To manage the Community Governance Review (CGR) process, under the
terms of reference set by full Council.
A CGR is required following the motion passed by Full Council on 22
To determine a detailed timetable and consultation programme for
To progress the review in accordance with the requirements of the
Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 and the
Guidance on CGRs issued by the Department of Communities and Local
Government and The Local Government Boundary Commission for England
in March 2010;
To recommend appropriate electoral arrangements for a parish / town
council created within Bexhill-on-Sea, where necessary (including
the name of any newly created parish; the number, name and
boundaries of any parish wards; the number of councillors to be
elected within each ward; and the ordinary year of elections);
To consider and make recommendations on any consequential matters
arising from the review which are required to give effect to any
subsequent Community Governance Order (CGO), e.g. the transfer and
management or custody of property, the setting of precepts for new
parishes, provision for the transfer of any functions, rights,
liabilities, staff, etc.
To recommend to Cabinet, via the Overview and Scrutiny Committee to
create a Town Council for Bexhill-on-Sea and if so what types of
functions it would seek to undertake.