Thursday, 4 February 2016

Neighbourhood Plan >>> "How you can become involved" >>> join the steering group by Monday 8th February

The Neighbourhood Plan for the Sid Valley is picking up steam:
Futures Forum: Neighbourhood Plan >>> "This is the chance for people across the Sid Valley to get involved in how their locality develops in the future."

The steering group is looking for members to help drive the project:
Futures Forum: Neighbourhood Plan >>> "How you can become involved" >>> join the steering group

And the deadline to show interest in joining is this coming Monday 8th February, as the latest information on the Town Council reminds us:

Neighbourhood Plan


Chairperson & Steering Group Members needed for Sidmouth Neighbourhood Plan
Sidmouth Town Council has chosen to create a Neighbourhood Plan which will enable local people to have a say on future development in Sidmouth and the Sid Valley area (Sidmouth, Sidford, Sidbury and Salcombe Regis). The aim is to work as a whole community to develop a plan which reflects the aspirations of us all for the future of Sidmouth.  To do this and to do it well, the Council is seeking a Chairperson who has the skills, qualities and capacity to lead the project as well as create a community Steering Group to deliver the project and report.  In particular, the Council is looking for a Chairperson who is a collaborative leader and effective communicator with project management experience alongside willingness, enthusiasm and time to devote to the whole project.
The Steering Group will consist of volunteers from a range of disciplines who will work together to bring the following skills and experience to the process: project management, town planning, community engagement and consultation and report writing.  Also required will be steering group volunteers with interests in tourism, environment, energy, history, education, health and well-being, community participation, design, architecture, law, culture/arts communication and information technology.
Sidmouth Town Council are asking that people who wish to join the Steering Group, should submit an expression of interest to Sidmouth Town Council, indicating if you would like to be considered for the role of Chairperson and/or Steering Group member.  This should include a short resume of their experience and what they would bring to the role of Chair and/or to the Steering Group.   Additional information about the role of the Chairperson and the Steering Group, including a person specification and job description, is available below.
The closing date for the receipt of expressions of interest is 12 noon on Monday 8 February 2016 either in writing to Sidmouth Town Council, Woolcombe House, Woolcombe Lane, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 9BB or via e-mail to:  enquiries@sidmouth.gov.uk

 Links to coverage in the Local Press:

Previous Meetings:

NeighbourHood Plan - Sidmouth Town Council

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