Committees

The Council delegates some matters to three sub-committees, with the remits and memberships below. Committee rules and protocols can found on our Policies page.

Neighbourhood Planning

This group oversees planning, housing and economic development issues, including considering and responding to planning applications, engagement and guidance of potential applicants, oversight of the Council’s built assets, employer liaison, economic and employment matters.  Full terms of reference.

Membership 2016/17: Cllrs Taylor (Chair), Hounslow, Hunt (ex-officio), Instance, MacEachern, McConnachie, Scott Kerr, St Clair

Environment

This group monitors and takes steps to maintain and improve the village’s appearance and amenities, including waste/litter, playing fields and playgrounds, green spaces (including allotments), footpaths and bridleways, transport and road safety and signage.  Full terms of reference.

Membership 2016/17: Cllrs Prince (Chair), Hounslow, Hunt (ex-officio), MacEachern, McConnachie, Scott Kerr

Community

This group oversees communications, local engagement, community cohesion and safety/security matters.  Full terms of reference.

Membership 2016/17: Cllrs Instance (Chair), Hunt (ex-officio), Scott Kerr, Smith, St Clair, Taylor