Paper on the name of the Association



The Executive considered the name of the Association and considered several points in relation to the name as follows:


a)              The existing name is long.

b)              The existing name is well known.

c)               The name does not include Mid Wales in the title.


The Executive Committee was asked to prepare a paper on the subject setting out the options for members to consider as part of the constitutional review taking place during the current year.


Method of approval

The method of approval was considered very important when considering this subject.  To that end it was agreed that the following method of approval to any proposal be adopted:


f)                To put forward a paper for discussion at the quarterly meeting to be held on 19th October 2012.

g)              To issue the paper with a voting slip for each option to each Member Council to return to the secretary by the start of the quarterly meeting held in January 2013.

h)               To include in the constitutional review the result of the vote.

i)                 Each Council will have one vote and is asked to discuss and gain a resolution from its Full Council for that vote.


Options put forward for consideration

The suggested options for voting are:


a)    North Wales Association of Town and Larger Community Councils

b)    North & Mid Wales Association of Town and Larger Community Councils

c)     North & Mid Wales Association of Local Councils.