The terms of reference for the Parks & Recreation Committee in relation to Town Council-operated facilities are:
a) To maintain all Recreation Grounds, Parks (including play equipment) and public open spaces and to initiate and oversee all matters of control properly associated with this recreation function;
b) To maintain and oversee all sports activities upon any Recreation Ground or other recreational open space and buildings erected for such purposes thereon;
c) To develop a sports strategy for all sports across the town
d) To deal with the development and investment in the Council owned play areas, ensuring they remain safe;
e) To facilitate entertainment, community and third-party events in such parks, recreation grounds or elsewhere in the Council’s management at its discretion;
f) The Membership of the Committee shall consist of six Members plus the Town Mayor and the Leader of the Council ex officio with voting rights;
g) The quorum of the Committee shall be four Members.
Support officer: Committee Clerk.
Phone: 01993 704379