Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Buckley, Hooper, D Jones, Stafford and Woodley.

2.

Declarations of Interest

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Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest at this meeting.

3.

Introduction of New and Returning 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 5th May 2022.

4.

Election of Mayor for Municipal Year 2022/23

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Minutes:

On the nomination of Councillor Stephen George, seconded by Councillor Aston Line and with the unanimous support of the Council:

 

Resolved:

 

That Councillor Kevin Robinson be appointed to the Office of Mayor of the City of Southend-on-Sea for the Municipal Year 2022/23.

5.

Appointment of Mayor's Chaplain

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The Worshipful the Mayor announced that he will be supported by Father Clive Hillman during his year of office.

 

6.

The Worshipful the Mayor's Charity

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Minutes:

The Worshipful the Mayor announced that the Mayoral Charity for his year of office would be the St Vincent's Centre supporting vulnerable people in the City.

 

 

7.

Appreciation of Outgoing Mayor

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Councillor Anne Jones proposed and Councillor Matt Dent 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 Margaret Borton for the efficient and dignified manner in which she has performed the duties of the Office of Mayor during the past year, and for the ability and courtesy with which she has presided over the deliberations of this Council, and that as a token of the Council’s appreciation of such service she be presented with a Past Mayor’s Badge suitably inscribed and a Mayoral Album.

 

8.

Election of Deputy Mayor for Municipal Year 2022/23

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Minutes:

On the nomination of Councillor Nigel Folkard, seconded by Councillor James Courtenay, and with the unanimous support of the Council:


Resolved:

 

That Councillor Stephen Habermel be appointed to the Office of Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Southend-on-Sea for the Municipal Year 2022/23.

 

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