Annual Report and review 2016/2017
Section1: Attendance at Council / Committee and Sub-Committee meetings
Name of Committee No. of meetings held during the year No. of meetings attended
Cabinet Financial Strategy Advisory Panel 5 3
Council 5 5
Licensing & Environmental 3 2
Licensing Sub Committee 1 1
Local Plans Review Panel 8 7
Members Forum 4 3
Planning 10 9
This represents an overall attendance of 83%
Period of Extended Absence, (e.g. Maternity leave/Sick leave):
Number of meetings attended as a substitute:
Section 2: Community Involvement
Chair of Licensing --- Member of Planning Committee --- Council rep on Leisure Partnership Board
Council rep on TCHG board --- Member of Wolverley Parish Council --- Attend Habberley Tenants group --- Habberley PACT -- Sutton Park PACT and Fairfield Tenants group.
Section 3: Assisting Constituents
I have made representation to relevant bodies on behalf of residents on the following issues.
Litter around private property
Rubbish and furniture left in street
Highway signs and debris left on highway after repairs completed
Dog fouling and relevant signage
Many Highways issues reported , ie. Potholes, road markings faded, poor road and footpaths surfaces
Overgrow foliage obstructing footpath
Several residents parking issues
Several issues of fly tipping
Numerous issue relating to parking
Residents are able to contact me via phone or e.mail, details of which are on the WFDC website, we have this year distributed 6 news letters in our ward informing residents what is happening in the ward and again my contact details are printed inviting residents to contact me with any issues they may have. I also attend Habberley tenants group, Habberley Pact, and Sutton Park Pact where anyone who is in attendance are able to raise any issues they may have or require me to act on there behalf.
This Easter Saturday myself and my fellow ward councillors in conjunction with the local church and funded by our councillors local funding organized an Easter egg hunt in Brintons Park . The event attracted over 375 children plus parents and was a very successful community event enjoyed by all who took part.
Section 4: Supplementary Information
I have a good local knowledge of my ward, good listening skills which helps me to respond to residents quickly and efficiently in my quest to resolve any concerns that they may have.
I try to be realistic in my approach and never give resident false hope relating to their particular problem.