Cannock Chase Council delivers a range of services to its 90,000 residents, overseen by 41 members, led by a Chairman of the Council. Members are elected on a three year rota, with local elections being held annually. Core services of fortnightly refuse collection, housing and benefit services, as well as building control and planning are administered by Cannock Chase Council, as well has a wide range of leisure facilities, cemeteries, parks and open spaces. With the districts unique environment the council also provide a Countryside Ranger service, we even have a heard of Dexter cows to maintain our heath land and countryside! The district also has a successful Street Warden scheme, creating a community spirit with residents.
Our Vision is: "By 2015, Cannock Chase District will be recognised as a place where everyone's lives are enriched by a strong cultural identity, vibrant local economy and pride in the outstanding natural environment".
Cannock Chase Councils Role in the Community
Our priorities were based around the acronym CHASE
C hildren & Young People
H ealth Communities, Housing & Older People
A ccess to Skills, Economic Development & Enterprise
S afer & Stronger Communities
We also have a clear understanding of the sort of organisation we aspire to be to enable us to deliver our vision and objectives and so we have an additional objective 'Building an Excellent Council' which we believe will enable us to deliver effective public services and become an excellent authority.