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Welcome to Saxmundham Town Council Website
Please note that this website replaces the old website which can still be viewed on www.saxmundham.org
The Audit for Saxmundham TOwn Council has been submitted to the external auditors. Please click for the notice of Public Rights & Publication of the unaudited annual governance statement and accountability return
SAXMUNDHAM TOWN COUNCIL IS PROPOSING CHANGES TO THE TRAFFIC SCHEMES FOR THE HIGH STREET AREA SO AS TO ASSIST BUSINESSES TO OPEN AND THE PUBLIC TO MAINTAIN SAFE DISTANCING ON THE PAVEMENTS. Click here to see the email sent to local business 10th June 2020.
Saxmundham Town Council is responsible for the day to day management of the Town and its finances. It is responsible for amenities such as the skate park, play parks, the Market and items such as the war memorial. It supports local groups and charities with grants and other assistance and is consulted about planning applications although East Suffolk District Council make the final decision.
The Council is made up of 11 Councillors who are elected every 4 years. The next election is scheduled for 2021. However, if a vacancy occurs then the Council can co-opt a person to serve unless 10 members of the electorate petition for an election.
The Town Council meets every month, except August, on the second Monday of the month in the Market Hall. The Councillors also serve on committees which meet at various times to discuss specific items such as the finances or planning. All members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting.
For a schedule of meetings please Click Here
The Council and Councillors are served by the Town Clerk, Karen Forster, and the Assistant Town Clerk, Jennifer Morcom. Council also owns the Market Hall and the caretaker is Chris Richards.
For matters such as planning, social housing, refuse collection, please visit the East Suffolk District Council website https://www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk/
Suffolk County Council looks after matters such as Education and Highways. For further information please check their website http://www.suffolk.gov.uk
At the moment the offices are closed, due to the Coronavirus however please call 01728 604595 to speak to one of the Clerks or email
The Clerk Karen Forster can be contacted by email: email@example.com
The Assistant Clerk Jen Morcom can be contacted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The full address is
Council, The Old Police Station, Station Approach, Saxmundham IP17 1BW
Phone Number 01728 604595