Extraordinary Council (November 2022)
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1. Opening the Meeting
The Deputy Mayor will open the meeting and invite members to join her in a minutes silence for Her Majesty the Queen and Councillor John Galley, Mayor of Chelmsford. She will then ask her Chaplain to say prayers.
2. Apologies for Absence
The Deputy Mayor will ask if there are any apologies for absence.
3. Declarations of Interest
Members are reminded that they must disclose any interests they know they have in items of business on the meeting’s agenda and that they must do so at this point on the agenda or as soon as they become aware of the interest. If the interest is a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest they are also obliged to notify the Monitoring Officer within 28 days of the meeting.
5. Mayor’s announcements
To receive the Deputy Mayor’s announcements.
6. Tribute to Councillor John Galley, Mayor of Chelmsford
Members of the council will hear tributes to Councillor John Galley, who sadly passed away in October.
7. Election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor
The Deputy Mayor will ask for nominations for Mayor for the forthcoming year.
The nominated Mayor will then in turn make a nomination for the Deputy Mayor for the forthcoming year.
Following the election of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor the meeting will adjourn to permit the new Mayor and Deputy Mayor to robe.
8. Declarations of Acceptance of Office
The Mayor will take the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.
The Deputy Mayor will take the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.
9. Mayor’s Escort and Deputy Mayoress
The Mayor will introduce to the Council her Escort for her year in office.
The Deputy Mayor will introduce to the Council his Deputy Mayoress for his year in office.
10. Address by Mayor
The Mayor will address the Council.
11. Mayor’s Announcements
To receive the Mayor’s announcements, including the appointment of the Chaplain and the Mayor’s charities for the year.