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Committees & sub-committees

 

Committees

There are currently four committees: –

  • Finance and General Purposes
  • Planning
  • Staffing
  • Events, Marketing and Communications Committee

and one sub-committee of the Finance and General Purposes Committee: –

  • Emergency Support Sub-Committee

and three working groups:-

  • Neighbourhood Plan Working Group which reports to the Full Council
  • Changing Places Working Group which reports to the Full Council
  • Youth Involvement Working Group which reports to the Full Council

The Chair (Cllr Philippa Gibbons) and Vice-Chair (Cllr Mark Truelove) of the Council attend all committees as ex-officio members.

 

Finance and General Purposes Committee

The aim of this committee is to provide effective, efficient and professional management of all financial matters relating to the Council. It establishes the Council’s annual budget and runs a grant scheme for voluntary and community groups in the parish.

The committee has developed the council’s Standing Orders and Financial Regulations, and set up sub-committees (see below) and has identified Councillors with responsibility for allotments.

Membership

Cllr Robert Beckwith

Cllr Andrew Fenton

Cllr Maureen Carney

Cllr Philippa Gibbons (Chair)

Cllr John Goode

Cllr Lewis Kirdale

Cllr Ashraf Miah (Vice Chair)

Cllr Mark Truelove

 

Planning Committee

This committee acts as an advisory body to City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (CBMDC) for all planning applications that directly relate to the parish area. Its objective is to fully consider all planning applications and make a response on behalf of the Town Council to all relevant applications for planning permission and planning appeals, typically dealing with between 10 and 20 planning or licensing applications per month.

It also takes part in relevant consultations and discussions on planning-related matters.

Membership

Cllr Howard Clough (Chair)

Cllr Rachael Drucquer

Cllr Andrew Fenton

Cllr Philippa Gibbons

Cllr David Heseltine (Vice Chair)

Cllr Mark Truelove

 

Staffing Committee

The committee meets on a regular basis to provide strategy, policy and management of all matters relating to human resources, including effective and professional management of any paid employees of the council.

Membership

Cllr Howard Clough

Cllr Ros Dawson (Vice Chair)

Cllr Rachael Drucquer

Cllr Philippa Gibbons

Cllr Mark Truelove

Cllr Geoff Winnard (Chair)

 

Events, Marketing and Communications Committee

The committee meets on an ad hoc basis to provide strategy, policy and the management of work to promote the activities of the Council.

Membership

Cllr Maureen Carney

Ms Michelle Chapman  

Cllr Ros Dawson (Chair)

Cllr Philippa Gibbons

Cllr Lewis Kirdale (Vice Chair)

Mr Chris O’Neill

Ms Jane Stone

Mr Donald Wood.

 

Sub-committees and Working Groups

 

Emergency Support Sub-Committee

The aim of this Sub-Committee is to support Bradford Metropolitan District Council in providing an effective Community Emergency Plan for Bingley in the event of a major emergency. The Emergency Support Sub-Committee will ensure such a plan exists and is tested regularly.

Membership

Cllr Maureen Carney

Cllr John Goode

Cllr Andrew Fenton

Cllr David Heseltine

Cllr Lewis Kirdale

Cllr Geoff Winnard

 

Neighbourhood Plan Working Group

The Working Group meets on a regular basis to develop the process of compiling a Neighbourhood Plan.

Membership

Cllr Robert Beckwith

Cllr Ros Dawson

Cllr Philippa Gibbons (Vice Chair)

Cllr Mark Truelove

Cllr Steve Williams (Chair)

Mr John Dekker

Mr Andrew Quarrie

Mr Tony Urwin

Rev Martyn Weaver

 

Changing Places Working group

The working group meets on a regular basis to make recommendations to the council about the delivery of a changing places facility in Bingley. 

Membership

Cllr Lewis Kirdale

Cllr Abdul Malik

Cllr Steve Williams

Ms Fiona Dunne

Mr Darryl Smith

 

Youth Involvement Working Group

The Youth Involvement Working Group is an investigative working group to evaluate the appetite for and implementation of an initiative(s) to involve young people both in the broader democratic process and instigate two-way engagement between young people and Bingley Town Council.

Membership

Cllr Maureen Carney

Cllr Lewis Kirdale

Cllr Ashraf Miah

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