Venue: Town Hall, Burnley
Contact: Democracy Office
Election of Mayor
To elect the Mayor of the Borough and Chair of the Council for the 2018/19 Municipal Year.
It was moved by Councillor Jeff Sumner and seconded by Councillor Neil Mottershead and
That Councillor Charlie Briggs be elected Mayor of the Borough for the 2018/19 Municipal Year
(Councillor Howard Baker then vacated the Chair in favour of the Mayor)
His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Charlie Briggs then made and subscribed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office as required by Law.
Vote of thanks to the retiring Mayor
To move a vote of thanks to the retiring Mayor for his services during the past municipal year.
It was moved by Councillor Andy Tatchell and seconded by Councillor Ida Carmichael that the grateful thanks of this Council be extended to the retiring Mayor for the services rendered by him during the past Municipal Year.
On being put to the vote, the motion was declared to be carried and it was
It was FURTHER RESOLVED
That medallions be presented to Councillor Howard Baker and Tracey Rhodes as a token of the Council’s appreciation of their services to the Borough during the Municipal Year now ending.
Councillor Baker responded by reviewing the highlights of his period of office, thanks all those who had helped him.
Appointment of Deputy Mayor
To appoint a Deputy Mayor and Vice-Chair of the Council for the 2018/19 Municipal Year.
It was moved by Councillor Margaret Lishman and seconded by Councillor Ida Carmichael and
That Councillor Anne Kelly be elected Deputy Mayor/Mayor Elect of the Borough for the 2018/19 Municipal Year.
The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Anne Kelly then made and subscribed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office as required by Law.
To receive communications (if any) from His Worship the Mayor.
The Chief Executive, Mick Cartledge, reported that His Worship the Mayor would be ‘At Home’ at the Town Hall, Burnley at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 22nd May 2018.
He further reported that the Mayor’s Civic Sunday would be held at the Life Church , Burnley at 11.00 am on Sunday 10th June 2018.
He also reported that the Mayor’s Charity Ball would be held on Saturday 3rd November 2018 at Burnley Football Club.
Adjournment of Meeting
The Mayor adjourned the meeting at 4.
The meeting reconvened at 6.30 pm
To receive, as read, the Minutes of the proceedings of the previous Council meeting, and to confirm them or otherwise.
The Minutes of the meeting of the Council held on the 11th April 2018 were confirmed and signed by the Chair.
To note the Executive and its portfolios for 2018/19.
Consideration was given to the Executive and its portfolios for 2018/19.
That the Executive and its portfolios from 16th May 2018 be noted as follows:-
Councillor Mark Townsend – Leader
Councillor John Harbour – Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Housing and Leisure
Councillor Sue Graham – Executive Member for Regeneration and Economic Development
Councillor Mark Townsend – Executive Member for Resources and Performance Management
Councillor Lian Pate – Executive Member for Community and Environmental Services
To appoint to committees, working groups and panels for the 2018/19 Municipal Year.
Consideration was given to a report on the membership of the Council’s committees, working groups and panels for the 2018/19 Municipal Year.
1. That the list of Committees, Working Groups and Panels as set out in Appendix 1to the report be approved as submitted.
2. That the Membership of the Council’s Committees, Working Groups and Panels for the 2018/19 Municipal Year be approved as follows: -
MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES/WORKING GROUPS FOR 2018-19
SCRUTINY COMMITTEE-17 (10-2-2- 1-1-1)
CHAIR – Andy Tatchell
VICE CHAIR – Margaret Brindle
AUDIT and STANDARDS COMMITTEE-9
-to include 1 Executive member and the Chair of Scrutiny Committee (5-1-1-1-1)
CHAIR – Paul Campbell
VICE CHAIR – Joanne Greenwood
DEVELOPMENT CONTROL COMMITTEE-16
-to include relevant Executive member (9-2-2-1-1-1)
CHAIR –Arif Khan
VICE CHAIR – Frank Cant
LICENSING COMMITTEE-15 ( 9- 2-2-1-1)
CHAIR – Ann Royle
VICE CHAIR – Frank Cant
MEMBER STRUCTURES AND SUPPORT
WORKING GROUP-12 (7-1-1-1-1-1)
To include Group Leaders
LANCASHIRE POLICE AND CRIME PANEL
(1 member and 2 substitute from ruling group )
PARKING AND TRAFFIC REGULATIONS OUTSIDE LONDON (PATROL) ADJUDICATION JOINT COMMITTEE - 2
Include relevant Executive Member
and 1 member from largest opposition group
Appointment of Chairs and Vice Chairs of Committees
To consider the appointment of Chairs and Vice Chairs of Committees for the 2018/19 Municipal Year.
With reference to Minute 8 the Council gave consideration to the appointment of Chairs and Vice Chairs of the Scrutiny, Regulatory and Other Committees for the 2018/19 Municipal Year.
That the following appointments of Chairs and Vice Chairs be made for the 2018/19 Municipal Year:-
Scrutiny Committee Chair: Andy Tatchell
Vice Chair: Margaret Brindle
Audit and Standards Chair: Paul Campbell
Committee Vice Chair: Joanne Greenwood
Development Control Chair: Arif Khan
Committee Vice Chair: Frank Cant
Licensing Committee Chair: Ann Royle
Vice Chair: Frank Cant
To consider the appointment of representatives to serve on various outside bodies for the 2018/19 Municipal Year.
Consideration was given to the Council’s appointments to Outside Bodies for 2017/18.
That the Outside Bodies list for 2018/19 be approved as set out below:-
REPRESENTATION ON OUTSIDE BODIES
FOR THE MUNICIPAL YEAR 2018/19