Decision Maker: Council
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
To consider requests from Parish Councils to
commence Community Governance Reviews of council size and other
The Electoral Services Manager submitted a report which sought members to agree to undertake Community Governance Reviews, as requested by the relevant parish councils, and to set up a Working Group to manage the processes.
Councillor J Ellis moved the recommendations within the report, this was seconded by Councillor A Smith.
A vote was taken – 45 votes in favour, 0 against and 2 abstentions. The motion was carried.
1. The Council carries out Community Governance Reviews of the following parish areas:
2. The Terms of Reference for the Community Governance Reviews, as set out at Appendix A to the report, be agreed
3. The Terms of Reference for the current Workington Community Governance Review be amended as set out at Appendix B to the report, to include an option to consider proposals for the Winscales parish area
4. A Community Governance Review Working Party consisting of the Allerdale councillors for the parish areas of Broughton, Embleton, Keswick and Winscales be established to co-ordinate the reviews and to make final recommendations to Council.
Report author: Lindsay Tomlinson
Publication date: 08/03/2018
Date of decision: 07/03/2018
Decided at meeting: 07/03/2018 - Council