Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Council Minutes

Date:
Wednesday, 24th June, 2020
Time:
11.00 a.m.
Place:
Remote Meeting via Microsoft Teams.
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
The Worshipful the Mayor (Cllr Lynn Hall); Cllr Helen Atkinson, Cllr Louise Baldock, Cllr Chris Barlow, Cllr Jim Beall, Cllr Pauline Beall, Cllr Jacky Bright, Cllr Carol Clark, Cllr Chris Clough, Cllr Robert Cook, Cllr Nigel Cooke, Cllr Evaline Cunningham, Cllr Ian Dalgarno, Cllr Ken Dixon, Cllr Lisa Evans , Cllr Kevin Faulks, Cllr Luke Frost, Cllr Clare Gamble, Cllr John Gardner, Cllr Tony Hampton, Cllr Stefan Houghton, Cllr Barbara Inman, Cllr Mohammed Javed, Cllr Eileen Johnson, Cllr Paul Kirton, 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 Norma Stephenson O.B.E, Cllr Mick Stoker, Cllr Ted Strike, Cllr Marilyn Surtees, Cllr Hilary Vickers, Cllr Matthew Vickers, Cllr Steve Walmsley, Cllr Mrs Sylvia Walmsley, Cllr Alan Watson, Cllr Sally Ann Watson, Cllr Paul Weston, Cllr Julia Whitehill, Cllr Bill Woodhead MBE and Cllr Barry Woodhouse.
Officers:
Julie Danks (MD); Margaret Waggott, Nigel Hart, Michael Henderson, Sarah Whaley, Peter Bell (DS); Jonathan Nertney (HR,L&C).
In Attendance:
None.
Apologies for absence:
Cllr Julie Cherrett, Cllr Ray Godwin, Cllr Tina Large, Cllr Andrew Stephenson and Cllr Laura Tunney.
Item Description Decision
Public
C
1/20
WELCOME AND THE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE MEETING
The Managing Director welcomed everyone to the meeting and outlined the arrangements for the meeting.
C
2/20
APPOINTMENT OF THE MAYOR OF THE BOROUGH FOR THE MUNICIPAL YEAR 2020/2021
RESOLVED that Councillor Mohammed Javed be elected Mayor for the Municipal Year 2020/2021.
C
3/20
APPOINTMENT OF THE DEPUTY MAYOR OF THE BOROUGH FOR THE MUNICIPAL YEAR 2020/2021
RESOLVED that Councillor Kevin Faulks be elected Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2020/2021.
C
4/20
ANNOUNCEMENT OF CABINET MEMBERS FOR 2020 - 2021
The Leader of the Council announced his Cabinet for the Municipal Year 2020 - 2021:-

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
5/20
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ASSISTANT CABINET MEMBERS FOR 2020 - 2021
The Leader of the Council announced his Assistant Cabinet Members for the Municipal Years 2019 - 2020:-

Councillor Louise Baldock
Councillor Clare Gamble
Councillor Norma Stephenson

The portfolios for the Assistant Cabinet Members would be assigned to them at a later date.
C
6/20
AMENDMENTS AND APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES AND BOARD FOR THE 2020 - 2023 MUNICIPAL YEARS
RESOLVED that the following amendments to Committees, Board and Outside Bodies and appointment of Chair and Vice Chair for the 2020 - 2023 Municipal Years be approved:-

Amendments to Committees

People Select Committee:-

Remove Councillor Mick Moore
Add Councillor Sylvia Walmsley
Remove Councillor Mohammed Javed
Add Councillor Marilyn Surtees

Corporate Parenting Board:-

Remove Councillor Sylvia Walmsley
Add Councillor Mick Moore

Cleveland Police and Crime Panel:-

Remove Councillor Matthew Vickers
Add Councillor Tony Riordan.

Executive Scrutiny Committee:-

Remove Councillor Matthew Vickers
Add Councillor Tony Riordan.

Cleveland Fire Authority:-

Remove Councillor Andrew Stephenson
Add Councillor Lynn Hall.

Appointment of Chair and Vice Chair

People Select Committee:-

Remove Councillor Jean O’Donnell as Chair
Add - Councillor Marilyn Surtees as Chair

People Select Committee:-

Remove - Councillor Mohammed Javed as Vice Chair
Add - Councillor Jean O’Donnell as Vice Chair

It was noted that, in agreeing a new Chair of a Select Committee, Council was also agreeing that the appointed member replaced the outgoing Chair, as an ordinary member, of the Executive Scrutiny Committee i.e. the Chairs of each Select Committee automatically take a seat on Executive Scrutiny Committee.
C
7/20
MEETINGS OF COUNCIL
RESOLVED that meetings of the Council be held at 6.00pm (except where otherwise stated) during the Municipal Year 2020/2021 on the following dates:-

22 July 2020
23 September 2020
18 November 2020
27 January 2021
24 February 2021 (Special - Budget)
24 March 2021
26 May 2021 (Annual Meeting - 11.00 am)
C
8/20
COUNCILLORS’ CORPORATE PARENTING PLEDGE
The Worshipful the Mayor signed the Corporate Parenting Pledge on behalf of the Council accepting all Members role as Corporate Parents.
11.00 am to 12 noon.

Preamble

ItemPreamble
C
2/20
Moved by Councillor Louise Baldock, seconded by Councillor Bob Cook, that Councillor Mohammed Javed be elected Mayor for the Municipal Year 2020/2021.
C
3/20
Moved by Councillor Ken Dixon, seconded by Councillor Ross Patterson, that Councillor Kevin Faulks be elected Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2020/2021.

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