Decision details


Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Mayor asked for nominations for the Office of Mayor for 2019/20.


Councillor S Taylor OBE CC nominated Councillor Simon Speller for the Office of Mayor.


The nomination was seconded by Councillor L Martin-Haugh.


There being no other nominations a vote was taken and it was RESOLVED that Councillor Simon Speller be elected as a Mayor for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.  Councillor Speller then made the statutory declaration of office.


The Mayor announced that Bridy Speller would be the Mayoress for 2019/20.


In his speech the Mayor announced that, working with the Stevenage District Scouts, his charities for the year would be the Stevenage Community Trust; Stevenage and North Herts Child Contact Centres; Stevenage Haven for the Homeless; and Just Be a Child.


The Mayor then presented awards to the following Members:


·           For 20 years’ service – Councillor G Snell

·           For 35 years’ service – Councillor R Parker CC

·           Life Vice-Presidents of Stevenage District Scouts – Councillors M Notley and L Chester

Publication date: 22/05/2019

Date of decision: 22/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 22/05/2019 - Council