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Council

Chard Town Council was established in 1974 following the changes in local government, it is comprised of fifteen councillors representing the town’s five wards. It has three standing committees as well as a number of working groups.

Town Councillors

Mayor of Chard Cllr Dave Bulmer Mayor of Chard, Member for Jocelyn Ward and sits on the Finance & Personnel, Guildhall & Amenities and Planning & Highways Committees. 2 Silver Street, Chard. TA20 2AY Tel: 01460 67917 or 07774 52...
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District Councillors

Avishayes Ward   Cllr Garry Shortland                                                             Sits on Area West Committee, Licensing Committee and Scrutiny Committee for                         South Somerset District Council. Easthill, Crewkerne Road, Chard TA20 1HA Tel: 014...
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County Councillors

Chard North Cllr Nigel Pearson Lower Farm Barn, Purtington, Chard, Somerset TA20 4DH. Tel: 01460 30815/ Mobile: 07968103345 ncpearson@somerset.gov.uk     Chard South Cllr Jill Shortland Sits on Audit Committee,...
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Mayor

The Mayor is elected each year at the Annual Town Council meeting which is held in May. The Mayor has two roles, as Chairman of the Town Council and Civic Ambassador for the town. It is a role steeped in tradition and ceremony...
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Officers

Town Clerk Zoe Truong townclerk@chard.gov.uk     Tracy Lamb Responsible Finance Officer and Deputy Town Clerk financeofficer@chard.gov.uk     Shirley Pitman Administration Officer-Finance &...
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