Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall

Contact: Jennifer Thompson, Committee and Members Services Officer  email:  democraticservices@oxford.gov.uk tel: 01865 252275

Items
No. Item

45.

Welcome speech by Lord Mayor

Minutes:

The Lord Mayor welcomed to the meeting:

 

·         Former Councillor and Former Lord Mayor Bob Price and his guests;

 

·         Former Councillor and Former Lord Mayor Gill Sanders and her guest;

 

·         Stephen Brown, accepting the award on behalf of Former Councillor and Former Lord Mayor Jean Fooks who was unable to attend in person.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

46.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

As well as those shown above, former Lord Mayor and Councillor Jean Fooks sent her apologies.

 

Lord Mayor's speech

The Lord Mayor spoke about the contributions Bob Price, Jean Fooks and Gill Sanders had made to the City of Oxford and to the Council during their combined 80 plus years of service as councillors.

 

He then put the recommendations to the vote in turn.

 

47.

Conferral of title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Bob Price

Recommendation: Council is recommended to resolve that:

 

Oxford City Council notes that at its annual meeting on the 15 May 2018 it resolved that a special meeting be convened for the purpose of conferring the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Councillor Robert (Bob) Price following his retirement as a member of this council on 7 May 2018.

 

At this meeting of Oxford City Council convened for the purpose of considering conferral of the honour

 

we do hereby recognise the eminent services rendered by former Councillor Bob Price to Oxford City Council as a past Member of the Council for a period of thirty five years and as former Lord Mayor of Oxford;

 

and by a majority of two-thirds of those present and voting do confer the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Bob Price;

 

and note that Bob Price may thereafter exercise such rights and privileges as the Council may from time to time determine should be granted to Honorary Aldermen, in witness of which the Common Seal of Oxford City Council shall be affixed and dated 26 November 2018.

Minutes:

The recommendation was proposed by the Lord Mayor, seconded by the Deputy Lord Mayor, and approved by all those present and eligible to vote.

 

Council resolved that:

 

Oxford City Council notes that at its annual meeting on the 15 May 2018 it resolved that a special meeting be convened for the purpose of conferring the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Councillor Bob Price following her retirement as a member of this council on 7 May 2018.

 

At this meeting of Oxford City Council convened for the purpose of considering conferral of the honour:

 

we do hereby recognise the eminent services rendered by former Councillor Bob Price to Oxford City Council as a past Member of the Council for a period of thirty five years and as former Lord Mayor of Oxford;

 

and by unanimous vote of those present and voting do confer the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Bob Price;

 

and note that Bob Price may thereafter exercise such rights and privileges as the Council may from time to time determine should be granted to Honorary Aldermen, in witness of which the Common Seal of Oxford City Council shall be affixed and dated 26 November 2018.

 

48.

Conferral of title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Jean Fooks

Recommendation: Council is recommended to resolve that:

 

Oxford City Council notes that at its annual meeting on the 15 May 2018 it resolved that a special meeting be convened for the purpose of conferring the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Councillor Jean Fooks following her retirement as a member of this council on 7 May 2018.

 

At this meeting of Oxford City Council convened for the purpose of considering conferral of the honour

 

we do hereby recognise the eminent services rendered by former Councillor Jean Fooks to Oxford City Council as a past Member of the Council for a period of twenty six years and as former Lord Mayor of Oxford;

 

and by a majority of two-thirds of those present and voting do confer the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Jean Fooks;

 

and note that Jean Fooks may thereafter exercise such rights and privileges as the Council may from time to time determine should be granted to Honorary Aldermen, in witness of which the Common Seal of Oxford City Council shall be affixed and dated 26 November 2018.

 

Minutes:

The motion was proposed by the Lord Mayor, seconded by the Deputy Lord Mayor, and approved by all those present and eligible to vote.

 

Council resolved that:

 

Oxford City Council notes that at its annual meeting on the 15 May 2018 it resolved that a special meeting be convened for the purpose of conferring the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Councillor Jean Fooks following her retirement as a member of this council on 7 May 2018.

 

At this meeting of Oxford City Council convened for the purpose of considering conferral of the honour:

 

we do hereby recognise the eminent services rendered by former Councillor Jean Fooks to Oxford City Council as a past Member of the Council for a period of twenty six years and as former Lord Mayor of Oxford;

 

and by unanimous vote of those present and voting do confer the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Jean Fooks;

 

and note that Jean Fooks may thereafter exercise such rights and privileges as the Council may from time to time determine should be granted to Honorary Aldermen, in witness of which the Common Seal of Oxford City Council shall be affixed and dated 26 November 2018.

49.

Conferral of title of Honorary Alderwoman of Oxford City Council upon Gill Sanders

Recommendation: Council is recommended to resolve that:

 

Oxford City Council notes that at its annual meeting on the 15 May 2018 it resolved that a special meeting be convened for the purpose of conferring the title of Honorary Alderwoman of Oxford City Council upon Councillor Gill Sanders following her retirement as a member of this council on 7 May 2018.

 

At this meeting of Oxford City Council convened for the purpose of considering conferral of the honour

 

we do hereby recognise the eminent services rendered by former Councillor Gill Sanders to Oxford City Council as a past Member of the Council for a period of twenty six years and as a former Lord Mayor of Oxford;

 

and by a majority of two-thirds of those present and voting do confer the title of Honorary Alderwoman of Oxford City Council upon Gill Sanders;

 

and note that Gill Sanders may thereafter exercise such rights and privileges as the Council may from time to time determine should be granted to Honorary Alderwomen, in witness of which the Common Seal of Oxford City Council shall be affixed and dated 26 November 2018.

 

Minutes:

The motion was proposed by the Lord Mayor, seconded by the Deputy Lord Mayor, and approved by all those present and eligible to vote.

 

Council resolved that:

 

Oxford City Council notes that at its annual meeting on the 15 May 2018 it resolved that a special meeting be convened for the purpose of conferring the title of Honorary Alderwoman of Oxford City Council upon Councillor Gill Sanders following her retirement as a member of this council on 7 May 2018.

 

At this meeting of Oxford City Council convened for the purpose of considering conferral of the honour:

 

we do hereby recognise the eminent services rendered by former Councillor Gill Sanders to Oxford City Council as a past Member of the Council for a period of twenty six years and as former Lord Mayor of Oxford;

 

and by unanimous vote of those present and voting do confer the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Gill Sanders;

 

and note that Gill Sanders may thereafter exercise such rights and privileges as the Council may from time to time determine should be granted to Honorary Aldermen, in witness of which the Common Seal of Oxford City Council shall be affixed and dated 26 November 2018.

 

50.

Presentation of scrolls, speeches and photographs in the Chamber

The Council will vote on the resolutions above and, if carried by not less than two-thirds of the members voting, the Lord Mayor will present scrolls and badges in recognition of the honour.

 

There will be short speeches by

 

Gill Sanders

Jean Fooks

Bob Price

 

There will be an opportunity for photographs.

 

Minutes:

The Lord Mayor presented Honorary Alderman Bob Price with a badge and a framed scroll commemorating the conferral of the honour.  Honorary Alderman Bob Price gave a short speech to Council and took his seat.

 

 

The Lord Mayor presented Stephen Brown with a badge and a framed scroll commemorating the conferral of the honour on Honorary Alderman Jean Fooks.  Stephen Brown gave a short speech to Council on her behalf and took his seat.

 

 

The Lord Mayor presented Honorary Alderwoman Gill Sanders with a badge and a framed scroll commemorating the conferral of the honour.  Honorary Alderwoman Gill Sanders gave a short speech to Council and took her seat.

 

51.

Closing speech by Councillor Susan Brown, Leader of the Council

Minutes:

Councillor Susan Brown, Leader of the Council, spoke about the contribution the new Honorary Aldermen and Alderwoman had made to the Council, and praised them for their hard work and dedication.