sanctioned a one-year contract with TEST, Inc.
NEW HONOUR: Honorary aldermen
, from left, Dave Batten, Trevor Webb OBE, Joan Wright and John Gazey.
Alderman Kerrigan said later: "It appeared that the Lord Mayor had already given a spare robe to another alderman and it was very unfortunate that as all the aldermen
turned up for the meeting the one I had was the only one left.
There are no formal rights but it is normal for honorary aldermen
to be invited to civic and ceremonial events.
Castle Morpeth Borough Council is planning to confer the prestigious title of Honorary Aldermen
on its members for the final time before it disappears under the switch to unitary local government.
CHICAGO MAY revise its strictest-in-the-country ban on using cell phones while driving--but only because one of the city's aldermen
got caught breaking the law.
Decades after Despres' tenure on the council, aldermen
still vote with the mayor most of the time.
Would we miss Honorary Aldermen
if they ceased to exist
Muhammad Afzal's bid to become one of the city's aldermen
- a status almost automatically conferred on long-standing former councillors - was blocked by Liberal Democrats and Conservatives on a 61-42 vote.
tended to have the senior positions in an authority because they were normally the longest-serving members.
Daley, four years after his election as mayor, was successfully courting--critics would say co-opting--some of the city's most respected Black leaders, offering city services and contracts to woo ministers, heads of community organizations and even other aldermen
, who not long before had sworn they were committed members of the city's independent movement.
TWO of Liverpool council's most distinguished members have been made the city's first Honorary Aldermen
CHICAGO -- A delegation of Chicago aldermen
and Chicagoland business and community leaders joined Rep.
Name the political issue or social cause du jour, and the aldermen
in this Triangle town probably have adopted some sort of resolution or public statement on the topic.
On 2 July 1306, the aldermen
of Ypres, for example, levied the fine of 30 sous on Pierre Spelisant for wounds he inflicted on his wife, Catherine de Morbeke.