Mayor Making Agenda – Thursday 20th May 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

THAT THE ANNUAL STATUTORY AND MAYOR MAKING MEETING WILL BE HELD

ON

THURSDAY, 20th MAY 2021

AT

11.00AM

AT

 THE St NICHOLAS CHURCH, CHURCH STREET,

HARWICH, ESSEX

BUSINESS

ELECTION OF MAYOR

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY MAYOR
APPOINTMENT OF CHAPLAIN

APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS, COMMITTEES AND REPRESENTATIVES

FOR THE COMING YEAR

CONFIRMATION OF MEETINGS FOR THE COMING YEAR
AUTHORISATION OF PAYMENTS

 

 

13th May 2021

Ms Lucy Ballard

Clerk to the Council

 

ANNUAL STATUTORY & MAYOR MAKING MEETING

To be held at

St Nicholas Church, Church Street, Harwich

on Thursday 20th May 2021

at 11.00am

Prayers will be said

Prior to commencement of the meeting

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  1. The Mayor will ask for nominations for Mayor Proposer:     Cllr M Fowler
    for the forthcoming year.                                       Seconder:     Cllr B Davidson2.         The Mayor will ask if there are any further
    nominations.  If there are none, he will ask

Councillor I Henderson whether he accepts the

Office of Mayor.

3.         Councillor I Henderson will signify his assent.  The

Mayor will then formally put the motion to

members.

4.         Councillor I Henderson will make his Declaration of

Acceptance of Office and chair the rest of the

meeting.

5.         The newly elected Mayor will ask for nominations

for Deputy Mayor for the forthcoming year.         Proposer:     Cllr T Ferguson

Seconder:     Cllr J Henderson

 

  1. The Mayor will ask if there are any further

nominations.  If there are none, he will ask

Councillor C Powell if he accepts the position

of Deputy Mayor.

 

  1. Councillor C Powell will signify his assent. The

Mayor will then formally put the motion to

members.

 

  1. Councillor C Powell will make his Declaration of

Acceptance of Office.

 

  1. Apologies for absence

 

  1. The Mayor will announce the appointment of his

Chaplain, the Reverend Canon Margaret Shaw.

 

  1. The Mayor, retiring Mayor and Deputy Mayor, together with the Chaplain, will then retire in order to change robes.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

  1. The Mayor will return thanks for election.

 

  1. The Mayor will invest the Mayoress

with her chain of office.

 

  1. The Mayoress will respond.

 

 

  1. To appoint Officers, Committees and             Proposer:     Cllr B Davidson

Representatives for the forthcoming year.           Seconder:     Cllr D McLeod

 

  1. To determine the time of meetings of the Proposer:     Cllr S Fay

Council in accordance with Standing Orders      Seconder:     Cllr J Henderson

3.

 

  1. To permit the Clerk to authorise payments in Proposer:     Cllr S Fay

Accordance with Financial Regulations.              Seconder:    Cllr B Davidson

 

  1. Vote of thanks to the retiring Mayor. Proposer:     Cllr I Henderson

 

  1. The retiring Mayor will reply.

 

  1. The Mayor will close the meeting.

 

 

Lucy Ballard

Ms Lucy Ballard

Clerk to the Council

Following the Closure of the

Annual Statutory Mayor Making Meeting

  • The Assistant Clerk will make an announcement that there will be a short intermission, during which some music will be played.
  • Everyone is asked to remain seated in readiness for the commencement of the civic service.

Following the Closure of the

Civic Church Service

  • The Assistant Clerk will make an announcement asking all to stand while the council, led by the Mace Bearer, Mayor and Deputy Mayor, process from the church back to the Guildhall to undertake the ancient tradition of kitchel throwing.

 

 

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