Committee Meetings

Included in this section are the Minutes of the Meetings of the Town Council plus its various committees. Also included are the Minutes for the Budleigh Salterton Traffic Group, a sub committee of the Town Council.

If you require a copy of minutes older than those included here, please contact the Town Clerk who will be happy to supply them at a small charge.

Members of the public are invited to make verbal submissions on any topic relating to the business of the Town Council. Please notify the Town Clerk before the Meeting if you wish to speak.

All meetings are held in the Council Chamber and start at 7.00pm unless otherwise stated - please check the Notice Board outside the Public Hall for information, as all meetings are subject to change.  A full list of meetings for 2019 can be found via this link.

Town Council

The Town Council meets on the fourth Monday of every month (with the exception of August and December).

Planning Committee

The Planning Committee meets on the second and fourth Mondays in the month. All 12 Councillors are members of the Planning Committee. The Chairman of this Committee is Cllr A J Dent and Cllr A L Jones has agreed to act as the permanent non-voting member.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee meets approximately three times a year. Its main function is to set the Precept (the amount of money requested from East Devon District Council required to run the Town Council) and to make sure the Council's budgets are adhered to. The present Chairman is Cllr C Richards.

Public Hall Committee

There are currently eight members sitting on this Committee, which meets four times a year. As the name suggests, this Committee's main function is the management of the Public Hall and Norman Centre. The Chairman is Cllr Mrs L D Evans.

Community Gardens Committee

The Town Council runs the Community Gardens in Greenway Lane. The site was redeveloped in 2011/12 and has been up and running since 2013. There are 87 plots, all of which are let. Please contact the offices if you wish to be added to the Waiting List. Cllr M C Hilliar is the Chairman.

Budleigh Traffic Group

Budleigh Traffic Group was formed to attempt to alleviate some of the traffic problems in the town. Its Membership is mixed with Town, District and County Councillors plus other local interested parties.

Foreshore & Footpaths Committee

This Committee's main job is to look after seafront. The Chairman, Cllr R D Sherriff, regularly meets with East Devon District Council StreetScene officers to make sure our beautiful beach and seafront stay spick and span for residents and visitors alike.

Community Infrastructure Levy Committee

This Committee was set up to investigate potential projects to use S.106 and CIL receipts to best promote the wellbeing and social opportunities of the residents of Budleigh Salterton.

Neighbourhood Plan Monitoring Committee

The aim of this Committee is to monitor the implementation of the Budleigh Salterton Neighbourhood Plan. It will record what aspects of the NP are taken into account when BSTC are considering planning applications. Another aspect of the Committee’s work is to monitor what progress is being made with regard to the implementation of the Community Actions.

Forthcoming Meetings

Planning -Agenda

Community Gardens - Agenda

Public Hall - Agenda 

 14 October 


Town Council

Foreshore and Footpaths 

28 October
Agenda available 23 October



11 November
Agenda available 6 November 


Town Council

25 November
Agenda available 20 November

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