Longstanton Parish Council comprises 11 unpaid elected/co-opted Councillors. Councillors normally serve a term of 4 years. The current Council will be in post until May 2022 and were elected following uncontested elections held in May 2018.
The Councillors represent an electorate of 2,682 persons (as at 17th Dec 2018).
The Council currently employs 1 member of staff:
Mrs Libby White PSLCC– Parish Clerk, Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer
Parish Council meetings are held on the second Monday of every month except for August. Meetings start at 7.30pm and they are open to all members of the public and press. 10 minutes are allocated at the beginning of each meeting for comments and questions from members of the public with respect to items on the agenda or to request items be discussed in the future.
Meeting notices / summons of the meetings are displayed on the parish council website page and on the four notice boards located around the village at The Village Institute, Woodside, The Pavilion and Station Road. Copies are available from the Clerk on request.
Committees / Working Groups
Parish Councillors are expected to serve on a variety of committees or working groups including:
Finance Committee, Employment Committee, Standards Committee, Village Events Working Group and represent various interests including Home Farm, Northstowe, Paths/Footpaths, etc.
The Parish Council has held Foundation Level in the Local Council Award Scheme since September 2016.