The Local Governemnt Act 1972 requires the Town Council to call a meeting of all electors of the Parish of Dunstable between 1 March and 1 June. The Town Mayor presides the meeting (or in his absence, the Deputy Town Mayor).

All electors for the town of Dunstable are entitled to attend the Town Meeting and speak on any town affair.

The 2018 Town Meeting will be held on Monday 16 April commencing at 7.30 pm at Grove House.