There are 64 elected Members on the Council. Members’ details can be found here: Your Councillors
Council maintains responsibility for the Council’s functions which are not the responsibility of the Cabinet and is Chaired by the Mayor with the Deputy Mayor as Vice Chair.
There are three types of Council meeting:
(a) The Annual Meeting of Council – which elects the Mayor and appoints the Deputy Mayor, the Leader and the Deputy Leader of Council for the Civic year.
(b) Ordinary meetings - which are held on a six weekly basis.
(c) Extraordinary meetings – which happen when needed.
Council meetings are held in accordance with the Procedure Rules as contained in Article 4 of the Constitution. The Council meetings are open for the public to attend, except where personal or confidential matters are being discussed, as defined by the law.
Details of the Council forward work programme can be found here.
Meeting dates and agendas for Council meetings (ordinary and extraordinary) can be found here, and the same information for Annual Meetings of Council can be found here.
For further information contact:
Port Talbot Civic Centre
Phone: 01639 763375