Dates of Meetings, Agendas and Minutes of the various committees for the Civic Year are found in this section. All meetings are open to the Press and Public.
Minutes in other formats (i.e. large print, Braille, voice recorded) are available on request.
The purpose of the Sub Committee is to keep under review the corporate governance of the Town Council, including audit arrangements and to scrutinise the performance of the Town Council in this area and in the delivery of its services. The Sub Committee reports to the Finance and General Purposes Committee.
The Full Council Committee receives reports from the various committees.
The purpose of the Environment & Social Wellbeing Committee is to protect and enhance the town’s natural and built environment, to provide a pleasant environment for residents and visitors, and to promote the adequate provision of housing, health & environmental services & related facilities, as well as exercising our influence to support reducing crime and disorder.
This Committee has delegated power to decide all matters required to be determined by members (including all policy, personnel and financial matters) except those issues within the remit of the Planning Committee, the Environment & Social Wellbeing Committee, the Neighbourhood Plan Joint Councils Committee, and those matters which are reserved for decision by the Full Council.
The Committee has delegated power to make observations to the Local Planning Authority on planning applications and like matters. The Committee also considers proposals for traffic regulation and associated highways issues.
The Joint Committee, of all councils participating in the Neighbourhood Plan, has overall responsibility for the delivery, monitoring and review of the Bridport Area Neighbourhood Plan.
The purpose of the Bridport Communities Trust is to oversee the day to day running of Trust Property. It reports to the Full Council, acting in its capacity as sole trustee to the Bridport Communities Trust.
The sub-committee was discontinued in 2016.