The Parish Council looks after the interests of the community of Somerton. It deals with the District and County Council on local issues such as highways, traffic, housing, rights of way and street lighting the Children’s Play area and it is consulted on all local planning matters.
Parish Councils are part of the local government system and work closely with District and County Councils to help ensure that the services in the village are maintained and developed. Representatives from the District and County Council often attend Parish Council meetings.
Parish Council meetings are usually held on the last Monday of alternate months at 8:00 pm in the Village Hall. (But please check the latest agenda in case of a change) All villagers are very welcome to attend. The agenda is posted on the website and village notice boards at least three days before the meeting and will confirm the date of the next meeting.
The following people are Parish Councillors and are elected every four years.
Alison Smith (Chair), Neil Clare, Andrew Corner, Neil Good, John GattleyThe Parish Clerk is the main contact for any queries within the village so please feel free to contact her with any problems/questions you may have that you feel the Parish Council could help you with.
If you have any queries for the Parish Council you can contact them via the Parish Clerk, Cathy Fleet Tel: 01869 347000 or Mob: 07989398838 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Next Meeting of the parish council will be:
Monday 29 January 2018 8:15 Somerton Village Hall,
Future meeting dates for 2018 :
TIME: 8:15 unless otherwise stated
Monday 26 March 2018
Monday May to be confirmed (bank Holiday)
Monday 30 July 2018
Monday 24 September 2018
Monday 26 November 2018
Annual Parish meeting : TBC between 1st March and 1st June (23 April?)