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Community Governance Review of Bestwood St Albans Parish Council

Reference: D596

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

Consideration was given to a report of the Service Manager, Democratic Services, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, concluding the Community Governance Review of Bestwood St. Albans Paris Council and seeking approval to make a Reorganisation Order to give effect to the final recommendations of the review.

 

Councillor Scroggie left the meeting.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.         That a new Parish with a Parish Council is established to cover the area comprised of the current Village Parish Ward named “The Parish Council of Bestwood Village.” The Parish Council should have seven members;

 

2.         That a new Parish with a Parish Council is established to cover the area comprised of the current Top Valley Parish Ward named “The Parish Council of St. Albans.” The Parish Council should have nine members;

 

3.         That the new Parishes shall not be warded;

 

4.         The boundaries of the new parishes should be as shown on the map contained within Appendix 4 to this report;

 

5.         That Elections shall be held in May 2018 for the new Parish Councils, with further elections held the year after to return the Parish Councils to the appropriate cycle of elections for all other Gedling Parishes;

 

6.         The Parish Council for the Parish of Bestwood St. Albans should be dissolved and the Parish of Bestwood St. Albans abolished;

 

7.         To appoint the Chief Executive as proper officer for the purposes of the Local Government (Parishes and Parish Councils)(England) Regulations 2008 and authorise the Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services to make the necessary amendment to the Proper Officer list in the Constitution; and

 

8.         To delegate authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Member Reference Group, to make the Reorganisation Order to give effect to the recommendations made in the review in order that its commencement is consistent with the statutory electoral timetable and the process for setting any parish budget requirements.

 

Publication date: 12/07/2017

Date of decision: 12/07/2017

Decided at meeting: 12/07/2017 - Council

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