CHESHIRE West and Chester’s management board and executive will be outlining the new council’s key priorities at a public event tomorrow (Thursday).
Residents, businesses, voluntary groups and partner organisations are all invited to meet the top team at the event at the Holiday Inn, Ellesmere Port, from 7-8.30pm.
This is the first of three opportunities to meet key officers and councillors and learn more about Cheshire West and Chester.
More events will be held in Winsford Civic Hall on Wednesday, January 28, from 7pm-8.30pm, and Chester Guild Hall on Thursday, January 29 from 7pm-8.30pm.
Council Leader Cllr Mike Jones and Chief Executive Steve Robinson will be introducing the new council’s portfolio holders and directors who will be spearheading Cheshire West and Chester’s drive to become one of the country’s best performing councils when it takes over the running of local services in Cheshire West from April.
People will be able to ask questions of the key decision makers and provide feedback about what they hear.
Cllr Jones said: “Working closely with our communities is key to Cheshire West and Chester’s success.
“This is why we would encourage as many residents and stakeholders as possible to come along to these events.”
Council chief executive Steve Robinson said: “People who attend will learn more about Cheshire West and Chester’s plans and approach, as well as being able to get involved in discussion groups being led by directors and portfolio holders.
“It’s a great opportunity to put faces to names and continue the process of building strong links with our communities.”
All three events will include:
- An introductory presentation from Cllr Jones and Mr Robinson tackling issues such as the new council’s corporate priorities, area working and major service issues.
- Facilitated group discussions covering jobs and enterprise; children and young people; stronger communities; adult health and wellbeing; and environmental sustainability.
- A round up session led by Cllr Jones and Mr Robinson to close.
If you want to attend one of the planned events, contact Tracey Brown by email: Tracey.Brown@cheshire.gov.uk or call 01244 972214.