Committees

Potton Town Council has three main Committees:

  • Environmental
  • Management
  • Planning

Environmental Committee responsibilities

  1. Monitor and manage the Potton Neighbourhood Plan (PNP) Action Plan – Visions E, F and G.
  2. Monitor and manage the PNP Policies EV-1, EV-2, EV-3, EV-4, EV-5 and EV-6.
  3. Green Infrastructure Plan – Action Plan.

Councillors on Environmental Committee
Cllr Charles Craig, Cllr John Day, Cllr Andy Gibb and Cllr Lindsay Kitchener.

Number of meetings per year: 3.
Dates to be confirmed following the meeting of the Planning Committee which starts at 7pm.


Management Committee responsibilities

  1. Emergency Plan.
  2. Employment.
  3. Potton Neighbourhood Plan.

Councillors on Management Committee
Cllr Charles Craig, Cllr John Day, Cllr John Hobbs, Cllr Jonathan Lean, Cllr Carol Leggatt,
Cllr Angus Macdonald and Cllr Jonathan Price Williams.

Non-Councillors on Management Committee
Central Bedfordshire Council Cllr Tracey Wye.

Number of meetings per year: 3.
Dates to be confirmed – following the meeting of the Planning Committee which starts at 7pm.


Planning Committee responsibilities

  1. Monitor and manage the PNP Action Plan – Visions A and B.
  2. Monitor and manage the PNP Policies HO-1, HO-2, HO-3, HO-4, HO-5 and HO-6.
  3. Complete the PNP Compliance Checklist for all new planning applications and compose the Potton Town Council response to Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) consultation.
  4. Liaison with developers and CBC Planning Officers at the pre-planning stage.

Councillors on Planning Committee
Cllr Charles Craig, Cllr John Day, Cllr John Hobbs, Cllr Jonathan Lean, Cllr Angus Macdonald, Cllr Dan Norman (Chairman) and Cllr Jonathan Price Williams.

Number of meetings per year: 22 (including two extended meetings).  Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month (except August) at 7pm.
See Planning page for dates.