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Our Customer Service opening hours will change from 3 April 2017. Opening hours will be 8.45pm - 4.45pm, Monday to Friday. The Payment Centre hours will be 9am - 4.15pm, with credit/debit card payments only between 1pm and 2pm. 

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View current agendas, reports and minutes

Agendas, reports and minutes explained

This page gives explains our administration and delegated functions, you can also access current and past committee papers.

Calendar of meetings

Details of all scheduled meetings are contained in the calendar of meetings which is located in the Related documents section.

Scheme of Administration

The council's decision-making structure is based on a Cabinet-style model. This model does not have service committees which are linked to one particular service department, but a Cabinet which considers business from all the Council's services and departments.

Apart from the Cabinet, the council still has a number of committees which deal with other matters such as education, planning and licensing.

Full details of all the council's committees and their areas of responsibility are contained in the council's:

Scheme of Delegated Functions

The Council's Scheme of Delegated Functions sets out all those powers that can be exercised by particular officers without the need for committee approval.

Attendance at meetings

Members of the public are welcome to attend all committee meetings except where items are considered to be exempt.

View committee papers

Search our archive of past agendas, reports and minutes.


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