Town Council Meeting

Town Council Meeting

MINUTES OF THE CREWE TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD 9TH NOVEMBER 2021

 

In Attendance:            Cllr Emma Angier          Cllr Tess Buckley            Cllr Joe Cosby              Cllr Tom Dunlop

Cllr Lena Hogben           Cllr Marilyn Houston     Cllr Benn Minshall          Cllr Gary Palin

Cllr Jill Rhodes               Cllr John Rhodes           Cllr Straine-Francis          Cllr Nan Walton

Cllr Ben Wye

 

1. To receive and consider apologies for absence

Cllr Alan Coiley, Cllr Jamie Messent, Cllr Hazel Faddes, Cllr Phoenix Morrissey

 
2. To note declarations of Members’ interests

Cllr Jill Rhodes declared a non-pecuniary interest, being acquainted with 4 of the co-option candidates

Cllr Straine-Francis declared a non-pecuniary interest, being acquainted with 4 of the co-option candidates

Cllr Houston declared a non-pecuniary interest, being acquainted with 4 of the co-option candidates

Cllr Wye declared a non-pecuniary interest, being acquainted with 2 of the co-option candidates

Cllr John Rhodes declared a non-pecuniary interest, being acquainted with 1 of the co-option candidates

  Cllr Dunlop declared a non-pecuniary interest, being acquainted with 4 of the co-option candidates
3. To confirm and sign the minutes of the Crewe Town Council Meeting held on 28th September 2021
  RESOLVED: That the minutes are approved as a true record of the meeting
4. Public Participation
  A period not exceeding 15 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments.

No public questions or comments

 

5. To receive written applications for the office of Town Councillor and to co-opt candidates to fill the existing vacancies

 

The candidates each addressed the council, giving an indication of their motivation and reasons for seeking co-option. The candidates were all thanked for their time and interest in becoming a Crewe Town Councillor

 

RESOLVED: Under Section 1 of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 to exclude the public and representatives of the press from the meeting during the discussion of candidate suitability on the grounds of the prejudicial and confidential nature of the discussion.

 

The public retired from the meeting room during the discussion and returned to the meeting room for the ballot process

 

  1. Crewe Central Ward

RESOLVED BY BALLOT: That Dawn Clark is co-opted to Crewe Town Council, to represent Crewe Central Ward

  1. Crewe East Ward

RESOLVED BY BALLOT: That Martin Edwards is co-opted to Crewe Town Council, to represent Crewe East Ward

6. To appoint 2 Crewe Town Council Member Representatives to the Crewe Town Board Sports Provision and Open Spaces Forum
  RESOLVED: That Cllrs Dunlop and Coiley are appointed as representatives of Crewe Town Council to the Crewe Town Board Sports Provision and Open Spaces Forum
7. To note the date of the next meeting of Crewe Town Council as Tuesday 7th December 2021 at 7pm. Location and meeting format to be confirmed subject to Covid-19 restrictions and considerations at that time.

Meeting Closed at 7.46pm

 

Chair   Cllr Tom Dunlop

Clerk    P Turner

Meeting documents

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