Saturday 18th June 10:00 am – 1:00

Exeter Community Centre, St David’s Hill.

Join us for Exeter Community Forum’s first AGM – an event for members of the Forum – followed by ‘Ideas into Action’ A session to turn thinking into doing so we can make more community organising and community planning a reality across the city over the next few years.

10:00 – 11:0- Agenda Annual General Meeting for members of the Forum

Welcome and Apologies:

Review of the year and what’s next?

 Cllr Paul Bull, Portfolio Holder for Neighbourhoods and Communities, Exeter City Council

 Christine Fraser, Co-Chair Exeter Community Forum

Terms of Reference – members are asked to consider the attached existing terms of reference so we can decide if they are either still fit for purpose or if recommend that they should be updated in light of the development of the Forum over the past year.

Election of Steering Group – to elect a steering group to act on its behalf between meetings to facilitate the progression of the work. This group will focus on facilitating the process, ensuring participation and overseeing a timetable of work. They will bring recommendations/ key decisions on policy to the main Forum. The Forum may appoint a chairperson[s].

Current Steering Group members are:

Co-Chairs  Christine Fraser, St David’s Neighbourhood Partnership & Diana Moore*, Alphington Village Forum.

Rory McNeile*,  Newtown Community Association.

Cllr Paul Bull,  Exeter City Council representative.

Dawn Rivers , Community Involvement and Inclusion Officer, Exeter City Council.

Nominations for Chair/Co-chairs and steering group members are invited. Members indicated * are willing to continue, subject to re-election.

Selection of grants panel

Nominations are invited for ECF Full members to serve as members on the grant making panel. You must be prepared to serve for the whole year – please see the (draft) grant making decision making process: ECF grants panel terms of reference final draft. If you would like to stand please complete the nomination form here: Nomination form.

Panel members will be drawn by lot to meet the make-up of the panel.

11:00 – 1:00 Ideas into Action