Decision details

Independent Member Visits to Town and Community Councils

Decision Maker: Standards Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Allweddol decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


(a)       That it be approved that officers draw up a list of Town and Community

Councils and their meeting dates for 2022/23 to send out to Independent

Members for them to select which Town and Community Council meetings they are to attend;


(b)       That Town and Community Councils be written to explaining that the

process of visits will be undertaken again in 2022/23;


(c)        That the reporting of visits to Town and Community Councils by

Independent members of the Committee is based on workload of the

Committee, except where urgent issues need to be fed back and these will

be placed on the agenda for the next meeting; 


(d)       That Members undertaking visits to Town and Community Councils take

written notes that are suitable to be disclosed and circulated as feedback

to Town and Community Councils upon request; and


(e)       That Members inform the Monitoring Officer of a visit to a Town or

Community Council and send their written notes of the visit to him, as soon

as possible, after a visit has taken place, for the purposes of agenda

planning for the Committee.


Report author: Nicola Gittins, Matthew Georgiou

Publication date: 05/09/2022

Date of decision: 05/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 05/09/2022 - Standards Committee

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