Agendas and Minutes

A schedule of Committee meetings for 2023-2024 can be accessed HERE

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The most recent minutes and agendas of  Full Council, Committees and the Harry Skells Trust are available below.
 

  Minutes and agendas for other years are available by contacting the Town Clerk on 01780 753808. 

Full Council

To review and approve as necessary the decisions made by the other Committees. Full Council meetings are formal events and have a clear purpose – to make decisions – and are not just forums for debate. They are public events that the press and public have a right to attend and to see how the council operates.

Finance, Personnel & Assets

The overall responsibility of the FPA Committee is the management of the Council’s financial affairs in accordance with legislative requirements, regulations and guidelines.

Scrutiny & Audit

This committee has now been dissolved

Planning

The primary function of the Planning Committee is to examine, make comment and recommendation to the District Council on planning applications within the Parish and surrounding neighbourhood of Stamford.

Amenities

The duties for this Committee were subdivided in May 2023, please see below.

Strategic Development

This committee has now been dissolved.

Events

To develop, budget and manage the administration of the following Council events: Stamford Christmas Festival, Christmas Lights and Switch-on event, Carol Singing at the Bandstand, Senior Citizen’s concert, Arts & Craft traders on a Friday, Spooktacular Event in October and any other events as they arise. Also, to manage the bookings of Programmed Events from outside bodies.

Harry Skells Trust

To oversee the management of the Harry Skells Estate Trust, constituted under the will of the late Harry Skells of Stamford and the income of the Trust derived from the original endowment fund under this will. All current Town Councillors are Members of the Trust, meetings are held three times a year.

Climate Action

Climate Action was set up on 26th February 2020 and comprises a wide cross-section of concerned Stamford residents and business representatives as well as the Mayor, Town, District and County Councillors. They help to manage and reduce Stamford's carbon footprint, implementing as many initiatives as possible that support the objective of the group. The group was made into a Committee in May 2023.

Museum Committee

The Museum Committee has delegated powers to: Oversee the management and development of the museum and its collections.

Amenities - Cemetery and Allotments

The primary function of this Committee is to monitor the management of Town Council's Cemetery & Allotments and the delivery of services.

Amenities - Sports Fields and Open Spaces

The primary function of this Committee is to monitor the management of Town Council's Sports Fields & Open Spaces, including the Meadows & Recreation Ground, and the delivery of services.