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42.

EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEDURE

The Chairman will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out under Note 5.

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The Chair drew attention to the emergency evacuation procedure, as set out on the agenda.

43.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL OR FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE

These are matters of information for Members of the Council. No decisions will be required arising from the announcements.

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There were no items.

44.

TO ANNOUNCE ANY URGENT BUSINESS AGREED BY THE CHAIRMAN

If there is any urgent business arising since the formal agenda was published, the Chairman will announce this and give reasons why he has agreed to consider it at this meeting. In making his decision, the Chairman will, where practicable, have consulted with the Leaders of the Political Groups. Any documentation on urgent business will be circulated at the meeting, if not made available previously.

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There were no items.

45.

APPOINTMENT OF HONORARY ALDERMEN AND ALDERWOMEN

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The Chair invited the following Councillors to move the nominations as set out below;

 

On a motion from Councillor Paul Myers, seconded by Councillor Alan Hale, it was then unanimously

 

RESOLVED that former B&NES Councillor Dr Anthony Clarke should have conferred on him the title of Honorary Alderman in recognition of his eminent and distinguished service to this Council.

 

Councillors Myers, Hale and the Chair spoke in support of this nomination.

 

Dr Clarke received a scroll and badge and gave a speech of thanks.

 

On a motion from Councillor Brian Simmons, seconded by Councillor Alan Hale, it was then unanimously

 

RESOLVED that former B&NES Councillor Bryan Organ should have conferred on him the title of Honorary Alderman in recognition of his eminent and distinguished service both to this Council and its predecessor Councils.

 

Councillors Simmons, Hale, Shearn and the Chair spoke in support of this nomination.

 

Mr Organ received a scroll and badge and gave a speech of thanks.

 

On a motion from Councillor Michelle O’Doherty, seconded by Councillor Dine Romero, it was then unanimously

 

RESOLVED that former B&NES Councillor Caroline Roberts should have conferred on her the title of Honorary Alderwoman in recognition of her eminent and distinguished service to this Council.

 

Councillors O’Doherty, Romero and the Chair spoke in support of this nomination.

 

The scroll and badge was received on Ms Robert’s behalf by Councillor Steve Hedges who passed on her thanks.

 

On a motion from Councillor Steve Hedges, seconded by Councillor Joel Hirst, it was then unanimously

 

RESOLVED that former B&NES Councillor Nigel Roberts should have conferred on him the title of Honorary Alderman in recognition of his eminent and distinguished service to this Council.

 

Councillors Hedges and Hirst spoke in support of this nomination.  The Chair announced that, as Mr Roberts had been unable to attend, arrangements would be made to ensure the scroll and badge would be sent to him.

 

The Chair drew the meeting to a close and invited Councillors and Aldermen to join her for refreshments.