Committee: Finance and General Purposes

Its Sub-Committees are:

  • Communications Sub-Committee
  • Resilience and Emergency Plan Sub-Committee
  • Internal Audit Review Sub-Committee
  • Standing Orders Sub-Committee

Its outside bodies are:

  • Borough Standards Committee
  • Surrey Association of Local Councils (Surrey ALC)

Terms of Reference

  • Matters relating to the powers of the Town Council.
  • Matters relating to boundaries and representation.
  • The purchase, sale, transfer, construction, alteration, acquisition and maintenance of buildings and other structures.
  • Purchase, disposal or sale of land.
  • Leasing, licensing and letting of land and buildings in the Council's ownership and obtaining planning permission where necessary.
  • Review and variation of Standing Orders.
  • The Town Council Schedule of Meetings.
  • Organisation of Annual Town Meeting.
  • Civic matters and social functions.
  • The smooth and efficient running of the Town Council Offices.
  • The maintenance, or replacement as necessary, of Town Council equipment and furnishings in the Council Offices, Albert Rooms.
  • Applications for the use of the Council Chamber and Albert Rooms by others.
  • Any matter not dealt with by other committees.
  • Approval of Committee expenditure.
  • Placing and variation of insurance policies.
  • Banking arrangements.
  • Investments.
  • Accounting functions.
  • Financial aspects of the Council's affairs, including fund-raising.
  • Budget control in accordance with the approved estimates.
  • Preparation of annual budget in liaison with other committees.
  • Recommending Estimates and a level of Precept for approval by the Full Council.
  • Making appointments to, and receiving reports in respect of, its Outside Bodies.
  • To review the editorial content and ensure the regular publication of a quarterly newsletter.
  • To review the contents of the web site
  • To review the content and regular update of the Horley Town Guide.

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