Council Committees

Much of the work of the Council is carried out by its committees – small groups of councillors and others who take on specific responsibilities for parts of the Council’s functions. The key committees, which meet regularly throughout the year, are:

Services & Amenities

Responsible for the planning and delivery of all the Council’s services.

Chair: Katie Pawsey

Members: Abigail Baker, Jocelyn Crawford, Kevin Hughes, John Marsh, Lisa Pickering

Recent meeting minutes and agendas

Planning

Co-ordinates the Council’s responses to planning applications in the town.

Chair: Steven Hall

Members: Stuart Anderton, Abigail Baker, Mike Brownlow, Julie Carey-Downes, James Hood, Kevin Hughes

Recent meeting minutes and agendas

Finance & General Purposes

Sets the budget and approves spending, including grant applications.

Chair: Steven Hall

Members: Stuart Anderton, Abigail Baker, Mike Brownlow, James Hood, John Marsh, John Phillips

Recent meeting minutes and agendas

Transport

Devises the Council’s policies on transport issues, including footpaths and cycling.

Chair: Mike Brownlow

Members: Stuart Anderton, James Hood, Katie Pawsey, Lisa Pickering

Recent meeting minutes and agendas

Communications

Co-ordinates the communication between the Council and the residents of the town, and promotion of Bruton to visitors.

Chair: Stuart Anderton

Members:  Abigail Baker, Steve Hall, Katie Pawsey

Recent meeting minutes and agendas

In addition there are a number of committees which are statutory requirements or which only meet as needed. These include: HR & Appointments, Staff Disciplinary, Staff Appeals.