Buxhall Parish Council is an elected body which reflects local views and functions as the first tier of government for the parish of Buxhall. The Parish Council is committed to working together with the residents of Buxhall for the benefit of the parish.
The Full Council meets regulary in Buxhall Village Hall with meetings comencing at 7.30pm.
It was a pleasure to see so many residents at the Annual Parish Meeting and the Annual Parish Council Meeting held on May 21st. The draft minutes for both are availble to view on our Minutes page.
Dates for future planned Council meetings are: July 9th, September 10th, October 8th, November 12th, December 10th, January 14th, February 11th, March 11th. April 8th and May 13th. These will all commence at 7.30pm and will be held in the Village Hall unless stated otherwise. Agendas will be available three working days from the date of the meeting both on line and on the village notice boards. Planning meetings take place as required and details will be posted on line and advertised on the Village Hall notice boards.
An extra ordinary Parish Council meeting has been called for Monday June 4th 2018 starting at the earlier time of 10am in Buxhall village hall. The agenda can me viewed here and on the village notice board sited at the village hall.
Parish Councils can: give views on planning applications as stautory consultees, and other proposals that affect the parish; undertake projects that benefit local residents; work in partnership with others to benefit the parish; advise relevant authorities of problems or action that is needed; and help the other tiers of local government to engage with, and understand their local communities.
Members of the public are invited to attend each meeting and time is set aside for public participation so that Buxhall residents have an opportunity to speak to The Council on any matter relating to the village. This opportunity is given at the beginning of each meeting so if you raise or comment on a topic which is on the agenda for that meeting, Councillors will be able to take account of your views when that subject is discussed.
If you speak on a matter which is not on the current meeting agenda, your topic will not be discussed at that council meeting, but the Council will consider including it at a future meeting.
You can also raise suggestions, comments and matters of concern at any time with one of your Councillors or the Clerk. Councillor Contact details In this way, they can act as your voice on the council and ensure that your views are made known.
District Councillor John Matthissen and County Councillor Penny Otton attend meetings regularly.