Every year Workington Town Council holds its Annual Meeting. During this meeting, which all members of the council are invited to, the Mayor reads an annual report covering the business of the council from the previous year. This can include events that have taken place, projects completed, as well as a reflection on challenges faced and hope for the year ahead.
During the annual meeting, Councillors nominate and elect the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, along with the committee members and chairs of committees for the forthcoming year.
The schedule of meetings for the new year are also confirmed.
Members of the public are welcome to attend this meeting.
The Annual Meeting of the Council will take place on Wednesday 11th May at 7pm.
Location: Workington Town Council Community Centre, Princess Street, Workington, CA14 2QG
Mayor Making Ceremony
Every year, Workington Town Council holds a Mayor Making Ceremony.
During the ceremony a new Mayor is nominated and elected, along with a new Deputy Mayor who will serve in office for the forthcoming year.
The outgoing Mayor makes a speech and announces their fundraising totals for their chosen charities. The new Mayor then speaks about their hopes and plans for their term in office and nominates their chosen charities.
The ceremony will take place in Moorclose Theatre, Moorclose Community Centre.