Venue: Melksham Town Hall

Contact: Linda Roberts,Town Clerk 

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Declarations of Interest

To receive any Declarations of Interest in respect of items on this agenda as required by the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council.


Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. Members may however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared on the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.



To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 4 November 2019.


Town Team/ Community Hub

To discuss the future of the proposal to secure premises for a community hub and to provide direction for the newly formed working group.


To receive a verbal report from the Economic Development Manager.


Members are reminded that they have budgeted £5,000 in the 2020/2021 budget for town team/community hub.


Community Expo Event 2020 and Motion re Volunteer Fair pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To discuss the 2020 event which will be held on 18 September 2020 and to consider whether the full motion appended to the agenda, and summarized below, should be held as a separate event or incorporated into the Community Expo.


‘To consider holding a Volunteer Fair to assist voluntary groups, charities, community interest groups and other community based non-profit organisations to recruit volunteers in their efforts to deliver their services and programmes.’



Event Management Plan pdf icon PDF 167 KB

To consider the draft generic event management plans and decide on the testing of one or other before bringing back to committee for final approval to implement.

Additional documents:


Town benches survey and 800th Charter commemorative benches pdf icon PDF 777 KB

To consider the survey of the town’s benches prepared by a member of the grounds’ team and to decide on locations for the 800th Charter commemorative benches.


Open Space and Green Infrastructure Survey

To make members aware of the forthcoming survey for completion and return by 13 March, which will underpin Wiltshire Council’s new Green Infrastructure Strategy and Open Space Strategy; the aim of which is to develop a more cohesive, integrated green infrastructure network.