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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 2023-2024

This is a timetable showing the dates and times for Council meetings and events in the 2023 to 2024 period


Agenda - Meeting of the Town Council - Thursday 29 February 2024

You are hereby summoned to attend a Meeting of Bideford Town Council in the Town Hall on Thursday 29 February 2024 at 6.30 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.

Paul Swan
Clerk to the Council


AGENDA

1.   To accept apologies and reasons for absence.

2.   To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note the requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting.

3.   Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items submitted prior to the meeting by Bideford residents, which fall within the scope of the Council’s activities.

4.   To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 18 January 2024 as a correct record.

5.   Accounts - To approve the payments listed.

6.   To receive the verbal report from the Police on issues within the parish.

7.   To receive the report from the County Councillor on issues within the parish.

8.   To receive such communications as the Town Mayor / Town Clerk may wish to lay before the Council:

i.    To consider and resolve upon whether to grant the North Devon Railway Alliance £500 matched funding with Barnstaple Town Council.

ii.   To consider whether to ask Edgehill and Torridge to submit a grant application for their event in July 24 to then be resolved upon at the next S,F&G.P. Committee.

9.   Staffing, Finance and General Purposes Committee –

      to approve and adopt the minutes of the meeting held on 8 February 2024
      to approve and adopt the minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2024 (Minute No 93 contains a recommendation)

10. Planning Committee –

      to approve and adopt the minutes of the meeting held on 31 January 2024
      to approve and adopt the minutes of the meeting held on 21 February 2024

11.  Market Management Committee – to approve and adopt the minutes of the meeting held on 25 January 2024

12.  Allotments Committee - to approve and adopt the minutes of the meeting held on 1 February 2024.

13.  Tourism Committee – to approve and adopt the minutes of the meeting held on 20 February 2024.

14.  Torridge District Council – To receive an update on Torridge District Council activities by one of the Councillors.

15.  To receive an update on Bridge Trust activities by one of the Trustees.


A moment of contemplation will be said by Mary Law, independent celebrant, and Chaplain to the Mayor, in the Council Chamber at 6.20 pm, prior to the start of the meeting. Councillors and Members of the Public are invited to participate if they so wish.

 

Date of the next meeting – Thursday 4 April 2024

 


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