Issue - meetings

To elect the Mayor of the Borough for the Municipal Year 2017/2018

Meeting: 14/05/2018 - Council (Item 3)

To elect the Mayor of the Borough for the Municipal Year 2018/2019

For the Council to elect a Mayor for the 2018/2019 Municipal Year, in accordance with Standing Order 27(a).

Additional documents:

Decision:

Councillor Arshad Mahmood elected as Mayor of the London Borough of Brent for the 2018/19 Municipal Year.

Minutes:

The Mayor asked Members for nominations to the Office of Mayor of the London of Borough of Brent for the Municipal Year 2018/2019.

 

Councillor Butt (Leader of the Council) proceeded to nominate Councillor Arshad Mahmood.  In moving the nomination he started by thanking Councillor Mahmood for his worthy and dedicated service as Deputy Mayor over the past year and also towards civic life in general.  He highlighted Councillor Mahmood’s commitment towards empowering and improving the lives of Brent residents and stated he had every confidence that he would continue to be a hardworking and excellent ambassador for Brent.

 

Councillor McLennan (Deputy Leader of the Council) seconded Councillor Butt’s nomination for Councillor Mahmood to be appointed as new Mayor of Brent taking the opportunity to recognise his dedication and efforts as Deputy Mayor.

 

There were no other nominations and it was RESOLVED that Councillor Mahmood be elected Mayor of the London Borough of Brent for the 2018/2019 municipal year. 

 

Councillor Mahmood proceeded to sign the statutory Declaration of Acceptance of Office of Mayor and took over the chairmanship of the meeting from Councillor Chohan as outgoing Mayor.


Meeting: 17/05/2017 - Council (Item 1)

To elect the Mayor of the Borough for the Municipal Year 2017/2018

For the Council to elect a Mayor for the 2017/2018 Municipal Year, in accordance with Standing Order 32 (a).

Minutes:

The Mayor asked Members for nominations to the Office of Mayor of the London of Borough Brent for the Municipal Year 2017/2018.

 

Councillor Butt (Leader of the Council) proceeded to nominate Councillor Chohan. He stated that Councillor Chohan had been a committed Deputy Mayor over the last year and had been a vocal advocate for encouraging residential participation in community projects across the borough. He stated that he had every confidence that he would continue to encourage ties between the Council and underrepresented communities, to ensure that every resident had a voice.

 

Councillor McLennan (Deputy Leader of the Council) seconded Councillor Butt’s nomination for Councillor Chohan to become the new Mayor of Brent. She stated that she believed Councillor Chohan had proven himself to be capable and conscientious in his role as Deputy Mayor and that his grassroots experience of the voluntary sector was extensive and would prove to be an asset to the Mayoral Office. 

 

There were no other nominations and it was RESOLVED that Councillor Chohan be elected Mayor of the London Borough of Brent for the 2017/2018 municipal year. 

 

Councillor Chohan proceeded to sign the statutory Declaration of Acceptance of Office of Mayor and took over the chairmanship of the meeting.