Terms of reference for the Stronger Communities Committee
a) Recognising the value and benefit of voluntary groups and endeavours within our community, supporting and helping to facilitate where possible;
b) To maintain infrastructure such as trees, floral displays, town centre street furniture (seats, litter bins), bus shelters, CCTV, noticeboards and Christmas Lights displays;
c) To organise special events such as Freedom Parades, Remembrance Sunday and other Civic events within the programme and the budget agreed by the Council;
d) To work in collaboration with other partnerships on town wide events such as the Christmas Lights switch-on and others that may arise from time to time;
e) To oversee the Council’s communication and publications – such as the website and quarterly newsletter;
f) To oversee the local Schools in Bloom competition and the Council’s entry into the regional In Bloom Competition;
g) To recognise the value and benefit of voluntary groups and endeavours within our community, supporting and helping to facilitate where possible;
h) The Membership of the Committee shall consist of 6 Members plus the Town Mayor and The Leader of the Council ex officio with voting rights
i) The quorum of the Committee shall be 4 Members.
Support officer: Democratic & Legal Services Officer.
Phone: 01993 704379