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Minutes        Agendas

Composition: Four elected members (voting), Mayor, Deputy Mayor (ex-officio, voting)
Chairmanship: Chair and Vice Chair to be elected from the members of the committee at the first meeting in each council year
Non members: Any member of the Council is able to attend and may participate at the discretion of the Chairman, but may be asked to leave if the press and public are excluded.
Quorum: Four members
Timing: Bi-monthly
Reports to: Full Council
Administration: Town Council – the TIC Manager will act as Clerk to the Committee (non-voting)

Terms of Reference & Matters Delegated to the Committee:
To consider such matters as may be delegated by the Council from time to time
1. To develop tourism and to promote the town of Launceston as a tourist destination
2. To offer a range of visitor and community services through the TIC
3. To support local tourism businesses
4. To facilitate and promote local events, art and cultural opportunities
5. To increase membership of the TIC
6. To produce the Town Guide
7. To promote Launceston to coach operators and other groups throughout the south west
8. To continue to develop internet marketing strategies including social media
9. To promote a monthly market as a means of increasing footfall in the town.
10. To consider and submit to the F & GP Committee annual estimates of income and expenditure on continuing services and capital expenditure for the forthcoming year
11. Authorisation of expenditure within the committee’s budget, provided that the payment is made from a budget that is within the limits previously approved by the Council. The committee cannot commit or spend from future budgets not confirmed or from future years. The virement of funds from within the Tourism and Information Services Committee’s total budget is permissible