Committees

Community Support Committee

The main duties of the Community Support Committee are to: consider matters relating to crime prevention and public safety; consider Morley heritage, tourism, leisure centre and public park issues; consider business, retail, voluntary and community group liaison issues; and administer Community and other grants.

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Audit Committee

The main duties of the Audit Committee are to scrutinise accounts/council procedures following internal audit visit.

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Finance, General Purposes & Strategic Committee

The main duties of the Finance, General Purposes & Strategic Committee are to: monitor monthly accounts including payment and revenue records; consider annual Council budgets for referral to Council for approval; authorise and monitor non-budgets expenditure up to £5,000; oversee investment accounts, taxation and excise duties, banking arrangements; approve appointment of auditors; accept gifts and legacies on behalf of the community; approve purchase, lease and rental of land and buildings.

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Planning Committee

The main duties of the Planning Committee are to: consider planning applications from Leeds City Council within the Morley Town Council and neighbouring local authority areas, and submission of comments and observations, as appropriate.

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Highways, Transportation and Environment Committee

main duties of the Highways, Transportation and Environment Committee are to: consider all road traffic matters affecting the town; consider matters relating to litter, street lighting, refuse collection, street cleansing and war memorials; consider public transport matters; represent to/liaise with District Council/operators and agencies as appropriate; and respond to consultation relating to all such matters.

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MORLEY TOWN COUNCIL – MISSION STATEMENT

Morley Town Council is committed to ensuring the provision of a high standard of cost-effective and best value for money community services, which will enhance the quality of life for the residents of the area.