The Shadow Authority for Somerset West and Taunton is responsible for creating and maintaining an Implementation Plan, ensuring that all necessary measures are in place to allow for the functions and powers to transfer to the new council.
Policy approval, sets Councils budget, Council Tax.
Proposes policy and makes decisions within agreed policy.
Develops and reviews policy and holds Cabinet to account.
The Standards Committee’s principal role is to promote and maintain high standards of conduct.
Liasion between all tiers of local government and other agencies.