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Monmouthshire County Council’s biggest challenge yet

Monmouthshire County Council

Councillors and staff from Monmouthshire County Council are to engage with residents, businesses and organisations over shrinking public service budgets and increasing funding challenges for next year’s services.

The council will be visiting groups and talking to communities at a number of venues in the county’s towns and villages to share ideas and receive community feedback, with public meetings planned for November.  The sessions will inform the community of the serious challenges facing the council and inform them how it plans to work with the public as well as town and community councils to try and maintain services.

The public meetings will outline the effect of budget cuts and allow discussions on the council’s 2016/17 budget with councillors and staff.  The council is inviting involvement from all members of the community to discuss the ideas that have been formulated.  Meetings will take place in each of the county’s towns as follows:

  • Monday 16th November; County Hall, Usk, 6.30 – 8pm (this session will be live streamed on YouTube so residents can watch the session live or replay the meeting to watch later)

  • Tuesday 17th November; Shire Hall, Monmouth 6.30– 8pm

  • Thursday 19th November; Grey Hill Hall, Caldicot School 6.30 – 8pm

  • Monday 23rd November; King Henry VIII School, Abergavenny 6.30– 8pm

  • Wednesday 25th November; The Dell Primary School, Chepstow 6.30 – 8pm

A special Monmouthshire Voices Access for All meeting organised by the South East Wales Regional Equality Council to discuss the budget will take place on Monday November 23rd at County Hall, Usk from 11am to 1pm.  To attend and find more information about the Access for All Forum contact Pennie Walker: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 07949 040538.

The council has also made plans for residents to engage in informal chat with officers about the budget before the public meetings.  The following sessions have been planned:

  • Tuesday 10th November; Caldicot Town Centre 10am – 12noon

  • Wednesday 11th November; Abergavenny Town Centre 10am – 12noon

  • Thursday 12th November; Chepstow Town Centre 10am – 12noon

  • Friday 13th November; Monmouth Town Centre 10am – 12noon

Live Twitter question and answer sessions will be held on 11th, 18th and 24th November from 6 to 8pm so that anyone unable to attend meetings may provide feedback or post a question online.

The council will also meet with local groups in the county’s leisure centres.  All the ideas formulated are available on the council’s website: http://www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/monmouthshire-engages-budget-201617 and comments are welcomed on the council’s social media channels: Twitter@MonmouthshireCC and the council’s Facebook page

Contact Engagement Officer Rhian Cook on 01633 644364 or 07789 922586 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information about the events.

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