Meetings

Great Park Neighbourhood Association has a minimum of one open meeting per year, which is the AGM in April. The committee meet bimonthly and will arrange open meeting for all residents when issues arise which need everyone's involvement.
Minutes are posted up straight away, but not formally approved until the next meeting.

2019 AGM and More!

Thank you to everyone who came along or stayed after the GPAG meeting for our AGM. It was great to see so many new faces and hear what is important to you.
We are delighted to welcome some new committee members and plan to recruit more talented Great Parkers during the next moth.
We reviewed the previous year and held a wide ranging discussion about future plans.
We will publish the minutes as soon as they are written up...
Prior to our meeting we attended the Great Park Action Group session which was very well supported, looking options available for residents to set up a legal challenge to the consortium/builders on aspects of how they have sold, delivered and run the Great Park.

Wednesday, 22 May, 2019 - 19:30

Quarterly Update Meeting

This was the first meeting set up by our ward councillor, Anita Lower, to bring together council, consortium and residents' representatives with the purpose of pushing forward progress in infrastructure delivery. Updates on progress will be reported in this group for everyone's information. The papers are published below.
GPNA welcomes this initiative, with the reservation that it remains to be seen if it will result in real progress or simply become another talking shop.
 
 

Tuesday, 9 April, 2019 - 19:00

Conservation Steering Group

It is a requirement of the agreement between the builders and the council that biodiversity on the Great Park site is monitored. The reults of this together with actions to promote biodiversity are the focus of this group. GPNA were unable to provide a representative to attend on this occasion and are actively looking for a resident who would like to be involved with this work. Contact us if you are interested.

Thursday, 4 April, 2019 - 19:00

Meeting with Consortium and GP Co-ordinator 18th March 2019

Much awaited meeting with the Consortium Project Director/Managing Agent and the Communities GP co-ordinator. They each provided their own description of their roles and answered questions from the committee. Perhaps more significantly there is now much more clarity about channels of communication. You can read the fully story in the minutes but in summary it has been proposed that:
 
1) The existing advice to residents to report issues on the GP via the contact form on the consortium web site stands. At our request the consortium have implemented file uploads for photos and an immediate reply with a copy of what has been submitted. Residents are then free to retain and/or share this copy with us, GPAG and/or Anita Lower.
2) The issue list has not been updated recently because no one was there to do it, however Olly is currently working on an update and has agreed that monthly updates would be most helpful with additional ones in between if there is something important to share.
3) GPNA can raise issues directly with Olly, and he will correspond directly with us if there is information it would be helpful to share with residents. Such information will continue to be available on their web site too.
4) A new way of communicating via a quarterly meeting with NA/RA elected officers, the Project Director, Anita Lower and any council officers relevant to the agenda topics is to be trialled. The old RAs and more recently GPNA have pressed hard to be part of the meetings between the council and consortium, and this idea promoted by Anita Lower should put an end to meetings "behind closed doors". Olly also suggested that some written material is exhibited quarterly for residents who prefer to be informed that way.
 
Updates on the major areas of work were covered (please see minutes).
Olly confirmed he is the "Agent" for the management companies, and although time constraints meant no further discussion on this took place, GPNA do have plans to raise a number of concerns. If there is anything you want us to sayon this topic, please email us by the contact form or write a comment on our FaceBook page..

Monday, 18 March, 2019 - 19:30

Mixed business and development sessiom 14th Jan 2019

A mainky development session picking up on discussions last summer. We need more people and more skills!!

Monday, 14 January, 2019 - 19:30

Committee 26th November 2018

Regular meeting with presentation about the pros and cons of forming a co-operative.

Monday, 26 November, 2018 - 19:30

Committee 25th September 2018

Minutes below:

Tuesday, 25 September, 2018 - 19:30

Committee 7th August 2018

A regular committee meeting..
Minutes below:

Tuesday, 7 August, 2018 - 19:30

Committee 4th July 2018

A regular meeting which took forward the work of creating an effective group.

Wednesday, 4 July, 2018 - 19:30

First Committee 30th May 2018

At this first meeting those committee members present elected their officers, and made progress identifying priority areas of work.
Raising awareness and promotion of the GPNA was top of the list.
You can read the full minutes below:

Wednesday, 30 May, 2018 - 19:30

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