A review of polling arrangements in Orkney is underway.
The consultation is on in Room 3 at Kirkwall Town Hall from 11am to 3pm.
“I am really interested in understanding people’s experiences of consultations in Orkney and would like to capture a wide range of opinions. “
The focus of the proposals is on Bridge Street, Albert Street, Broad Street, Castle Street, Victoria Street and Main Street – where it is proposed that the designated parking areas will have a maximum stay of 20 minutes.
It is estimated that 930,000 homes in Scotland are below that standard.
The draft Bill reforms the process by which trans people gain legal recognition of their lived gender through a gender recognition certificate.
The Community Fund will allow Orkney to continue to provide a standard of local public services which most local authorities in Scotland would struggle to match.
Where we have Islands Proofing the proposed Bill would seek to see ‘Rural Proofing’ put in place for Scotland
“This call for views gives islanders the opportunity to express their opinions on the objectives set out in the draft Plan.”
The proposals make no changes to the number of councillors and wards -21 councillors across 6 wards. The ward names will also stay the same.