Committee details

Community Development Committee

Purpose of committee


Melksham Town Council

                                      Community Development Committee

Terms of Reference


The Community Development Committee will be responsible for matters relating to all events staged, managed or involved with in relation to the Town. This will involve the preparation and management of event planning and gaining relevant permissions required.


1.      Membership


Seven elected Members.


Invited officers and volunteers to enable events to be run, who have will have no voting rights.


2.      Delegated Business

The Committee has been delegated to deal with the following matters on an ongoing basis or to conclusion:


2.1.                 All community events

2.2.                 Community activities and engagement including the development of a community group network

2.3.                 Community Hub – virtual or physical

2.4.                 Public Arts Projects

2.5.                 South-West in Bloom and Melksham in Bloom

2.6.                 Marketing and Promotion

2.7.                 Civic Awards

2.8.                 Review all budget lines and monthly accounts for all events

2.9.                 Prepare regular reports to the Asset Management and Amenities Committee

2.10.            To work with and support existing and new community groups, clubs and centres.


3.      Referred Business


To consider and make recommendations to the Town Council on the following



3.1.                 Budget estimates, to be prepared no later than September each year and submitted to the Asset Management and Amenities Committee

3.2.                 Any other matters referred to the Committee by the Asset Management and Amenities Committee



Adopted 27 September 2021



Contact information

Support officer: Linda Roberts,Town Clerk.

Postal address:
Town Hall
Market Place
SN12 6ES

Phone: 01225 704187