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Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Cricklade Town Hall, High Street, Cricklade

Contact: Kevin Fielding  (Democratic Services Officer)

Items
No. Item

29.

Networking Session

·       Parish Discussion – Focus on Trees and Fly tipping

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

·         Parish Discussion Focus on Trees and Fly tipping

30.

Appointments

Election of the Chairman

 

·       To elect a Chairman for the forthcoming year.

 

 

Election of the Vice Chairman

 

·       To elect a Vice Chairman for the forthcoming year.

 

 

Appointments to Outside Bodies and Working Groups.

 

To note that appointments to outside bodies and working groups

for the forthcoming year:

 

·       C&DCA (Cricklade Leisure Centre)

 

·       Community & RAF Fairford Liaison Group

 

·       Caring for Dementia

 

 

Minutes:

Election of the Chairman

 

·         Cllr Allison Bucknell was elected Chairman for the forthcoming year.

 

 

Election of the Vice Chairman

 

·         Cllr Bob Jones was elected Vice Chairman for the forthcoming year.

 

 

Appointments to Outside Bodies and Working Groups.

 

The following appointments to outside bodies and working groups

for the forthcoming year were noted:

 

·         C&DCA (Cricklade Leisure Centre) – Cllr Bob Jones

 

·         Community & RAF Fairford Liaison Group – Cllr Bob Jones

 

·         Caring for Dementia – Cllr Mary Champion & Cllr Allison Bucknell

31.

Chairman's Welcome and Announcements

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting of the Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Area Board and to Cricklade.

 

The Chairman introduced the councillors and officers present.

 

Cllr Bob Jones was thanked for hosting the parish discussion group prior to the meeting.

 

32.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Ambelie Taylor – Cricklade LYN.

33.

Minutes

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 8 May 2019.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

·         The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 8 May 2019 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

34.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

35.

Fire & Rescue Service - update

Minutes:

Greg Izon - Station Manager (Swindon West and North East Wiltshire) introduced the written report contained in the agenda pack.

 

36.

Wiltshire - The Wider Picture

News and information on what’s going on in your local community and across the county:

 

·         Winter Weather Provisions

 

·         Highways Improvements and Traffic Survey Requests

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The following Chairman’s Announcements contained in the agenda pack were noted:

 

·         Winter Weather Provisions

 

·         Highways Improvements and Traffic Survey Requests

 

37.

Strengthening our Communities

Health & Wellbeing – Local Support and Advice– feedback following the Community Discussion held at the last Area Board meeting.

 

 

Keeping Informed – sources of support for finding and sharing local information.

 

 

Young People – any updates

 

 

Grant Funding

 

RWBC Grants Newsletter

 

To consider a report from the Community Engagement Manager, including applications from:

 

Community Area Grants - Wessex Male Choir – requesting £1341.00 towards new piano and associated equipment.

 

Positive Youth Activities budget - Cricklade Local Youth Network – requesting £3783.00 towards positive youth activities.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Health & Wellbeing Arrangements – feedback following the Community Discussion held at the last Area Board meeting.

 

Jane Vaughan – Community Engagement Manager highlighted the written report contained in agenda pack.

 

Points made included:

 

Following the resignation of the former RWB&C Health and Wellbeing Champion in May 2019 the Area Board held a round table community discussion at its meeting of 8th May 2019. This focused upon the future arrangement and provision of health and wellbeing support and advice in the community area.

 

Actions:

 

Area Board members and the Community Engagement Manager (CEM) had held further discussions together and with other officers, partners and local people with a view to identifying future ways to facilitate and improve the experiences of local people in accessing support and advice about their health and wellbeing issues and to enable local people to help themselves and each other.

 

·         Area Board Councillors looked at the issues and discussions recorded at the Area Board meeting at the ABC held on 22nd May to debate issues and potential solutions.

 

·         Cllr Bucknell and the CEM have met with Senior officers in Adult Care & Public Health.

 

 

·         Cllr Champion and the CEM (together and separately) have met with local people partners and officers working locally.

 

·         Discussions have concluded that the role of Older Persons Champion should be included in that of the Health and Wellbeing Champion

 

Decision

 

·         That Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade Area Board noted the report and supported developments as outlined above.

 

·         That the Board supported the proposals and requests that the Health & Wellbeing lead member works with the CEM to develop the proposals and feedback to future Area Board meetings.

 

It was also agreed that the role and contact details for the Local Area Co-ordinator would be sent to all parishes.

 

 

Keeping Informed – sources of support for finding and sharing local information.

 

Jane Vaughan – Community Engagement Manager introduced a short video film.

 

Cllr Allison Bucknell asked that parish representatives and other interested parties signed up and became “Community Reporters”, enabling the Area Board to have more local community themed information and content included at future meetings.

 

 

 

Young People - updates

 

·         The written report from Royal Wootton Bassett LYN was noted.

 

 

Grant Funding

 

·         The RWBC Grants Newsletter contained in the agenda pack was noted.

 

 

Grant Funding Applications

 

Decision

·         Community Area Grants - Wessex Male Choir awarded £1,000 towards new piano and associated equipment.

 

Decision

·         Positive Youth Activities budget - Cricklade Local Youth Network awarded £3,783 towards positive youth activities.

38.

Spotlight on Parishes and Partners

To receive updates from our key partners, including:

 

·       Notes and responses from the last Parish Forum

·       Wiltshire Police

·       Dorset and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service

·       Greensquare

·       NHS Wiltshire

·       Healthwatch Wiltshire

·       Parish and Town Councils

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Updates were received from the following Partners, Towns and Parishes:

 

·         Wiltshire Police - the written report was noted

 

·         NHS Wiltshire – the written report was noted

 

·         Healthwatch Wiltshire – the written report was noted

 

·         Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council – the written report was noted

 

·         Cricklade Town Council – the written report was noted

 

·         Purton Parish Council – the written report was noted

 

The Chairman thanked all partners for their updates.

 

39.

Task Group Reports and Decisions

To consider reports from the following task groups and make any

necessary decisions:

 

·       Community Area Transport Group

 

·       Changes to the CATG process (Cllr Bucknell)

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Community Area Transport Group

 

·         The notes of the meeting held on Wednesday 5 June 2019 were agreed by the Area Board members.

 

 

Changes to the CATG process (Cllr Bucknell)

 

The following changes were noted:

 

·         That the CATG system was run by Wiltshire Council Highways team through the Area Boards and had an annual budget of £14.2K

 

·         That each Area Board had an allocation of Highways officer time to deal with CATG requests - up to FIVE priority issues being worked on at any one time.

 

·         Prioritisation was through discussion with CATG members (all towns/parishes and Wiltshire Councillors).

 

·         That the Community Issues System would no longer available from 1 June 2019.

 

·         That existing priority issues were still being progressed as agreed.

 

·         All new requests for road safety improvements for consideration by Wiltshire Council would have to be submitted through the Town or Parish Council.

 

·         That Towns and Parishes had been asked to prioritise their own issues in order to streamline the process.

 

·         As projects were completed, CATG would agree their next priority scheme from this list.

 

40.

Wrap Up

 

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