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: Justin Robinson

Members: Abigail Baker, Karen Baker, Jocelyn Crawford,  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, Karen Baker, Mike Brownlow, Ewan Jones, Justin Robinson

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, Ewan Jones, John Marsh, Justin Robinson

Recent meeting minutes and agendas

Transport

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

Chair: Mike Brownlow

Members: Stuart Anderton, Karen Baker, James Hood, Ewan Jones, Lisa Pickering, Hannah Sida

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, Mike Brownlow, Steve Hall, James Hood, Ewan Jones, Hannah Sida

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.