The Council is a statutory body and elections
for members are held every four years. The last election was in
chairman, vice-chairman and honorary treasurer are appointed by
councillors each year in May. At that time members are also appointed
to the Council’s subcommittees and as council representatives
on other bodies. The Council employs a Clerk to the Council, on
a part-time basis, who is the sole financial and administrative
The monthly Parish Council meetings
are open to members of the public who, although not able to participate
in proceedings may, at the discretion of the Chairman, be invited
to address the Council on matters of particular individual interest
which appear on the agenda for the meeting.
who wish to bring a matter of concern to the notice of the Council
should, contact the Clerk, or any member of the Council. It is helpful
if a telephone call or informal chat is followed up with
a letter, however brief it may be.
These normally take place on the last Tuesday
of each month at 7 pm in the Welton Memorial Hall. Dates may be
adjusted to take account of Bank Holidays, and sometimes circumstances
require additional meetings.
The Annual Parish Meeting, which is held between 1 March and 1
June each year, is a meeting for all the electors in the parish,
to discuss issues within the local community.
Notices with dates of meetings
are displayed on 4 notice boards located in Welton Village outside
the Memorial Hall, Welton south of the A63 in Stanley Jackson
Way near the junction with Common Lane, Reynolds Close Melton
and at The Pond in Melton. Agendas are also posted on this website
on the Local Events page
Summaries of the proceedings
of the Parish Council are included in the Welton, Melton &
Wauldby News issued every two months.
of Council Meetings are posted in the Archives
when approved. Council meetings
are usually attended by an East Riding Councillor from the area.
2012 the Parish Council voted to adopt a new Code of Conduct.
Full details are in the
July 2012 minutes and the code can be viewed from the link
shown on the right-hand column of this page.