Councillor Mike Smith
|Ward:||Gnosall and Woodseaves|
|Contact Telephone:||01785 280648|
|Councillor Fax:||01785 619119|
|Postal Address:||Batchacre Cottage, Shebdon, Stafford
I was born in Stone, educated at Trentham Junior school and Longton High School in Stoke on Trent. I served a 5 year student apprenticeship with English Electric and Beaconside Stafford leaving with a first in Electro-Mechanical engineering. After 3 more years as a Production Engineer I left to work as an Engineer Surveyor for a Manchester Engineering Insurance company, a subsidiary of Sun Alliance. I became a chartered engineer (MIMechE) and worked steadily through the ranks leaving as Operations Manager.
I was first elected to Stafford BC in February 2002 and re-elected in 2003, 2007, 2011 & 2015. I am the Cabinet Member for Leisure and was recently appointed deputy leader.
For many years I was a keen athlete competing for Staffordshire in the national school championships and I ran the first London Marathon. I retain my membership of Newcastle Staffs Athletic Club and the North Staffs Road Runners Assoc for which I was statistician through the 1980s.
I am a keen gardener and on the committee of my local horticultural show. I am also interested in vintage machinery, mainly agricultural and railways, being a member and volunteer of several preservation groups.
I represent the council on Sport Stafford Borough, the Arts Council and Horticultural Committee. I am also a Parish Councillor for High Offley and a Governor of Woodseaves School.
I hold surgeries at your place or mine by appointment.
I hold the following position(s) within my political group:-
I am a member of the following committees:-
|Cabinet||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|Chief Executive Appointment Committee|
The following is a list of dates of committees upon which I am presently a Member, click on the meeting to get the agenda, reports and minutes.
|04/05/2016||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|11/05/2016||Chief Executive Appointment Committee (9.00am)|
|14/05/2016||Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am)|
|23/05/2016||Council (Appointments) (7.00pm)|
|02/06/2016||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|08/06/2016||Chief Executive Appointments Committee (9.00am)|
|27/06/2016||Chief Executive Appointment Committee - 26 and 27 June 2016 All Day|
|11/07/2016||Cabinet (10.00am)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|26/07/2016||Special Council (6.30pm)|
|04/08/2016||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|01/09/2016||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|20/09/2016||Special Council (6.30pm)|
|06/10/2016||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|03/11/2016||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|08/12/2016||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|05/01/2017||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|19/01/2017||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|02/03/2017||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|25/04/2017||Council as Trustee of the Izaak Walton Cottage Trust Meeting|
|02/05/2017||Cabinet (6.30pm)||Deputy Leader and Leisure Portfolio|
|13/05/2017||Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am)|
|22/05/2017||Council (Appointments) (7.00pm)|
Click here for an archived list of all previous committee meetings this councillor may have attended.