The Council consists of 9 elected Members. Elections to the Town Council are held every 4 years. Any vacancies that occur during the four years, known as 'casual vacancies', are filled by another election or by co-option of a new Member.
The full Town Council meets on the third Monday of every month (except December when the Council meets on the second Monday). All meetings are held at The Town Hall in Berkeley, starting at 7.30pm and are open to the public. There is a Planning & Finance Committee that meets at the Town Hall on the second Tuesday of every month, starting at 7.30pm.
The Council is led by a Chairman - Councillor Philip Stevenson
The day to day Council business is managed by the Town Clerk - Debbie Spiers.
Berkeley Town Council is responsible for the following facilities in and around the town of Berkeley:
Berkeley Town Council also sends a representative to serve on each of the committees that administer The Berkeley Parochial Trust and the Berkeley Grammar School Educational Fund.
Berkeley Parochial Trust
Berkeley Grammar School Educational Fund