The Lord Mayor (Councillor Colin Ross) sought
nominations for the positions of Chair and Deputy Chair of the
Committee for the Municipal Year 2023-24.
It was moved by Councillor Bryan Lodge and
seconded by Councillor Mick Rooney, that Councillor Karen McGowan
be appointed to serve as Chair and Councillor Denise Fox be
appointed to serve as Deputy Chair.
Whereupon, it was then moved by Councillor
Kurtis Crossland and seconded by Councillor Ian Horner, that
Councillor Gail Smith be appointed to serve as Chair and Councillor
Ann Woolhouse be appointed to serve as Deputy Chair.
On being put to the vote, conducted by a show
of hands, the nomination of Councillors McGowan and Fox received 7
votes, and the nomination of Councillors Smith and Woolhouse
received 5 votes. It was
RESOLVED: That Councillor Karen McGowan be
appointed Chair and Councillor Denise Fox be appointed Deputy Chair
of the Area Committee for the Municipal Year 2023/24.
RESOLVED: That the meetings of the Committee
be held at least four times per year, on dates and times to be
determined by the Chair, in accordance with the schedule of Council
and Committee meetings for the Municipal Year 2023-24, approved at
the annual meeting of the Council.