South Kesteven District Council said farewell to retiring chairman Coun Reg Howard who sadly died during his year in office and welcomed new chairman, Coun Ray Wooten and vice chairman Coun Judy Smith
During his term, Coun Wootten is keen to support Grantham Air Cadets.
During the meeting the following councillors were also elected to lead a new look Cabinet following the district council elections earlier this month:
- Council leader and portfolio holder for Grow the Economy – Development – Councillor Bob Adams
- Deputy leader and portfolio holder for Healthy Environment – Councillor Nick Craft
Portfolio holders were confirmed as follows:
- Councillor Terl Bryant – Strategic Resources- Well Run Council
- Councillor Frances Cartwright – Good Housing
- Councillor Kelham Cooke – Governance and Communications
- Councillor Linda Wootten- Arts and Leisure
In addition to the work they do in their wards, cabinet members are responsible for making decisions which affect the whole of the district.