Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Lord Mayor reported on his civic appointments:
While there were far fewer engagements, he had taken part in online engagements and making videos including
· Taking part with Perm, Oxford’s twin town, on Perm Day;
· Remembering and commemorating Srebrenica Memorial day on 11 July2020;
· Taking part in a global Eid event;
· Meeting the new High Sheriff of Oxfordshire Mrs Amanda Ponsonby;
· Taking part in online multi-faith meetings.
The Sheriff reported on his civic appointments including a virtual Freemen’s admission ceremony.
He recorded his thanks to the council’s countryside team for their extraordinary work in keeping Port Meadow useable and wildlife friendly in the current very challenging circumstances of greatly increased use and huge volumes of litter left.
The Leader of the Council reported the re-appointments and new appointments of Champions for specific parts of the Council’s work, and thanked them for their work in their roles:
Cllr Shaista Aziz - Race and equalities
Cllr Colin Cook - Heritage
Cllr Hosnieh Djafari-Marbini - Migrants
Cllr Richard Howlett - Co-operatives
Cllr Pat Kennedy - Older People
Cllr Mark Lygo - Sports
Cllr Chewe Munkonge - Small Business
Cllr Martyn Rush - Living Wage
Publication date: 29/07/2020
Date of decision: 20/07/2020
Decided at meeting: 20/07/2020 - Council