Agenda and minutes

Council (HPBC) - Thursday, 11th May, 2017 7.30 pm

Venue: The Gardens Marquee - Pavilion Gardens, Buxton. View directions

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18/1

Election of Mayor of the Borough pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Todd:

 

That Councillor Matthew Richard Stone 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 RESOLVED 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 mother, Lynn Stone, would be his Mayoress for the year.

 

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

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Kemp and seconded by Councillor Grooby:

 

That Councillor John Fredrick Walton 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 Walton then made and subscribed before the Executive Director and Monitoring Officer the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.  Councillor Walton confirmed that his wife, Ginny would be his consort for the year.

 

18/3

Vote of thanks to the retiring Mayor

Minutes:

Councillor Perkins moved a vote of thanks to Councillor George Wharmby, the retiring Mayor.  Councillor Young seconded the motion and it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

The Mayor then presented Councillor Wharmby with his retiring Mayor’s badge.

 

Councillor Wharmby, in response to the vote of thanks, stated that it had been a great honour to represent the High Peak and thanked various members of staff, councillors and his wife for their help and assistance during his mayoral year.

 

18/4

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.

 

18/5

To receive and consider any announcements by the Mayor

Minutes:

The Mayor advised that his Civic Service would be held in September and that he would be supporting The Thomas Theyer Foundation as one of his mayoral charities.

18/6

Size and Political Composition of Committees pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Ashton and seconded by Councillor Kemp 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.

 

18/7

Nominations from the Political Groups to Committees and Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Minutes:

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

 

When put to the meeting, it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

18/8

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

Minutes:

Development Control Committee

 

            It was moved by Councillor Ashton and seconded by Councillor Kemp that Councillor Lomax be appointed Chair of Development Control Committee.

 

            When put to the meeting, it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

            It was moved by Councillor Ashton and seconded by Councillor Kemp that Councillor Thrane be appointed Vice-Chair of Development Control Committee.  It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Sloman that Councillor Todd be appointed Vice-Chair of Development Control Committee. 

 

            When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED that Councillor Thrane be appointed Vice-Chair of Development Control Committee.

 

            Audit & Regulatory Committee

 

            It was moved by Councillor Ashton and seconded by Councillor Kemp that Councillor Robins 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 Barrow that Councillor Sloman be appointed Vice-Chair of Audit & Regulatory Committee.

 

            When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

            Standards Committee

 

            It was moved by Councillor Ashton and seconded by Councillor Kemp that Councillor Johnson be appointed Chair of Standards Committee.

 

            When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

            It was moved by Councillor A. McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillor Sloman by appointed Vice-Chair of Standards Committee.

 

            When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

            Licensing Committee

 

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

 

            When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

            It was moved by Councillor A McKeown and seconded by Councillor Greenhalgh that Councillor R. Mckeown 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 Kemp and seconded by Councillor Thrane that Councillor Ashton be appointed Chair of the Appointment and Appeals Panel.

                                   

            When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.

 

18/9

Appointment of Representative to the Police and Crime Panel pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Ashton and seconded by Councillor Kemp that Councillor McCabe be appointed as a member of the Police and Crime Panel.

 

When put to the meeting it was RESOLVED accordingly.