Please note that Full Town Council meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month and Committee Meetings are held on the third Wednesday.  Members of the public may observe, make representations, answer questions and give evidence at a meeting which they are entitled to attend in respect of the business on the agenda.

The period of time designated for public participation at a meeting in accordance with Standing Order 3(e) shall not exceed 30 minutes unless directed by the Chairman of the meeting.  Subject to Standing Order 3(f) a member of the public shall not speak for more that 5 minutes unless directed by the Chairman of the meeting.

Members of the public should note that decisions cannot be made at these meetings on items not on the agenda.

At the Annual Town Council meeting every May the Town Mayor is elected by the councillors for the forthcoming civic year, councillors are chosen to sit on each of the town council committees and councillors are chosen to represent Market Weighton Town Council on other bodies.

The Annual Town Meeting, which also takes place in May, is chaired by the Town Mayor if he or she is present. Residents are invited to ask questions or make comments about the past year and offer suggestions that relate to the future of Market Weighton.