Community Plan Committee Terms of Reference

Community Plan Committee Terms of Reference

Approved by Council: 18th May 2021

Review Date: May 2022

10 Members of the Authority, including the Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Quorum = 4

Committee may in addition have non-council community members with the approval of Council, in accordance with Standing Orders
To oversee the delivery of the Community Plan and support the delivery of improvement in the social lives of those who live, work or visit the town

Meetings: Alternative months

All non-committee members may attend meetings of the Committee except for confidential and speak on issues at the Chair’s discretion, but are unable to vote.

 

Community Engagement
Function of Council - Column 1 Delegation of Functions - Column 2
1. To develop, facilitate and implement themes and actions contained within A Vision for Crewe – Crewe’s Community Plan to promote and improve the health, social and cultural wellbeing of those who live, work, study or visit within the Town. Committee to have strategic overview and approve action plans within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

2. To facilitate and support statutory, voluntary, community and faith sector organisations to deliver the aspirations of A Vision for Crewe – Crewe’s Community Plan Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

3. To have oversight of the Council’s involvement with outside bodies which are relevant to the voluntary, community and faith sector as well as the themes and actions contained within A Vision for Crewe – Crewe’s Community Plan such as the Crewe Pledge Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

4. To update and refresh the action plans and themes contained within A Vision for Crewe – Crewe’s Community Plan Council to approve plans, themes and updates Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

5. To agree project funding proposals which meet the aspirations contained within A Vision for Crewe – Crewe’s Community Plan under the themes of:–

  • Cultivating civic and community pride
  • Celebrating arts and culture
  • Aspirational young people
  • Health and wellbeing
  • A Voice for Crewe
Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget
6. To promote and support:-

  • Social inclusion within communities
  • Public and community services and facilities within the Town
  • Crewe Local Area Partnership
  • CAB for the Town (Local Government Act 1972 s142)
  • Fair Trade in the Town
  • Healthy living
  • The development of and coordination of NHS services
  • Public and community services for young people
Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

7. To seek and maximise the benefit of external funding directly or in partnership with others Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

8. To support external partnership organisations with regard to friendships and twinning agreements Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

9. Compile and submit responses to public consultations through the promotion and liaison with external stakeholders which are relevant to the aspirations of A Vision for Crewe – Crewe’s Community Plan Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

10. To have oversight of Working Groups formed to support projects and activities which deliver the aspirations contained within A Vision for Crewe –
Crewe’s Community Plan
Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

11. To administer and oversee the civic functions of the Council and the office of the Mayor Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

12. To have oversight of the Grants Advisory Group Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

13. To administer the policies and procedures and make recommendations relating to the Council’s grants and donations Grants Working Group to evaluate and recommend to Committee

Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Council to approve policy

Town Clerk for Operational Management

14. To facilitate, promote and administer the Councils grants and donations Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Town Clerk for Operational Management

15. To have oversight of targeted or responsive grant funds Grants Working Group to evaluate and recommend to Committee

Committee to have strategic overview and approve acceptance within policy and budget

Council to approve establishing grant funds which are over £10,000

Town Clerk for Operational Management

 

NB. Any actions delegated to the Town Clerk/Proper Officer may in his/her absence be undertaken by the nominated deputy or deputies, if the matter cannot wait until the Town Clerk’s return.

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