Members of the Parish Council
Chair of the Parish Council
Stewart is Chair of the Parish Council and is a member of the Finance Committee. He acts as City of York Council Liaison and the Yorkshire Local Councils Association. Stewart is a member of the Millennium Trust.
Vice Chair of the Parish Council
Ian is again our Vice Chairman for the year. He will also be acting as Chairman of the Village Hall Management Committee, together with his ongoing responsibilities for Field 84 and the Riverside and Footpaths. Ian is on the Finance Committee and the Community Emergency Planning Committee.
Brian is on the Planning Committee. He is also the liaison with City of York Council and the Local Parishes Association. This year, Brian will be responsible for the Pinfold & Sensory Garden.
Carole will once again be the Parish Council link to the local Police. She will combine this role together with her other responsibilities of Senior Citizen / Accessibility Liaison, Environmental and Sustainability and the Parish Council Liaison with the Junior School.
Chris will be a member of both the Village Hall Management Committee and Planning Committee for the forthcoming year. Chris also helps to look after the Sports Field, Pavilion and Playgroup.
Chairman of the Planning Committee
Jeannie heads up the Planning Committee again during 2018-19, with responsibility for overseeing all village planning applications.
She is responsible for the Parish Council Web Pages. She is also the Secretary of the Village Hall Management Team.
Jeannie will also be the PC liaison for Bishopthorpe Library.
Mark joined the PC in 2015.
Mark is responsible for watching the affairs of Vernon House / Senior Citizens and is on the Community Emergency Planning Committee. Mark also helps to look after the Sports Field, Pavilion and Playgroup.
Ian joined the Parish Council in 2016. He sits on the Planning Committee. Ian also takes responsibility for Allotments. Ian is also responsible with Carole and Mark, for the affairs of Vernon House / Senior Citizens.
Dave joined in 2017. He is on the Youth Award Committee and is responsible for Youth Support and Children’s Recreation & Play Area and is the liaison for Bishopthorpe Infant School. Dave will be a member of the Village Hall Management Committee.
Michael joined the Parish Council in 2018. In 2018-2019, Mike will be the lead for Emergency Planning. He will be responsible, together with Mark Askew and Chris Gajewicz, for the Sports Field, Pavilion and Playgroup. He is on the Youth Award and the Sports and Leisure Committees and is responsible for Youth Support and Children’s Recreation & Play Area.