Each community council has the power to set up commissions to study the issues before it either by the administration or at the initiative of one of its members (Article L. 2121-22 of the GSC).
These commissions can be created throughout the term of community councillors, although they traditionally are created at the first board meeting. They are presided over by the community president by law.
Sit on the committees Community Councilors but also, under the Local Government Reform Act of 16 December 2010, Municipal councillors of community-members if the Community Council decides to do so when the commissions are set up (Article L. 5 211-40-1 of the GSC).
In view of the expansion of the powers of the community of communes during the previous mandate, 7 commissions have been created:
– General means (administration, finance, staff);
– School affairs (definition and programming of work in schools, implementation of new school rhythms, harmonization of school operating procedures);
– Road (definition and programming of works);
– Economic development (management of business areas, business relations, wood sector, conversion of forges);
– Tourism development (welcoming the public to the forest, partnerships with the Mixed Tourism Planning Union (SMAT) and the Tourist Office);
– Social affairs, associative life and sport (association life, relations with social centres, mobility);
– Culture, heritage and communication.
In accordance with the commitment made in the charter of the Land of Tronçais on the modalities of the exercise of the powers transferred to the community of communes of 3 December 2012, are open to municipal councillors. Thus, the members of the school and road committees of each municipality can sit on the intercommunal commission.
It meets for the awarding of contracts for work in excess of 5,350,000 euros (HT) and contracts for supplies and services in excess of 214,000 euros (HT).
In fact, given that the contracts of the community of communes never reach these amounts, it meets on an advisory basis to examine the offers of candidates for public contracts made in adapted procedure.
Communities of municipalities subject to the single professional tax regime and member municipalities have an obligation to set up a local commission to assess the transferred expenses. This commission, as its title indicates, has the main task of assessing the transfer of municipal expenses to EPCI. It is made up of members of the municipal councils of the 16 municipalities. Each city council has at least one representative.
The CLECT intervenes with each new transfer of municipal charges to the community of communes, the commission must propose and validate a report assessing the associated expenses in the year in which these transfers are made, in other words before 31 December of that year.
The CLECT may also propose at any time to revise the old municipal charges transferred or to revise the amount of the old municipal compensation awards.
Chaired by the community president, the Intercommunal Commission for Accessibility of Persons with Disabilities includes representatives of the community, user associations and associations representing people with disabilities.