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2003/2004

Appointments Committee

The Council appoints an Appointments Committee to deal with the process of selection and appointment of the Chief Executive and Chief Officers of the authority. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Cabinet

The Cabinet comprises the Leader, Deputy Leader and eight Cabinet Members each with a defined portfolio (or areas of responsibility). Collectively, the Cabinet will make recommendations to the Council on the Council’s overall policy direction.

Corporate Services Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Member will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as a Cabinet Advisor, the Chair of a relevant Scrutiny Panel and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Member is responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Education and Lifelong Learning Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Member will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chair of a relevant Scrutiny Panel and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Member is responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Housing Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Member will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as a Cabinet Advisor, the Chair of a relevant Scrutiny Panel and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Member is responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Corporate Services and Housing Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Corporate Services and Sandwell Direct Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Corporate Services, Leader/Deputy Leader and Urban Form Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Education and Lifelong Learning and Social Inclusion and Health Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Education and Lifelong Learning and Youth and Cultural Services Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Housing and Urban Form Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Leader/Deputy Leader and Education and Lifelong Learning Cabinet Advisory Team

The Leader/Deputy Leader and Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Leader/Deputy Leader and Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Leader/Deputy Leader and Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Leader/Deputy Leader and Social Inclusion and Health Cabinet Advisory Team

The Leader/Deputy Leader and Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Leader/Deputy Leader and Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Leader/Deputy Leader and Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Soc Incl & Health, Educ & Lifelg Learning & Regen & Neighbourhood Mangt Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Youth & Cult Services, Educ & Lifelg Learning & Soc Incl & Health Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Leader and Deputy Leader Cabinet Advisory Team

The Leader/Deputy Leader acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Leader/Deputy Leader will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as the Chair of the Scrutiny Management Board and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Leader/Deputy Leader are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Regeneration and Neighbourhood Management Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Member will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as a Cabinet Advisor, the Chair of a relevant Scrutiny Panel and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Member is responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Sandwell Direct Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Member will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as a Cabinet Advisor, the Chair of a relevant Scrutiny Panel and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Member is responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Social Inclusion and Health Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Member will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chair of a relevant Scrutiny Panel and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Member is responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Urban Form Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Member will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chair of a relevant Scrutiny Panel and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Member is responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Youth and Cultural Services Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Member will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as a Cabinet Advisor, the Chair of a relevant Scrutiny Panel and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Member is responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Cabinet & Scrutiny Management Board

The Cabinet and Scrutiny Management Board meet to consider items of interest to both the Executive and Scrutiny sides.

Council

The Council is responsible for approving the overall policy framework including the budget and retains responsibility for regulatory functions (most of which it will delegate to committees operating within the ‘Constitutional’ arm of the decision-making structure. The Council will also have a key role in holding the executive to account.

Education Staffing Committee

The Council appoints an Education Staffing Committee to hear representations against notification of intent to declare posts redundant, submitted by teaching staff employed in non-delegated schools; to determine matters relating to the discipline or dismissal of non-school-based teaching staff and teaching staff in non-delegated schools and to hear representations from non-school based teaching staff in accordance with Stage 3 of the Management of Absence Non-School based Teaching Staff procedures. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Employment Appeals Panel 1

The Council appoints four Employment Appeals Panels to deal with employee relations matters including, appeals against dismissal, disputes under the Grievance Procedure, appeals against decisions to refuse personal applications for re-grading and complaints of alleged harassment under the Harassment Complaints Procedure. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Employment Appeals Panel 2

The Council appoints four Employment Appeals Panels to deal with employee relations matters including, appeals against dismissal, disputes under the Grievance Procedure, appeals against decisions to refuse personal applications for re-grading and complaints of alleged harassment under the Harassment Complaints Procedure. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Employment Appeals Panel 3

The Council appoints four Employment Appeals Panels to deal with employee relations matters including, appeals against dismissal, disputes under the Grievance Procedure, appeals against decisions to refuse personal applications for re-grading and complaints of alleged harassment under the Harassment Complaints Procedure. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Employment Appeals Panel 4

The Council appoints four Employment Appeals Panels to deal with employee relations matters including, appeals against dismissal, disputes under the Grievance Procedure, appeals against decisions to refuse personal applications for re-grading and complaints of alleged harassment under the Harassment Complaints Procedure. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

General Purposes Appeals Panel

The Council appoints a General Purposes Appeals Panel to determine various appeals from teaching staff and applications for discretionary student awards. In addition, the Panel considers and determines appeals against decisions of the Executive Director for Social Inclusion and Health or the Heads of Service reporting to him/her with regard to residential and non-residential services; residential and nursing homes and representations for registration under the provisions of the Registered Homes Act 1984, the Registered Homes (Amendment) Act 1991 and the Children Act 1989. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

General Purposes Committee

The Council appoints a General Purposes Committee to deal with a diverse range of issues, in particular to make recommendations to Council on the appointment of representatives on outside bodies, civic and ceremonial matters, all matters relating to the boundaries of the Borough and the Wards, the registration of electors and the conduct of European, Parliamentary and local government elections and the power to make, amend, revoke and re-enact by-laws. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Housing Appeals Panel 1

The Council appoints two Housing Appeals Panels to deal with matters including appeals against decisions in respect of specific Housing Management issues; appeals against assessments made for grant purposes in accordance with the Council’s appeals procedure; and matters concerning the repayment of house renovations grant money. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Housing Appeals Panel 2

The Council appoints two Housing Appeals Panels to deal with matters including appeals against decisions in respect of specific Housing Management issues; appeals against assessments made for grant purposes in accordance with the Council’s appeals procedure; and matters concerning the repayment of house renovations grant money. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Joint Consultative Panel

The Council appoints a Joint Consultative Panel comprising elected members and Trade Union representatives in order to provide a means of consultation and a forum for discussion between the Council and its Local Government services employees and craft employees on matters relating to the conditions of service of such employees of the Council, on other matters of common interest and concern and to assist in the consultation process.

Joint Leader/Deputy Leader and Urban Form Cabinet Advisory Team

Cabinet Members acting individually, have the responsibility for determining matters which fall within their portfolios. The Cabinet Members will take decisions in the public arena (except where exempt or confidential information is involved) and they will do this formally at a Joint Cabinet Advisory Team. Other members such as Cabinet Advisors, the Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Panels and named opposition representatives may also attend and express their views but it is stressed that only the Cabinet Members are responsible for taking the decision, no one else. (To view the Portfolios, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Licensing Committee

The Council appoints a Licensing Committee to determine all licensing matters arising from the Council's powers and duties under various Acts and Regulations. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Planning Committee

The Council appoints a Planning Committee to deal with matters relating to town and country planning and development control, including the determination of planning applications. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Remuneration Committee

The Council each year appoints a Remuneration Committee to determine matters relating to the pay and conditions of the Chief Executive and Chief Officers of the authority. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Sandwell Local Access Forum

The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 has placed a duty on Sandwell Council to establish an advisory body known as the Sandwell Local Access Forum. The Sandwell Local Access Forum is constituted in accordance with the Local Access Forums (England) Regulations 2002. Its purpose is to provide independent advice to highway authorities on access to open areas for informal recreational purposes and in the preparation of rights of way improvement plans. The Forum will cover the whole of the Sandwell Metropolitan Borough.

Schools Forum

The Schools Forum is constituted in accordance with the Schools Forum (England) Regulations 2002 and Section 47A of the Schools Standards and Framework Act 1998 (as amended). The purpose of the Forum is to provide a means of ensuring good dialogue and an active interchange of advice and consultation between schools and the Local Education Authority (LEA) on matters relating to the Schools Budget.

Scrutiny Management Board

The Council appoints a co-ordinating scrutiny panel called the Scrutiny Management Board. The remit of this Board is to approve the Annual Scrutiny Work Programme, including those of other scrutiny panels; to retain or determine which panel will assume responsibility for any particular issue; to have the powers of overview and scrutiny in relation to Health Authority and associated matters; complaints handling and Ombudsman investigations; matters not within the remit of any other scrutiny panel. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Adult Services Scrutiny Panel

The Council each year appoints a number of Scrutiny Panels. Whilst the panels have specific functions their primary role is to review and scrutinise decisions or actions taken in connection with the discharge of the Council’s functions and make reports to the Council or executive as appropriate (post scrutiny) and to exercise the right to ‘call-in’ for reconsideration, decisions made but not yet implemented (pre scrutiny). Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution contains the Scrutiny Panel Terms of Reference. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Direct Services Scrutiny Panel

The Council each year appoints a number of Scrutiny Panels. Whilst the panels have specific functions their primary role is to review and scrutinise decisions or actions taken in connection with the discharge of the Council’s functions and make reports to the Council or executive as appropriate (post scrutiny) and to exercise the right to ‘call-in’ for reconsideration, decisions made but not yet implemented (pre scrutiny). Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution contains the Scrutiny Panel Terms of Reference. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Education & Lifelong Learning Scrutiny Panel

The Council each year appoints a number of Scrutiny Panels. Whilst the panels have specific functions their primary role is to review and scrutinise decisions or actions taken in connection with the discharge of the Council’s functions and make reports to the Council or executive as appropriate (post scrutiny) and to exercise the right to ‘call-in’ for reconsideration, decisions made but not yet implemented (pre scrutiny). Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution contains the Scrutiny Panel Terms of Reference. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Environment & Housing Scrutiny Panel

The Council each year appoints a number of Scrutiny Panels. Whilst the panels have specific functions their primary role is to review and scrutinise decisions or actions taken in connection with the discharge of the Council’s functions and make reports to the Council or executive as appropriate (post scrutiny) and to exercise the right to ‘call-in’ for reconsideration, decisions made but not yet implemented (pre scrutiny). Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution contains the Scrutiny Panel Terms of Reference. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Equality Scrutiny Panel

The Council each year appoints a number of Scrutiny Panels. Whilst the panels have specific functions their primary role is to review and scrutinise decisions or actions taken in connection with the discharge of the Council’s functions and make reports to the Council or executive as appropriate (post scrutiny) and to exercise the right to ‘call-in’ for reconsideration, decisions made but not yet implemented (pre scrutiny). Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution contains the Scrutiny Panel Terms of Reference. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Finance & Audit Scrutiny Panel

The Council each year appoints a number of Scrutiny Panels. Whilst the panels have specific functions their primary role is to review and scrutinise decisions or actions taken in connection with the discharge of the Council’s functions and make reports to the Council or executive as appropriate (post scrutiny) and to exercise the right to ‘call-in’ for reconsideration, decisions made but not yet implemented (pre scrutiny). Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution contains the Scrutiny Panel Terms of Reference. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Performance Management Scrutiny Panel

The Council each year appoints a number of Scrutiny Panels. Whilst the panels have specific functions their primary role is to review and scrutinise decisions or actions taken in connection with the discharge of the Council’s functions and make reports to the Council or executive as appropriate (post scrutiny) and to exercise the right to ‘call-in’ for reconsideration, decisions made but not yet implemented (pre scrutiny). Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution contains the Scrutiny Panel Terms of Reference. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Social Inclusion Scrutiny Panel

The Council each year appoints a number of Scrutiny Panels. Whilst the panels have specific functions their primary role is to review and scrutinise decisions or actions taken in connection with the discharge of the Council’s functions and make reports to the Council or executive as appropriate (post scrutiny) and to exercise the right to ‘call-in’ for reconsideration, decisions made but not yet implemented (pre scrutiny). Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution contains the Scrutiny Panel Terms of Reference. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Youth & Community Services Scrutiny Panel

The Council each year appoints a number of Scrutiny Panels. Whilst the panels have specific functions their primary role is to review and scrutinise decisions or actions taken in connection with the discharge of the Council’s functions and make reports to the Council or executive as appropriate (post scrutiny) and to exercise the right to ‘call-in’ for reconsideration, decisions made but not yet implemented (pre scrutiny). Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution contains the Scrutiny Panel Terms of Reference. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Select Commitee on Community Cohesion

The Select Committee on Community Cohesion was set up to look into issues that help or hinder communities living together harmoniously. Many issues contribute to this and the Committee has looked into some of the main issues that affect how communities live and work together.

Select Committee on Anti-Social Behaviour

The Select Committee on Anti Social Behaviour was established by the Council in May, 2003, to explore how existing and potential structures and processes of the Council and its key partners can address the Government’s objective of achieving “a society in which people respect each others’ property, respect the streets and public spaces and respect neighbours’ rights to live free from harassment and distress”. The Select Committee has also placed strong emphasis on the need to engage with the communities of Sandwell with a view to addressing community concerns on the incidence of anti-social behaviour.

Select Committee on Clean and Tidy Borough

The Select Committee on Clean and Tidy Borough was established by the Council in May, 2003, to explore how existing and potential structures and processes of the Council and its key partners can improve and maintain the cleanliness and tidiness of the Borough in order to improve the quality of life for communities.

Standards Committee

The Council at its Annual Meeting each year establishes a Standards Committee. Article 9 of the Council's Constitution sets out the composition of the committee and its role which includes being the guardians of standards of conduct including compliance with a Members’ Code of Conduct and a protocol on member/officer relations. (To view Article 9, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Oldbury Town Committee

The Council appoints six Town Committees to involve, consult and represent the community on local issues and on the various policies and strategies of the Council; to consider and to determine the allocation of the local area budget; and to be consulted by the Executive and by the Council, as appropriate, on such matters as major developments, changes to local services and facilities, traffic management issues and the Council’s budget setting process. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Rowley Regis Town Committee

The Council appoints six Town Committees to involve, consult and represent the community on local issues and on the various policies and strategies of the Council; to consider and to determine the allocation of the local area budget; and to be consulted by the Executive and by the Council, as appropriate, on such matters as major developments, changes to local services and facilities, traffic management issues and the Council’s budget setting process. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Smethwick Town Committee

The Council appoints six Town Committees to involve, consult and represent the community on local issues and on the various policies and strategies of the Council; to consider and to determine the allocation of the local area budget; and to be consulted by the Executive and by the Council, as appropriate, on such matters as major developments, changes to local services and facilities, traffic management issues and the Council’s budget setting process. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Tipton Town Committee

The Council appoints six Town Committees to involve, consult and represent the community on local issues and on the various policies and strategies of the Council; to consider and to determine the allocation of the local area budget; and to be consulted by the Executive and by the Council, as appropriate, on such matters as major developments, changes to local services and facilities, traffic management issues and the Council’s budget setting process. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

Wednesbury Town Committee

The Council appoints six Town Committees to involve, consult and represent the community on local issues and on the various policies and strategies of the Council; to consider and to determine the allocation of the local area budget; and to be consulted by the Executive and by the Council, as appropriate, on such matters as major developments, changes to local services and facilities, traffic management issues and the Council’s budget setting process. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

West Bromwich Town Committee

The Council appoints six Town Committees to involve, consult and represent the community on local issues and on the various policies and strategies of the Council; to consider and to determine the allocation of the local area budget; and to be consulted by the Executive and by the Council, as appropriate, on such matters as major developments, changes to local services and facilities, traffic management issues and the Council’s budget setting process. (To view the Terms of Reference, please click on 'Public Documents' on the left hand side and follow the links to the Constitution).

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