Aerial image of Penzance Harbour and Jubilee Pool

COMMITTEES

Here you can find out more about our committees and what they do.

FINANCE & GENERAL PURPOSES

The committee is responsible for managing financial matters for Penzance Council. This includes:

  • Making recommendations to the full council to deliver vital town services
  • Managing all aspects of corporate governance
  • Considering grant applications from community groups

Membership

Chair: Cllr Jack Dixon

Vice-Chair: Cllr Ben Thomas

  • Cllr Dennis Axford
  • Cllr Sue Bosworth
  • Cllr Will Elliott
  • Cllr John Lambourn
  • Cllr Nicole Broadhurst
  • Cllr Penny Young
  • Cllr Roy Mann
  • Cllr Nigel Pengelly
  • Cllr Bonnie Jackson
  • Cllr Caroline White
  • Cllr Stephen Cordel

 

LEISURE & AMENITIES

The committee is responsible for the upkeep and running of Council assets. This includes:

  • Penlee Park
  • Penlee Car Park
  • Public Toilets
  • Wherrytown Skatepark
  • Penzance Christmas Lights
  • 8 allotment sites (200 plots)
  • Heamoor Open Field

Membership

Chair: Cllr Bonnie Jackson

Vice-Chair: Cllr Jonathan How

  • Cllr Dennis Axford
  • Cllr Nicole Broadhusrt
  • Cllr Penny Young
  • Cllr Karen Baker
  • Cllr Will Elliott
  • Cllr John Lambourn
  • Cllr Jack Dixon
  • Cllr Dick Cliffe
  • Cllr Roy Mann
  • Cllr Nigel Davis
  • Cllr Nigel Waller

PLANNING 

Penzance Council is a consultee for all Penzance Parish planning applications. The Planning Committee meets every three weeks to discuss new applications, these range from the redevelopment of neglected sites to home extensions.

Membership

Chair: Cllr Will Elliott

Vice-Chair: Cllr Dick Cliffe

  • Cllr Alana Bates
  • Cllr Nigel Davis
  • Cllr Nicole Broadhurst
  • Cllr Penny Young
  • Cllr Sue Bosworth
  • Cllr Nigel Pengelly
  • Cllr Jonathan How
  • Cllr Bonnie Jackson
  • Cllr Nigel Waller

 

PENLEE HOUSE

The committee deals with all matters relating to the running and management of Penlee House Gallery & Museum. This includes:

  • Approving programmes of work
  • Health & safety
  • Monitoring financial performance
  • Staffing requirements
  • Approving policies and procedures for Museum Accreditation

Membership

Chair: Cllr Dennis Axford

Vice-Chair: Cllr Caroline White

  • Cllr Karen Baker
  • Cllr Nicole Broadhurst
  • Cllr Penny Young
  • Cllr Alana Bates
  • Cllr Stephen Cordel
  • Cllr Ben Thomas

Our Partners & Who We Support

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