Leicester Forest East Parish Council

Serving the people of Leicester Forest East

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Clerk: Sue Jones
The Parish Hall, Kings Drive
Leicester Forest East
Leicester LE3 3JE

Tel: 0116 239 0039

Committees

Finance, LiFE & Policies Committee Terms of Reference:

1. To consider spending proposals from other committees and make recommendations to full Council at their January meeting for the Budget for the following financial year including the level of the Precept.

2. To review fees and charges annually and submit recommendations to full Council.

3. To incur expenditure in accordance with the approved Budget on the following:

Administration, Contingency Monies, Salaries, Pensions, Insurance, Audit Fees, Miscellaneous Expenditure, LiFE Magazine.

4. To put into put into place policies and review quarterly.

Planning, Trees & Highways Committee Terms of Reference

1. To consider planning applications received from the District Council and agree the Parish Council's response, unless in the opinion of the Chairman of the Committee (or the Vice-Chair in his/her absence) an application raises issues which in his/her opinion ought to be considered by full Council.

2. To consider Local Development Framework proposals or consultations and other local Authority or Central Government Planning Policy Proposals or consultations received by the Council and submit recommendations made thereon to Council.

3. To consider proposals or consultations from other bodies in relation to highways and trees on the highways and submit responses on behalf of the Council.

4. To submit spending proposals to the Finance Committee for Budget purposes for the following financial year.

5. To incur expenditure in accordance with the approved Budget on the following:

Notice Boards, floral arrangements, street litter picking, provision of dog waste bins on the highway and any other items relating to Planning, Trees and Highway matters.

Neighbourhood Development Plan Committee Terms of Reference:

1. To develop a Neighbourhood Plan

2. To submit spending proposals to the Finance Committee for Budget purposes for the following financial year.

3. To incur expenditure in accordance with the approved Budget on the following:

(a) All costs involved in developing a Plan

Parks, Hall & Events Committee Terms of Reference:

Parks, Hall

1. To consider requests for the lease and use of land and buildings within the Committee's control.

2. To submit spending proposals to the Finance Committee for Budget purposes for the following financial year.

3. To incur expenditure in accordance with the approved Budget on the following:

Parish Hall Maintenance, electricity, water, cleaning materials, telephone costs for the parish hall, annual inspection of cesspit, cleaning services (parish hall), security services (parish hall).

Events:

1. To submit spending proposals to the Finance Committee for Budget purposes for the following financial year.

2. To incur expenditure in accordance with the approved Budget on the following:

(a) All costs involved with the Parish Events.

Staffing Committee Terms of Reference

1. To consider the terms and references for the employment of staff.

2. To keep under review the Council's disciplinary and grievance procedure and to recommend any changes to Council as are considered necessary to reflect legal requirements as appropriate.

3. To receive, interpret and hear grievances under the Council's grievance procedure as appropriate.

4. To investigate and determine disciplinary matters under the Council's Disciplinary procedure as appropriate.