Council Committees

Full Council

This Committee meets on a monthly basis (with the exception of August) and will discuss any recommendations from Finance & General Purposes, Grounds, Public Halls and Planning.  Any other business, as required will also be discussed at these meetings.  The Mayor is responsible for chairing these meetings and they are held on the third Thursday in the month.  All 12 Councillors will be present at The Full Council meeting

Finance & General Purposes

This Committee meets on a monthly basis (with the exception of August) and will discuss any finance related issues as well as budgets for the coming year.

The following Councillors are on The Finance & General Purposes Committee for the year 2017/2018

  • George Watkinson (Chairman)
  • Hilary Ayer
  • James Deane
  • Lesley Farrow
  • Phill Humphries
  • John Palmer

Finance & General Purposes terms of reference document

Grounds

This Committee meets on a monthly basis (with the exception of August) and will discuss any grounds related issues.

The following Councillors are on the Grounds Committee for the year 2017/2018

  • Leslie Farrow (Chairman)
  • James Deane
  • Verlaine Morgans
  • David Holdaway
  • Paul Strawbridge
  • Mary Vincent

Grounds Committee Terms of Reference Document

Public Halls

This Committee meets on a monthly basis (with the exception of August) and will discuss any issues relating to The Festival Hall and Avenue Pavilion.

The following Councillors are on the Public Halls Committee for the year 2017/2018

  • Hilary Ayer (Chairman)
  • Phill Humphries
  • Verlaine Morgans
  •  Nick Orr
  • Mary Vincent
  • George Watkinson

Public Halls Committee Terms of Reference Document

Planning

All Councillors, with the exception of The Town Mayor are on the Planning Committee.

Planning Committee Terms of Reference Document

Town Development Committee

This Committee meets on a monthly basis (with the exception of August) and will discuss any issues relating to The development of the town within the guidelines of the Petersfield Neighbourhood plan

The following Councillors and members are on the Town Development committee for the year 2017/2018

  • John Palmer (Chairman)
  • Phill Humphries
  • Paul Strawbridge
  • James Deane
  • Lesley Farrow
  • Hilary Ayer (Reserve)
  • George Watkinson (Reserve)
  • Julie Butler (East Hampshire District Council)
  • Tony Struthers (Petersfield Society)
  • Richard Besant (Petersfield Neighbourhood Plan)
  • Robert Mocatta (South Downs National Park Authority)
  • Russell Oppenheimer (Hampshire County Council)
  • Vaughan Clarke (Community Member)
  • Stephen Pritchard (Community Member)

Town Development Committee Terms of Reference Document

Other Committees

There is a grants panel that meet twice a year and are responsible for making decisions on any grant applications received. There is also a staff panel that meet to discuss any staff related issues.

Staff Panel Terms of Reference Document

If you have any questions regarding the above Committees, please contact The Town Council offices on 01730 264182 (9am – 5pm Monday to Friday) and we will be happy to help.