Issue - meetings

Section 4 - Committee Membership

Meeting: 18/09/2019 - Council Constitution (Item 4.)

Section 4 - Committee Membership

In accordance with the alternative arrangements under the Local Government Act 2000, the Council has decided on a system of a single Overview and Scrutiny Committee and Audit Committee, a Standards Committee, three main committees and three area planning committees.


Follow the link below to view details of each committee, its responsibilities and the membership of each Committee:

·                Committee Membership


Meetings are held at the Maldon District Council Offices in the Council Chamber.


South-Eastern Area Planning Committee meetings are held at the Burnham-on-Crouch Town Council Offices, Chapel Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, CM0 8JD.  


Meetings commence at 7.30 pm unless otherwise stated.


Agendas and reports are available to view at least five working days prior to the date of the meeting.  Minutes are made accessible to the public five working days prior to the next meeting of the meeting or before a meeting of the full Council, whichever is first.


Public speaking

Members of the public can ask questions at meetings of the Council and also speak on items of business at meetings of the Community Services, Planning and Licensing and the Finance and Corporate Services Committees.


The Council also operates public speaking at its Area Planning Committee meetings.


Full details of the guidelines can be accessed below:

·                Public Question Time and Participation at Council and Committee Meetings

·                Public Speaking at Planning Committee Meetings


Audio / Sound recordings

On 17 September 2014 the Council commenced sound recording of meetings of the Council and its Committees to which the public have the right to attend.