Agenda and draft minutes

Extraordinary Council Meeting, Council
Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 5.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Blackdown House, Honiton

Contact: Susan Howl, Democratic Services Manager  01395 517541; email  showl@eastdevon.gov.uk

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To consider conferring the title of Honorary Alderman/Alderwoman to the following in recognition of their eminent service to East Devon District Council as a past Member of the Council.

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

The Council was asked to consider conferring the title of Honorary Alderman or Alderwoman on former Councillors for their eminent service to East Devon District Council. The Chairman made individual reference to the service each had rendered to the Council and their valued contribution to the Council and community.

 

Councillor Ben Ingham proposed that the title of ‘Honorary Alderman’ or ‘Honorary Alderwoman’ be conferred to the following former Councillors;

 

Roger Giles, who represented Ottery St Mary and served as an EDDC Councillor for 24 years between 1995 – 2019.

Peter Burrows, who represented Seaton and served as an EDDC Councillor for 13 years between 2003 – 07, and 2010 – 2019.

Douglas Hull, who represented Axminster and served as an EDDC Councillor for 36 years between 1979 – 87, and 1991 – 2019.

Paul Diviani, who represented Yarty and served as an EDDC Councillor for 20 years between 1999 – 2019, including as Chairman and Leader.

Jill Elson, who represented Exmouth and served as an EDDC Councillor for 36 years between 1979 – 1995 and 1999 – 2019.

Graham Godbeer, who represented Coly Valley and served as an EDDC Councillor for 12 years between 2007 – 2019.

Steve Hall, who represented Budleigh Salterton and served as an EDDC Councillor for 12 years between 2007 – 2019.

John Humphreys, who represented Exmouth and served as an EDDC Councillor for 12 years between 2007 – 2019.

Jim Knight, who represented Seaton and served as an EDDC Councillor for 18 years between 1991 – 2003 and 2005 – 2019.

Pauline Stott, who represented Exmouth and served as an EDDC Councillor for 20 years between 1999 – 2019.

Mark Williamson, who represented Exmouth and served as an EDDC Councillor for 12 years between 2007 – 2019.

 

Councillor Andrew Moulding seconded the proposal and spoke of all the achievements of former Councillors, some of whom he had known for many years. He wished them all and their families every happiness for the future.

 

The Chairman put the proposals to the vote.

The vote was carried by a majority with one abstention.

 

 

RESOLVED:  that the title of ‘Honorary Alderman’ or ‘Honorary Alderwoman’ be conferred on the following in recognition of their eminent services to East Devon District Council as past Members:-

 

Roger Giles

Peter Burrows

Douglas Hull

Paul Diviani

Jill Elson

Graham Godbeer

Steve Hall

John Humphreys

Jim Knight

Pauline Stott

Mark Williamson

 

(The resolution was required to be passed by not less than two-thirds of the Members of the Council voting thereon.)