Agenda and minutes

Council - Wednesday, 12th May, 2021 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, The Forum. View directions

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1.

Mayor

To elect a Mayor to hold office until the appointment of a successor at the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2022.

Minutes:

Councillor Douris presented a video and made a speech in relation to his two years as Mayor.

 

Councillor Douris asked for nominations for the election of a Mayor to hold office until the appointment of a successor at the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2022. 

 

It was moved by Councillor Birnie, seconded by Councillor Barrett and unanimously

 

Resolved:

 

That Councillor Stewart Riddick be appointed Mayor to the Borough of Dacorum until the appointment of a successor at the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2022.

 

Councillor Douris vacated the chair which was taken by Councillor Riddick who made his declaration of acceptance of office.

 

The Mayor delivered a speech of acceptance.

 

COUNCILLOR RIDDICK 

 

The newly elected Mayor referred to the duties carried out by Councillor Douris as Mayor of the Borough of Dacorum during the previous two years.

 

It was moved by the Mayor, seconded by Councillor Williams and unanimously;

 

Resolved:

 

That the Council tender to Councillor Terry Douris their most cordial thanks for the admirable manner in which he has discharged the duties of the office of Mayor of the Borough of Dacorum during the past two years and place on record their appreciation of the energy and sound judgement which distinguished his actions during that period:  That the Seal of the Council be affixed to a copy of this resolution and that it be presented to him in recognition of his services as Mayor of the Borough of Dacorum.

 

2.

Deputy Mayor

To elect a Deputy Mayor to hold office until the appointment of a successor at the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2022.

Minutes:

The Mayor asked for nominations for the appointment of the Deputy Mayor to hold office until the appointment of a successor at the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2022. 

 

It was moved by Councillor Griffiths, seconded by Councillor Rogers and unanimously;

 

Resolved:

 

That Councillor John Birnie be appointed Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Dacorum until the appointment of a successor at the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2022.

 

Councillor Birnie made his declaration of acceptance of office.

 

3.

Minutes

There are no minutes to sign.  

Minutes:

There were no minutes available to be signed at this meeting.

4.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received on behalf of Councillors Adeleke, England, Freedman, Hobson, McDowell, Pringle, Ransley, Silwal, Stevens, Townsend and Uttley.

 

5.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were made.

 

6.

Announcements

To receive official announcements and business brought forward by the Mayor and/or the Chief Executive.

Minutes:

The Chief Executive advised, following the Elections on 6th May that Neil Harden of the Conservative Party was elected the borough councillor for Leverstock Green, and Sheron Wilkie of the Liberal Democrat Party was elected as the borough councillor for Tring Central Ward.

 

7.

Appointment of the Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny and Regulatory Committees 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Minutes:

 

a)    The Council received from Councillor Williams the appointments of the Deputy Leader and the other Members of the Cabinet and their respective Portfolios.

 

Councillor Williams – Leader of the Council, Portfolio Holder for Corporate & Contracted Services

Councillor Mrs Griffiths – Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Housing

Councillor Banks - Portfolio Holder for Community and Regulatory Services

Councillor Elliot - Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources

Councillor Anderson - Portfolio Holder for Planning and Infrastructure

Councillor Barrett - Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services

 

b)    Proposals for the Cabinet, Chairs and Vice-Chairs and Members to serve on the Standing Committees until the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2022 were circulated as set out in Annex A to these minutes and agreed.

 

 

8.

Annex A pdf icon PDF 50 KB