The Council's Mayor is entitled to attend all committee meetings ex-officio, with full voting rights.

Committees, Agendas & Minutes

Full Council

The Full Council meets on Wednesdays, once every two months 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.

Planning and Development

The Planning Committee meets every 3 weeks on a Thursday, stating at 6.30pm in the Town Hall Chamber. The committee has 7 seats, for the membership, please see the Committee's page. Responsibility for the Northam Neighbourhood Plan is now within this committee's terms of reference.

Finance

The Finance Committee is a new committee, extracting Human Resources from its terms of reference. There are 7 seats for members of the Council.

Human Resources

A newly formed committee, concentrating on Council staffing matters. There are 7 members of the committee.

Parks and Recreation

A newly formed committee that will oversee the work at all the Council's Parks, building on the work done previously by the Town Projects & Asset Management, Westward Ho! Park and Climate Emergency Committees.

Review Committee

Review meetings are scheduled quarterly. There are 7 members of the committee.

Environment and Maintenance

A newly formed committee that will oversee the work at all the Council's Parks, building on the work done previously by the Town Projects & Asset Management, Westward Ho! Park and Climate Emergency Committees.

Northam Burrows Charity Management

This Committee is appointed by the Council in its position as the Corporate Trustee of the Northam Burrows Charity. Whilst not a formal standing committee of the Council, its meetings are scheduled within the Council's committee calendar. There are 6 members of this committee.