A-2.1 To act as the first citizen of the Borough
A-2.2 To represent the Council as the civic head of the Borough at public and private functions.
A-2.3 To preside over meetings of Council and ensure that all members have equal opportunity to participate in the decision making process.
A-2.4 To promote the Borough as its first citizen and ambassador.
A-2.5 To lead official civic visits by the Council.
A-2.6 To represent the Council at non-political ceremonies, social occasions and services of prayer and remembrance.
A-2.7 On behalf of the Council, to act as host to visitors to the Borough, including members of the Royal Family, overseas visitors and other civic dignitaries.