Penmaenmawr Town Council

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Penmaenmawr has a population of 4,353 (2011 Census) and for local government purposes the town is divided into three wards. The town has 15 councillors representing the following wards – Penmaenan , Pant-yr-Afon, and Capelulo. The present councillors were elected in May 2012 to serve a five-year term.

The Council at its Annual Meeting in May elects a Town Mayor and Deputy Mayor. The Town Mayor receives an allowance to cover the costs involved in undertaking civic duties. This year this amount will be £2,000. Councillors receive no payment for their time, but may claim reimbursement for out of pocket expenses, such as travelling outside of the Town Council area. The Council currently employs a single member of staff; the Town Clerk.

Penmaenmawr Town Council usually meets twice a month, except during August. The first meeting of the month is a business meeting the second a project group meeting and are usually on the first and third Tuesday each month commencing at 6.30pm. Meetings are held at Penmaenmawr Community Centre. Anyone wishing to attend and with a mobility issue please contact the clerk so arrangements can be made for you. To contact the Clerk, call 01492 623221. Please refer to the Meetings page for the dates of forthcoming meetings.

The Model Publication Scheme

The Council is obliged to adopt a Publication Scheme and provide details of the information which is routinely available to the public.

View the current Publication Scheme and a summary of the information available.

View all our policies here

Disclosure of all payments over £500

Government Guidelines has suggested that all Councils inform ratepayers of all expenditure over £500 to their ratepayers. Whilst this is not a legal requirement at the moment, Penmaenmawr Town Council are a proactive and an open Town Council and listed below are all payments to suppliers and contractors which is over £500.

Penmaenmawr Town Council Expenditures over £500 2016 -17

Details Amount
Insurance £956.00
Internal and external audit fees £915.00
Mayoral Allowance £2,000.00
Pathways and Hedges £1,576.00
Projects: Community Skips £2,664.00
Projects: Penmaenmawr Community Support Group (Library) £4,000.00
Projects: Quarry Villages Bus (Community Bus) £5,200.00
Projects: Pen in Bloom £8,100.00
Projects: Energy saving upgrade of Penmaenmawr Community Centre £12,000.00
Projects: Three Community centres £8,000.00
Projects: Penmaenmawr Tourism Association £1,300.00
Projects: Penmaenmawr Food Bank £3,000.00
Projects: Refurbishment of the verandas £5,347.00
Projects: Defibrillators £3,938.00
Projects: Penmaenmawr Sailing club – Firework display £2,100.00
Projects: Light Up Pen £7,752.00
Projects: Christmas events £2,920.00
Projects: New lights – Christmas, verandas and promenade £13,832.00
Projects: Penmaenmawr Historical Society and Museum £2,000.00
Projects: Communities £15,003.00
Subscription – One Voice Wales £629.00
Wages, salaries etc £23,489.00
Rent Office and chambers £4,625.00