Annual Report May 2011 - May 2012
Name of Councillor: Val Townend
Date Elected: 2004
Next Election date: 2014
Allowances: 2011 - 2012
Special Responsibility: £2,052
Other Council related Remuneration: None
Positions held (May 2011 - May 2012):
Employee Appeals Panel
Shipley Area Committee
SOCIAL CARE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE (Ch)
Other meetings/bodies which I regularly attend:
Baildon & Esholt Neighbourhood Forums
Regular Councillors Surgeries
Link Management Committee
My priorities for the past year (May 2011 - May 2012) were:
I have campaigned vigorously to keep Neville Grange Resource Centre in Shipley open which is accessed by Baildon residents for Day Care and Respite Care.
Also petitioned to have re-cycling bins re-instated in Ian Clough Hall car park.
What I have achieved in the past year (May 2011 - May 2012):
I have helped my constituents with numerous problems and I will continue to do so to the best of my ability.
My priorities for the coming year (May 2012 -May 2013) will be:
To help BRAID (Baildon Residents Against Inappropriate Developments). To stop developers building on Green Field sites when Brown field sites are available.
I will continue to campaign to keep Neville Grange Resource Centre open and have had a reprieve until January 2013.
I have attended the following training sessions, seminars, briefings and conferences to develop skills and gain knowledge that will help me serve the people of the district: