Council Minutes

Date:
Wednesday, 26th May, 2021
Time:
11.00 a.m.
Place:
Sports Hall, Thornaby Pavilion, Thornaby
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
The Worshipful the Mayor (Cllr Kevin Faulks), Cllr Helen Atkinson, Cllr Louise Baldock, Cllr Chris Barlow, Cllr Jim Beall, Cllr Pauline Beall, Cllr Jacky Bright, Cllr Carol Clark, Cllr Robert Cook, Cllr Nigel Cooke, Cllr Evaline Cunningham, Cllr Ian Dalgarno, Cllr Ken Dixon, Cllr Lisa Evans , Cllr Dan Fagan, Cllr Luke Frost, Cllr Clare Gamble, Cllr John Gardner, Cllr Ray Godwin, Cllr Lynn Hall, Cllr Stefan Houghton, Cllr Barbara Inman, Cllr Niall Innes, Cllr Mohammed Javed, Cllr Eileen Johnson, Cllr Paul Kirton, Cllr Tina Large, Cllr Steve Matthews, Cllr Mrs Ann McCoy, Cllr David Minchella, Cllr Mick Moore, Cllr Steve Nelson, Cllr Mrs Jean O'Donnell, Cllr Ross Patterson, Cllr Maurice Perry, Cllr Lauriane Povey, Cllr Stephen Richardson, Cllr Tony Riordan, Cllr Andrew Sherris, Cllr Michael Smith, Cllr Lee Spence, Cllr Norma Stephenson O.B.E, Cllr Mick Stoker, Cllr Hugo Stratton, Cllr Ted Strike, Cllr Marilyn Surtees, Cllr Laura Tunney, Cllr Hilary Vickers, Cllr Mrs Sylvia Walmsley, Cllr Alan Watson, Cllr Sally Ann Watson, Cllr Paul Weston, Cllr Julia Whitehill, Cllr Bill Woodhead MBE, Cllr Barry Woodhouse
Officers:
Julie Danks, Margaret Waggott, Nigel Hart, Michael Henderson, Peter Bell (MD), Beccy Brown, Julie Butcher (HR, L&C).
In Attendance:
None.
Apologies for absence:
Cllr Steve Walmsley.
Item Description Decision
Public
C
1/21
EVACUATION PROCEDURE
The Managing Director outlined the evacuation procedure.
C
2/21
CIVIC WELCOME
The Worshipful the Mayor welcomed everyone to the meeting
C
3/21
APPOINTMENT OF THE MAYOR OF THE BOROUGH FOR THE MUNICIPAL YEAR 2021/2022
RESOLVED that Councillor Kevin Faulks be appointed Mayor for the Municipal Year 2021/2022.
C
4/21
RETURN OF THANKS FOR APPOINTMENT BY THE MAYOR
The Worshipful the Mayor, Councillor Kevin Faulks, returned thanks for his appointment and addressed the meeting regarding his ambitions for the year ahead.
C
5/21
VOTE OF THANKS TO RETIRED MAYOR
RESOLVED that thanks be extended to the retired Mayor and Mayoress for the admirable way in which they had discharged their duties during their term of office.
C
6/21
ADDRESS BY THE RETIRED MAYOR
The retired Mayor addressed the meeting to reflect on his year in office and the charities he had supported.
C
7/21
APPOINTMENT OF THE DEPUTY MAYOR OF THE BOROUGH FOR THE MUNICIPAL YEAR 2021/2022
RESOLVED that Councillor Ross Patterson be appointed Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2021/2022.
C
8/21
RETURN OF THANKS FOR APPOINTMENT BY THE DEPUTY MAYOR
The Deputy Mayor returned thanks for his appointment.
C
9/21
MEETINGS OF COUNCIL
RESOLVED that meetings of the Council being held at 6.00pm (except where otherwise stated) during the Municipal Year on the following dates:-

14 July 2021
22 September 2021
24 November 2021
26 January 2022
23 February 2022 (MTFP)
23 March 2022
25 May 2022 (Annual Meeting - 11.00 am)
C
10/21
ANNOUNCEMENT OF CABINET MEMBERS FOR 2021 - 2022
 
C
11/21
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ASSISTANT CABINET MEMBERS FOR 2021 - 2022
 
C
12/21
APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES, PANELS AND JOINT BODIES
FOR THE 2021 - 2023 MUNICIPAL YEARS

See attached Word version of the minutes.
C
13/21
COUNCILLORS’ CORPORATE PARENTING PLEDGE
 
C
14/21
COUNCIL’S CONSTITUTION
RESOLVED that the Council's Constitution be agreed.
C
15/21
CIVIC CEREMONIAL EXCHANGE
 
C
16/21
CLOSURE OF THE MEETING
 
11.00 a.m. to 12 noon.

Preamble

ItemPreamble
C
3/21
Moved by Councillor Ken Dixon, seconded by Councillor Ross Patterson, that Councillor Kevin Faulks be appointed Mayor for the Municipal Year 2021/2022.
C
5/21
Moved by Councillor Bob Cook, seconded by Councillor Louise Baldock, that a vote of thanks be extended to the retired Mayor and Mayoress for the admirable way in which they had discharged their duties during the term of office.
C
7/21
Moved by Councillor Ken Dixon, seconded by The Worshipful the Mayor, Councillor Kevin Faulks, that Councillor Ross Patterson be appointed Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2021/2022.
C
10/21
The Leader of the Council had distributed a copy of his Annual Report that detailed the achievements of the Council during 2021-2022.

The Leader of the Council outlined that Members and Officers could be proud of what had been achieved.

The Leader of the Council announced his Cabinet for the Municipal Years 2021-2022:-

Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Health, Leisure and Culture - Councillor Jim Beall
Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care - Councillor Ann McCoy
Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Housing - Councillor Nigel Cooke
Cabinet Member for Children and Young People - Councillor Lisa Evans
Cabinet Member for Access, Communities and Community Safety - Councillor Steve Nelson
Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport - Councillor Mike Smith
C
11/21
Assistant Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport - Councillor Norma Stephenson
Assistant Cabinet Member for Health, Leisure and Culture - Councillor Clare Gamble
C
13/21
The Worshipful the Mayor and the Leader of the Council signed the Corporate Parenting Pledge on behalf of the Council accepting all Members role as Corporate Parents.
C
14/21
Council was invited to approve the Council's Constitution. Members had been provided with a link to the Constitution.
C
15/21
A slideshow was shown of an exchange of ceremonial civic gifts between previous and present incoming and outgoing Mayor.
C
16/21
The Worshipful the Mayor closed the meeting.

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