Members of the public are welcome at all Full Council and Committee Meetings of the Council.
Full Council Meetings
Full Council meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month, except in August and December. These take place in the Mortimer Methodist Church, West End Road and commence at 7:30 pm. It may be necessary to ring the doorbell at the Church main entrance to be let in (because of the security of the Church Hall).
Before proceedings begin, there is a Public Questions Slot (maximum 10 minutes) in which members of the public can briefly address the Council. Any such discussion will not form part of the formal proceedings of the Parish Council and will therefore not be included in the Council's official minutes. Any resultant follow up action will be dealt with separately.
The Agenda for full Parish Council meetings, showing the business to be discussed, are displayed on the two Parish Council Notice Boards (one outside the Library entrance and one outside the Post Office) at least three days before the meeting. The current agenda is also available on the Meetings and Minutes page on the same timescale.
Parish Council Committee Meetings
Most Committee meetings are usually held in the Parish Council Office at the rear of the Library. Entrance is via the outside gate to the left of the library building. Dates for all Committee meetings are posted on the two notice boards and are listed on the Meetings and Minutes page.
Because of the tight timescale imposed by Government on planning applications, Planning Committee meetings are held whenever required and details of the applications to be discussed are posted on the two Parish Council noticeboards three days in advance. The latest agenda is available on the Minutes and Meetings page. All planning applications are available for inspection in the Parish Council Office or can be viewed on the Planning pages of West Berkshire District Council's website