Today is a big day for Cllr Bob Smytherman. At noon at the Annual Council Meeting members will elect Bob Mayor of Worthing for the 2013/2014 Municipal Year. Bob’s consort for the year is fellow councillor Norah Fisher.
Bob has been a local Worthing councillor for Tarring ward since 2002 and a West Sussex County Councillor for Tarring division since 2009. During 2003/04 Bob was Executive Member for Planning & Economic Development on Worthing Borough Council. He was then Leader of the Opposition Group on Worthing council until 2008. Bob is also Chair of the Federation of Private Residents Association which helps private leaseholders.
Cllr Vic Walker is Deputy Mayor for the coming year and Brogan Kirkby-Scott is Worthing’s 8th Youth Mayor. Deputy Youth Mayor is Jenny Hirst.