Agenda and draft minutes

Annual Meeting of Council, Council - Tuesday, 15th September, 2020 2.35 pm

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Items
No. Item

C.1

Chairman

To elect a Chairman of the Council to serve until the Annual Meeting of Council in May 2021

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor J Noone and seconded by Councillor D A Webster that Councillor M Barningham be elected Chairman of the Council until the Annual Meeting in May 2021.  There were no other nominations.

 

The decision:

 

That Councillor M Barningham be elected Chairman of the Council until the Annual Meeting in May 2021.

 

(The Chairman then read out and signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office and took the Chair).

C.2

Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Council to serve until the Annual Meeting of Council in May 2021

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Mrs B S Fortune and seconded by Councillor K G Hardisty that Councillor A Wake be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Council until the Annual Meeting in May 2021.  There were no other nominations.

 

The decision:

 

That Councillor A Wake be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Council until the Annual Meeting in May 2021.

 

(The Vice-Chairman then read out and signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office).

C.3

Announcements by the Chairman or Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chairman announced that he would be supporting the Yorkshire Air Ambulance as his chosen charity during his term of office.

C.4

Cabinet Members and Delegation of Functions pdf icon PDF 308 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented a report which asked the Leader to inform the Council of the appointments to the Cabinet for 2020/21 and asked the Council to approve the Scheme of Delegation for Officers.

 

The decision:

 

That:-

 

(a)     the appointments to Cabinet by the Leader for 2020/21 be noted as follows:-

 

Councillor Peter Wilkinson

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Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for  Finance and Economic Development

Councillor Mrs Bridget Fortune

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Portfolio Holder for Leisure

Councillor Mrs Isobel Sanderson

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Portfolio Holder for Governance

Councillor Malcolm Taylor

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Portfolio Holder for Transformation and Projects

Councillor Steven Watson

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Portfolio Holder for Environmental Health, Waste and Recycling

Councillor David Webster

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Portfolio Holder for Planning

 

(b)     the Scheme of Delegation for Officers be approved.

C.5

Allocation of Seats and Appointments to Committees and Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 159 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented a report which asked Council to approve the allocation to seats and appointments to Committees and Outside Bodies.

 

The decision:

 

That:-

 

(1)     the Council appoints the Committees indicated at Annex  ‘A’ of the report;

 

(2)     proportionality rules be waived in respect of the membership of the Standards Hearings Panel;

 

(3)     Membership of the Committees be that shown at Annex ‘B’ of the report;

 

(4)     the Council appoints as the Council’s representatives on Outside Bodies identified with an asterisk within Annex ‘C of the report those Members indicated against those Outside Bodies;

 

(5)     the Scrutiny Committee be responsible for crime and disorder issues;

 

(6)     the Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Planning be appointed as the representative on the North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership;

 

(7)     the Deputy Leader of the Council be appointed as the District Council’s Member of the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel; and

 

(8)     Councillor N A Knapton be appointed as the representative on The Parking and Traffic Regulation Outside London Adjudication Joint Committee.