Westbury Parish Council represents the village of Westbury and its 200 households. The Council comprises of 7 Councillors including the Chairman and Vice Chairman. The parish clerk is the proper officer of the council, providing advice, administrative support and taking action to implement decisions.
Parish Council meetings are open to the public and are held in the Village Hall, Playing Field Road, Westbury, Northamptonshire, NN13 5JN at 8.00pm on the second Wednesday of every month (with the exception of August). The public do not have a right to speak when the council meetings are in session unless invited to do so by the Chairman but public comments are taken before the meeting commences. Members of the public may also speak after the meeting including matters relating to items on the Agenda.
Westbury is fortunate to have a number of facilities which are owned and managed by the Parish Council, these include: the playing field, playground and the village hall which is managed through an agreement with Westbury Village Hall Association. In addition the Parish Council is responsible for providing and ensuring a range of services to the village, these include: grass cutting, dog bins, street lighting and responding to the District Council planning applications within the parish.
Parish Council Meeting Dates
Please note, some dates will be subject to change but advance notice will be provided.
2018: 10th January; 21st February; 14th March; 11th April (Annual Parish Meeting); 9th May (Annual Meeting of the Council); 13th June; 4th July; 12th September; 10th October; 14th November; 12th December
Meet your Parish Councillors
The Parish Councillors are listed below, along with their areas of responsibility, short biography and contact details:
- James Stone, Chair: Finance, Insurance, Legal, HR & General Administration
- Vicky Webb, Vice Chair: Footpaths (Oxon/Bucks registration), HR & WVHA
- Franco Capella: Planning
- Graeme Cook: Utilities, Highways
- Derek Crane – TBC
- Sue Barrett: Footpaths, Dog Utilities & Christmas Lights
- Mark Willis – TBC
- Cathy Knott: Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)
Information about local planning applications and policies are available on the Aylesbury Vale District Council’s website.