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Committee Structure Chart

The Committee System

Full council appoints committees of 6 Councillors to concentrate on specific functions of the Council and to make recommendations or decisions on its behalf.

Committee members are appointed at Full Council every year at the beginning of the Council year. Each committee has a chair who is elected at the first meeting.

Working groups and Task groups are set up for a short term purpose. They are not subject to the strict rules that apply to formal council meetings.

Planning and Town Development Committee

Considers and provides a formal observation on planning applications in Bollington including highway issues, licensing, tree preservations and signage. It recommends spending of S106 and CIL monies, and responds to consultations from Cheshire East Council and other statutory bodies.

Terms of Reference

Meetings will be held monthly, twelve times per year

Members

  • Councillor Helen Ellwood (Chair)
  • Councillor Ken Edwards
  • Councillor John Stewart
  • Councillor Judy Snowball
  • Councillor Miriat Naiga
  • vacancy

Finance and Audit Committee

Responsible for the management and oversight of all matters relating to the council finances. It determines the Council’s spending priorities and recommends the annual budget to Council. The Finance Committee can approve grants to local organisations for the benefit of the people of Bollington.

Terms of Reference

Meetings will be held four times per year

Members

  • Councillor Amanda Stott (Chair)
  • Councillor Ken Edwards
  • Councillor Helen Ellwood
  • Councillor Jo Maitland
  • Councillor Angela Williams
  • vacancy

Facilities Committee

Responsible for the council’s facilities, assets and service provision.

Terms of Reference

Meetings will be held four times per year.

Members

  • Councillor James Nicholas (Chair)
  • Councillor John Stewart
  • Councillor Ken Edwards
  • Councillor Amanda Stott
  • Councillor Johanna Maitland
  • Councillor Judy Snowball

 

Community and Environment Committee

Responsible for all community and environmental matters, including events.

Terms of Reference

Meetings will be held monthly, eleven times a year

Members

  • Councillor Jo Maitland (Chair)
  • Councillor Judy Snowball
  • Councillor James Nicholas
  • Councillor Angela Williams
  • Councillor David Kent
  • Councillor Miriat Naiga

Personnel, Policy and Governance Committee

Responsible for the oversight of all staffing matters, including recruitment and staff management and the management and oversight of all matters relating to the council’s, policies and governance.

Terms of Reference

Meetings will be held four times per year.

Members

  • Councillor John Stewart (Chair)
  • Councillor Amanda Stott
  • Councillor James Nicholas
  • Councillor Helen Ellwood
  • Councillor Angela Williams
  • Councillor David Kent