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Kelso Community Council

Kelso Community Council News

Membership

The Council consists of ten elected members of the community of Kelso who serve a term of office of four years. They are joined by the three elected members of Scottish Borders Council who represent Kelso. The Scottish Borders Councillors have no voting rights.

Meetings are chaired by 'The Provost' who also presides at civic events.

Functions

Kelso Community Council has no statutory authority or powers. It does, however, act as an advisory and consultative group on all matters affecting the town.

It is consulted on the provision of services by Scottish Borders Council, Lothian and Borders Police, Borders Health Board, the Scottish Executive and numerous other statutory and voluntary bodies.

It makes comment on planning applications and issues affecting the town and it pursues matters of concern raised by community groups and individuals in the town.

Meeting

Kelso Community Council meet on the second Tuesday of every month (with the exception of July and August). Meetings are held in Kelso Town Hall at 7 p.m.

View: Minutes from March Meeting

Current Members

The current elected members of the Council are:

  1. Provost Mr John J Bassett (Chairman)
  2. Mrs Fiona Scott
  3. Mr Dean Weatherston (Vice Chairman)
  4. Mrs Elizabeth Hodges
  5. Mr Harry Tomczyk
  6. Mr John King
  7. Mr Gavin Horsburgh
  8. Mr Colin McGrath
  9. Mr Peter Cooper
  10. Alan Hall

The Local Authority Council Members are:

  1. Mr Simon Mountford
  2. Mr Alexander Nicol
  3. Mr Thomas Weatherston

Secretary & Administration

The Secretary of the Council is Shirley Redgrave

Email: shirley.redgrave@gmail.com


 
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