Executive Responsibilities

The Executive is High Peak Borough Council’s main decision-making group, responsible for implementing the Council’s policies and budget. Executive meetings normally take place approximately every other month, depending on business requirements. The Executive is made up of the following Members with different responsibilities:

The Leader Councillor Anthony Mckeown

Responsibilities:

  • The formulation and/or preparation of plans or strategies for consideration by Council, such as the Asset Management Plan, Community Strategy, Corporate Strategy and Local Plan, Structure and Local Plans of Derbyshire County Council, Peak District National Park Authority and neighbouring planning authorities
  • Communication and community engagement
  • Emergency Planning
  • The Council’s reputation and external relationships
  • Concordat with Derbyshire County Council
  • Strategic alliance with Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
  • Appointments to outside bodies where they relate to Executive functions
  • The Crescent
  • Building control
  • Development control
  • Planning policy
  • Design
  • Planning enforcement
  • Assets
  • Customer Service
  • The Constitution

 

Regeneration, Tourism and Leisure – Deputy Leader Councillor Damien Greenhalgh

Responsibilities:

  • The formulation or preparation of plans or strategies for consideration by Council, such as the Regeneration Strategy, Peak District Sustainable Tourism Strategy and the Tourism Strategy.
  • Car Parking Strategy
  • Economic development
  • Local Strategic Partnerships
  • Markets
  • Pavilion Gardens Complex
  • Regeneration Strategy
  • Tourism
  • Town centre regeneration
  • Glossop Halls
  • Arts and culture
  • Councillor development
  • Playgrounds and parks
  • Public Toilets
  • Leisure

 

Housing and Licensing – Councillor Fiona Sloman

Responsibilities:

  • The formulation or preparation of the Housing Strategy and Allocations Policy
  • Children and young people
  • Housing
  • Homelessness
  • Tenant engagement and participation
  • Older people
  • Private Sector Housing
  • Public Health
  • Road safety including highway amenity and winter maintenance
  • Street Naming
  • Licensing (public entertainments, taxi and private hire, including fares, fees and ranks, theatres, etc)

 

Climate Change, Environment and Community Safety – Councillor Jean Todd

Responsibilities:

  • Conservation
  • Environmental protection
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Refuse and recycling
  • Streetcare
  • Environmental protection
  • Recycling Strategy
  • Community Safety

 

Corporate Services and Finance – Councillor Alan Barrow

Responsibilities:

  • The formulation or preparation of: Budget and Medium Term Financial Plan – (including Housing Revenue Account), Treasury Management Strategy and Capital Programme
  • Equality and Diversity Scheme
  • Human Resource and Organisational Development Strategy
  • Efficiency / transformation programme
  • Business continuity planning
  • Employee Code of Conduct matters
  • Health and safety
  • Performance management
  • Risk management
  • Staff relations
  • Housing Benefit and Council Tax
  • IT Strategy

 

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