Agenda

Venue: Remote Meeting Via Zoom

Contact: Neil Terry
Senior Democratic Services Officer
019032 21006  Email: neil.terry@adur-worthing.gov.uk

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Media

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 the Annual Council Meeting held on 14 July 2020, copies of which have been previously circulated. A copy is available to view at http://www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/meetings-and-decisions/committees/worthing/council/

4.

Questions from the Public

 

To receive any questions from members of the public addressed to Member 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 specific planning or licensing application

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 Friday 16 October 2020 at 12 noon. Questions to be submitted to democratic.services@adur-worthing.gov.uk 

 

 

Director for Communities:

Catherine Howe  

Adur & Worthing Councils,

Town Hall, Chapel Road,

Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1HA

 

 

5.

Announcements by the Mayor, Leader of the Council, Executive Members or the Head of Paid Service

6.

Items raised under Urgency Provisions

To consider any items the Mayor has agreed are urgent.

7.

Recommendations from the Executive and Committees to Council pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To consider recommendations to the Council, details of which are set out in the attached items as 7A(i) & (ii) and 7B.

 

Full reports are available on the website as listed below: 

 

 

Executive / Committee

Date

Item

A

Joint Governance Committee

30 July 2020

i) JGC/023/20-21 Worthing Borough Council Petition Scheme

 

ii) JGC/026/20-21 Joint Governance Committee Appointments: Parish Councillors

B

Joint Governance Committee

22 September 2020

i) JGC/038/20-21 Recruitment and Appointment of Independent Persons

 

Additional documents:

8.

Report of the Leader on Decisions taken by the Executive pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To receive a report from the Leader as item 8. The report contains decisions taken by the Executive, Executive Members and the Joint Strategic Committee since the last Council meeting. 

 

There will be up to 15 minutes for Executive Members to make any statements on the report. There will also be up to 15 minutes for Executive Members to respond to questions on the report. These questions will not be the same as any to be asked under Item 9. 

(Note: Papers relating to items under 7 and 8 have been previously circulated and can be viewed on the Council’s website)

9.

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 Friday 16 October 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 Executive

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

10.

Motions on Notice pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Motion from Councillor Paul High - Condemning Racism 

 

To consider a Motion on Notice, submitted by the Proper Officer on behalf of Councillor Paul High, detailed as item 10.

 

11.

Motions on Notice pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Motion from Councillor Henna Chowdhury - Black Lives Matter 

 

To consider a Motion on Notice, submitted by the Proper Officer on behalf of Councillor Henna Chowdhury, detailed as item 11.

12.

Motions on Notice pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Motion from Councillor Bob Smytherman - Planning Reform 

 

To consider a Motion on Notice, submitted by the Proper Officer on behalf of Councillor Bob Smytherman, detailed as item 12.

13.

Motions on Notice pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Motion from Councillor Hazel Thorpe - Declaring a Poverty Emergency 

 

To consider a Motion on Notice, submitted by the Proper Officer on behalf of Councillor Hazel Thorpe, detailed as item 13.

 

Part B - Not for Publication - Exempt information Reports

None.

 

Catherine Howe

Director for Communities

 

 

 

Recording of this meeting

 

The Council will be live streaming this meeting, including public question time. A recording will be available on the Council’s website as soon as practicable after the meeting.  The Council will not be recording any discussions in Part B of the agenda (where the press and public have been excluded).

 

For Democratic Services enquiries relating to this meeting please contact:

 

Neil Terry

Democratic Services Lead

01903 221073

neil.terry@adur-worthing.gov.uk

For Legal Services enquiries

relating to this meeting please contact:

 

Susan Sale

Solicitor to the Council

01903 221119

susan.sale@adur-worthing.gov.uk