FLEXIBILITY OF MEETINGS – LOCAL AUTHORITY REGULATIONS 2020 No 392
Highworth Town Council is to hold all future Council Meetings using the virtual platform Zoom until further notice. The meeting reference and passwords will become part of the agenda and publicised in the normal way.
Members of the public are able to attend the virtual meetings but will not be permitted to speak. Questions for Councillors should be submitted to the Town Clerk David.firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the Meeting date.
The meetings menu above contains links to all the current meeting minutes categorised by agenda. Click here for the Meeting Schedule 2020/2021
On these pages you will find information, agendas and minutes of Full Council Meetings. You will find them in date order with any relevant documents linked to them. Please click on the pdf icon to view. (you will need to have downloaded Adobe Reader to be able to see the documents) The various responsibilities of the Council are divided into three areas and separate meetings are used to run these functions:
Planning Meeting – where the opinion of the Highworth Town Council (HTC) on Planning Applications relating to the town is decided. Recommendations are then given to the Planning Authority which is Swindon Borough Council.
Environment & Leisure Meeting – responsible for the Sports fields, allotments and Cemetery as well as other open spaces and buildings maintained and cared for by the Town Council. The grass cutting, shrubs and hedges along with litter picking of the main shopping areas.
General Purpose & Finance Meeting– this area includes the Market (although a Manager is contracted to run it), the day to day running of the Offices, the Financial Planning/Budgeting and Controls for the Town.
These areas each have a separate meetings to discuss relevant topics/problems/plans.
The People of Highworth are welcome to attend any of the meetings held – there is a time for Public questions at the beginning of each Full Council Meeting, and for items on the Agendas of the Planning, Environment & Leisure and General Purpose & Finance Meetings. Meetings will start promptly at 7pm unless stated otherwise.
You can also view the previous years in the archive. Should you require any older documents. Please get in touch via the contact form here. Or pop into the office.
HTC Team meeting link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81766997083?pwd=YitqWWxMSEFxcGFVUTBLMU1zTGROdz09