Venue: Remote Meeting via Zoom

Contact: Chris Cadman-Dando
Democratic Services Officer
01903 221364  Email


No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of interest

Members and officers must declare any disclosable pecuniary interests in relation to any business on the agenda. Declarations should also be made at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting.


If in doubt contact the Legal or Democratic Services representative for this meeting.


Questions from the public

To receive any questions from members of the public addressed to Members of the Executive in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11. There is up to 5 minutes for each question, one supplementary question may be asked arising from the original question.


Questions must relate to any matter the Council has power or which affects the District except no questions may be asked on


a)     A specific planning or licensing application

b)     A specific staffing appointment or appeal or Standards determination


Public question time will last up to 30 minute; questions will be taken in order of receipt. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday 16 February at 12 noon.


Questions to be submitted to


Confirmation of Minutes

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Council on 17 December 2020, copies of which have been previously circulated.


Announcements by the Chairman, Leader of the Council, Executive Members and / or Head of Paid Service


Items raised under urgency provisions

To consider any items the Chairman has agreed are urgent


Recommendations from the Executive and Committees to Council pdf icon PDF 35 KB

To consider recommendations to the Council, details of which are set out in the attached items as 7a-c.  Full reports are available on the website as listed below:







Joint Governance Committee


Scheme of Officer Delegation


Adur Executive


Budget Estimates 2021/22 and setting of the 2021/22 Council Tax


This item will be taken in conjunction with item 12 of the agenda


Joint Strategic Committee


Joint Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy 2021/22 to 2023/24, Adur District Council and Worthing Borough Council


Note: This item will be published and circulated after the publication of the main agenda


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Report of the Leader on decisions taken by the Executive pdf icon PDF 128 KB

To receive a report from the Leader. The report contains executive decisions since the last Council meeting.


There is up to 15 minutes for Executive Members to make any statements on the report.


There is up to 15 minutes for Executive Members to respond to questions on the report; these questions will not be the same as any asked under ‘Members Questions under Council Procedure Rule 12’    

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Members question time under Council Procedure Rule 12

Members question time will last up to 30 minutes, questions will be taken in order of receipt, in rotation from each political group on the Council. The deadline for submission of questions is 16 February 2021 at 12 noon. Questions to be submitted to


Questions received can be asked of the following:


a)     The Chairman

b)     A Member of the Executive

c)     The Chairman of any Committee

d)     The Councils representative on any outside body


Questions cannot be asked on the following


a)     A specific planning or licensing application

b)     A specific staffing appointment, appeal or Standards determination


Schedule of Meetings 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To receive from the Proper Officer, the Director for Communities, the schedule of meetings for the Council and other meetings in the next Municipal Year. A copy of the schedule is attached as item 10.


The Council is invited to formally approve the dates for its meetings and to note the proposed meeting dates for Committees.


Suspension of Council Procedure Rules

The Council is asked to suspend Council Procedure rules where they conflict with the budget procedure rules in accordance with paragraph 7.2 of the budget procedure rules.


Council Tax 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 784 KB

To consider and set the Council Tax for 2020/21. The recommendation from the Executive is detailed at item 7b is considered as part of this item.


Section 9 of this pack will be distributed separately after publication of the agenda


Please note that members will be asked to suspend normal council procedure rules for this item. Use of the Council’s budget procedure rules are followed for this item,151697,en.pdf

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