Agenda

Venue: The Council Chamber, Town Hall

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

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.

 

3.

Confirmation of Minutes

To approve the minutes of both the Annual and Extraordinary Council Meetings held on Tuesday 21st May 2024, copies of which have been previously circulated.

4.

Election of the Leader of the Council

To elect the Leader of the Council for a term not exceeding four years; the person elected will serve as Leader for the remainder of their term of office as Councillor.

5.

Leader’s Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Leader.

6.

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 Borough, except no questions may be asked in relation to 

 

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 minutes; questions will be taken in the order of receipt. 


The deadline for submission of questions is 18th July 2024 at 12 noon. Questions to be submitted to democratic.services@adur-worthing.gov.uk

7.

Announcements by the Mayor, Cabinet Members or the Head of Paid Service

8.

Items raised under urgency provisions

To consider any items the Mayor has agreed are urgent.

9.

Recommendations from the Cabinet and Committees to Council pdf icon PDF 200 KB

To consider recommendations to the Council, details of which are set out in the attached items as 9A, 9B(i), 9B(ii), 9C(i) and 9C(ii). 

 

Reports are available on the website as listed below:

 

 

Cabinet / Committee

 

Date

Item

A

Joint Audit & Governance Committee 

 

28 May 2024

Joint Audit & Governance Committee Appointments: Parish Councillors

B(i)

Joint Overview & Scrutiny Committee

 

15 July 2024

New JOSC Work Programme for 2024/25

B(ii)

Joint Overview & Scrutiny Committee

 

15 July 2024

JOSC Annual Report for 2023/24

C(i)

Joint Strategic  Committee

 

17 July 2024

Financial Performance 2023/24 - Capital and Projects Outturn

C(ii)

Joint Strategic  Committee

 

17 July 2024

Strategic Property Investment Fund

 

 

10.

Report of the Leader on Decisions taken by the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To receive a report from the Leader as item 10. The report contains decisions taken by the Cabinet, Cabinet Members, the Joint Strategic Committee and the Worthing Joint Strategic Sub-Committee since the last Council meeting.  

 

There will be up to 15 minutes for Cabinet Members to make any statements on the report. There will also be up to 15 minutes for Cabinet Members to respond to questions on the report. These questions will not be the same as any to be asked under Item 12.

 

11.

Pay Policy Statement 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 119 KB

To receive a report from the Assistant Director for People & Change, attached as item 11.

12.

Members Questions under Council Procedure Rule 12

Members' question time will last up to 30 minutes, with questions being taken in the order of receipt and in rotation from each political group on the Council. The deadline for submission of questions is 18th July 2024 at 12 noon. Questions to be submitted to democratic.services@adur-worthing.gov.uk

 

Questions can be asked of the following:

a)    The Mayor

b)    A Member of the Cabinet

c)    The Chairman of any Committee

d)    The Council’s representative on any outside body

 

Questions cannot be asked in relation to the following:

a)    A specific planning or licensing application

b)    A specific staffing appointment, appeal or Standards determination