Tuxford Town Council

Serving the people of Tuxford

Clerk: Clare Fox
The Beeches Community Centre
Birch Court, Tuxford
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
NG22 0NF

Tel: 01777 870192

Tuxford Town Council

Tuxford consists of 2,649 residents from the 2011 census.

Tuxford Town Council currently has 10 voluntary Councillors serving a four year term ending in 2023 and 5 co-opted vacancies, together with 4 members of staff (Town Clerk and 3 Grounds Maintenance Operatives).

Council Meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of every month (Finance and Services and Planning) and on the third Thursday of every month (Full Council).

See the diary of meetings for more information.

Who we are & what we do

Parish Council Elections

Councillors

Our councillors are elected or co-opted. They do not get paid, receive a salary or an expenses allowance, they volunteer their time for the community.

There are currently 10 Councillors and 5 available co-opted vacancies

Committees

Our Staff

Clare Fox

Clerk & Responsibile Financial Officer to the Parish Council

Clare is Clerk, Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer of the Town Council. She carries out all functions expected by law of such an officer and undertakes all administrative duties of the Council. Our Grounds Maintenance Staff report to the Clerk, who in turn reports to the Town Council.

The Clerk's duties include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that the Council is run in accordance with the law and abides by statute.
  • Maintain financial records of the Council and prepare records for audit
  • Prepare the Council's Budget
  • Submit the Precept Requirement to Bassetlaw Council
  • Monitor and Process Staff wages, PAYE and HMRC returns
  • Ensure the Council has adequate Insurance Cover.
  • Work with the Chairman and other members as appropriate
  • Prepare and issue the Council Agendas
  • Produce the minutes of the meetings
  • Provide appropriate legal and practical advise to the Council members
  • Obtain quotes for tenders
  • Receive, Study & Reply to all correspondence on behalf of the Council.
  • Deal with phone inquiries for the Council
  • Carry out proactive research for the Council suggesting ways to improve procedures or services of the parish.
  • Supervise staff and undertake tasks in connection with salaries and conditions of employment
  • Act as a representative of the Council and attend meetings
  • Liaise with the District Council and County Council on matters of concern to the Town Council
  • Maintain contact with the local District Councillor and County Councillor
  • Prepare press releases for the Council
  • Act as a point of contact for residents within the Town and for outside bodies.
Address
The Beeches Community Centre
Birch Court
Tuxford
Nottinghamshire
Telephone
01777 870192

Marc Fox

Grounds Maintenance Manager

Marc's duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance and management of all Tuxford Town Council owned open spaces within Tuxford, including grass cutting, strimming, litter picking and general repairs.
  • Maintenance and management of open areas contracted to Tuxford Town Council by Bassetlaw Housing, including grass cutting, strimming and litter picking.
  • Maintenance and management of open spaces contracted to Tuxford Town Council by Nottinghamshire County Council, including grass cutting and strimming.
  • Water and maintain the town's hanging baskets, tubs and flower beds.
  • To carry out general horticultural maintenance, including basic pruning, weeding, hoeing, planting and clearing up.
  • Litter picking.
  • To carry out Nottinghamshire County Council Lengthsman Tasks as and when required (see Appendix 1 below).
  • To carry out any other tasks as requested by the The Town Clerk.
  • Ensure Hall Health & Safety requirements are met
  • Maintain an asset list and ensure nothing is lost or broken
  • Checks & Maintains the Defibrillators

You might see Marc working in all weathers, keeping the Town looking good. If there's a message for Marc or you have noticed something which could do with his attention, please either email or telephone the Clerk.

Telephone
01777 870192

Simon McCarthy

Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

Simon McCarthy's duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance and management of all Tuxford Town Council owned open spaces within Tuxford, including grass cutting, strimming, litter picking and general repairs.
  • Maintenance and management of open areas contracted to Tuxford Town Council by Bassetlaw Housing, including grass cutting, strimming and litter picking.
  • Maintenance and management of open spaces contracted to Tuxford Town Council by Nottinghamshire County Council, including grass cutting and strimming.
  • Water and maintain the town's hanging baskets, tubs and flower beds.
  • To carry out general horticultural maintenance, including basic pruning, weeding, hoeing, planting and clearing up.
  • Litter picking.
  • To carry out Nottinghamshire County Council Lengthsman Tasks as and when required (see Appendix 1 below).
  • To carry out any other tasks as requested by the The Town Clerk.

You might see Simon working in all weathers, keeping the Town looking good. If there's a message for Simon or you have noticed something which could do with his attention, please either email or telephone the Clerk.

Telephone
01777 870192

Stephen Bolstridge

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Steve Bolstridge's duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance and management of all Tuxford Town Council owned open spaces within Tuxford, including grass cutting, strimming, litter picking and general repairs.
  • Maintenance and management of open areas contracted to Tuxford Town Council by Bassetlaw Housing, including grass cutting, strimming and litter picking.
  • Maintenance and management of open spaces contracted to Tuxford Town Council by Nottinghamshire County Council, including grass cutting and strimming.
  • Water and maintain the town's hanging baskets, tubs and flower beds.
  • To carry out general horticultural maintenance, including basic pruning, weeding, hoeing, planting and clearing up.
  • Litter picking.
  • To carry out Nottinghamshire County Council Lengthsman Tasks as and when required (see Appendix 1 below).
  • To carry out any other tasks as requested by the The Town Clerk.

You might see Steve working in all weathers, keeping the Town looking good. If there's a message for Steve or you have noticed something which could do with his attention, please either email or telephone the Clerk.

Telephone
01777 870192