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Council Meetings and Dates

Council Meetings and Dates

All Council meetings begin at 6:30 pm (as from 10th May 2022) and take place at The Town Hall (unless otherwise stated below or, in emergency as stated on the Agenda).

The public and press are welcome. Meetings are generally, but not invariably, held on the second Tuesday of the month. Committee meetings may be on other days and at other times but these will always be advertised and, where possible, Tuesday evenings at 6:30 will be the preferred day and time. Working Group meetings are not generally open to the public.

If you would like copy of a particular public report from a Council or Committee meeting, please contact the Town Hall office. For Council meeting agendas please see the list below.

Members of the public are encouraged and welcome to attend meetings.
Members of the public have no right to participate in the general proceedings of the Council meeting, with the exception of the Public Participation Session.  Any member of the public may speak for up to 3 minutes.  A maximum of 15 minutes is allocated for the public to participate.

The following Town Council meetings are scheduled for the 22/23 session:

Tuesday 10th May 2022 Annual & Monthly Town Council Meeting

Thursday 19th May 2022 Extraordinary Meeting to start at 4.30pm

Tuesday 14th June 2022 Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 12th July 2022 Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 13th September 2022 Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 11th October 2022 Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 8th November 2022 Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 13th December 2022 Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 9th January 2023 Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 14th February 2023 Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 14th March 2023 Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 11th April 2023 Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 18th April 2023 Annual Town Council Meeting

Tuesday 9th May 2023 Annual Town Council Meeting/Town Council Meeting

An extraordinary meeting can be called at any time if there is important business to be discussed.

Working Groups are not open to the public although the Council will seek to be as open as is possible in the reporting of working group meetings. Dates of meetings are not fixed far ahead and are not displayed on this website. Please consult the Town Clerk for further information.

Woodstock Town Council’s Rules on Public Participation and Recording of Meetings

The Town Council has changed its standing orders on the rights of residents to address the Council. Now, the public can speak on any topic relevant to the affairs of the Council whether or not it is on the agenda.  The Council hopes that this will encourage people to air their views on matters of local interest. The full wording of the revised Standing Order is available from:-

Standing Orders  (No.3 e – h) – Adopted December 2021

Guidance on Reporting at Meetings
In accordance with legislation, reporting of town council and committee meetings by media groups and the public is permitted subject to such reporting not interfering with the proceedings of the meeting.  Reporting is NOT permitted during closed/confidential sessions.  Full details are within Standing Orders  (No.3 l – m).

Woodstock Town Council, Town Clerk, Town Hall, Market Square, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1SL