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Executive Board and responsibilities

The Executive Board is the principal decision making body of the Council. The Leader of the Council is Chairman of the Executive Board.

The Executive Board is made up of the Leader of Council and Executive Councillors, each with a specific area of responsibility (called a 'Portfolio'). 

Councillor Craig Leyland (Cons. Woodhall Spa) - Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Corporate Affairs

Responsibilities: Corporate Plan and Strategy, Council Transformation, Performance Management, Communications and Media, Consultation, Links with County and Town and Parish Councils; Democratic Services and Elections, Legal, Chief Executive's Department and Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

Councillor Graham Marsh (Cons. Alford) - Deputy Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Community Safety, Leisure and Culture, and Carbon Reduction

Responsibilities: Carbon reduction and targets (including warm home grants), Magna Vitae, Public Safety, CCTV and Police and Crime Panel, East Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership and Public Sector Partnership Services Ltd (PSPS).

Councillor Tom Ashton (Cons. Sibsey and Stickney)Portfolio Holder for Planning

Responsibilities: Planning Policy, Development Control, Enforcement (Planning and Environment), Conservation, Building Control.

Councillor Sarah Devereux (Cons. Alford) Portfolio Holder for Partnerships

Health and Wellbeing,  Outside bodies such as Louth Navigation Canal and Citizens Advice, Community Hubs and Armed Forces Covenant.

Councillor Martin Foster (Cons. Coningsby and Mareham) Portfolio Holder for Operational Services

Responsibilities: Waste Services, Neighbourhoods/Street Scene, Car Parking, Environmental Health, Cleansing, Emergency Planning, Health and Safety.

Councillor William Gray (Cons. Roughton) Portfolio Holder for Communities and Better Ageing

Responsibilities: Wellbeing, Homelessness, Housing Advice, Housing Register, Rough Sleeping Prevention and Intervention, Affordable and Accessible Homes, Housing Standards, Prosperous Communities, Better Ageing and Older Persons Champion.

Councillor Adam Grist (Cons. Legbourne) Portfolio Holder for Market Towns and the Rural Economy

Responsibilities: Business Interaction and Engagement, Inland Visitor Economy, Markets, Rural Development Fund, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Play/Young People.

Councillor Thomas Kemp (Cons. Woodhall Spa) Portfolio Holder for Finance

Responsibilities: Council Budget, Medium Term Financial Strategy, Property/Asset Management, Risk Management, Investment Strategy, Internal Audit, Procurement and Licensing.

Councillor Steve Kirk (Cons. Skegness) Portfolio Holder for the Coastal Economy

Responsibilities: Coastal Visitor Economy, Business Interaction and Engagement, Employment and Skills, Coastal Flood and Water Management and Water Safety.