After Cllr. Stuart Hughes, Chairman EDDC, cancelled the Annual Meeting due to be held this month, the full council has just decided to hold an election for the positions of Chairman and Vice Chairman on Monday week by passing the motion. below 37 votes to 23.
Constitutionally, EDDC must elect its Chairman each year. Cllr Stuart’s argument for cancelling the Annual meeting, when this election takes place, was that there should be no change during the pandemic.
Motion: to determine whether to hold a meeting to elect positions
‘Should the Council hold an Extraordinary General Meeting on 8th June 2020 at
6pm to elect the positions of Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council.’