Venue: Council Chamber, Worthing Town Hall
Contact: Neil Terry
Senior Democratic Services Officer
019032 21006 Email: email@example.com
Note: For the Confirment of the Title of Alderman to Mr Alex Harman
Apologies for Absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Baker, Barrett, Bickers, Mercer and Westover.
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.
Members were invited to make any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests but no declarations were made.
Honorary Alderman of the Borough of Worthing
To consider the following recommendations of the Council held on 22 October 2019:
that the honour and title of Honorary Alderman of the Borough of Worthing be conferred on the following former Mayor of the Borough:
in grateful recognition of his eminent and distinguished service rendered to the Council and the Borough, pursuant to Section 249 of the Local Government Act, 1972.
The Mayor informed Members that at the October Council meeting it had been agreed to convene a Special Council meeting to confer the title of Honorary Alderman, on former mayor Alex Harman.
The conferment of the title was proposed by Councillor Daniel Humphreys and seconded by Councillor Bob Smytherman.
On a unanimous vote, it was
That the honour and title of Honorary Alderman for the Borough of Worthing be bestowed on Alex Harman, in grateful recognition of his eminent and distinguished service rendered to Selden Ward, the Council and the Borough between 2015 and 2019, pursuant to Section 249 of the Local Government Act, 1972.
The Mayor presented Honorary Alderman Alex Harman with his scroll.