The Council currently employs a total of seven full time and part time staff – three work in administration and five in park and grounds maintenance. The administration of the Council is carried out by a qualified Town Clerk (Lynda Walker) who is appointed by the Council. The Town Clerk must carry out all the functions required by law as the Town Council’s Proper Officer and issue all statutory notifications.
Lynda Walker (Town Clerk) is supported by the Responsible Finance Officer (Catherine Parker), who is responsible for general and financial administration, the third member of the office team is Wendy Lerigo the Administration & Finance Assistant.
The Parks Manager, Christine Fawcett, is assisted by Senior Gardener, Matthew Gee and three gardeners – Peter Towers, Kevin Gibbons and Sarah Pickett, who maintain Fitz, Hope and Wivell Parks along with the Townsfield.