Venue: Council Chamber, Worthing Town Hall
Contact: Neil Terry
Democratic Services Lead
01903 221073 Email: email@example.com
Apologies for Absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Glynn-Davies, Mulholland, N Waight, S Waight and Wills.
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 recommendation from the Council meeting held on 19 October 2021:
“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 Paul Baker.
The conferment of the title was proposed by Councillor Kevin Jenkins and seconded by Councillor Hazel Thorpe.
On a unanimous vote, it was
That the honour and title of Honorary Alderman for the Borough of Worthing be bestowed on Paul Baker in grateful recognition of his eminent and distinguished service rendered to Broadwater Ward, the Council and the Borough between 2016 and 2021, pursuant to Section 249 of the Local Government Act, 1972.
The Mayor presented Honorary Alderman Paul Baker with his scroll.