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Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Members appointed to attend the meeting instead of a Member of the Committee.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any matter on the Agenda or within the remit of the Committee.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Of the meeting held on 21st July 2020 to be approved and signed.


Setting of the Budget for 2021/22 and MTFP to 2025/26 pdf icon PDF 226 KB

1.   That the Committee note the Budgets for the various services identified for 2020/21; and


2.   That the Committee consider the priorities within each service and recommends any change of emphasis for the services’ Income and Efficiency plans.


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Environmental Sustainability Strategy for the City of Worcester 2020-2030 pdf icon PDF 233 KB

1.   That the Committee notes the feedback from the consultation on the draft Environmental Sustainability Strategy approved in January 2020; and


2.   That the Committee endorses the updated strategy and recommends it to Council for adoption.


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Annual Gull Control Report and Proposed 2021 Gull Control Work pdf icon PDF 357 KB

That the Committee


1.   notes the work undertaken during 2020; and


2.   approves the Proposed Gull Control Work Programme for 2021 as detailed in Section 3 of the Report


Allotments Review pdf icon PDF 339 KB

1.   That an independent organisation is commissioned to help the City Council review the purpose and management of allotments with recommendations brought back to the Committee in March 2021; and


2.   That authority is delegated to the Corporate Director - Place in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of Environment Committee to agree the scope of the review.



Astwood Cemetery Drainage Options pdf icon PDF 377 KB

That the Committee:


1.      Notes the professional advice provided to the council in respect of this matter, and the views of family representatives, in relation to options for drainage works within the Muslim Burial Area at Astwood Cemetery;


2.      Recommends Full Council to make capital and revenue budget provision for both the drainage improvement works, and the memorial garden works outlined at Section 7.1 of this report, and


3.      Authorises the Director of Homes and Communities to procure the works necessary to implement both the drainage improvement works, and the memorial garden works.



Managing Trees Including Ash Dieback pdf icon PDF 364 KB

That the committee notes the content of the report and the 3 successful bids made to the Urban Trees Challenge Fund which will result in over 6,000 new trees for Worcester.



Quarter 2 Performance Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 186 KB

That the Environment Committee notes the Council’s Quarter 2 performance for 2020/21.


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Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chairman is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.