Martyn Sargeant, Head of
Democratic Services tabled a document on an overview of the
consultation arrangements for the Tettenhall community governance
review and the wider review for the whole of the city.
Cllr Andrew Johnson asked the Group whether it
felt that the proposed two community meetings was sufficient for
the Tettenhall community governance
Cllr Wendy Thompson reported that the
flexibility the Head of Democratic Services had mentioned was
useful but initially two meetings for liaison with the
Neighbourhood Forum would be beneficial. In relation to the city wide community governance
consultation, Cllr Thompson commented that it was right that the
emphasis of this consultation was about the community and that the
consultation questions reflected this.
The Head of Democratic Services
reported that he would be happy to attend a Community Council event
that is organised.
Cllr Roger Lawrence made the
point that at this stage the Council was embarking on a consolation
exercise, the outcome of which would determine whether another
consultation was undertaken.
Responding a question on how
the Council would select the independent market research company to
carry out a survey of residents, the Head of Democratic Services
reported the Council would go out to tender to professional
That the approach for the Tettenhall Community Governance
consultation and the City-wide Community Governance consultation be