The community is encouraged to attend and participate in council meetings that are open to the public, by either asking questions or making statements.
Questions and statements made at an Agenda Forum must relate to an item listed on the meeting’s agenda. However, questions and statements at Ordinary Council Meetings can relate to any matter the Town has responsibility for.
Please ensure that you complete the relevant form linked below and submit it to the Town by 4pm on the day of the meeting.
Types of council meetings
An Agenda Forum is held every third Tuesday of each month. The meeting allows elected members to discuss items in a public forum and leads to effective decision making. The meeting provides a chance for elected members to request additional information and clarification. Formal decisions are not made at this forum. Members of the public are invited to attend and ask questions
Ordinary Council Meeting
An Ordinary Council Meeting is held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Council makes formal decisions at Ordinary Council Meetings. These meetings are open to the public. The Mayor presides over the meetings and runs them in accordance with the provisions of the Town’s Meeting Procedures Local Law 2010.
The Audit Committee is responsible for overseeing auditing, corporate governance and risk management. An Audit Committee is generally held quarterly
Special Council Meeting
Special Council Meetings can be called to discuss a particular item of business. The meetings are held on an as-needs basis throughout the year.