Melksham Town Council - how we work

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Melksham Town Council - how we work

Melksham Town Council aims to strengthen the sense of community within Melksham, create and promote inclusivity, improve the quality of life for all Melksham residents and help every individual to fulfil and exceed in their aspirations.

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What we do...

How we work - Meetings & Committees

Council work is administered through the following committees, sub-committees and working groups:

Asset Management Committee
Community Development Committee
Economic Development and Planning Committee
Finance and Administration Committee
Full Council
HR Sub-Committee
King George V Sub-Committee
Neighbourhood Plan Joint Steering Group
Shurnhold Fields Working Party
Town Hall and Assembly Hall Sub-Committee
COMMITTEES OVERVIEW

How we work - key services

The Melksham Town Council team are responsible for delivering the decisions of the Council on community issues and development. In addition, on an ongoing basis, they look after various green spaces, sports facilities and play areas, allotments, community buildings and venues for hire.
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Budget & Finance

The Town Council is funded by the residents of Melksham through a precept on the council tax charge made by Wiltshire Council. The 2020/21 budget sets a total precept of £884,122. This equates to a council tax charge of £160.45 on a band D household. Properties are put into one of eight bands, A being the lowest, and H the highest, with Band D being the average.

Economic & Community Development

Melksham Town Council aims to focus on the development and operational management of Melksham Town Centre, whilst improving its’quality and vitality for all users, be they residents of or visitors to thetown.  The Council also aims to attract ongoing inward investment into the town.
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What we don't do...

Melksham Town Council is not responsible for the following, please click the links below and you will be redirected to the correct website page:

Council Tax
Refuse
Garden Waste
Recycling
Public Transport

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