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.”