Mundon Parish Council has an allocation of 5 councillors who meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every other month in Mundon Village Hall at 7.30pm. However, there is always a lot going on between meetings, with plenty of email exchanges, phone calls and visits, so please be assured that Mundon Parish Council is working hard for the village.

 

Mundon Parish is within the administrative jurisdiction of Maldon District Council, Althorne ward. 

 

Parish Council responsibilities 

 

These include: 

  • Planning - Applications are discussed and opinions passed to the District Council -the decision-making body

  • Highways - Representations are made to Essex County Council through liaison with District Councillors

  • Waterways and ditches - Councillors are in regular contact with both The Environment Agency and Essex County Council regarding potential flooding and general drainage

  • Mundon Furze – the parish wood.  See 'Village information'

  • Grass Cutting – Carried out on a regular basis during the growth season

  • Verges – Cut twice annually by Essex County Highways

  • Mundon village sign

  • Flowers – upkeep of flowers around the base of the sign is kindly undertaken by Di Leggett.  The famous Mundon Daffodils adorn the verges in the village thanks to bulb planting by volunteers for over two decades

  • Village notice board – Meeting agendas are displayed at least 5 days before each meeting.  The minutes are also posted, plus any planning applications.

  • Parish Council website - maintaining and updating with the latest news and information.

  • Bus Shelter

  • Street lighting (reporting faults)

  • Footpaths (advising / reporting issues and problems)

 

Boundary

  

The main village of the parish lays either side of the main road between Maldon to the North and Latchingdon to the South, and extends to Roundbush Bungalows and Parsonage Farm to the West.  To the East, the boundary is the sea wall.  Aside the through roads, New Hall Lane and Vicarage Lane to the East are a major part of the Parish, and Blind Lane as far as Little Wick Farm is also under the jurisdiction of Mundon Parish council. To the South, the boundary is Deadaway Bridge on Burnham Road near Mapledean Industrial Estate.  The other side of this bridge being Latchingdon, and on the West side of the road is Purleigh.

 

The postal district is different from the parish boundary, and includes parts of Fambridge Road.  

 

Mundon is within the Anglican parish of St Mary’s Maldon with Mundon, in the diocese of Chelmsford.