Agenda and draft minutes

Annual General Meeting, Full Council
Thursday, 29 April 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting

Contact: Kieran Robinson  01952 382061

Media

Items
No. Item

133.

Prayers and Reflections

Minutes:

Mr Sharma said prayers.

134.

Election of Mayor

To elect a Mayor for 2021/22.

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor R Mehta, seconded by Councillor E M Callear, that Councillor A S Jhawar be elected as Mayor of the Council.

 

RESOLVED – that Councillor A S Jhawar be elected as Mayor of the Council for the municipal year 2021/22.

 

Councillor Jhawar's election was followed by a video reflecting on his work as Mayor in 2020/21.

 

A video performance by students at the Telford Priory School was screened for Members.

 

135.

Election of Speaker

To elect a Speaker for 2021/22.

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor N A M England, seconded by Councillor C R Turley, that Councillor V J Holt be elected as Speaker of the Council.

 

RESOLVED – that Councillor V J Holt be elected as Speaker of the Council for the municipal year 2021/22.

 

The Speaker thanked Councillor A R H England for his service as Speaker.

136.

Election of Deputy Speaker

To elect a Deputy Speaker for 2021/22,

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor S J Reynolds, seconded by Councillor A D McClements, that Councillor H Rhodes be elected as Deputy Speaker of the Council.

 

RESOLVED – that Councillor H Rhodes be elected as Deputy Speaker of the Council for the municipal year 2021/22.

 

137.

Election of Deputy Mayor

To elect a Deputy Mayor for 2021/22.

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor R A Overton, seconded by Councillor K S Sahota, that Councillor R Mehta be elected as Deputy Mayor of the Council.

 

RESOLVED – that Councillor R Mehta be elected as Deputy Mayor of the Council for the municipal year 2021/22.

 

138.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None.

139.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 326 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Council.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – that the minutes of the meeting held on 4 March 2021 be confirmed and signed by the Mayor.

 

140.

Appointment of Cabinet pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To note the appointment, by the Leader of the Council, of Members to serve on the Cabinet for 2021/22.

Minutes:

Councillor S Davies notified the meeting of Cabinet appointments.

 

RESOLVED - that the Membership of the Cabinet, as notified by Councillor S Davies, be appointed for the municipal year 2021/22 as set out in the Leader's report.

 

141.

Delegation Scheme

To re-assert the Council’s delegation scheme in accordance with the Constitution.

Minutes:

Councillor R C Evans, Cabinet Member for Council Finance and Governance, proposed that Council reassert the delegation scheme as detailed in the Council Constitution.

 

RESOLVED - that the discharge of Council functions by Committees as set out in the Council's Constitution dated 5 March 2020 be approved under the provisions of Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972.

142.

Appointment of Committees and Boards for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 322 KB

To confirm the appointment of the Committees and Boards of the Council for 2021/22, including the Chairs, Vice-Chairs and Members to serve on those bodies.

Minutes:

Councillor S Davies formally moved the list. Cllr R Overton seconded.

 

Councillor B Tomlinson expressed his displeasure with the allocation of places on the Fire Authority.

 

Five Members dissented. There were no abstentions.

 

RESOLVED – that the committees and bodies for the municipal year 2021/22 (including the appointment of Chairs and Vice-Chairs) be appointed as set out in the report.

143.

Programme of Ordinary Meetings of the Council pdf icon PDF 31 KB

To confirm the programme of dates for ordinary meetings of the Council for 2021/22.

Minutes:

The programme of dates for ordinary meetings of the Council for the year 2021/22 would be as set out in the report.