Agenda and minutes

Council - Tuesday, 18th May, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: This meeting will be held virtually and a live audio stream can be listened to via www.winchester.gov.uk or alternatively via https://civica.audiominutes.com/public_player/wincc

Contact: David Blakemore, Democratic Services Team Manager  Tel: 01962 848217 Email:  dblakemore@winchester.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To record the names of apologies given.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Fern, Gemmell and Prince.

2.

Disclosure of Interests

To receive any disclosure of interests from Members or Officers in matters to be discussed.

Note: Councillors are reminded of their obligations to declare disclosable pecuniary interests, personal and/or prejudicial interests in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct.

 

Minutes:

Councillors Lumby, Tod and Warwick each declared personal (but not prejudicial) interests in relation to agenda items which may relate to Hampshire County Council matters due to their role as County Councillors.

 

3.

To propose from amongst the Members of the Council a person to be Mayor of the City of Winchester for the ensuing year

Minutes:

Proposed by Councillor Evans.

 

Seconded by Councillor Murphy and resolved unanimously that Councillor Vivian Achwal be elected Mayor of the City of Winchester for the period commencing on 18 May 2021.  It was noted that this decision would be ratified at the Annual Meeting of Council on 19 May 2021 and that Madam Mayor would then sign her declaration of acceptance of office. 

 

During a short adjournment to the meeting, Councillor Cunningham vacated the Chair, which was taken by the Mayor who made the Declaration of Acceptance of Office and then responded to the meeting.

 

4.

To move a vote of thanks to the Retiring Mayor

Minutes:

Proposed by Councillor Godfrey.

 

Seconded by Councillor Horrill and resolved unanimously that the best thanks of the Council be accorded to Councillor Cunningham for his service to the Council as Mayor during the past year.  Councillor Cunningham then responded to the meeting.

 

 

5.

To propose from amongst the Members of the Council a person to be Deputy Mayor of the City of Winchester for the ensuing year

Minutes:

Proposed by Councillor Tod.

 

Seconded by Councillor Clear and resolved unanimously that Councillor Derek Green be elected Deputy Mayor of the City of Winchester for the period commencing on 18 May 2021. It was noted that this decision would be ratified at the Annual Meeting of Council on 19 May 2021 and that the Deputy Mayor would then sign his declaration of acceptance of office. 

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Members of the public should note that a live audio feed of the meeting will be available from the councils website (www.winchester.gov.uk ) and the video recording will be publicly available shortly after the meeting. For members of the public who are unable to utilise this facility a limited number of seats will be made available at the above named location however attendance must be notified to the council at least 3 working days before the meeting. Please note that priority will be given to those wishing to attend and address the meeting over those wishing to attend and observe.

 

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