22.03.12 Park Ward Community First Notes

1.    Introductions. – introductions made round the table (see notes below)
2.    What is Community First? – Explanation of the programme and details from the Aide Memoire
3.    Role of the Panel – Again details shared from the Aide Memoire
4.    Panel Members:
•    Sandra – lives within the ward and manages a local community centre
•    Brenda – lives within the ward and is secretarial/organisational support for several local community groups within the ward
•    Andrew – is a local ward councillor and is passionate about the area sitting on numerous community groups within the ward
•    Patrick – lives within the ward and is a coordinator for the Neighbourhood Watch and member of other community groups within the ward
•    Angela – lives within the ward and has a role fundraising for the hospice
•    Tom –  lives within the ward, has a background in education and is a keen gardener
•    Ernie – lives within the ward and sits on numerous community groups within the ward
•    Bill – plays a major role in the local church and the sustainability project for the church hall
5.    Panel Elections of Officers: Elections were held Sandra was elected to be chair and Brenda to be secretary
6.    AOB – the Community Priorities as required for Community First were discussed and agreed. Next step is to publicise them i.e. place them on the website etc.
7.    Next Meeting 30.05.12