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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Westwood Social Club, Lower Westwood, Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 2AP.

Contact: Kevin Fielding 

Items
No. Item

35.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were none.

36.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest

37.

Approval of minutes

To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the Area Board meeting held on 23 May 2018 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

·         The Minutes of the Area Board meetings held on the 23 May 2018 were signed as the correct record.

 

38.

Chairman's Announcements

·       Salisbury Recovery 

·       Becoming a Foster Carer  

·       UK Youth Parliament Elections and Activity 

·       Bradford on Avon Cycling Festival 

·       Bradford on Avon Food of Love Festival, March 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

 

·         Salisbury Recovery

·         Becoming a Foster Carer

·         UK Youth Parliament Elections and Activity

·         Bradford on Avon Cycling Festival

·         Bradford on Avon Food of Love Festival, March 2019

39.

Partner Updates

·       Wiltshire Police  

·       NHS Wiltshire 

·       HealthWatch Wiltshire 

·       Dorset and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service

·       Parish Councils 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The following partner updates contained in the agenda pack were noted:

 

·         Wiltshire Police

·         Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

·         NHS Wiltshire

·         HealthWatch Wiltshire

·         Westwood Parish Council

 

40.

Focus on Westwood

·       Chairman - Westwood Parish Council 

Minutes:

John Bishop – Westwood Parish Council gave a brief presentation highlighting Westwood.

 

Points made included:

 

·         That the Parish Council currently had one vacancy.

 

·         That the Lower Road phone box was to become a mini library.

 

·         That the Parish council was disappointed with the lack of a Police presence at parish council meetings.

 

·         That the future of the village shop was unclear.

 

·         That regular monitoring of the 20mph zones continued.

 

The Chairman thanked John Bishop for his update.

41.

Youth Strategy for Bradford on Avon and villages

·       Cllr Dom Newton - Leader, Bradford on Avon Town Council 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Jim Lynch spoke to the update which was contained in the agenda pack. A full update would be given at the next board meeting on 13 September at St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon.

 

42.

Waste Collection Service Changes

·       Vicki Harris - Principal Waste Services Officer, Wiltshire Council 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Vicki Harris – Principal Waste Services Officer, Wiltshire Council gave a short presentation that outlined the new waste collection service changes starting from 30July 2018.

 

Points made included:

 

·         In addition to the usual plastic bottles and cardboard, you would be able to include yoghurt pots, plastic trays, margarine tubs, ice cream tubs,Juice, milk and soup cartons.

 

·         All could go in the blue lidded bins. 

 

·         Remember to rinse and squash your recycling where possible

 

·         That collection dates for recycling, garden and non-recyclable waste won’t change when the new services were introduced on 30 July.

 

·         That all collections would remain fortnightly.

 

·         That Wiltshire Council would continue to work with our provider, Hills Waste Solutions, to improve recycling services and make it even easier for residents to recycle at home.

 

·         Residents could keep updated on these changes and any future changes by signing up for email alerts by visiting the waste pages on council’s website. 

 

The Chairman thanked Vicki Harris for her presentation.

 

43.

Electoral Review of Wiltshire Council

·       Cllr Richard Clewer - Chairman Electoral Review Committee, Wiltshire Council 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

A presentation was given by Maggie Mulhall – Electoral Services, Wiltshire Council on the Electoral Review the Local Government Boundary Commission was currently undertaking and relevance to each community area.

 

Points made included:

 

·         That this was the first review for Wiltshire since 2008

 

·         That changes would apply from the next elections in May 2021

 

·         The decision was made by Parliament, following recommendations from the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE)

 

·         That the Full Wiltshire Council had approved a council size submission of 99 councillors based on area representation through Area Boards

 

·         The LGBCE would then inform Wiltshire Council of its decision in due course

 

The Chairman thanked Maggie Mulhall for her presentation.

 

44.

Community Grant Scheme – applications for funding

·       Bradford on Avon Business requesting £900 towards co-sponsorship of the Minerva Owls 2018 project 

 

·       Ramblers GB requesting £1,000 towards the Wiltshire Walks project  

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Area Board considered two applications for grant funding:

 

Decision

Bradford on Avon Business awarded £900 towards co-sponsorship of the Minerva Owls 2018 project

 

Decision

Ramblers GB awarded £1,000 towards the Wiltshire Walks project, should it be needed 

 

 

45.

Working Group Updates

·       Community Area Transport Group – Cllr Sarah Gibson 

·       Health and Wellbeing Group – Cllr Johnny Kidney 

·       Local Youth Network - Cllr Jim Lynch 

Minutes:

Community Area Transport Group – Sarah Gibson

 

·         The notes of the meeting held on 25 June 2018 were noted

 

Health and Wellbeing Group – Johnny Kidney

 

·         That weekly dementia friendly walks were now being organised, with the walks starting from Bradford on Avon Library.

 

·         That it was planned to start a Bradford on Avon Men’s Shed group.

 

·         That a highly successful Dementia Action Week had been held during June 2018.

 

Local Youth Network – Jim Lynch

 

·         Covered earlier in the agenda.

 

46.

Date of Next Meeting

·       Wednesday 12September 2018at St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon   

Minutes:

Wednesday 12 September 2018 at St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon.

 

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