Chip­ping Nor­ton Town Council

Chip­ping Nor­ton Town Council

Chip­ping Nor­ton Town Coun­cil have six­teen Town Coun­cil­lors one of them being the Town May­or. The Town May­or is elect­ed annu­al­ly by the Town Coun­cil­lors. Town Coun­cil­lors are in post for a four year term. Cur­rent­ly there are two vacan­cies amongst Town Coun­cil­lors pend­ing a by-elec­tion antic­i­pat­ed in May 2021.

Chip­ping Nor­ton Town Coun­cil are respon­si­ble for the Town Hall, the War Memo­r­i­al, the Closed Church­yard at St. Marys Church, Church Street, the Worces­ter Road Ceme­tery, four recre­ation grounds in the town at the moment, Pool Mead­ow, Grey­stones recre­ation grounds, lit­ter bins and grit bins in the town.

The Town Coun­cil have the fol­low­ing com­mit­tee meet­ings to cov­er the areas which they are respon­si­ble for.

Finance & Resources
Strate­gic Planning

A Town Coun­cil meet­ing is held on every third Mon­day of the month at 7.15 pm in the Coun­cil Cham­ber, the Town Hall. Any­body wish­ing to attend the meet­ings are wel­come to sit at the back of the room to lis­ten, they will not be able to take part in dis­cus­sion at the meet­ing. Dur­ing the Covid-19 pan­dem­ic the meet­ings are held remote­ly using video con­fer­enc­ing soft­ware and the log-in details for each meet­ing may be obtained from the Town Clerk.

Res­i­dents may speak, about a mat­ter on the agen­da, at a Coun­cil meet­ing dur­ing the Pub­lic Par­tic­i­pa­tion ses­sion. It is help­ful if the res­i­dent lets the Town Clerk know in advance of the meet­ing that they wish to speak. The May­or will deter­mine how many peo­ple may speak under Pub­lic Par­tic­i­pa­tion on the agenda.