Agenda

Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome speech by Lord Mayor

2.

Apologies for absence

The Lord Mayor will propose the following resolutions

3.

Conferral of title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Christine Simm

Proposer Cllr Tidball, seconder Cllr Brown

 

Recommendation: Council is recommended to resolve that:

 

Oxford City Council notes that at its annual meeting on the 19 May 2021 it resolved that a special meeting be convened for the purpose of conferring the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Christine Simm following her retirement as a member of the Council on 10 May 2021.

 

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 Christine Simm to Oxford City Council as a past Member of the Council for a period of fifteen years and as former Deputy 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 Christine Simm;

 

and note that Christine Simm 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 29 November 2021.

4.

Conferral of title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Craig Simmons

Proposer Cllr Wolff, seconder Cllr Fry

 

Recommendation: Council is recommended to resolve that:

 

Oxford City Council notes that at its annual meeting on the 19 May 2021 it resolved that a special meeting be convened for the purpose of conferring the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon Craig Simmons following his retirement as a member of the Council on 10 May 2021.

 

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 Craig Simmons to Oxford City Council as a past Member of the Council for a period of seventeen 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 Craig Simmons;

 

and note that Craig Simmons 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 29 November 2021.

5.

Conferral of title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon John Tanner

Proposer Cllr Hollingsworth, seconder Cllr Hayes

 

Recommendation: Council is recommended to resolve that:

 

Oxford City Council notes that at its annual meeting on the 19 May 2021 it resolved that a special meeting be convened for the purpose of conferring the title of Honorary Alderman of Oxford City Council upon John Tanner following his retirement as a member of the Council on 10 May 2021.

 

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 John Tanner to Oxford City Council as a past Member of the Council for a period of thirty one 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 John Tanner;

 

and note that John Tanner 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 29 November 2021.

6.

Presentation of scrolls, acceptance 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

Christine Simm

Craig Simmons

John Tanner

 

There will be an opportunity for photographs.

 

 

7.

Closing speech by Councillor Susan Brown, Leader of the Council

This meeting will then close and the ordinary meeting of Council will convene at 5.15pm