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Full Town Council 
The Council appoints Committees, Sub-Committees, Working Parties and Forums at the Annual Town Meeting. The Council approves the budget estimates proposed by the Committees and approves the Precept proposed by the Finance, Administration & Policy Committee. The Committees do not have the power to incur expenditure beyond that approved in the budget estimates without the sanction of the Council.
Town Council members for 2015/2019: Councillors Mrs R Bolton, P Boyle, S. Cousins, R Deering, Dr J Downs, Mrs S Dunkley, Mrs B Haddock, Mrs S Newton (Mayor of Hertford), Dr L Radford, P Ruffles, Mrs S Rutland-Barsby, Miss J Sartin, A Stevenson, Mrs J Goodeve, Mrs B Wrangles and Mrs M Stevens.

Finance, Policy and Administration Committee 
The Committee has the duty and delegated power to manage all business and budgets relating to: personnel and staff matters, budgets, precept for recommendation to Council, premises management, general finance & administration and civic policy. 
Committee members for the year 2017/18: Councillors Mrs R Bolton, P Boyle, R Deering, Mrs J Goodeve, Mrs S Newton, Dr L Radford, Miss J Sartin and A Stevenson.

Community Services Committee
The Committee has the duty and delegated power to manage all business and budgets relating to: the Cemetery & closed churchyards, allotments, footpath matters, community grants and all matters and amenities relating to the community not covered by any other committee.
Committee members for the year 2017/18: Councillors Mrs R Bolton, P Boyle, S Cousins, Dr J Downs, Mrs S Dunkley, Mrs B Haddock, Mrs S Newton, P Ruffles, Mrs M Stevens and Mrs B Wrangles.

Development & Leisure Committee
The Committee has the duty and delegated power to manage all business and budgets relating to: planning & transport, publicity & tourism, development of town projects and all matters and amenities relating to development & planning.
Committee members for the year 2017/18: Councillors P Boyle, S Cousins, R Deering, Dr J Downs, Mrs S Dunkley, Mrs J Goodeve, Mrs B Haddock, Mrs S Newton, Miss J Sartin, A Stevenson and Mrs M Stevens.

Planning Sub-committee
The Sub-Committee has the duty to consider all planning applications relating to the area within the parish boundary of Hertford. After consideration of the applications the comments of the Sub-Committee are passed on to the East Herts District Council planning department for review.
Committee members for the year 2017/18: Councillors S Cousins, Mrs S Dunkley, Mrs B Haddock, Dr L Radford, P Ruffles, Mrs S Rutland-Barsby and Mrs B Wrangles.

Personnel Sub-committee
To consider and determine all matters relating to Personnel as delegated by Finance, Policy and Administration Committee.
Committee members for the year 2017/18: Councillors Mrs R Bolton, P Boyle, R Deering, Mrs S Newton and Miss J Sartin. 

Sele Neighbourhood Area Plan Working Party
To work with the Community to produce a Neighbourhood Plan for Sele Ward.
Committee members for the year 2017/18: Councillors P Boyle, S Cousins, B Deering and Dr J Downs.

Bengeo Neighbourhood Area Plan Working Party
To work with the Community to produce a Neighbourhood Plan for Bengeo Ward.
Committee members for the year 2017/18: Councillors Mrs S Dunkley, Mrs S Newton, Dr L Radford and P Ruffles.

Hertford Markets Working Party 
To consider whether Hertford Town Council wished to seek to take over the running of the local markets from East Herts District Council.
Committee members for the year 2017/18: Councillors P Boyle, S Cousins, R Deering, Mrs S Dunkley and Miss J Sartin.

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