Mulroney, Nevin, Robinson, Thompson, Wexham and Willis (19)

 

Abstentions:

Cllrs Ayling, Chalk, K Evans, Harp, Shead, Stafford, Terry, Van Looy, Wakefield, Ward and Woodley (11)

 

Resolved:


That Councillor Cox be appointed Leader of the Council.

 

 

 

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