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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: Mrs R Bolton, P Boyle, S. Cousins, R Deering, M Deards, Dr J Downs, Mrs S Dunkley, Miss C Geall, Mrs B Haddock, Mrs S Newton, Dr L Radford (Mayor of Hertford), P Ruffles, Mrs S Rutland-Barsby, Miss J Sartin, A Stevenson and Miss M Tybinka

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 2016/17: Councillors Mrs R Bolton, P Boyle, M Deards, R Deering, Miss C J Geall, Mrs S Newton, Dr  L  Radford, P Ruffles, 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, cummunity grants and all matters and amenities relating to the community not covered by any other committee.
Committee members for the year 2016/17: Councillors Mrs R Bolton, P Boyle, S Cousins, Dr J Downs, Mrs S Dunkley, Mrs B  Haddock, Mrs S Newton, P Ruffles and Mrs S Rutland Barsby

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 2016/17: Councillors P Boyle, S Cousins, Dr J Downs, Mrs S Dunkley, Miss C Geall, Mrs B Haddock, Mrs S Newton, Miss J Sartin, A Stevenson and Miss M Tybinka

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 2016/17: Councillors S Cousins, M Deards, R Deering, Mrs S Dunkley, Mrs B S Haddock,  Mrs S M Newton,  Dr Mrs L E Radford and P A Ruffles. 

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 2016/17: P Boyle,  Miss C J Geall, Mrs S Newton, Dr Mrs L  Radford and Mrs M Tybinka

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