Monmouth Town Council
This page lists the meetings for Full Council.
meeting as a whole’ has responsibility and oversight for all
activities of the Council. The majority of decisions are made at
meetings which are required to be held in accordance with the law
to ensure transparency and accountability.
Agendas are issued on the Town
Council’s website and in notice boards (when pandemic
restrictions allow) with three clear days
notice and set out the business to be transacted.
Councillors have a duty to attend (and must give apologies and
reasons for absence if they are unable to). All meetings are open
to the public to attend. Members of the public are welcome to speak
at meetings but must make a request in writing at least the working
day before the meeting.
The Full Council can decide to
delegate some functions and decision making either to a committee
or sub-committee or to the Proper Officer (the Clerk/RFO). However
there are some matters that cannot be delegated such as approving
the end of year accounts, setting the annual budget and appointing
a new Clerk. This does not stop these matters being considered by
other committees but the final decision rests with Full
Every year in May, the Council
holds an Annual Council Meeting, at which the Mayor and Deputy
Mayor for the next civic year are elected.