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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 - Staffing, Finance & General Purposes Commitee - Thursday 1 December 2022

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Staffing, Finance & General Purposes Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Council Chamber, on Thursday 1 December 2022 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.
 
 
Heather Blackburn
Clerk to the Council   
 

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.
 
 
5.   Items brought forward by the Chairman.  
 
6.   Accounts – 
a.  To approve the payments listed. 
b.  To receive and approve the Internal Auditor’s Report - Records as at 30th September 2022.
 
7.  To consider a request from a local trader to grant a license to park a horse box serving coffee and light snacks on the Port Memorial for the summer season.
 
8.  To consider the provision of a bus shelter in the vicinity of the taxi rank.
 
9.  To select the interview panel for the candidates for the position of Town Clerk.  (The interview dates have been set at 24th and 25th January 2023, with the shortlisting process scheduled to take place the week commencing 9th January 2023.)
 
10. To receive an update on the tasks undertaken by the Maintenance Operatives.
 
PART II (Closed Session)
 
11. Staffing Matters 
 
 
The next meeting of the Staffing, Finance & General Purposes Committee will be held on Thursday 5 January 2023.
 
 

MEMBERS OF THE STAFFING, FINANCE & GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE

 
Councillors D Bushby, P Christie, Mrs J Gubb, C Hawkins, Mrs L Hellyer, S Inch, P Lawrence, D McGeough, J McKenzie.
 
 

 

 

 


 


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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