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Chairman of the Council

Councillor Chris Hardy

Chris Hardy CMElected 2016

The high standing of the Chairman is one of honour and dignity rather than actual legal powers. 

The Chairman is expected to attend many formal and informal functions including:

  • Royal and State Visits
  • Civic Ceremonies and Functions
  • Charity events
  • AGMs
  • Community events

Other functions of the role are:

  • To remain politically neutral as the office of Chairman is a civic and ceremonial position
  • To Chair Full Council meetings
  • Act as an ambassador to promote the Council's name at home and elsewhere

The Chairman's Community Volunteer Awards

Nominations are now open for the Awards which will be presented at the Chairman's Civic Reception in March 2019. The nomination forms can be found below which include guidance on the nomination process.  The Deadline for receipt of nominations is noon on 20th December 2018.

Individual Award Guidance and Nomination Form (docx)

Individual Award Guidance and Nomination Form (pdf)

Group Award Guidance and Nomination Form (docx)

Group Award Guidance and Nomination Form (pdf)

Privacy Notice for Community Awards (pdf)