Westmill Parish Council currently has six Councillors and one employee, the Clerk, who is also the Responsible Financial Officer (RFO).

Cllr Jim Beaven

Cllr Anne Downes

Cllr Bernadette King

Cllr Michael McRae (Chair)

Cllr Raymond Partridge

Cllr Winston Pickup

Ms Sarah Kubica (Clerk/RFO)

The Council operates under three tiers of local government Westmill Parish Council, East Herts District Council and Hertfordshire County Council.

District Councils have responsibility for waste collection, planning and development control, building control, street parking and traffic regulation, street trading, environmental health, licensing and housing and education functions.

District Councillor andrew.huggins@eastherts.gov.uk

County Councils have responsibility for education, social care, some highways and planning, and rights of way functions.

County Councillor jeff.jones@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Westmill Parish Council is an independently elected statutory body with a remit to; represent the local community; deliver services to meet local needs; and make improvements to the quality of life and community well-being of its local community.

The parish council provides and maintains a variety of important and visible local services such as the defibrillator, village green pump and village green spaces as well as its involvement in community safety and crime reduction measures, footpaths, litter bins, planning, street cleaning and lighting.  The council is proud to support the work of local community groups and charities.

The council raises its own precept which is collected via the council tax paid by persons over the age of 18 who own or occupy a dwelling in the area of the council.

Westmill Parish Council is a member of:

The Hundred Parishes Society