2017 May AGM

MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF EGREMONT TOWN COUNCIL HELD ON TUESDAY 16TH MAY 2017 AT 6PM IN THE SUPPER ROOM OF EGREMONT MARKET HALL

Present:

Mrs Lena Hogg (LH) Chairperson

Also Mr Neil Ferguson (NF) Mrs Jean Lewthwaite (JL)

Mr Wilf Sibson (WS) Mr Michael McVeigh (MM)

Mr Sam Pollen (SP) Mr John Burns (JB)

Mr Leigh Mossop (LM) Mr Thomas Higgins (TH)

Mr David Southward (DS) County Councillors

Mr Drew Sandelands (DS) Whitehaven News Reporter

Mrs Geraldine Pritchard (GP) Town Clerk

Mrs Cheryl O’Pray (CO) Assistant Clerk

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NOMINATIONS FOR CHAIRPERSON

L Hogg was nominated by MM and seconded by SP. RESOLVED that LH is the new Chairperson for 2017/18

DECLARATIONS OF ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE

Declaration of acceptance of office was signed by LH.

NOMINATIONS FOR VICE-CHAIRPERSON

N Ferguson was nominated by MM and seconded by SP. RESOLVED that N Ferguson is the new vice-chairperson for 2017/18

 

REVIEW & UPDATE OF COUNCILLORS REGISTER OF INTERESTS

RESOLVED that all Councillors will review and update (if necessary) their register of interest forms & return to the clerk.

APOLOGIES

No apologies

TO CONFIRM CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE FOLLOWING WORKING PARTIES:

FINANCE, PERSONNEL, ALLOTMENTS, CEMETERY, BOWLING GREEN, MARKET HALL, APPEALS, WEBSITE, TOWN PLAN & TOWN COUNCIL REPS ON A595 COMMITTEE

RESOLVED to accept there was no change for the working parties as per attached list.

RESOLVE TO RECEIVE AND APPROVE THE MEETING DATES FOR THE NEXT 12 MONTHS

RESOLVED to receive & approve the meeting dates for the next 12 months as per attached and which all Councillors received a copy, the meeting date for June was changed from the 20th of June to the 22nd of June and placed on the website.

RESOLVE TO RECIVE & APPROVE THE CEMETERY AND MARKET HALL VISITORS FOR THE NEXT 12 MONTHS

RESOLVED to receive & approve the cemetery & market hall visitors for the next 12 months as per attached and which all Councillors received a copy.

‘TO RECEIVE & NOTE THE TOWN COUNCILLORS’ ATTENDANCE RECORD FOR THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS

RESOLVED to receive the attendance record of Town Councillors for the previous 12 months as per attached.

Chairperson then moved to the ordinary meeting. LH left and NF took the chair in LH absence.

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