Sunday, April 04, 2010
Brigg Town Council has agreed to renewed its £760 annual membership of ERNLLCA - the organisation representing local parish and town authorities across North Lincolnshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire.
Town Mayor Coun James Truepenny said Brigg received great support from the organisation, which did "fantastic work."
At ERNLLCA's Spring Conference, Deputy Town Mayor Coun Ben Nobbs will represent Brigg Town Council, while Coun Tom Glossop will be there as President of the organisation. The conference is on Saturday, April 17 at the Ropewalk Contemporary Art & Craft Centre, Barton.
However, some reservations were expressed by Coun Glossop as Brigg Town Council (at the same time) decided not to renew its membership of the group Action For Market Towns, saving £318 (plus VAT).
He said: "I do find that a little big disappointing as this body does a lot of good work in marketing market towns."
However, Coun Nobbs said there was a "general feeling" nothing much was to be gained by Brigg through membership.
Town Clerk Jeanette Woollard recalled the Council joining as it particularly wished to be represented at a Group event in Skipton one year.
When that happened, that year's Town Mayor represented Brigg at the event and later presented a report on the conference to fellow councillors.
Pictured: Town Clerk and current Town Mayor during the Annual Town Public Meeting.