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Committees and Committee Memberships

Committee membership is based on the split of 6 Conservatives/3 HRG.  All Councillors serve on two Committees. 
There are four Committees as indicated below.
The Mayor (Cllr Julian Brookes) and Deputy Mayor (Cllr Will Hamilton) are ex-officio members of every Committee.

Planning Committee - deals with planning applications within the town boundaries of Henley on Thames.

Cllr Miss Sara Abey
Cllr Martin Akehurst
Cllr Stefan Gawrysiak
Cllr Miss Kellie Hinton
Cllr Mrs Jane Smewing
Cllr Simon Smith
Cllr Dylan Thomas

Mayor & Deputy Mayor (ex-officio)

For a copy of the terms of reference for this committee please click here.

Town and Community Committee - deals with aspects affecting the Town centre and the community of Henley on Thames.

Cllr Miss Helen Chandler-Wilde
Cllr David Eggleton
Cllr Miss Sam Evans
Cllr Miss Lorraine Hillier
Cllr Miss Sarah Miller
Cllr David Nimmo Smith

Cllr Ian Reissmann
Mayor & Deputy Mayor (ex-officio)

For a copy of the terms of reference for this committee please click here.
The Traffic Advisory Group is a Sub Committee.

Recreation and Amenities Committee - deals with aspects affecting the Town's open spaces and other amenities.

Cllr Miss Helen Chandler-Wilde
Cllr David Eggleton
Cllr Miss Sam Evans
Cllr Miss Kellie Hinton
Cllr Miss Sarah Miller
Cllr David Nimmo-Smith
Cllr Simon Smith
Mayor & Deputy Mayor (ex-officio)

For a copy of the terms of reference for this committee please click here.
The Mill Meadows/River Group, the Henley in Bloom/Civic Pride Group, and the Christmas Festival Group are Sub Committees.

Finance Strategy and Management Committee - deals with all Financial aspects, core strategy, and other management issues.

Cllr Miss Sara Abey
Cllr Martin Akehurst
Cllr Stefan Gawrysiak
Cllr Miss Lorraine Hillier
Cllr Ian Reissmann
Cllr Mrs Jane Smewing
Cllr Dylan Thomas
Mayor & Deputy Mayor (ex-officio)

For a copy of the terms of reference for this committee please click here.
The Legal Group and the Value for Money Working Group report to the Finance Strategy and Management Committee.

The following other groups are represented as follows:

Townlands Steering Group

Mayor
Deputy Mayor
Councillor S Gawrysiak

Councillor Miss K Hinton
Councillor D Nimmo-Smith
Councillor I Reissmann

Town Medal

Mayor
Deputy Mayor
Councillor S Gawrysiak
Councillor W Hamilton
Councillor Ms L Hillier