Agenda and minutes

Annual General Meeting
Monday 1 June 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Remotely - Remotely. View directions

Media

Items
No. Item

AM1/20

Notice and Summons of Meeting

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The Chief Executive read the Notice and Summons for the Meeting.

AM2/20

Member Attendance and Apologies

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The Chief Executive recorded the attendance. No apologies were received from Members.

AM3/20

Statement for Remote Meetings

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The Mayor read the statement for remote meetings.

AM4/20

Welcome and Outgoing Speech from Mayor

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The Mayor addressed the Council. She commenced by acknowledging that normally on this occasion, the outgoing Mayor would be thanking everyone for coming along to the beautiful Guildhall for the annual meeting. She observed that this was a very different ceremony this year. She sent her virtual, socially distant greetings  ...  view the full minutes text for item AM4/20

AM5/20

Declarations of Members' Interests

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No Declarations of Interests were made by Members.

AM6/20

Appointment of Member for each of the following Positions of Responsibility for Year 2, 2020-2021; pdf icon PDF 610 KB

Copy of Position of Responsibility Table 2020-21 attached as Appendix 1

           

Positions of Responsibility

 

·         Mayor (SDLP)

Incoming Mayor takes chair

·         Deputy Mayor (DUP)

·         Chair of each of the six committees:

o   Governance and Strategic Planning (UUP)

o   Planning Committee (SF)

o   Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee (DUP)

o   Business and  ...  view the full agenda text for item AM6/20

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The allocation of Positions of Responsibility for the year ending June 2021 were confirmed as follows:

 

Allocation of Mayor

 

The outgoing Mayor sought nominations for the position of Mayor from the SDLP grouping for the incoming year.

 

Councillor Reilly thanked the Mayor for the work she had completed during her  ...  view the full minutes text for item AM6/20

AM7/20

Speeches by Incoming Mayor and Deputy Mayor

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The Mayor for the incoming year addressed the meeting. He commenced by stating that he was truly and deeply honoured to be elected as Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council.

 

He thanked Councillors Reilly and Boyle who proposed and seconded his nomination and thanked his colleagues from the  ...  view the full minutes text for item AM7/20

AM8/20

Nomination of Members to the following Committees of the Council for the period of June 2020 - June 2021 in accordance with Schedule 2 of the Local Government Act 2014: pdf icon PDF 355 KB

·         Governance and Strategic Planning

·         Planning Committee

·         Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee

·         Business and Culture Committee

·         Environment and Regeneration Committee

·         Health and Community Committee

 

Table of Allocation of Members onto Committees attached as Appendix 2.

 

8(i) Nomination of Named Members to fill minimum allocation per committee     based on

         Party/Independent  ...  view the full agenda text for item AM8/20

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The Mayor applied a two-step process to confirm membership across all Committees.  The first step called for the nomination of Members to fill the minimum allocation per committee based on party/independent strength on Council and step 2 called for the nomination of Members to fill the remaining positions on each  ...  view the full minutes text for item AM8/20

AM9/20

Other Representations

Nomination of membership to the following bodies to be made at the Special Meeting of Council to be held on 8 June 2020.

 

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee

External Bodies

           Advisory Committee to the Honourable Irish Society – 3 Representatives plus Mayor

           APSE – All Members

           APSE  ...  view the full agenda text for item AM9/20

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Members noted that other representations would be allocated during a Special Council Meeting to be held on Monday 8th June 2020 at 4pm.