Welcome to Burstwick Parish Council
Burstwick Parish Council is a small local authority that provides services for the residents of the parish. The council provides allotments, manages the play area and the cemetery, produces a quarterly village newsletter and looks after Festive Field recreation space. There are 9 councillors and the council meets once a month to make decisions on behalf of the village. The parish council as a corporate body are also charity trustees for Burstwick Village Hall.
Your parish councillors are:
Cllr. Rainforth – Chairman
Cllr. James – Vice Chairman
Cllr. M Smith
Cllr. N Smith
By law each councillor has to disclose certain interests (financial and non financial), these are then entered onto a register that is held by East Riding of Yorkshire Council. To view the register for Burstwick councillors please see http://www2.eastriding.gov.uk/council/councillors-and-members-of-parliament/parish-councillors-register-of-interests/
The parish council has Standing Orders, in other words its rule book, to view a copy please click Burstwick Parish Council Standing Orders 2016
Parish Councillors must also abide by a code of conduct. The parish council has adopted East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s code of conduct, a copy can be viewed here ERYC Code of Conduct
There are five advisory committees that meet when required and make recommendations to be considered by the next full council meeting. The advisory committees are:
- Finance and personnel
- Play area
The village hall management committee has delegated decision making powers.
To view councillors membership of committees please click Committee membership 2017-18
To view the Terms of Reference for each committee please click Committees Terms of Reference 2017-18