Minutes for Council meeting, May 17 2012, 4.30PM official page
Venue: Council Chamber, Hove Town Hall. View directions
Contact: Mark Wall, Head of Democratic Services 291006Items No. Item
Declarations of Interest
Election of the Mayor of Brighton and Hove for the Municipal Year 2012/13
The current Mayor will seek nominations for the Mayor for 2012/13.
Vote of Thanks for the Retiring Mayor
The Mayor will call for a vote of thanks to the retiring mayor.
Appointment of the Deputy Mayor of Brighton & Hove for the Municipal Year 2012/13
The Mayor will propose the appointment of the Deputy Mayor.
(a) Appointment of the Mayor’s Chaplains.
(b) Announcement of the Mayor’s Charities.
(c) Church Service
(d) Any other communications.
Appointment of the Leader of the Council
The Mayor will seek nominations for the appointment of the Leader of the Council.
(a) To approve the appointment of the Deputy Leaders of the Council;
Councillors Kennedy and MacCafferty (job share).
(b) To appoint the Leader of the Official Opposition;
Councillor Geoffrey Theobald.
(c) To note the appointments to the following positions as agreed by the respective Groups represented on the Council (as detailed in the addendum papers to be circulated on the day of the meeting):
Convenor of the Green Group
- Councillor Jason Kitcat;
Leader of the Conservative Group
- Councillor Geoffrey Theobald;
Leader of the Labour & Co-operative Group
- Councillor Gill Mitchell.
- Enc. 1 for Committee Report for Review of Committee Allocations 2012/13 , item 9. PDF 64 KB
- Item 09 Appendix 3 Appts to Outside Bodies 2012-13 , item 9. PDF 114 KB
- Item 09 ConGrp amend , item 9. PDF 61 KB
Close of Meeting
The Mayor will move a closure motion under Procedure Rule 17 to terminate the meeting 4 hours after the beginning of the meeting (excluding any breaks/adjournments).
The Mayor will put the motion to the vote and if it is
carried will then:-
(a) Call on the Member who had moved the item under discussion to give their right of reply, before then putting the matter to the vote, taking into account the need to put any amendments that have been moved to the vote first;
(b) Each remaining item on the agenda that has not been dealt with will then be taken in the order they appear on the agenda and put to the vote without debate.
The Member responsible for moving each item will be given the opportunity by the Mayor to withdraw the item or to have it voted on. If there are any amendments that have been submitted, these will be taken and voted on first in the order that they were received.
(c) Following completion of the outstanding items, the Mayor will then close the meeting.
2. If the motion moved by the Mayor is not carried the meeting will continue in the normal way, with each item being moved and debated and voted on.
3. Any Member will still have the opportunity to move a closure motion should they so wish. If such a motion is moved and seconded, then the same procedure as outlined above will be followed.
Once all the remaining items have been dealt with the Mayor will close the meeting.