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Exmouth Town Council – Looking to the Future to improve the quality of life for Exmouth residents, the experience of visitors and build on the characteristics which make Exmouth special.
Exmouth is sited on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe and marks the western end of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, which stretches eastwards along the coast to Poole, in Dorset; the South West Coast Path allows for walking along this coast.
The Exe Estuary is a site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is noted in particular for its wading and migrating birds.
Exmouth Town Council’s offices are located in the Town Hall, St. Andrew’s Road, Exmouth and personal visitors are welcome to call into the Town Hall for help and advice on anything relating to the Town Council’s statutory responsibilities. Opening times are Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 5.00pm and 9.00am to 4.30pm on Fridays. The Town Clerk is the Council’s senior paid officer with eight part-time staff. The Town Council supports Exmouth Town Team, Tourism Team and Arts Forum and employs a Town Management Officer and an Arts Officer with the role of supporting the economy of the town by working with businesses and promoting the town.
There are five wards each electing five Town Councillors; thus 25 town councillors in all. Councillors are volunteers for which they receive no remuneration.
Exmouth Town Council is responsible for:
- the clock tower
- bus shelters
- Gorfin Hall
- awarding grants to help local organisations
- consultation on neighbourhood planning