Agenda and minutes

Annual Meeting, Council (HPBC) - Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 7.15 pm

Venue: The Arts Centre, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

Items
No. Item

20/1

Election of Mayor of the Borough pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor A. Mckeown and seconded by Councillor Siddall:

 

That Councillor Ed Kelly be and is hereby elected Chairman of the Council and Mayor of the Borough of High Peak until the next Annual Meeting of the Council and it was RESOVLED accordingly.

 

The newly elected Mayor, having made and subscribed before the Executive Director and Monitoring Officer the Declaration of Acceptance of Office took the Chair, which was vacated by the outgoing Mayor and thanked members of the Council for electing him to the office of Mayor, and confirmed that his wife, Mrs Lynda Kelly, would be his Mayoress consort for the year.

 

20/2

Appointment of the Deputy Mayor of the Borough pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Ashton and seconded by Councillor Douglas that:

 

“Councillor Paul Hardy be and is hereby appointed Vice-Chairman of the Council and Deputy Mayor of the Borough of High Peak until the next Annual Meeting of the Council and it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

Councillor Hardy then made and subscribed before the Executive Director and Monitoring Officer the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

 

20/3

Vote of thanks to the retiring Mayor

Minutes:

Councillor Thrane moved a vote of thanks to Councillor Linda Grooby, the retiring Mayor. Councillor Ashton seconded the motion and it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

The Mayor then presented Councillor Grooby with her retiring Mayor’s badge.

 

Councillor Grooby, in response to the vote of thanks, thanked various members of staff, councillors and her son, who acted as her consort during her mayoral year, for all their help and assistance.

 

20/4

To receive Disclosures of Interest on any matter before the Council

i) Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

ii) Other Interests

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests made.

 

20/5

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 189 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that

the minutes of the Ordinary meeting held on 20 February 2019 be approved

as a correct record.

20/6

Mayor's announcements

Minutes:

The Mayor confirmed that his main themes for the year would be children and young people's mental health and the planting of trees.

20/7

Appointment of the Leader of the Council and appointment of Members to serve on the Executive pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Greenhalgh and seconded by Councillor Sloman that Councillor A. McKeown be appointed as Leader of the Council for a four year term of office. 

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

                                               

Councillor A. McKeown reported to Council that Executive responsibilities would be allocated as follows:

 

§  Councillor A. McKeown - Leader

§  Councillor Greenhalgh (Deputy Leader) – regeneration, tourism and leisure

§  Councillor Sloman – housing and licensing

§  Councillor Todd – climate change, environment and community safety

§  Councillor Barrow - corporate services and finance

 

20/8

Size and Political Composition of Committees pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that the size and political composition of committees as set out in Appendix A to the report be approved.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

20/9

Nominations from the Political Groups to Committees and Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that the nominees of the political groups to Committees as tabled, be noted.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

20/10

Appointment of Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Minutes:

Development Control Committee

 

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillor R. McKeown be appointed Chair of Development Control Committee.

 

When put to the it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillor Lomax be appointed Vice-Chair of Development Control Committee.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

Audit & Regulatory Committee

 

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillor Thrane be appointed Chair of Audit & Regulatory Committee.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

It was moved by Councillor A McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillor Cross be appointed Vice-Chair of Audit & Regulatory Committee.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOVLED accordingly.

 

Standards Committee

 

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillor Quinn be appointed Chair of Standards Committee.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

It was moved by Councillor Ashton and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillor Roberts be appointed Vice-Chair of Standards Committee.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

Licensing Committee

 

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillor Stone be appointed Chair of Licensing Committee.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

It was moved by Councillor Ashton and seconded by Councillor Kemp that Councillor Perkins be appointed Vice-Chair of Licensing Committee.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

Appointment and Appeals Panel

 

It was moved by Councillor Greenhalgh and seconded by Councillor Barrow that Councillor A. McKeown be appointed Chair of the Appointment and Appeals Panel.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

20/11

To approve the schedule of meetings for 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that the Schedule of Meetings 2019 – 2020 be approved.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

20/12

Appointment of Representatives to Peak District National Park Authority pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillors Huddlestone and Farrell be appointed as members of the Peak District National Park Authority until the Borough Council elections in May 2023.

 

When put to the meeting the motion was carried and it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

20/13

Appointment of Representative to the Police and Crime Panel pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillor Barrow be appointed as the Council’s representative on the Police and Crime Panel.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.