Agenda and draft minutes

Annual Meeting of Council
Friday, 26th May, 2017 2.30 pm

Venue: Princess Royal Theatre - Port Talbot Civic Centre. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Mayor for 2017/18

Minutes:

On the motion of Councillor Councillor L.M.Purcell seconded by Councillor Mrs.R.Davies, it was:-

 

RESOLVED:      That Councillor Janice Dudley be elected Mayor for the Civic Year 2017/18 pursuant to Section 23(1) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Councillor Janice Dudley then subscribed to the Oath of Allegiance administered by the Chief Executive and made the formal Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

 

The Chief Executive was pleased to announce that the Mayor’s Consort would be David Evans and the Mayor’s Chaplain would be Canon Illtyd Protheroe from Carmarthen.

 

2.

Appointment of Deputy Mayor for 2017/18

Minutes:

On the motion of Councillor S.Paddison seconded by Councillor S.Freeguard, it was:-

 

RESOLVED:        that Councillor Dennis Keogh be appointed the Deputy Mayor for the Civic Year 2017/2018 pursuant to Section 24(1) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Councillor Dennis Keogh then made the formal Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

 

The Chief Executive was pleased to announce that the Deputy Mayoress for the Civic Year would be Christine Keogh.

 

 

 

3.

Investiture of Mayor's Consort and Deputy Mayor's Consort

Minutes:

The Outgoing Mayor’s Consort Glen Clarke, invested the Mayor’s Consort with his Insignia of Office.

 

The Mayor’s Consort invested the Deputy Mayoress with her Insignia of Office.

 

4.

Mayoral Address

Minutes:

The Mayor, Councillor Janice Dudley, then made her Mayoral Address and also took the opportunity to thank Members for their support in electing her as Mayor and to acknowledge the services of the retiring Mayor and Mayor’s Consort.

 

5.

Vote of Thanks to the Outgoing Mayor

Minutes:

On behalf of the Council, Councillor S.Miller was pleased to extend a vote of thanks to the Outgoing Mayor, Councillor Shelia Penry, for the manner in which she and her Consort had carried out their Mayoral duties.  Councillor D.Jones was pleased to endorse the vote of thanks on behalf of the Council.

 

The Mayor then presented the Outgoing Mayor, Councillor Sheila Penry, with her Past Mayor’s Medallion and a Photographic Album, and the Mayor’s Consort presented the Outgoing Mayor’s Consort with his Medallion.

 

 

 

6.

Response by the Outgoing Mayor

Minutes:

Councillor Sheila Penry, in response to the vote of thanks, offered the Mayor and Mayor’s Consort her congratulations and took the opportunity to thank those who had given her support and encouragement throughout her Mayoral Year, including Members and Officers of the County Borough Council and her Chaplain.

 

7.

Appointment of the Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council for 2017/18

Minutes:

On the motion of Councillor A.L.Thomas seconded by Councillor D.Cawsey, it was:-

 

RESOLVED:      that, pursuant to Part 4, Section 1(1.1) of the Constitution, Councillor R.G.Jones be appointed Leader of the Council and Councillor A.J.Taylor be appointed Deputy Leader of the Council for the Civic Year 2017/18.

 

8.

Administration Issues for 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Minutes:

The Mayor reported that, as it was not practicable for the various administration issues to be dealt with at the Annual Meeting, it was intended to convene a Special Meeting of Council on Wednesday, 31 May, 2017.

 

RESOLVED:      that the Administration Issues be considered at the Special Meeting of Council to be held on 31 May, 2017.

 

The Mayor then declared the Meeting closed.