Agenda and minutes

Annual Council Meeting, Council
Monday, 20th May, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Holiday Inn, Gibson Road, Sutton, SM1 2RF

Contact: Alexa Coates, Head of Committee and Management Support  Tel: 020 8770 4990 | Email:  committeeservices@sutton.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 453 KB

Confirmation of the minutes of the meeting held on 29 April 2019.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 29 April 2019 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Mayor

2.

Mayor's Announcements

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Richard Clifton, Tim Crowley, Amy Haldane and Holly Ramsey

 

The Mayor welcomed everyone to the meeting and thanked the civic party for their support over the past 12 months. The Mayor announced that £43,696 had been raised for the Kidney Fund at St Helier and Home-Start Sutton.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors to declare any pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests that they have on matters to be discussed at this evening’s Council meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

4.

Election of Mayor for Municipal Year 2019/20

To elect the Worshipful the Mayor of the London Borough of Sutton for the municipal year 2019/20.

Minutes:

The Mayor called for nominations for the office of Mayor for the ensuing year.

 

Councillor Jenny Batt proposed Councillor Muhammad Sadiq, Councillor Kevin Burke seconded the nomination.

 

There being no further nominations, the motion was put to the vote and carried.

 

RESOLVED:-

 

That Councillor Muhammad Sadiq be duly elected as Mayor of the London Borough of Sutton for the municipal year 2019/20.

 

There was a short adjournment whilst the new Mayor put on their insignia of office.

 

The Mayor (Councillor Muhammad Sadiq) in the chair.

 

The Mayor signed the declaration of acceptance of office.

 

The Mayor returned thanks for his election. During his speech he announced that his charities were Sutton Vision and Oaks Way Centre.

 

The Mayor appointed Councillor Annie Moral as his Deputy during his term of office.

5.

Membership of party groups on the Council, their leaders and deputy leaders pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To note the membership of political groups and their positions.

Minutes:

 

The Mayor asked members to receive the report subject to the deletion of former Councillor Patrick McManus and addition of Councillor Neil Garratt.

 

RESOLVED:-

 

That the report be noted.

6.

ESTABLISHMENT OF STANDING COMMITTEES, REGULATORY COMMITTEES AND OTHER BODIES, LOCAL COMMITTEES AND RELATED MATTERS pdf icon PDF 560 KB

To establish committees and agree membership.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report was put to the vote and carried.

 

 RESOLVED:-

 

That  the establishment of Standing Committees, Scrutiny Committees, Regulatory Committee, Other Bodies, Local Committees as set out at paragraphs 4.5-4.12 of the report be approved

 

That  the allocation of seats as set out at paragraph 4.13 of the report be approved

 

That the nominations to the LGA Annual General Assembly and allocation of votes as set out in paragraph 4.13 of the report be approved.

 

That the appointment of chairs and vice chairs and members of committees as set out in the updated Appendix A be approved.

 

That it be noted where there are any outstanding places the relevant political group may give written notice to the Monitoring Officer of their appointments, 10 clear days before the relevant committee is due to meet.

 

That it be agreed the political groups may notify the Monitoring Officer of any in-year changes to committee membership by giving written notice 10 clear days before the relevant committee is due to meet.

 

That the Monitoring Officer be delegated authority to make any consequential changes to the constitution arising out of this report, such as changes to committee names, size, procedures and removal of reference to committees not established.