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26 October 2018

Focusing on the Future with Wiltshire Council

It would be good to have a high turn-out of local people attending these meetings as it's really important that we hear the views of our residents and tax payers

Philip Whitehead - Wiltshire Council’s cabinet member for finance

Wiltshire Council welcomes local residents to join its senior leaders at a series of events to discuss the services that the council provides and its plans for future years.

The Focusing on the Future public meetings will be spread across four dates in four locations around Wiltshire in November.

Philip Whitehead - Wiltshire Council's cabinet member for finance will focus on how the council is changing to provide the services that taxpayers expect and need both now and in the years ahead.

The discussion will include:

  • Decision making how the council allocates your tax to offer services
  • Diligence how it spends wisely to balance the budget
  • Difference how it's changing
  • Digital how the council is making it easier for you to book, pay and do on line when you want to
  • Devolution how parish and town councils and communities can provide more services locally
  • Delivery how the council will continue to do what it says it will

Cllr Whitehead said: "It would be good to have a high turn-out of local people attending these meetings as it's really important that we hear the views of our residents and tax payers. We also welcome their questions and look forward to discussing the future plans that the council is putting in place to make sure that it can continue to delivery vital front line services."

Wiltshire Council Focusing on the Future: dates and venues

Date

Location

Venue

Time

15 November 2018

Trowbridge

Cotswold Room, County Hall

6pm 7.30pm

22 November 2018

Chippenham

Council Chamber, Monkton Park

5.30pm 7pm

26 November 2018

Devizes

Devizes Community Hub and Library

5.30pm 7pm

29 November 2018

Salisbury

The Banqueting Room, Salisbury Guildhall

5.30pm 7pm

Please email events@wiltshire.gov.uk if you'd like to attend refreshments will be available.

For more information please contact the Wiltshire Council communications team on 01225 713115/6 or 01225 713370.

Last updated: 26 October 2018 | Last reviewed: 26 October 2018

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