|Clare Town Council has a number of functions for which it is entitled to levy a rate. It controls the following duties ...
It conducts its business through a monthly Town Council meeting, held on the third Thursday of every month . A number of committees are responsible for making recommendations to the full Council. All meetings are open to the public. You can view all the 2015 meeting dates here.
Guidance for parishioners wishing to speak at Town Council meetings can be viewed here.
Clare Town News :
Clare Town Council Office is open to the public:
Monday & Thursday 9.00am-1.00pm
Mrs Claire Ebeling
The Old School
Tel: 01787 277559
The Town Council Committees
In order to create an efficient Town Council, various commitees/working parties have been set up to deal with individual aspects of running the town. These are...
The Committee is responsible for the running and upkeep of the Cemetery, Churchyard, greenswards, grass cutting and trees in these areas, and street cleaning. The Town Council employs a part time street cleaner. Councillors responsible are Phil Gryce (Chair), Derek Blake, Paul Bishop and Gayle Mallows. Olive Smith and Keith Mison are lay members. Click here to see Environment Committee Meeting Minutes.
The Committee manages all aspects of the Council's finances and in particular recommends the precept each year, is responsible for insurance of Town Council property, risk management issues, for maintaining the assets register and monitoring the performance and contracts of those who render services to the Council i.e. clerks and street cleaner. Councillors responsible are Margaret Godwin (Chair), Derek Blake, Gayle Mallows, Leslie Warmington and Phil Gryce.
Community Working Party
The Working Party oversees the Clare website, the Town News and other public communications. Councillors responsible are Loveday Perceval-Maxwell (Chair), Keith Haisman, Phil Gryce and Gayle Mallows.
Clare Town Council is consulted on planning matters by St Edmundsbury Borough Council. All plans go to full Town Council but officers who have a specific interest in planning applications are Keith Haisman (Chair), Margaret Godwin and Phil Gryce. Click here to see Planning Committee Meeting Minutes.
Additional Town Council Information
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