Calendar of Meetings - January to May 2023

The calendar of meetings from June 2023 to May 2024 will be agreed at the Annual Meeting of the Council, on 17th May 2023.

Committees, Agendas & Minutes

Full Council

The Full Council meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 6.30pm. Meetings are held in the Council Chamber at the Town Hall on Windmill Lane. All members of the Council attend Full Council meetings.


The Planning Committee meets fortnightly on a Thursday, stating at 6.30pm in the Town Hall Chamber. The committee has 9 seats, for the membership, please see the Committee's page.

Finance & Human Resources

The Finance and Human Resources Committee and meets monthly on the third Monday. Meetings being 10.00am or 6.30pm, please see the committee page for details. Meetings will be held in the Town Hall. There are 7 seats for members of the Council, with the Chairman of the Town Projects and Asset Management committee an additional member.

Town Projects

The Town Projects and Asset Management Committee meets on the first Tuesday each month, at either 10.00am or 6.30pm. For full details please see the committee's webpage.

Climate Emergency Committee

The Climate Emergency Committee oversees the delivery of the Council's Climate Action Plane, seeking to reach zero-carbon in the Council's operations by 2030. Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, starting at 6.30pm. For membership, please see the Committee's webpage. There seats for 5 members of the Council and three co-opted members of the public, who are: Ms Wendy Lo-vel, Ms Phoebe Gibb and Mr Tom Wiersma.

Review Committee

Meetings are planned to be held twice a year, please check agendas for dates and times.

Westward Ho! Park Committee

This committee meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month in the Town Hall. There are seats for 9 elected members and 4 co-opted community members, who are Mrs Hutchins, Mrs Jones, Mr Makeig-Jones and Mr Sawyer. For full membership, see the committee's webpage

Northam Neighbourhood Plan Advisory Group

The Advisory Group is developing the body and detail of the Northam Neighbourhood Development Plan. Meetings are held every fourth Thursday evening at 6.30pm, normally on the Zoom conferencing platform. Please see agendas for dates. There are 6 seats for members of the Council, two from each ward and 3 co-opted members from the community (one from each ward), who are: Mr G Allen, Ms E Bartleman, and Ms J Smart. For membership, please see the Group's webpage.