The Basingstoke Canal Joint Management Committee (JMC) meets twice a year and has the following terms of reference:
The Committee will exercise the functions of the Cabinet in relation to:
· The oversight of the completion of the restoration of the Basingstoke Canal;
· The management and maintenance of the Basingstoke Canal as an environmental navigational and recreational asset in accordance with the policy and budgetary framework set for the Committee; and
· The balancing of the interests of all users of the Basingstoke Canal and conservation of the natural environment.
The Committee membership consists of eight County Councillors (four from Surrey and four from Hampshire), who represent divisions which include the Basingstoke Canal in their area. There are also Borough and District Councillors and representatives from special interest groups on the Committee.
Information on the Basingstoke Canal Authority:
Address: Canal Centre, Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett, Camberley GU16 6DD
Tel: 01252 370073
Support officer: Joss Butler.
11 Cockshot Hill
Phone: 020 8541 9702