COUNCIL STRUCTURE

The Parish Council

The Parish Council meetings involve all of the corporate Council body of 13 councillors. The meetings are held on a Tuesday evening and the Parish Council is responsible for overseeing the work of the committees, making key decisions that can’t be delegated and reviewing major strategic or financial matters. 

The Amenities Committee

The primary purpose of the amenities committee is to examine and recommend to the Council where necessary any maintenance, improvements and additions to the amenities of the Parish.  This includes open spaces, ponds and buildings, in addition to benches, bins, bus shelters, play and leisure equipment, war memorial, streetlights and other street furniture that is under the control of the Council or that the Council has agreed to maintain.

Terms of reference for the Amenities committee (PDF)

 

The Planning Committee

The Planning Committee serves to represent the views of Wendover Parish Council which is a Statutory Consultee for the Local Planning Authority (LPA), currently Buckinghamshire Council, on all planning applications falling within the boundary of the Parish of Wendover and for the wider planning strategy for the County.

Terms of reference for the Planning committee (PDF)

More information on planning can be found on the dedicated planning page.

The Staffing Committee

The Staffing Committee deals with, on behalf of the Council, all staffing matters relating to the staff and volunteers of the Council including staff welfare.  The committee also considers all matters relating to HR and Health and Safety regulations.

Terms of reference for the Staffing committee (PDF)

The Finance Committee

The Primary Purpose of the Finance Committee is to manage the Council’s financial resources and to debate and recommend strategy and action on policy and operational matters concerned with Council’s finances.  This includes preparing budgets and recommending precepts for submission to the Council for approval.  Ensuring adequate financial controls are in place to utilise and protect the Council’s finances and assets and to monitor and effect compliance with laid down internal and external audit and other financial procedures, regulations and statutes.

Terms of reference for the Finance committee (PDF)

Financial documents can be viewed on the dedicated finance page.

The Grants Sub-Committee

More information on the work of this sub-committee can be found on the dedicated grants page.

The Open Spaces Working Group

The purpose of this working group is to:

  1.  Consider the current Open Spaces and Play Parks and comment on the usage and equipment.

  2. Consider improving the facilities and equipment. Where possible this should include contractor recommendations and associated costs.

  3. Consider establishing a replacement Skate Park. This should include identifying a suitable location and recommendations on the type of equipment.

Terms of reference for the open spaces working group (PDF)

 

The HS2 Working Group

The purpose of this working group is to:

  1. To achieve a tunnel for Wendover

  2. To achieve the best possible mitigation result for Wendover

Terms of reference for the HS2 working group (PDF)

The Speed & Noise Working Group

The purpose of this working group is to:

  1. To work with others to determine workable solutions to mitigate the noise nuisance and speed of motor vehicles in and around Wendover.

  2. To work with others to mitigate the noise nuisance and speed of motor vehicles using the A413 Wendover Bypass.

  3. Consider the Wendover Climate Actions Groups proposal for 20mph speed limits within the village and provide tangible proposals for WPC to consider with the Unitary Council.

Terms of reference for the Speed & Noise working group (PDF)

 

The 5 Year Plan Working Group

The purpose of this working group is to:

  1. Set the Parish Vision & Long-term Strategic Objectives

  2. Update the Community Action Plan

  3. Update and evaluate the Emergency Plan

  4. Explore Community Cohesion Schemes

  5. Set the Parish Climate Action Plan

  6. Enhance current Community Engagement

  7. Develop Economic & Social Regeneration

Terms of reference for the 5 Year Plan working group (PDF)