Strategic Group – Minutes Monday 9th April 2018
- Welcome and Apologies
- Chair Opening Remarks / update from Council meeting – 5 mins
I explained we had a positive meeting at council and that we went through the spatial Framework and cleared up the questions regarding the locality funding that it was all accounted for and spent in the areas as per our funding bid and contract with locality.
- Change of Name update – 5 mins
Advised we have agreed with Wigan Council that our name change will be Abram Communities Together (ACT) – (action DA to send letter to the Wigan Council)
- Consultation questions – Ed The Campervan – 25 mins
We agreed one overarching question over all sections Health and Wellbeing and Environment, Planning and Housing and Economic Development to be # How do we enhance our area and what is the most important to you? Then give them options to answer and tick the one that is the most important to them. We are having a work shop on Monday 16th at the Platt Bridge Community Zone at 6.00pm to bottom out and finalise the intentions as the question hangs off of this and it is important to get it right. (action GS to send email out) – GS has done this.
- Planning Policies – 45mins
He were not able to get to the planning policies within this meeting. However, we discussed that we were going to have monthly Saturday workshops to go through each area and write the policies that link into the intentions until all sections are complete.
- Plan of Action / Next Steps – 5 mins
We decided to run a workshop on Monday the 16th April at 6.00pm to bottom out and finalise the “Intentions” and get them and the questions over to Jo Harrop at PlaCed.
We also thought it would be beneficial to have monthly Saturday workshops to write policies until they are complete to keep us on track.
- Any Other Business – 5 mins