City Council Staff
The Council offices are staffed by the Chief Officer and the staff team. Please telephone to make an appointment to visit the office
Paula Benson – Chief Officer
The Chief Officer is Paula Benson.
Paula is responsible for advising the council on all matters and is the Council’s Responsible Finance Officer.
She is responsible for ensuring the instructions of the Council in connection with its functions as a Local Authority are carried out.
Paula is assisted by a team of administrators.
Municipal Officer Team
Mr Geoffrey Johnson – Bellman
Mr David Coates – Serjeant at Mace and Mayor’s Serjeant
The Hornblowing Team
The Council ensures that the nightly tradition of setting the watch at 9pm on the Market Square continues by employing a team of Hornblowers who share the nightly duty.