The Chair noted he would need to leave the meeting and in the absence of the Vice-Chair asked for nominations to the position for the duration of the meeting.
Moved by Councillor B Moist, Seconded by Councillor D Haney that Councillor C Martin be elected Vice-Chair.
Moved by Councillor C Marshall, Seconded by Councillor A Surtees that Councillor S Deinali be elected Vice-Chair.
Upon a vote being taken the result was tied, the Chair exercised his casting vote in favour of Councillor C Martin,
That Councillor C Martin be elected Vice-Chair for the remainder of the meeting.
Councillor B Moist left the meeting at 1.33pm
Councillor C Martin Vice-Chair in the Chair