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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham. S60 2TH

Contact: James McLaughlin, Democratic Services Manager  The webcast can be viewed at http://www.rotherham.public-i.tv

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172.

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

 

To elect a Mayor and Chairman of the Council for the 2018-19 municipal year.

 

One nomination has been received:-

 

“That Councillor Alan Buckley be elected Chairman of the Rotherham Borough Council for the ensuing municipal year and that he be entitled to the style of Mayor by virtue of Section 245(1) of the Local Government Act 1972.”

 

Proposer – Councillor Taylor                     Seconder – Councillor McNeely

 

Minutes:

Resolved:- That Councillor Alan Buckley be elected Chairman of the Rotherham Borough Council for the ensuing Municipal Year and that he be entitled to the style of Mayor by virtue of Section 245(1) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Mover:- Councillor Taylor                       Seconder:- Councillor McNeely

 

Councillor Buckley thereupon made and subscribed the statutory declaration of acceptance of office.

 

(Councillor Buckley assumed the Chair)

173.

VOTE OF THANKS TO THE RETIRING MAYOR (COUNCILLOR EVE ROSE KEENAN)

 

A motion for a vote of thanks to the retiring Mayor has been received:

 

“That the Council tender its sincere thanks to Councillor Eve Rose Keenan for the excellent manner in which she has carried out all her duties as Mayor of the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham. And that the best thanks of this Council be recorded for the kind and admirable way in which Mr. Pat Keenan performed the duties of Consort and his exceptional support during the year.”

 

Proposer – Councillor Hoddinott              Seconder – Councillor Clark  

Minutes:

Resolved:- That  the Council  tender its  sincere  thanks to  Councillor Eve Rose Keenan for the  excellent manner in  which she has carried out  all her duties as Mayor of the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham and that the best thanks of this Council be recorded for the kind and admirable way in which Mr. Pat Keenan performed the duties of Consort.

 

 Mover:-  Councillor Hoddinott            Seconder:-  Councillor Clark

174.

PRESENTATION OF THE PAST MAYOR'S PENDANTS

 

The new Mayor to formally present the retiring Mayor and Consort with their past Mayor’s pendants.

Minutes:

The Mayor asked the Council to join him in offering his sincere thanks to  Councillor Eve Rose Keenan for the  excellent manner in  which she has carried out  all her duties as Mayor and formally presented her and the Consort with their past Mayor’s pendants.

175.

ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIRMAN

 

To elect a Deputy Mayor and Vice-Chairman of the Council for the 2018-19 Municipal Year.

 

Two nominations have been received:-

 

“That Councillor Jenny Andrews be elected Vice-Chairman of the Rotherham Borough Council for the ensuing municipal year and that she be entitled to the style of Deputy Mayor by virtue of Section 245(1) of the Local Government Act 1972.”

 

Proposer – Councillor Price                       Seconder – Councillor Brookes

 

“That Councillor John Turner be elected Vice-Chairman of the Rotherham Borough Council for the ensuing municipal year and that he be entitled to the style of Deputy Mayor by virtue of Section 245(1) of the Local Government Act 1972.”

 

Proposer – Councillor Reeder                   Seconder – Councillor Napper

 

 

Minutes:

Resolved:- That Councillor Jenny Andrews be elected Vice-Chairman of the Rotherham Borough Council for the ensuing Municipal Year and that she be entitled to the style of Deputy Mayor by virtue of section 245(1) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Mover:-  Councillor Rushforth                           Seconder:-  Councillor Brookes

 

Councillor Andrews thereupon made and subscribed the statutory declaration of acceptance of office.

176.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

 

To receive the apologies of any Member who is unable to attend the meeting.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors B. Cutts, Hague, Marles, Price, Jarvis and Vjestica.

177.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

To invite Councillors to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests they may have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting, to confirm the nature of those interests and whether they intend to leave the meeting for the consideration of the item.

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest to report.

178.

APPOINTMENT OF MAYOR'S CADETS

 

To note the appointment of the Mayor’s Cadets for the 2018-19 municipal year.

Minutes:

The Mayor formally announced the names of his Cadets for the Municipal and Civic Year 2018/19 to the Council:-

 

·               Army Cadets - Lance Corporal Owen McCloud. 

·               Sea Cadets - Able Cadet Kimberley Smelt. 

·               Air Force Cadets (218 Squadron) - Flight Sergeant Matthew Symms. 

 

The Mayor invited each Cadet down in turn to receive their Mayor’s Cadet badge and framed certificate.