REMIT: The Area Committee will undertake the following functions within their own geographical areas:-
1. To make representations and recommendations to the Council of the Board or any other appropriate committee in connection with any matter which falls within the Council’s functions and which is relevant to the area of the Area Committee; 2. To make representations on matters which affect the interests of the area of the Area Committee; 3. To appoint members to serve on outside bodies relevant to the Council’s functions within the area of the Area Committee; 4. To decide on development control matters in accordance with the Planning Service’s detailed delegation scheme; 5. To decide on the acquisition and disposal of individual properties where there is no other committee authority to proceed, subject to receiving a report from the Council's Property Unit and the comments of the Statutory Officer and local member; 6. Implement traffic management orders where objections to the proposal have been received after advertising. 7. To decide on applications to let smallholdings and farms; 8. To make recommendations to the Board or Council (as appropriate) on any by-law relevant solely to the area of the Area Committee, and any order prohibiting the drinking of alcohol in public; 9. To make recommendations to the Council regarding the names of communities; 10. To decide on applications for the re-sale of property subject to a local person condition; 11. To monitor the service delivery arrangements within the area, making recommendations to the Council, the Board or other committee as appropriate; 12. To decide on matters relating to markets and fairs affecting the interests of the area of the Area Committee; 13. To decide on prioritising expenditure on minor works where expenditure has been allocated to the Area Committee.