The Area Committee meetings start at 7.00pm or
at the conclusion of the Residents Forum by 8.30pm, whichever is
The Hendon Area
Committee meets four times per calendar year and represents the
Hendon Area Committee has the following
functions, within the budget and policy framework agreed by Policy
and Resources, of the theme committees that they agree are more
properly delegated to a more local level. These include but are not
Town Centre Regeneration and Management
Sewers, drainage, public conveniences, water courses
Refuse collection, litter, cleansing, waste and recycling
Parks, open spaces, nature reserves, allotments, recreation and
Libraries and Culture
Cemeteries and Crematoria
Day to day environmental issues and management of land on Council
Local highways and safety schemes
In addition to the
above, Hendon Area Committee also:
Consider the following matters raised at Residents Forums and
determine how they are to be taken forward, including whether to
request a report for a future meeting, refer to an Officer and/or
Administer any local budget delegated from Policy and Resources
Committee for these committees in accordance with the framework set
by the Policy and Resources Committee.
Have powers to deal with small public works.
Consider petitions which receive between 25 and 1,999 signatures.
The link to the petitions site can be found in this link - http://barnet.moderngov.co.uk/mgEPetitionListDisplay.aspx?bcr=1.
Area Committees can
grant applications which can be sponsored by any Ward Councillor
for Area Committee funding of up to £9,999. The annual budget
for grant applications is £100,000 per Area Committee
(Finchley and Golders Green and Chipping Barnet are the other two
Area Committees. Application forms and guidance are available from
your ward councillor. Details of all
ward Councillors are in this link - http://barnet.moderngov.co.uk/mgMemberIndex.aspx?bcr=1.
Residents can submit Public Questions and
Comments on any item on the agenda within stipulated time
limits. Please see a link to the
Council Constitution for guidance on this -