Carmarthenshire County Council is one of the largest and most diverse employers in South West Wales employing over 9000 people providing services across a rural county to a population of around 184,000 (2011 Census). The Council comprises 74 elected Councillors representing 58 Electoral Wards from a range of political groups. The Councillors normally meet on a monthly basis. They are the decision makers and agree the Council’s policies, budget and spending priorities.
Ten of the Council’s members make up the Executive Board including the Leader of the Council. The Executive Board is responsible for taking most of the Council’s major decisions and decides how resources are used to deliver services in the county.
The Garden collaborates with Carmarthenshire County Council in a range of ways.