MORLEY TOWN COUNCIL – MISSION STATEMENT

“Morley Town Council is committed to ensuring the provision of a high standard of cost-effective and best value for money community services, which will enhance the quality of life for the residents of the area.”

Morley Town Council was established in 2000.

There are seven wards represented – Central, Churwell, Elmfield, Scatcherd, Teale, Topcliffe and Woodkirk.   There are 26 elected members representing these wards.

View the Morley Town Council wards map

A full schedule of Council and Committee meeting dates can be found on the Meetings page, and details of the five separate Standing Committees can be found in the ‘Committees’ section.  The Agenda for the next full Council meeting is below.

A copy of the latest Annual Report for the Municipal Year 20th May 2015 to 3rd May 2016, together with previous years’ Annual Reports can be downloaded in the ‘Public Information’ section.

A copy of the Statement of Accounts, the ‘Notice of conclusion of audit’, the ‘Annual Governance Statement’, the ‘Accounting statements 2015/16’ and the ‘External auditor certificate and report for 2015/16’ is available using this link.  The original Annual Return can be inspected by contacting the Town Clerk.

MEETING OF MORLEY TOWN COUNCIL

TO BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 18TH JANUARY 2017 AT 7.00 PM IN THE ALEXANDRA HALL, MORLEY TOWN HALL

A G E N D A

1          Attendance and apologies for absence

2         To receive Mayor’s Announcements

3         Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary and Other Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-18 of the Members’   Code of Conduct.  Also to declare any other significant interests which the member wishes to declare in the public interest, in accordance with paragraphs 19 to 20        of the Members’ Code of Conduct

4         To receive Public Questions (if any pre-notified)

5          To approve the Minutes of the Full Council Meeting held on 2nd November 2016

6          To receive Minutes of the Finance, General Purposes & Strategic Committee meeting held on 17th November and ‘draft’ Minutes of meeting held on 10th January        2017

7           To receive Minutes of Planning Committee meetings held on 15th November and 13th December 2016

8           To receive Minutes of Community Development Committee meeting held on 3rd November 2016

9           To receive Minutes of Highways & Transportation Committee meeting held on 9th November 2016

10         To approve Budgets for 2017/18

11          To discuss and agree Precept of £200,372 for 2017/18

12          To note amount of “anticipated” Local Council Tax Support Grant from Leeds CC for 2017/18 of £14,431

13          To receive items of correspondence (for information only)

LATEST NEWS

WELCOME FROM THE MAYOR OF MORLEY

At the meeting held on 4th May 2016, Councillor Bob Gettings was elected as Mayor for the 2016/17 municipal year.

Mayor Bob Gettings