Agenda item

Committee Terms of Reference

To review the Committee Terms of Reference (TOR) if appropriate. The current TOR’s are attached.


The Committee received and considered the report of the Deputy Town Clerk along with the Committee’s current terms of reference.


Members were advised a Sports Strategy, per reference (c) would be developed by officers later in the year through the amalgamation of several reports and feasibility studies. These had previously been carried out by external organisations so would incur no extra cost to the Council.


There was some concern the terms did not explicitly convey they were solely for the estate and operations of the town council and that there was enough distinction between the buildings this Committee was responsible for as opposed to the Halls, Cemeteries & Allotments Committee. It was agreed there was enough of a distinction, but the terms should make it clear all terms related to town council operated facilities.




1.      That, the report be noted and,

2.      That, the Committee terms of reference be agreed and published including the following amendment. ‘The terms of reference for the Parks & Recreation Committee in relation to Town Council-operated facilities are:’

3.      That, term (b) refer to buildings plural.

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