BRACKLA COMMUNITY COUNCIL
THE NEXT MEETING OF BRACKLA COMMUNITY COUNCIL
WELLBEING OF FUTURE GENERATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING
Wednesday 14th April 2021 6.00pm
Via Video Link
Cllr Tyler Walsh – Chairperson
Cllr David Aston
Cllr John Spanswick
Mrs R Keepins – Clerk of the Council
6. Apologies for Absence
Cllr Ian Hibble
Cllr Keith Hughes
7. Declarations of Interest
8. Terms of Reference for the Wellbeing of Future Generations Committee
The Clerk presented the draft Terms of Reference that had been discussed at the
Committee’s previous meeting in March. The Clerk also presented Members with
information they had requested regarding the involvement of Non-Councillors on
the Committee. Members agreed that it would be best to invite individuals or
local groups onto the Committee as and when needed to provide valuable insight
and knowledge to assist the Committee and its work.
The Committee agreed the following Terms of Reference along with a Quorum of
3 Members for meetings, to keep it in line with that for all other Committees, and
a target of at least of 4 meetings to be held each year:
:Terms of Reference
• To develop and review the Community Council’s 5 Year Plan, for final
approval and regular monitoring by Full Council.
• To develop a series of Wellbeing Objectives for the Community Council, for
recommendation to Full Council.
• To consider the establishment of a Wellbeing Assessment Tool for the
Community Council to help inform its decision making and planning and to
develop a focus of wellbeing in the local community.
• To consider the Welsh Government’s Wales Placemaking Charter and the
development of a Placemaking Plan for Brackla that links with the Authority’s
Local Development Plan.
• To consider how the Council can actively engage the community of Brackla
and ensure that all ages are involved and represented.
• To promote and encourage Environmental awareness and sustainability
within the community and actively engage with local schools, organisations
and businesses, to help implement associated plans and projects e.g.
Biodiversity Plan and Brackla ‘Love it, Don’t Trash it’ project.
• To consider inviting individuals or local groups onto the Committee at specific
times to utilise their knowledge and assist the Council and also consider how
the Council and its Members can likewise get involved with local groups if
• To provide regular updates to Full Council on the Committee’s work in order
to seek and encourage contributions, ideas and commitments from all
It was furthermore agreed that a recommendation be presented to Full Council
that Members explore having a Youth Councillor on the Council once again and
that the individual be encouraged to sit on the Wellbeing of Future Generations
Committee so as to ensure that the voice of young people is represented.
The above was proposed by Cllr J Spanswick and seconded by Cllr D Aston, for
recommendation to Full Council at its next meeting on 15th April 2021.
9. Forward Work Programme
Following discussion over the draft Forward Work Programme, the Committee
agreed to amend Play Areas to ‘Play Space and Equipment’ and to add in Tree
planting as a subject to be considered under Biodiversity. It was also agreed that
the Committee would take on consideration of the Play area and fitness
equipment inspections and resulting actions