Committees

Full Town Council

 The main Town Council meetings are chaired by the Mayor and meet six times per year. The Annual Town Council meeting is held in May each year, this is the meeting at which the Mayor and committees for the year are elected. The Full Council deals with statutory items, such as agreeing the Council Tax charge (precept).

Standing Committees

 Westbury Town Council has 3 standing committees, each responsible for different areas of work and council services:

 

Highways, Planning & Development Committee

Chair:  Cllr Ian Cunningham
Vice Chair: Cllr David Tout
Members: Cllrs: I Cunningham, R Hawker, M Kettlety, G King, F Morland, J Russ, M Sutton & D Tout

The Highways, Planning & Development Committee meetings are held on the third Monday of the month and considers all planning applications submitted to Wiltshire Council for the town as well as other consultation matters relating to licensing, highways and planning.

 

Policy & Resources Committee

Chair: To be decided at meeting on 5th June 2017
Vice Chair: To be decided at meeting on 5th June 2017
Members: Cllrs: I Cunningham, R Hawker, M Kettlety, G King, F Morland, J Russ, M Sutton & D Tout

The Policy & Resources Committee meetings alternate with Town Council meetings and are usually held on the first Monday of the month.

 

Finance Committee

Chair: To be decided at meeting on 14th August 2017
Vice Chair: To be decided at meeting on 14th August 2014
Members: Cllrs: I Cunningham, R Hawker, M Kettlety, G King, F Morland, J Russ, M Sutton & D ToutCllrs: 

The Finance Committee manages the Town Council’s budgets to ensure all expenditure is authorised where necessary and income is collected.

 

All Westbury Town Council meetings are held in the Laverton Hall and commence at 7 pm and commence with a Public Forum, members of the public wishing to speak need to register by 6.50pm.

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE COUNCIL ON OTHER BODIES 
68 (Westbury) Sqn ATC
Cllr Sutton

BA13 Community Partnership
Cllr King & Cllr Cunningham

Community Area Transport Group (CATG)
Cllr Morland

Elblag Twinning Association
Cllr King

Warminster & Westbury CCTV Committee
Cllr WD Tout

Westbury Area Board
Cllr Cunningham

Westbury District Twinning Association
Cllr Sutton

Westbury Heritage Society
Cllr Cunningham

Westbury (Wilts) Welfare of the Elderly Association
Cllr King

Wiltshire Association of Local Councils
Cllr King

Wiltshire Council Rights-of-Way
Cllr Tout

Northacre – Hills Liaison Group
Cllr Tout