- Agendas & Minutes for Meetings
- Alcohol & Entertainment Licensing
- Bramcote Bereavement Services Joint Committee
- Council Meetings
- Planning Committee
- Licensing & Appeals Committee
- Policy & Performance Committee
- Leisure and Environment Committee
- Finance & Resources Committee
- Housing Committee
- Jobs & Economy Committee
- Community Safety Committee
- Governance, Audit & Standards Committee
Agendas & Minutes for Meetings
Information on Council and Committee Structure
The full Council comprises of 44 councillors and takes decisions on major policies and sets the Council Tax.
There are a number of committees that meet regularly to make decisions and to scrutinise policy and performance. These are again made up of councillors from all the parties.
Members attending meetings with a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in an item on the agenda must disclose the existence and nature of that interest and, if it is a pecuniary interest, withdraw from the meeting room during the discussion and voting on the item.
List of Committees
The committee deals with matters relating to the Licensing Act 2003, (alcohol, entertainment and late night refreshment premises) and the Gambling Act 2005 including arcades, betting shops to lotteries and amusement registrations and any other gambling matters.
Bramcote Bereavement Services is a joint venture between Broxtowe Borough Council and Erewash Borough Council. The committee oversees its management and comprises members from both Councils and local professional user groups.
The full Council comprises all 44 councillors and takes decisions on major policies and sets the Council Tax. The Council also receives petitions from members of the public and makes appointments to committees.
The main role of the Committee is to recommend licensing policy apart from that relating to the Gambling Act 2005 and the Licensing Act 2003.
The Planning Committee meets every four weeks. Its main role is to determine planning applications. It can also propose matters of planning policy to the Council.
The Policy and Performance Committee is tasked with reviewing the Council's policies and developing, adopting and implementing any other policies. This also includes approving and monitoring progress in relation to the Corporate Plan and significant external projects.
The Leisure and Environment Committee is tasked with determining policies to promote artistic, sporting and cultural activities. Additionally, the Committee is tasked with organising and implementing twinning and friendship activities, policy on waste management and functions under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
The Finance and Resources Committee is tasked with reviewing the Council's resources. This also includes recommending to the Council the level of council house rents and the level of council tax. Additionally, the Finance Committee recommend to Council the overall capital programme and revenue budget.
The Housing Committee is tasked with the determining of Council policy relating to sales of Council houses and determining the policy relating to Council house rent collection. Also, the Committee is tasked with determining the improvement programme of the Council housing stock and housing schemes.
The Jobs and Economy Committee is tasked with determining all issues relating to the well-being, development and enhancement of local communities within the Borough including the acquisition of land and use of resources to promote those purposes.
The Community Safety Committee is tasked with developing, adopting, implementing any other policy (other than those policy documents reserved to the full Council or within the remit of any Committee) relating to antisocial behaviour, food hygiene, taxi licencing and public protection strategies.
The Governance, Audit and Standards Committee is tasked with determining responses on behalf of the Council to any government, local authority or other consultation on matters within the remit of the Committee. Additionally, the Committee will consider ways of achieving reductions in ongoing financial commitments through a review of essential and desirable services and service levels.