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The Calendar of Future Meetings can be viewed below.

Public participation Sessions of 15 minutes are held prior to the start of each public meeting.  

For Committee Meetings questions may only be raised on items on the agenda.  

For Full Town Council meetings, items which fall within the scope of the Council's activities may be raised by Bideford Residents.  Participants will be asked to read the Bideford Town Council Code of Conduct (or available at the meeting), and to complete a pro-forma stating their name and address and item to be raised.

The protocol on the filming and recording of Council and Committee Meetings can be viewed here

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 TIMETABLE FOR COUNCIL MEETINGS AND EVENTS FOR 2022-2023

Timetable of Council Meetings and Events for the year 2022_2023

 

Please note that the Tourism Committee Meeting scheduled for 6 December 2022 will NOW be held on Wednesday 7 December 2022


 Agenda - Tourism Committee - Tuesday 31 January 2023

 

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Tourism Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, on Tuesday 31st January 2023 at 6.00 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.
 
In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend. There is a legal right to film/record/photograph/report public meetings.
 
 
Heather Blackburn
Town Clerk                          
 

AGENDA

1.   To receive apologies and reasons for absence.
 
2.   To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note any requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting  
 
3.   Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.
 
4.   To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 7th December 2022 as a correct record                                                                                                                             
 
5.   To discuss and update on Bideford’s Got Talent in July 2023 and, if appropriate, recommend to Council any actions required.
 
6.   To discuss plans regarding celebrating Bideford’s first Charter given 450 years ago, and, if appropriate, recommend to Council any actions required. 
 
7.   To discuss updates for the plans to celebrate the King’s Coronation in 2023, in light of   information received and, if appropriate, recommend to Council any actions required.                         
 
8.   To discuss the arrangements for the Port Memorial Decorative Bed for 2023 and, if appropriate, recommend to Council any actions required.
 
9.   To discuss Chudleigh Picnic for 2023 and set a date and, if appropriate, recommend to Council any actions required.
 
10.  To discuss the 80th Anniversary of the  D-Day Landings on 6th June 2024 and formulate a preliminary plan.  
 
11.   Date of next meeting.
  

MEMBERS OF THE TOURISM COMMITTEE

Councillors: D Bushby, Mrs J Gubb (Town Mayor), C Hawkins, S Inch (Chairman), P Lawrence, Mrs S Langford
 
(Please note, all the agenda items read: to give consideration to recommending……., as this Committee doesn’t have delegated authority and all outcomes will be recommendations to Full Council)
 

 


COMMITTEES AND MEMBERSHIP FOR 2022/2023


Allotments Committee

Town Mayor, Councillors J Craigie, Mrs Hellyer, Herron, Inch and McKenzie.

Market Management Committee

Town Mayor, Councillors Bushby, Hawkins, Mrs Hellyer, Herron and McKenzie. 

Planning Committee

Town Mayor, Councillors Bushby, Christie, Mrs Hellyer, Johns and Mrs Langford.

Staffing, Finance & General Purposes Committee

Town Mayor, Deputy Town Mayor, Bushby, Christie, Hawkins, Mrs Hellyer, Inch, Lawrence and McGeough.

Tourism Committee

Town Mayor, Councillors Bushby, Hawkins, Inch, Mrs Langford and Lawrence.

Decarbonisation and Environment Committee        

Councillors J Craigie, Mrs R Craigie, Mrs Hellyer, Mrs Langford, Herron and McKenzie.

Grievance / Disciplinary / Complaints Panel

Town Mayor, Councillors Bushby, Christie and McGeough.

Personnel Appeals Panel          

Deputy Town Mayor, Councillors J Craigie, Johns and McKenzie.

Neighbourhood Plan Working Group

Deputy Town Mayor, Councillors Mrs Corfe, J Craigie, Mrs R Craigie, Herron, and Mrs Langford.

Emergency Planning Working Group

Town Mayor, Councillors: Christie, J Craigie, Hawkins and Mrs Langford.



REPRESENTATIVES TO OUTSIDE BODIES 2022/2023


BIDEFORD & DISTRICT COMMUNITY ARCHIVE COUNCIL

Town Mayor
Councillor Christie

BIDEFORD BRIDGE TRUST

Town Mayor
Councillor Mrs Gubb (Jun 24)
Councillor J McKenzie (Nov 24)
Councillor Mrs R Craigie (Jul 22)

BIDEFORD TWINNING ASSOCIATION

Town Mayor
Councillor Johns

BIDEFORD REGATTA COMMITTEE

Town Mayor
(Councillor Mrs Gubb)

BIDEFORD TOWN BAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Councillor Johns

BURTON AT BIDEFORD

Deferred to confirm liaison through the Tourism Committee.

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU

Councillor J Craigie

DALC COUNTY COMMITTEE

Councillor S Inch  

DALC LARGER COUNCILS SUB-COMMITTEE

Councillor S Inch

POLLYFIELD COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

Councillor Mrs R Craigie

HOME-START TORRIDGE

Councillor Mrs R Craigie

BIDEFORD BAY CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Councillor J Craigie

TAW/TORRIDGE ESTUARY FORUM

Councillor McKenzie

UNESCO BIOSPHERE CHAMPION

Councillor J Craigie

SNOW WARDEN

Councillors Johns and McKenzie

BIDEFORD TOWN CENTRE PARTNERSHIP

Councillor Bushby and Councillor Mrs Gubb

FIRE LIAISON

Councillor McGeough

POLICE LIAISON

Councillor Mrs Hellyer

ONE ATLANTIC

Councillor Hawkins

WEST CROFT SCHOOL GOVERNORS BOARD

Councillor Herron

 

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