May 11, 2013

Influencing the Council - presentation links

Grange/Prestonfield Community Council received the following information from Eileen Hewitt, Community Council Support Officer, City of Edinburgh Council.

Community representatives recently attended a meeting on the Council’s decision-making structures including the  Petitions  Committee. The meeting dealt with a wide range of questions and there were requests for the presentations to be made available.

 
Links to Presentations:
 
Governance presentation http://www.edinburghnp.org.uk/media/248208/influencing_the_council.pdf
 
Petitions Committee http://www.edinburghnp.org.uk/media/248212/petition_process.pdf

Review of Community Council Scheme

Grange/Prestonfield Community Council have received the following from Eileen Hewitt, Community Council Support Officer, City of Edinburgh Council.

“I am writing to update you on the Review of the Scheme.  Following the first statutory consultation period, comments have been analysed and a report recommending further changes was approved at a Special Meeting of the Council on 2 May.”

“Respondents were generally supportive of the proposed Scheme and the added emphasis on community councils being able to demonstrate evidence of their engagement with the community.  A summary of the consultation process and key findings are included in the attached report.”

Report in PDF

“Community councils and the public are invited to make further comment on the draft Scheme, Constitution and Standing Orders which are attached as appendices to the report.  Copies of the proposed Scheme, Constitution and Standing Orders will be available for inspection by the public at libraries, Neighbourhood Offices, www.edinburgh.gov.uk/communitycouncils and  www.edinburghnp.org.uk.  Comments should be returned to me .. or by email to community.councils@edinburgh.gov.uk by 31 May 2013.  The outcome of this consultation will be reported to the Council meeting on 27 June.”

May 9, 2013

Community Council Meeting

GPCC Meeting April 17th 2013

Minutes approved May 15th

Minutes in PDF

May 7, 2013

Community Council Meeting

GPCC Meeting May 15th 2013, 700pm

Cameron House Community Education Centre
34 Prestonfield Avenue, EH16 5EU

Agenda in PDF

Chair’s Report in PDF
Secretary’s Report in PDF
Planning Report in PDF

All meetings are open to members of the public