Belmont Parish Council has a number of sub committees and working parties which meet regularly to discuss specific areas of council business. These committees then submit reports and recommendations to the Full Council at the monthly Parish Council meeting.
These committees and working parties include:
Asset Task Group
Assess and value Parish Council assets including the evaluation of land, property, fittings and equipment.
Cemetery Working Party
Together with the Parish Clerk deal with matters concerning the administration, upkeep and day to day running of the cemetery.
Finance Working Party
Monitor the Council’s budget alongside income and expenditure throughout the year. They also produce the annual budget and recommend a parish precept for Full Council consideration and subsequent approval.
Planning applications are reviewed by the committee and any that are relevant are raised at the monthly Full Council meeting. The committee may also make submissions to planning officers ahead of this meeting if the the consultation period for the application expires before the next Full Council meeting convenes.
Planting Scheme Working Party
Oversees planting schemes throughout the parish and monitors the allocated budget.
Playground Development Committee
The Parish own and maintain six playground areas all of which have now been upgraded.
Belmont Parish Council also supports members of the public who give their time and expertise in joint working groups in the parish. These include:
- The Friends of Belmont Scrambles
- The Friends of Belmont War Memorial
- The Parish Plan Steering Group
- The Friends of Belmont Library