Committees

A schedule of meeting dates from May 2024 - May 2025 is available here.  If there are no items for discussion, or there is no quorum (required numbers attending) the meeting will not take place.

Meetings usually start at 7.00pm, except where one meeting follows another.  Agendas for our meetings can be found on our website and Greenacre Centre noticeboard, where start time would be confirmed.  

All residents are invited to attend meetings, and guidance is available for public participation.  For a Wednesday Council/Committee meeting, agendas are issued on the Friday prior and will be displayed on the Greenacre Centre external notice board, and available on the links below.

Please note:-

Planning Committee meetings are held as required, usually fortnightly.
All Committee meetings may be subject to cancellation if there are no items for the Agenda or there is no quorum (sufficient legal number of Members in attendance).
Agendas and minutes can be accessed by clicking on the link to the relevant committees below.

 

Committees

Full Council

Also comments to the higher tier of Local Government, Central Bedfordshire Council, on matters such as education, long term planning for the town, etc.

Public Realm

This Committee replaces the previously-named Recreation Grounds, Public Lands & Lighting Committee and the Cemetery Management Committee. This Committee manages 200+ streetlights, four recreation grounds, play areas, Millennium Green, Norton Road Allotments and the MUGA facility. The Committee also manages Common Road Allotments on behalf of the Eleemosynary Charity of William Field

Planning

As a consultee to Central Bedfordshire Council on planning applications relating to Stotfold.

Cemetery Management

The responsibilities of this Committee have been transferred to the Governance & Resources Committee as of 1st May 2024. This Committee page will remain active for the purposes of members of the public being able to access Cemetery Minutes and Agendas.

Building Management

This Committee is responsible for maintenance and management of the Memorial Hall, Greenacres Centre and Simpson Centre, making them available for residents and organisations to hire.

Establishment

The responsibilities of this Committee have been transferred to the Governance & Resources Committee as of 1st May 2024. This Committee page will remain active for the purposes of public being able to access Cemetery Minutes and Agendas. Prepares Precept recommendation, staffing matters, Standing Orders, Financial Regulations, etc.

Town Strategy

(Previously Town Enhancement) Prepares and considers proposals for long term strategic planning of Stotfold.

Annual Town & Annual Council Meetings

The Annual Statutory Meeting is the start of the Town Council Municipal year and during this meeting the new Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Town Council are voted in by the Town Council, as well as selection of the Committee Memberships for each of the Councillors.

Community Engagement

This committee is responsible for the organisation of all community engagement activities undertaken by Stotfold Town Council including events.

Public Realm Committee

This Committee replaces the Recreation, Public Lands & Lighting and Cemetery Management Committees and the responsibilities of those Committees have been transferred to the Public Realm Committee as of 1st May 2024.

Governance & Resources Committee

This Committee replaces the Establishment Committee and the responsibilities of this Committee have been transferred to the Governance & Resources Committee as of 1st May 2024. The previous Minutes and Agenda's for these items of interest can still be found under the Establishment Committee page on this website.