Dursley Town Council - Gloucestershire Rated by Residents. It's your elected Town or Parish Council. Does your community know what your Town or Parish Council, Councillors and Clerk can do? Map, website and contact details where available. You can rate or review your council.
Town and Parish councils are part of Local Government and as such they and the Councillors are governed by law. They are not private members clubs, residents associations or charities.
All Local, Community, Parish and Town Councils have and most use their powers to tax residents.
Town and Parish Councillors are democratically elected representatives of their communities. They are not volunteers but are elected by residents every 4 years.
Town and Parish councils must have an individual, the Clerk who is a statutory office holder i.e. the position is defined in law and the proper officer. The Clerk is responsible for enacting the parish council's decisions.
The town or parish clerk is not an elected member of a council. The parish clerk is an employee of the council.
Resident, Councillor or Clerk? Get the information you need when and where you need it. CPALC is open to all 24*7*365* on the internet.