At full council meetings councillors consider the many and varied issues affecting the town and its residents alongside recommendations from other council committees and working parties set up to investigate or consider larger projects or issues.
All councillors attend Full Council meetings.
PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
This committee meets on the first Monday of the month, when there are items to consider.
As a Statutory Consultee in the Bromyard & Winslow area and its neighbouring boundaries, this committee considers applications and makes recommendations to Herefordshire Council Planning Officers. The Planning Officers are not bound to follow the recommendations.
Current members of this committee are: Councillors Churchill (Chair), Clark (Vice-Chairman), Brunsdon, Collingwood, Dunne-Thomas, Stevens and James. Cllrs Law and Davies will serve as temporary members of this committee.
FINANCE & PROPERTIES COMMITTEE
This committee meets monthly, on the 2nd Monday of each month and amongst other things scrutinises the invoices received by the Council and the monthly financial reports prepared by the Town Clerk.
Topics dealt with recently vary from ensuring best value for the floral decorations that the Council provide for the Town to evaluating the Council budget for the next financial year. The Finance Committee, once satisfied, recommends its findings to the Full Council for consideration.
This committee also takes decisions over the development and maintenance of the Council’s property portfolio. This includes the Rowberry Street Complex comprising the Old Vicarage, Heritage Centre, Car Park and Town Green. Also this committee looks after the allotments and riverside walk at Broadbridge as well as taking a role in the Kempson Players on Old Road.
Current members of this committee are: Councillors Franklin (C), Brunsdon, Churchill, Davies and Law. Councillor Clark will serve as a temporary member of this committee.
This committee is responsible for all aspects of managing the town’s cemetery.
Cemetery Fees (please read all information carefully)
Rules and Regulations
Current members of this committee are: Councillors Dunne-Thomas (C), Franklin, Churchill, Collingwood, Davies and Clark.
This committee oversees all staffing related matters that arise with the council’s employees
Your Town Council values transparency. On occasions and pursuant to section 1 (2) of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings Act 1960), some items of business may be deemed confidential and the public and press may be asked to leave the meeting during consideration of these items.
Current members of this committee are: Councillors Brunsdon, Davies (C), Clark, Franklin, Dunne-Thomas and Churchill.
TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
Current members of this committee are: Councillors Clark, Dunne-Thomas, Franklin and James. Cllrs Law and Brunsdon will serve as temporary members of this committee.