The Role & Duty of the Sergeant at Mace
It is the duty of the Sergeant-at-Mace to carry the Mace before the Mayor in civic ceremonial processions and at meetings of the Full Council.
The Sergeant-at-Mace is also responsible for ensuring that on civic ceremonial occasions and at meetings of the Full Council the Mayor is appropriately robed and that on such occasion all necessary ceremonial robes etc. are available for Councillors and the Town Clerk.
The Sergeant-at-Mace also ensures that the Mace and all other civic silver is kept clean.