Maker with Rame Parish Council is comprised of 11 elected members, the Clerk (Proper Officer) and members of staff that help the Council carry out its duties.
The role of the council is to take on responsibility of their community and representation of the constituencies. The council is a corporate and statutory elected body in the first tier of government. The local Parish Council are given the power to act by parliament to raise money through the Precept. The Council has the power to act but very few duties. Each council is very different and unique to its parish and therefore, work for and act on recommendations from its committees and electorates, delivering services and financially supporting local needs.
The responsibilities of the council is to make decisions and deliver services to the local needs of the community. Supporting projects and organisations within the community, working with other services to improving the quality of life and the local environment. The council are responsible of employing staff for the functioning of the council. The council must meet at least three times a year and hold one Annual Meeting of the Council. The council have very few duties, one being, they must appoint a chairman of the council and adopt a code of conduct also act in an open and transparent manner.