Venue: This meeting will be held virtually and a live audio stream can be listened to via www.winchester.gov.uk.
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Minutes of the previous meeting held on 15 December 2020.
That the minutes of the previous meeting held 15 December 2020 were agreed as a correct record.
To receive and note questions asked and statements made from members of the public on issues relating to the responsibility of this Committee.
There were no statements made or questions asked.
The Governance Manager introduced the report which set out a mid-review update to polling places which was required due to changes in availability of polling places. She responded to questions from Members regarding the changes outlined together with the proposed measures to respond to the ongoing Covid pandemic.
1. That the following permanent changes to polling places are agreed:
a) Denmead ward: WR1: relocate to Church Hall, All Saints Church, Hambledon Road
b) Southwick and Wickham ward: YF2: relocate to Solent Nurseries, Fontley Road
c) Southwick and Wickham ward: XW3: new polling place Newlands Community Hall
d) Upper Meon Valley ward: WJ: relocate to Cemetery Lodge, Magdalen Hill
e) St Barnabas ward: XF: relocate to Wesley Methodist Church, Fromond Road
f) St Bartholomew ward: Y1 and Y11: relocate to Winchester Rugby and Football Club
g) St Bartholomew ward: YJ, YJ1, YK: relocate to The Winchester Hotel, Worthy Lane
h) St Bartholomew ward: YM: relocate to Winnall Community Centre, Garbett Road
i) St Michael ward: YS: relocate to St Lawrence Parish Room, Colebrook Street
j) St Paul ward: YW2: relocate to University of Winchester, Business School
2. That the list of polling places for the Winchester district as set out in Appendix C to the report are noted which includes a number of temporary changes for 2021 due to unavailability of accommodation due the pandemic.
3. That it is noted that the Acting Returning Officer will make temporary arrangements to provide polling places for the 2021 polls due to changes in polling place availability due to the COVID19 pandemic.