Langport Town Council is made up of 11 councillors, who receive no allowances. Councillors are elected for a maximum term of office of 4 years, with the next election due in May 2019.
Our duty is to represent the residents of the Langport, and to act in the interests of the community.
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The Council is also responsible for organising the Annual Town Assembly. This must by law take place between 1st March and 1st June. This is not a Town Council meeting but a meeting at which electors are free to raise any topic that they wish. This meeting, which is organised by the Council Chairman, is an opportunity to talk to Councillors in an informal setting.
Langport Town Council is made up of 11 councillors, while holding a ‘public office’ they are all unpaid. Councillors are elected for a maximum term of office of 4 years, with the next election due in May 2019. Councillors only represent the residents of the Parish of Langport, the residents of the Parish of Huish Episcopi being represented by their own Parish Council. Information about the powers and duties of parish (and town) councils can
All meetings are open to the public, and have a public session at the beginning where anyone can raise an issue or a question. The calendar of meetings is available here. The agendas have to be published in advance. They are printed and put on the official Notice Board at the side of the Town Hall, and they are posted on the website. Agendas, papers and minutes of meetings of the Town Council, its Committees,
Langport Town Council and the Langport Town Trust (of which the Council is the sole trustee) own and administer a number of sites around Langport, and provide a range of services to the community. Langport Cricket Ground These grounds, located on Field Road, have for many years been the home of the Huish and Langport Cricket Club. The cricket pavilion was built in memory of the Master and Old Boys of Langport Grammar School who
Langport Town Councils’ aim and priority is to be open and transparent in all its financial activities and ensure that our financial management is adequate, effective and has a sound system of internal control. The Town Councils’ financial regulations provides the Councillors and Officers the framework to achieve this aim. For the financial year 2018/2019 the ‘Precept’ is £84,560. The Town Council’s portion of Council Tax bill depends on which band a property is in.