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Cabinet Decision: 21st June 2017
Title of Item/Report
Community Governance Review - Grindon Parish
Record of the Decision
Consideration was given to a report on Community Governance Review of Grindon Parish.

The report presented feedback from the second stage consultation with stakeholders and presents final recommendations.

Public Notices were displayed and further information included on the Council Website. Further letters were also sent to the key stakeholders setting out the draft proposals. The response that had been received was detailed within the report.

RECOMMENDED to Council:-

1. That Grindon Parish be abolished and Grindon Parish Council be dissolved and that two new parishes and parish councils be created based on the ward boundaries of Grindon East and Grindon West;

2. That the new parish in the Grindon West Ward be called Grindon and Thorpe Thewles Parish and the new parish in the Grindon East Ward be called Wynyard Parish;

3. That Grindon and Thorpe Thewles Parish Council comprise 6 Parish Councillors and Wynyard Parish Council comprise 7 Councillors;

4. That, subject to further consultation on the above proposals and final agreement by Council 21 June 2017, a reorganisation order be made to implement the changes which will come into force at the next ordinary parish elections in May 2019.
Reasons for the Decision
To respond to the community governance review and feedback from consultation.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
Details of any Dispensations
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed

Date of Publication: 26 June 2017

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