Don't forget, waste collections will be a day later than usual all this week after the spring bank holiday.
Recycling and rubbish collection days are also changing for some households in Mendip and South Somerset. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.

Committees of the Council

The committees of the council are as follows:

  • Full Council (all 110 Councillors)
  • Executive (Leader plus 9 portfolio holders)
  • Scrutiny for Climate and Place (13 Councillors)
  • Scrutiny for Children and Families (13 Councillors)
  • Scrutiny for Adults and Health (13 Councillors)
  • Scrutiny for Communities (13 Councillors)
  • Scrutiny for Corporate and Resources (13 Councillors)
  • Audit Committee (13 Councillors)
  • Constitution and Governance Committee (13 Councillors)
  • Standards (5 Councillors plus 5 co-opted members)
  • Licensing and Regulatory Committee (15 Councillors)
  • Strategic Planning Committee (13 Councillors)
  • Four Area Planning Committees (13 Councillors on each)
  • Human Resources Committee (13 Councillors)
  • Pension Fund Committee (7 Councillors)
  • Somerset Health and Wellbeing Board

Council meetings, minutes and agendas

You can search and view the council agendas, reports and minutes for all of our meetings.

Committee meetings

With the creation of the Unitary Council, committee meetings will be held across the county:

  • County Hall, The Crescent, Taunton
  • Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton
  • Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater
  • Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet
  • Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil

The meetings will be live streamed so that members of the public can watch from home.

Further information can be found on:

Speaking at a Council meeting
Speaking at a planning committee meeting
Access to previous Councils agendas and minutes

Last reviewed: August 21, 2023 by Ian

Next review due: February 21, 2024

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