Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Worthing Town Hall

Contact: Neil Terry
Democratic Services Manager
01903 221073  Email:

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Apologies for Absence


Apologies were received by the Mayor from the following Councillors Noel Atkins, Russ Cochran, Dan Coxhill, Cathy Glynn-Davies, Margaret Howard, Daniel Humphreys, Charles James, Richard Mulholland, Hilary Schan, Steve Waight, Carl Walker and Vicki Wells.     


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.


There were no declarations of pecuniary interests.


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 21 August 2023 at 12 noon. Questions to be submitted to  


There were no questions from the public.


Recruitment for Assistant Director of Finance ( Section 151 Chief Finance Officer ) pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To consider recommendations from the Joint Senior Staff Committee meeting held on the 1 August 2023.


The Leader and Chairman of the Joint Senior Staff Committee introduced the recommendation from the Committee, which was seconded by Councillor Richard Nowak and following a vote, was unanimously supported. 


Resolved: that the Council approved the appointment of Mrs Emma Thomas as the Assistant Director for Finance (Section 151 Chief Finance Officer) of Adur and Worthing Councils.



Items raised under Urgency Provisions

To consider any items the Mayor has agreed are urgent.


The Mayor advised that there were no urgent items.