Liskeard Town Council Committees Overview

Committee Membership Table 2020.21

Schedule of Meetings and Representation on Outside Bodies

Schedule of Meetings for the Year 2020 – 21

Representatives on Outside Bodies


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Town Council

Mayor: Rachel Brooks
Deputy Mayor: Sandra Mitchell

In normal circumstances the full Council meets every two months.

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Chair: Tony Powell
Vice Chair: Naomi Taylor

The Planning Committee is responsible for planning issues, applications and consultations with other bodies such as Highways.

The Committee normally meets every third week throughout the year, depending on the number of applications received.

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Communications and Engagement

Chair: Simon Cassidy
Vice Chair:  Anna Clarke

The Communications and Engagement Committee is responsible for the management of the website, Council publications including the Lyskerrys magazine, the operation of the Tourist Information Centre, all aspects of tourism in the town, engagement with the public, the planning of civic events, the upkeep of Council trailer and signage within the town.

The Communication and Engagement Committee is also responsible for conducting and regulating the affairs of the Museum under the strategic direction of the trustees and in accordance with appropriate regulations.

The Committee meets every two months.

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Chair: Ian Goldsworthy
Vice Chair:  Julian Smith

The Facilities Committee is responsible for managing the usage, care, maintenance and upkeep of the Public Hall, the Guildhall Complex, the Forrester’s Hall Complex, the Fountain, the War Memorial,  the Pipe Well and Allotments.

The Committee meets every two months.

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Finance and General Purposes

Chair: Rachel Brooks
Vice Chair:  Sandra Mitchell

The Finance and General Purposes Committee is responsible for the co-ordination of and periodic review of the Council’s Strategic Affairs. This includes the preparation of the recommended annual precept, forward financial planning for the Council, the recommendation of capital projects expenditure and the remuneration of the staff. It also includes public safety matters including CCTV liaising with other bodies (Police, Cornwall Council etc), the consideration, recommendations and approval of grants and awards made by the council and the obtaining of grants from outside bodies.

The Committee meets every two months.

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