Committees

PILL & EASTON-IN-GORDANO PARISH Committees

Playing Fields & Open Spaces Committee
In accordance with Council policy and Standing Orders, this Committee has delegated responsibility for all matters relating to:

  • Ham Green Playing Field
  • Brookside Playing Field
  • Hardwick Road Playing Field
  • Longshore

This includes the provision of new and improved services and equipment, provided this comes within the agreed budget.

The Committee has delegated responsibility to respond on the Council’s behalf to requests or suggestions relating to the above areas from other community groups, if necessary with reference to the Finance Committee.

At least twice during the year the Committee should monitor its expenditure against its budget, and report back to the full Council.

Where proposals have financial implications beyond the agreed budget, these need to be submitted to the full Council for discussion, if appropriate via the Finance Committee. Committee members – Cllrs Davey, Kent and King.

Environment, Highways and Transport Committee

The Committee has delegated responsibility:

  • To deal with all matters falling within the Council’s remit that relate to environmental improvement and improved facilities within the Parish, apart from those relating to Playing Fields & Open Spaces. These could include streetlights, litter bins, dog bins, notice boards, street furniture and waste recycling as well as specific improvement projects. if appropriate, this should be in liaison with the Community Forum or any other relevant organisations;
  • To respond on the Council’s behalf to requests for support for improvements from other community groups, if necessary with reference to the Finance Committee.
  • To recommend representation to be made by the Council to the appropriate authority in respect of highway and transport matters, apart from day to day maintenance and repairs;

To recommend responses to all relevant consultation documents relating to highways and transport matters. At least twice during the year the Committee should monitor its expenditure against its budget and report back to the full Council. Where proposals have financial implications beyond the agreed budget, these need to be submitted to the full Council for discussion, if appropriate via the Finance Committee.
Committee members – Cllrs Davey, Davies and Dawson

Planning Committee
This Committee has delegated responsibility:

  • To consider and respond to all planning applications and planning appeals;
  • To identify, comment upon and refer to the relevant authorities, any matters
  • considered to be in breach of planning permission;
  • To consider and comment on any planning matters relating to the Parish;
  • To recommend responses to all relevant consultation documents relating to planning and associated matters;

Committee members – Cllrs Beasant, King, Davey, Davies & Stanley

Finance Committee

Under the principles of the Council’s Financial Regulations, this Committee has delegated responsibility:

  • To prepare the Council’s budget and precept requirement for presenting to the full Council for ratification;
  • To monitor the draft end of year accounts prior to the Annual Parish Meeting;
  • To consider and make recommendation regarding requests for donations and grants;
  • To monitor expenditure and review performance against budget;
  • To ensure internal financial monitoring fulfils the requirements of internal audit preparation
  • To ensure the Council is adequately insured;
  • To discuss and make recommendations regarding the setting up or renewal of leases;
  • Discuss and recommend possible areas for development in the following year.

Committee members – Cllrs Kent, Stanley, Stone and Davies