Some of the most commonly asked questions with answers
How do I submit a question for a council meeting?
Questions for council meetings can be submitted in advance of the meeting to email@example.com. If they are submitted three clear working days in advance of the meeting, staff and councillors aim to provide a response in the meeting. A question can be raised in the Public Open Forum at the start of each meeting, but may be referred to the Clerk for a response within 10 working days.
How can I get a stall at the market?
The monthly Farmers’ Market is run by Somerset Farmers Markets – contact them directly via their website.
How do I view a planning application?
Planning applications can be viewed through County Council’s planning portal. Search http://somerset.gov.uk/planningfor an application here.
When will my rubbish be collected?
You can check up to date waste collection dates here https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/
How much do councillors get paid?
Town Councillors do not get paid or receive any allowances towards their Town Council duties.