Leeswood Community Council is one of 735 community and town councils in Wales. This is the tier of local government that is closest to the people. LCC is made up of 11 elected members, representing Leeswood plus 2 elected members representing Pontblyddyn. If the number of members falls below 13, then members may also be co-opted.
There is currently a vacancy on the Council – see the link to News
There are presently no co-opted members on the council. Leeswood Community Council is scheduled to meet 11 times each year, generally on the first Tuesday of each month (except August). Each meeting starts at 6.30pm with a 10 minute report from the local police representative. Members of the public and press are allowed to attend the Council meetings proper by prior arrangement with the clerk, but are only allowed to speak by invitation. Meetings are normally held in the Council Meeting Room at Leeswood Community Centre, Leeswood.
The AGM of the Community Council is held during the month of May in which new Officers are elected to serve for the next twelve months. Marie Reynolds BA, is the Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer and is the only paid official member of staff. The Clerk’s address and contact details are listed below. The Clerk may be contacted at any reasonable time, to access details or information. The Clerk holds all current documents of the community council. Old and unused documents are kept at Flintshire County Council Archives Offices, at Hawarden.
Mr K McCallum is the Chair of the Community Council for 2013/2014 and Mr Eddie Saul is the Vice Chairman for 2013/2014 Members of the public are allowed to attend the meetings of the Community Council. If the public wish to discuss a matter on the Agenda then they may make representation at the start but otherwise they are not permitted to speak during the meeting.
The main matters that the Community Council are responsible for include:
- The Cemetery
- Community enhancement via match funding
- Upkeep and maintenance of the Community
- Liaising with the Police in regard to Community issues
- Making observations involving Planning Applications
- Reporting community problems to County Council
You can find out more about Leeswood Community Council on these pages: