Here is one member's view of the City Vision exercise!
OBSERVATIONS on the EMERGING CORE STRATEGY by ST ALBANS CIVIC SOCIETY
The Society made considered and lengthy observations on the Core Strategy consultation document as published by the Council in July 2009. The Society's full response was dated 28 September 2009 - details here.
Back story. The emerging Core Strategy is part of the Local Development Framework (LDF). A Word file with the text of the 2009 Strategy is available here. This will replace the Council's 1994 District Local Plan. The City Vision will, it is hoped become one of the supplementary documents associated with the LDF. At a presentation organised by the Royal Society of Arts in October 2009, the Chairman of the Society gave a talk entitledA quizzical view of the Council's emerging 'Strategy' for the City - details here.