THE WORSHIPFUL THE MAYOR OF BOSTON
COUNCILLOR FRANK PICKETT
Councillor Frank Pickett was appointed Mayor of Boston on Wednesday 26 May 2021.
The Mayor was born in Langrick and educated at Gipsey Bridge Primary School and Stickney C of E Secondary School.
After completing an apprenticeship at William Wright and Son of Lincoln, the Mayor was self-employed most of his life in the building trade until his retirement.
Councillor Pickett was first elected to the Borough Council as a Conservative member in 2007 until May 2015. He was then re-elected on 7 May 2019 and represents the Old Leake and Wrangle Ward of the Borough. Councillor Pickett has also been a parish Councillor for approaching 40 years.
The Mayor is also the Chairman of the Licensing/Regulatory and Appeals Committees and serves on the Council’s Scrutiny Committees. He has previously held a Vice-Chairmanship on the Planning Committee.
The Mayoress for the year is Mrs. Sandra Pickett.
Councillor Pickett has appointed Councillor Tom Ashton as his deputy for the Mayoral year. Councillor Ashton was elected to the Council in 2018, also representing Old Leake and Wrangle ward and serves as a Cabinet Member. Miss Zoe Lane is the Deputy Mayoress.
The Mayor’s interest in his spare time is restoring classic cars and currently has an MG soft-top sports car which took him 3 years to rebuild.
His nominated charities for the year are the British Lung Foundation and Diabetes UK.