Who we are and what we do
Hunstanton Town Council consists of 17 Councillors. They vary from being in office for many years to just a few months. Each Councillor has a duty to represent the electorate of Hunstanton and receives no remuneration for their hard work.
The Council meet at least twice a month in the Council Chamber, usually the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.
The Council has 6 Committees comprising of General Purposes & Community, Finance & Property Management, Environment, Planning & Personnel.
Each Committee may have Task & Finish groups which are small investigative sub groups.
The 4th Wednesday of the month is when the Full Council normally meet, here representatives from the Borough Council, County Council and Norfolk Constabulary make representation.
Members of the public are allowed to attend all Council Committee meetings unless otherwise directed by the Chairman, however they may not participate.
At each Full Council meeting there is an agenda item for members of the public to put questions to or to bring a matter to Councillors attention.
The current Mayor is Cllr. Michael Ruston, it is his responsibility to chair all full Council meetings, in his absence the Deputy Mayor Cllr. Adrian Eden takes over the role. The Mayor is requested to attend many functions which he duly obliges whenever possible.
The Town Clerk is Mrs Jan Roomes, her office is on the second floor of the Town Hall. The Administration Officer is Louise Parton and the Property Officer is Mr Steven Roomes.
The office opening hours are Monday to Thursday 9.30 am to 12.30 pm, closed Friday, although the Clerk is quite happy to see people outside these hours and can be contacted on 01485 532402 or by e-mail to email@example.com
Property Officer can be contacted on 07484 837098
You can find our a list of our Councillors on this page.
We have 5 Committees:
General Purposes &Community Committee - Chairman
Finance & Property Management Committee - Chairman
Planning Committee - Chairman
Personnel Committee - Chairman
Environment Committee - Chairman
Code of Conduct (PDF, 657 Kb)
Hunstanton Town Council Code of Conduct June 2022
Financial Regulations (PDF, 884 Kb)
Financial Regulations June 2022
Standing Orders 2023 30 03 (PDF, 541 Kb)
Standing Orders Revised - Virtual Meetings
Town Council Opening Times
The Town Council office is open:
Monday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
Tuesday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
Wednesday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
Thursday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
- 01485 532402