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Terms of Reference
The following matters shall be reserved for decision by the Town Council, but the
appropriate Committee(s) may make recommendation for the Council’s consideration:-
  • The Precept;
  • Borrowing money;
  • Making, amending or revoking Standing Orders, Financial Regulations, Duties and Powers of Proper Officer provisions;
  • Making, amending or revoking By-laws;
  • Making of Orders under Statutory Powers;
  • Matters of principle or policy and adoption of Council Policy.
  • Consideration of comments and recommendations made by the District Auditor.
  • Nomination or appointment of representatives of the Town Council on any authority, organisation or body, (except approved conferences or meetings);
  • Nominate members of the Personnel Sub-Committee and Finance Sub-Committee;
  • New powers or duties;
  • Prosecution or defence in a Court of Law;
  • Nomination or appointment of representatives of the Council to any enquiry on matters affecting the Town;
  • Receive Reports and recommendations referred to the Town Council from the various Committees/Sub-Committees;
  • Authorise the sealing of various documents with the Common Seal;
  • To appoint representatives on outside bodies or joint bodies;
  • To confirm the appointment of the Town Mayor/Deputy Town Mayor;
  • To confirm the schedule of meetings of the Town Council/Committees/Sub-Committees for the ensuing year.
  • Any other matters not delegated to a Committee or Sub-Committee or referred to the Council by Committees or Sub-Committees.

Town Council Meetings


Mon Mar 26 @ 7:00PM -
Asset Management

Mon Mar 26 @ 7:15PM -
Community Development

Mon Apr 09 @ 7:00PM -

Mon Apr 16 @ 7:00PM -

Next Town Council Meeting


Mon Mar 26 @ 7:00PM -

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Hope Debt Advice
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Beginners Yoga
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Melksham Baptist Church
Fri Mar 23 @12:00AM
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Fri Mar 23 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
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Back to Netball

Fri Mar 23 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
The Lounge
Queensway Hall
Fri Mar 23 @ 7:30PM - 09:30PM
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