Dorchester Markets Informal Joint Panel - Wednesday, 25th January, 2023 2.30 pm

Venue: Dorchester Town Council Chamber, Corn Exchange, Dorchester

Contact: Josh Kennedy  Email:

No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 293 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 3 August 2022.


Declarations of Interest

To disclose any pecuniary, other registrable or personal interest as set out in the adopted Code of Conduct.  In making their decision councillors are asked to state the agenda item, the nature of the interest and any action they propose to take as part of their declaration.


If required, further advice should be sought from the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting.



Public Participation

Representatives of town or parish councils and members of the public who live, work, or represent an organisation within the Dorset Council area are welcome to submit up to two questions or two statements for each meeting.  Alternatively, you could submit one question and one statement for each meeting.


All submissions must be emailed in full to by 8.30am on Friday, 20 January 2023.


When submitting your question(s) and/or statement(s) please note that:


·       No more than three minutes will be allowed for any one question or statement to be asked/read.

·       A question may include a short pre-amble to set the context and this will be included within the three-minute period.

·       Please note that sub divided questions count towards your total of two.

·       When submitting a question please indicate who the question is for (e.g. the name of the committee or Portfolio Holder).

·       Include your name, address and contact details.  Only your name will be published but we may need your other details to contact you about your question or statement in advance of the meeting.

·       Questions and statements received in line with the council’s rules for public participation will be published as a supplement to the agenda.

·       All questions, statements and responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting. 


Dorset Council Constitution Procedure Rule 9



Improving Fairfield Road Travel Safety

The Principle Transport Planner to report.


Market Activities and Progress

To receive an update on Dorchester Market activities and any progress being made.


Financial Out-turn Projection 2022/23 & Proposed Budget 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 199 KB

To consider a report from the Senior Account for Place.

Additional documents:


Car Boot Sale Fund

The Dorchester Town Council Clerk to report.


Urgent Items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.


Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 3 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

There are no scheduled exempt items to report.