Venue: Council Chamber, Worthing Town Hall

Contact: Neil Terry
Democratic Services Lead
01903 221073  Email:


No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Election of the Mayor

To elect the Mayor of the Borough until the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2023.         


The Mayor to declare their acceptance of office.



Appointment of the Deputy Mayor

To appoint a Deputy Mayor of the Borough until the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2023. 


The Deputy Mayor to declare their acceptance of office.



Returning Officer's Return of Persons Elected pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To receive and note the Return of Persons Elected at the 5 May 2022 Borough Council elections.


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.


Confirmation of Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Council Meeting held on 5 April 2022, copies of which have been previously circulated. 



Vote of thanks to the outgoing Mayor and presentation of past Mayor and Mayoress’ insignia


Items raised under Urgency Provisions

To consider any items the Mayor has agreed are urgent.


Announcements by the Mayor and / or the Head of Paid Service


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.


Leader’s Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Leader.


Political proportionality and allocation of committee seats pdf icon PDF 131 KB

To consider a report by the Interim Director for Communities, attached as item 12. 


(Details of the nominated committee memberships will be published to the website when they are received from each of the Political Groups)



Youth Mayor

To note the Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor for 2022/23.

Part B - Not for Publication - Exempt information Reports