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The Calendar of Future Meetings can be viewed on the final page of this section. 

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


Coronavirus Update: 

Currently, in light of Government and Health Executive guidelines, Bideford Town Council are holding Town Council meetings via Zoom.

The Town Council meetings will take place on:

4 March 2021

8 April 2021

13 May 2021

Staffing, Finance & General Purposes Committee

25 March 2021

Planning Committee

10 March 2021

 Market Management Committee Meeting Agenda - 25 February 2021


You are hereby summoned to attend an on-line Meeting of Market Management Committee to be held via Zoom, on Thursday 25 February 2021 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. The access code for the meeting can be found at the end of this agenda.    There is a legal right to film/record/photograph/report public meetings.

Richard Coombes

for Clerk to the Council


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 1 December 2020 as a correct record (approved and adopted at the Town Council Meeting 17 December 2020).

5.     Chairman’s / Market Administrator’s Report

6.     Matters Arising.

190.a. Introduction of the Tenancy at Will / Lease Agreement effective 1 April 2021.

7.    Accounts – To approve the payments listed.
a.    31 January 2021.
b.    25 February 2021.

8.    To consider and resolve upon Fire Marshall refresher / training and the provisions of reimbursement costs.

9.    To receive reports from the Committee Traders / Tenants representative.

10.  To consider the update on COVID-19, following the Prime Minister’s speech and resolve accordingly.

11.   PART II (Closed Session)

12.   Staffing Matters.

13.    a.    To consider terminations of tenant / trader leases, applications received for tenancies of premises and confirm rent level.
         b.    To confirm latest tenant occupancy and resolve accordingly.
         c.    To confirm permanent inclusion of table outside Studio Units.

14.    To receive an update on rent and resolve upon action to be taken.


Councillors: Mrs K Corfe, J Craigie, C Hawkins, Mrs L Hellyer, J McKenzie, R Wootton

Traders/Tenants: Mrs G Morgan


Invitation to scheduled Market Management Committee Meeting

Time: Feb 25, 2021 06:30 PM London

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