Assessing Demand for a Bodmin-based Community Bus

Following discussion at the Bodmin Community Network Panel meeting on 9 October 2019, the following article has been circulated by Cornwall Council’s Community Link Officer on behalf of Bodmin resident Carol Randall:  As you probably already know, there is a desperate need in Bodmin and its outlying parishes for more affordable community transport. There are Read More

Cornwall Playing Pitch Strategy – Letter to Cornwall Sports Partnership

At Bodmin Town Council’s meeting held on 19 September 2019, it was agreed that the Town Clerk send a letter, on behalf of the Town Council, to Cornwall Council in connection with an adopted and up-to-date playing / sports pitch strategy for Cornwall, given the need for pitch provision to be appropriately planned and delivered Read More

Appointment to Cornwall Council’s Standards Committee

Cornwall Council’s Standards Committee is looking to appoint to recruit to its membership 5 x Town and Parish Council Representatives, 1 x currently serving Clerk of a Town or Parish Council and 4 x Independent (Lay) Members. The Standards Committee helps to maintain and promote high standards of ethical conduct in local councils. Details of Read More

Response to Cornwall Council’s Housing SPD Consultation

Cornwall Council recently consulted on adopting their Housing Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). The adopted Cornwall Local Plan provides the overarching strategic policies for the provision of housing. The Housing SPD provides additional guidance on how the policies in the Local Plan will be implemented. The SPD does not set new planning policy. The document provides Read More

Bodmin Town Council – Council Tax 2019/20

In order to continue the Town Council’s commitment to be open and transparent with its business, the Finance, Staffing and Performance Management (FSPM) Committee agenda was revised so that the majority of the budget setting process, and the proposed precept (council tax), could be discussed in ‘open’ public session. The minutes of the budget meeting Read More

Polling Districts And Polling Places Review

Cornwall Council have today (4 March 2019) launched a Polling Districts and Polling Places Review. By law, Cornwall Council must conduct this review every five years. Detailed information is available on their website at www.cornwall.gov.uk/review The review offers two periods of consultation between the following dates: Stage 1: 4 March to 15 April 2019 – Read More

Police And Crime Commissioner Precept Survey

Bodmin Town Council has received the below letter from the Police and Crime Commissioner in connection with council tax precept demands for the Police element of the council tax for 2019/20. The Town Council would encourage all residents to participate in the survey, which can be completed online or on paper by contacting the PCC’s office (01392 Read More

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