You are welcome to attend all Public council meetings. These are held in the council chamber, Belle Vue Terrace and start at 6.00 pm unless otherwise stated. If you wish to speak during Public Participation or would like more information on speaking at council meetings, please contact the Town Clerk, by emailing here.
Occasionally, meetings may have to be cancelled or postponed due to unforeseen circumstances and so we advise you to check here on the day of the meeting for any updates or ring the office on 01684 566667.
Full Council meets once a month throughout the year, on a Wednesday at 6.00 pm in the Council Chamber. Public and the Press are invited to Full Council meetings as well as County and District Councillors representing the Malvern wards. All twenty members of the Council are expected to attend if possible.
The agenda is available three clear working days before the meeting. Only items on the agenda may be discussed at the meeting although members of the public are welcome to speak during Public Participation on any matter relating to Malvern Town.
22 May 2019 (Annual Council)
3 April 2019 - agenda, minutes
6 March 2019 - agenda, minutes
Standing orders are the written rules of a local council and are essential to regulate the proceedings of a meeting. A council may also use standing orders to confirm or refer to various internal organisational and administrative arrangements. The standing orders of a council are not the same as the policies of a council but standing orders may refer to them.
Malvern Town Council's current Standing Orders, adopted 3 October 2018, can be seen here.
The Operations and Planning Committee has nine members and a quorum of five. It meets several times throughout the year and these meetings are open to the public.
Members of the Operations and Planning Committee are listed here
For more details of what the Operations and Planning Committee does, please see the current Terms of Reference.
The Annual Council meeting is held each May. The first business conducted at the annual meeting of the Council is the election of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.
In an election year, the annual meeting of the Council is held on or within fourteen days following the day on which the Councillors take office.
At the Annual Council meeting on 22 May 2018, and following a Peer Review it was resolved to form a new Policy and Resources Committee to include Staffing and Governance; and a new Operations and Planning Committee to include Events and Strategic Planning. You can find documents for the past committees below.
The Policy and Resources Committee consists of ten Councillors and has a quorum of six. It reviews the policies and resources of the council including staffing and governance issues.
Meetings are open to the public unless stated otherwise.
Members of the Policy and Resources Committee are listed here
For more information about the Policy and Resources Committee, please see the current Terms of Reference
The Audit Committee consists of five Councillors who cannot be members of the Policy and Resources Committee. The committee is appointed at the Annual Council meeting.
Audit Committee meet approximately three times a year and these meetings are open to the pubic unless stated otherwise.
Members of the Audit Committee are listed here
For more information about the Audit Committee, please see the current Terms of Reference