Welcome to the Town Council website
For details of our Councillors please go to the 'Kington's Councillors' tab on the left-hand menu. There is a variety of information under the headings in the left-hand menu on this page. Click on the headings to find what you are looking for.
For information about specific council business, including meetings of the Recreation Ground Trust, click on the Council information heading at the top of this page.
To find the meeting you are looking for, click on meeting dates, agendas and minutes in the left-hand menu of the Council information page. We are open to the public at the following times: before you visit , please phone to check that we are open as staff are sometimes required to attend meetings or training sessions elsewhere at these times.
*Weeks beginning 17 & 24 October*
The Town Council
Office will be staffed part time for these weeks.
Friday 21st Oct, 1-3pm
Tuesday 25th October, 3-5pm
Friday 28 October, 1-3pm
and correspondence will be dealt
with when the office is open.
Next meeting of the Full Council
7pm, Monday 7th NovemberLarger Meeting Room, Old Police Station, Market Hall Street, Kington.
Members of the public are warmly invited to attend.
Plans for the refurbishment of the War Memorial are available. Click HERE to be taken to the relevant page
Cllr Sally Williams has decided to step down after several years of sterling service. We wish her well for the future.
This means that there now a vacancy on the Town Council. The Statutory Notices will be displayed soon, but in the meantime,if you are interested in becoming a councillor, click HERE to be taken to the vacancies page on this website for more information.
The increasing problem with dog fouling
An unpleasant subject but one which we cannot avoid at the moment - literally.
Click HERE to be taken to some information about our recent discussions
LIBRARY – not only books and CDs
Kington Library offers lots of other activities of
which many people are unaware. The Library is looking for local users who value
the library and who could form a *Users Group. This group would support the library
management, suggest facilities that the community would like provided and also
help with library related activities.
If you are interested and have lots of ideas,
then contact Zandra 01432
Kington Town Council comprises 15 elected Councillors, each elected for four years. The most recent election was held in May 2015.
Kington elects its Mayor annually: The current Mayor is Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Banks.
The Council has two deputy Mayors, one being the immediate past Mayor (currently Councillor Bob Widdowson and the other is the potential Mayor Designate for the next council year (currently Cllr Martin Fitton)
The Full Council meets monthly. These meetings, as all council meetings, are open to the public: if you are interested in attending, dates and times of meetings are posted on this website and on the notice board outside the Council offices.
In addition to Full Council meetings, there are also regular meetings of the Council's committees: Environment, Services, Planning, Finance. Members of the public are also entitled to attend meetings of these committees. The Council also has a Scrutiny Committee, which oversees the governance and operations of the council. This committee only meets periodically, but again, its meetings are open to the public.
The Council also holds an Annual Town meeting, usually in April or May. This is an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions of the Mayor and the Chairpersons of the Town's committees.
The management of Kington Town Council's affairs is the responsibility of the Clerk to the Council, Gwilym Rippon.