Mablethorpe and Sutton Town Council
The Town Council was formed in 1974 following the unitary re-organisation of local government in England.
The area is made up of the communities of Mablethorpe, Sutton-on-Sea, Trusthorpe and Sandilands.
The Council adopted the title of ‘Town Council’ at its formation, however, its responsibilities and powers are identical to those as a parish council.
All parish / town council's operate using POWERS & DUTIES.
Duties are functions or procedures the Council must carry out by law and Powers are functions or services the Council may carry out.
The Council is made up of 18 Councillors representing six wards in the area with each ward having three Councillors. The full Town Council meets at six weekly intervals and in addition there are three standing committees (Administration; Community Amenities & Planning) with responsibilities for the Town Council’s day to day functions.
Meetings are usually held on Monday evenings at 7.00 p.m. in the Community Room, Mablethorpe Library and Community Access Point, Stanley Avenue, Mablethorpe, LN12 1DP. The public are welcome and encouraged to attend and provision is made at all meetings for public participation.
In May each year, the Council elects a serving Councillor to become the Chairman of the Council and to hold the office of “Town Mayor”.
Mayor 2014/15 Municipal Year
At the meeting of the Town Council held on Monday 19th May 2014 the following appointments were made:
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CHANGE OF MEETING DATE
Community Amenities Committee: Please Note that the scheduled meeting of this committee sue to be held on Monday 10th November 2014 will now be held on Monday 17th November 2014 at 7.00 pm. Agenda published on the Town Council website.
An extra ordinary meeting of the Town Council will be held on Monday 17th November 2014, immediately following the above Community Amenities meeting. Agenda published on the Town Council Website.
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