16/01 October 2016

Welwyn Planning & Amenity Group

Monthly Digest

Edition No. 16/03                    October 2016


The past few months have seen some intense activity within the WPAG Committee and members have been under pressure to keep ourselves on an even keel. For the past month or so we have focussed our attention on the Draft Local Plan for Submission, which is expected to go to the Inspector in the Spring of 2017.

As we did when we were working on the first public consultation document, we have gladly joined with the Welwyn Parish Council Planning Committee (upon which we sit as co-opted members) and with the Welwyn Parish Plan Action Group, to form a planning sub-group which has examined the draft Local Plan and analysed the impact on the Parish.

In the background, the Secretary is busy trying to set up a date for our AGM, which this year will inevitably be later than usual for multiple reasons. We will quite soon be hand delivering Notices for the AGM, to which paid-up WPAG members will be welcome. So if you believe your subs are not up-to-date, please contact the and put matters right.

In the past few months, we have tried to make the payment of subscriptions easier by introducing an integrated online payment system via the website, but our new Treasurer is expected to introduce a Standing Order system for future payments which should resolve many issues we have.

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