Agenda and minutes

Special meeting, Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Thursday 16th May 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber. Maldon District Council Offices, Princes Road, Maldon

Contact: Committee Services 

Items
No. Item

38.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There was none.

39.

Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman of the Committee for the ensuing Municipal Year.

Minutes:

Councillor R P F Dewick proposed that Councillor M W Helm be elected Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee for the ensuing Municipal Year.  This proposal was duly seconded.

 

Councillor M S Heard proposed that Councillor S P Nunn be elected Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee for the ensuing Municipal Year.  This proposal was duly seconded.

 

There being no further nominations the Chairman put the proposal in the name of Councillor Dewick to the vote and following the vote declared the majority had voted in favour of the proposition for Councillor Helm to be elected as Chairman. 

 

At this point Councillor Heard referred to how in the past the Overview and Scrutiny Committee had been chaired by a member of the Independent Party.  The Chairman advised that this matter was not being dealt with at this point and put the proposition in the name of Councillor Heard to elect Councillor Nunn as Chairman to the vote.  Upon a vote being taken this was declared lost and the Chairman declared that Councillor Helm was elected Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee for the ensuing Municipal Year. 

 

RESOLVED that Councillor M W Helm be elected Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee for the ensuing Municipal Year.

 

IN THE CHAIR : COUNCILLOR M W HELM

40.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Committee for the ensuing Municipal Year.

Minutes:

The Chairman called for nominations for Vice-Chairman of this Committee.  Councillor M W Helm proposed that Councillor R P F Dewick be elected as Vice-Chairman of this Committee for the ensuing Municipal Year.  This proposal was duly seconded.

 

Councillor M S Heard proposed that Councillor S P Nunn be elected as Vice-Chairman of this Committee for the ensuing Municipal Year.  This proposal was duly seconded.

 

Upon a vote being taken the Chairman declared that Councillor R P F Dewick was appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee for the ensuing Municipal Year.

 

RESOLVED that Councillor R P F Dewick be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee for the ensuing Municipal Year.

 

Councillor Heard requested that it be recorded that he was not happy with this situation.