Liskeard Town Council Committees Overview

Committee Membership Table

Schedule of Meetings and Representation on Outside Bodies

Meetings Schedule

Representatives on Outside Bodies

Town Council

Mayor: Simon Cassidy
Deputy Mayor: Christina Whitty

The full Council is trialing meeting every month.

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Chair: Naomi Taylor
Vice Chair: Annette Lee-Julian

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

The Committee normally meets three weekly throughout the year, depending on the number of applications received.

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Communications and Engagement

Chair: Nick Craker
Vice Chair: Annette Lee-Julian

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: Julian Smith
Vice Chair:  Richard Dorling

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

The Committee meets every two months.

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Finance, Economic Development and General Purposes

Chair: Simon Cassidy
Vice Chair:  Christina Whitty

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’s business is being dealt with at the monthly Full Council meetings in a trial basis.

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