Terms of reference

2. Membership

2.1. The members of the Board shall be appointed by the Board and may be removed at any time by the Board, including behaviour in or outside of the Town Deal Board that can be considered as bringing the Town Deal Board into disrepute and failure to attend the majority of meetings over a rolling 12 month period, without appropriate apologies, or unwilling to engage in promotion of the Town Deal with examples given in 1.4a.

2.2. The LTB may comprise of representatives of:

a. Town and Parish Councils

b. Upper Tier Councils

c. The local MP

d. Local Business and Investors

e. Local Enterprise Partnership

f. Education 3

g. Community representation

h. Business Improvement District (For Leyland representatives from the Town Team)

i. Job Centre Plus

j. Anchor Institutions (for Leyland Runshaw College)

k. Arm's length and Government Agencies such as Homes England; Environment Agency

l. Other Investors and Developers

2.3. The LTB may comprise of other private sector representatives and developers who operate on a national and international platforms who understand the requirements for investment and can help identify the best use of private and public funds.

2.4. Applications for new Board Members shall be determined by the Board following a report from SRBC's Democratic & Member Services Officer.

2.5. A Board Member shall cease to be a member of the LTB in the following circumstances;

a. Such Board Member gives written notice to the Chair of their notice of resignation;

b. Such Board Member's death;

c. Such Board Member's bankruptcy making of any arrangement or composition with their creditors, or liquidation, or in the case of an organisation, winding up, liquidation, dissolution or administration or anything analogous to any of the foregoing occurring in relation to a Member in any jurisdiction;

d. Such Board Member is removed from membership by a resolution of the Board that it is in the best interests of the Board that the membership is terminated.

2.6. Board Members may be removed from the LTB as set out in Appendix 1 (Leyland Town Board Code of Conduct). Any Board Member removed may not be reappointed.

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