Melksham Without Parish Council

             

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Councillor Vacancy - Berryfield Ward
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K&A Tow Path Diversion
Please click here to view a map of diversions via public rights of way whilst mintenance work is being carried out on a section of the Kennet and Avon Canal. A section of the Tow Path between Bowerhill and Semington is closed whilst this work is being ....More
MELKSHAM WITHOUT PARISH COUNCIL
PRECEPT & BUDGET 2019/20: PRESS RELEASE

Melksham Without Parish Council set its Precept at its Full Council meeting held on Monday 21st January 2019. The Council agreed to set its Precept – the proportion of Council Tax paid to the Parish Council – at £201,108.10 for the 2019/20 financial year, which is a rise of £11,016.36 (0.96%) on last year’s Precept. This means that the average Band D household will contribute £75.69 to Melksham Without Parish Council, a rise of 72p on last year, which is a 1% rise. Band D properties are used as a measure of the national average, and some households will see a smaller or bigger increase, based on their Band rating for Council Tax.
The Council had taken on a lot of additional responsibility in the last few years (Wiltshire Council play areas, cleaning of bus shelters including those of Wiltshire Council, supporting public toilets in town and the decision to take on the ex George Ward playing fields, now known as Shurnhold Fields, in a joint project with the Town Council).
The Parish Council will receive additional funding from the Government’s CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) scheme which is a levy directly on new housing developments in the parish. The Council when Budget Setting have not put money into Reserves for future projects that could be paid for from CIL, and will look to use the CIL funding for a variety of infrastructure projects including the development and kitting out of a new village hall in Berryfield in association with the approved planning application of 150 houses in Land to the east of Semington Road and a new Community Centre in association with the approved planning application for 450 houses in Land to the east of Spa Road.
A copy of the Minutes of the Parish Council’s Finance Committee meeting when the Budget and Precept were discussed is available to view on the Council’s website http://www.melkshamwithout.co.uk/index.asp?page=minutes&year=2019 or a copy can be obtained from the office at the Sports Pavilion, Westinghouse Way, Bowerhill, Melksham, SN12 6TL during the public opening hours of Monday to Thursday 10-12 and 2-4pm.
For up to date information on news from the Council and the Parish in general you can follow the Parish Council in the following ways:
On facebook Melksham Without Parish Council or Teresa Strange (Clerk) for additional community news or on twitter @melkshamwithout, on Instagram melkshamwithoutpc or visit our website www.melkshamwithout.co.uk.
 
 


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Pre-application meetings with developers welcomed
The Parish Council welcomes the opportunity to hold meetings with developers at early pre-application stage in order to discuss the needs and requirements of the community and how any potential future development could meet or address these. Please click ....More
Melksham Neighbourhood Plan
Melksham Without Parish Council and Melksham Town Council are working together to develop a joint Melksham Neighbourhood Plan. Please click here to be directed to the website.....More
Council Objectives 2018/19
Melksham Without Parish Council met on Monday evening for its "Annual Council" meeting, and set the following objectives for the year:    •To continue working with Melksham Town Council to produce a robust, community ....More
PRECEPT AND BUDGET 2018/19
PRECEPT & BUDGET 2018/19    Melksham Without Parish Council set its Precept at its Full Council meeting held on Monday 22nd January. The Council agreed to set its Precept – the proportion of Council Tax paid to the Parish Council ....More
Mobile Library
The mobile library stops on Tuesdays at Whitley Reading Rooms ....More
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