Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

To elect the Lord Mayor and to appoint the Lord Mayor's Chaplain for the period up to the next Annual Meeting

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Council agreed that Councillor Sue Dann is elected Lord Mayor of the City for the ensuing year.

 

The Lord Mayor announced the appointment of Reverend Tim Smith at St Judes Church as her Chaplain.

 

2.

To elect the Deputy Lord Mayor for the period up to the next Annual Meeting

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Council agreed that Councillor Chris Penberthy is elected Deputy Lord Mayor of the City for the ensuing year.

3.

Vote of thanks to the Retiring Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor

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Council accorded to Councillor Terri Beer the sincere thanks of the Citizens of Plymouth for the invaluable services she has rendered to the City as Lord Mayor since May 2021, and for the able manner in which he has presided over the deliberations of the Council during that period.

 

The Council also expresses its indebtedness to Councillor Mrs Bridgeman for her diligent and efficient discharge of the duties of Deputy Lord Mayor.

4.

To agree the Leader of the City Council

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Council agreed the continuation of Councillor Richard Bingley as Leader of the City Council.

5.

To note the Membership of the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 84 KB

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The Council received the report of Councillor Richard Bingley which advised that the Cabinet would comprise the following members:

·         Councillor Mark Shayer – Deputy Leader / Finance and Economy

·         Councillor Pat Patel - Customer Services, Culture, Leisure & Sport

·         Councillor Charlotte Carlyle - Education, Skills and Children and Young People

·         Councillor Jonathan Drean – Transport

·         Councillor Rebecca Smith – Planning, Homes and Communities

·         Councillor Bill Wakeham - Environment & Street Scene

·         Councillor James Stoneman – Climate Change

Council noted the membership of Cabinet.

 

6.

To agree amendments to the Constitution pdf icon PDF 654 KB

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Council agreed to –

 

1.    to remove the Devon, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Police and Crime Panel terms of reference;

2.    to remove Mount Edgcumbe Joint Committee terms of reference;

3.    amendments as detailed in attached appendices.

7.

To agree Committees and their Members and appoint Chairs and Vice Chairs pdf icon PDF 150 KB

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A schedule of the nominations to committees, joint committees, panels etc was submitted.

 

Council agreed the appointments to committees, joint committees, panels etc and their chairs and vice chairs for the transaction of the business of the Council until the next Annual Meeting as set out in the list circulated.

 

8.

To appoint representatives to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 366 KB

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A schedule of the nominations to outside bodies was submitted.

 

Council agreed the appointments and nominations of councillors and others as representatives on outside bodies as indicated.

 

9.

To agree an amendment to the Taxi Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 165 KB

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Council agreed to adopt the corrected Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy attached at appendix A to ensure the policy reflects the intentions of the report to Council of the 21 March 2022 which was based upon the outcome of extensive consultation.