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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Substitutes

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

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

3.

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.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Of the meeting held on 20th July 2021 to be approved and signed.

5.

Setting of the Budget for 2022/23 and MTFP to 2026/27 pdf icon PDF 675 KB

That the Committee note the Budgets for the various services identified for 2021/22.

6.

Consolidation of Off-Street Parking Orders pdf icon PDF 148 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.           Notes the contents of the report and in particular the proposal to introduce parking arrangements for the designated electric/hybrid vehicle bays at St Martins Gate car park;

 

2.           Approves the undertaking of a 21-day public consultation exercise in respect of the Draft Worcester City Council (Off-Street Parking Places) Order 2021 at Appendix 1; and

 

3.           Delegates authority to the Corporate Director, Operations, Homes and Communities in consultation with Chair and Vice-Chair of Environment Committee to implement the Order subject to any changes required following consultation feedback received.

 

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7.

Review of the Delivery and Management of Allotments pdf icon PDF 242 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.   Note the contents of this report, and in particular the consultation feedback summary attached at Appendix 1;

 

2.   Approves the proposed changes to the draft Tenancy Agreement at Appendix 2; and

 

3.   Recommends to Income Generation Committee the approval of changes to the Allotments Concession Regime as set out within this report in preparation for 2022/2023 Fees & Charges.

 

 

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8.

Public Bin Investment Programme pdf icon PDF 418 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.   Notes the contents of this report and approves the planned phased approach to the Ward Improvement Plans for Public Bins;

 

2.   Recommends to Council a supplementary estimate of £80,000 to the Capital Programme in 2021/2022; and

 

3.   Delegates authority to the Corporate Director – Operations, Homes and Communities to agree the programme of implementation in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Committee.

 

9.

Annual Gull Control Report and Proposed 2022 Gull Control Work Programme pdf icon PDF 343 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.   notes the work undertaken during 2021; and

 

2.   approves the Proposed Gull Control Work Programme for 2022 as detailed in Section 3 of the report and recommends to Policy and Resources Committee an additional £40,000 funding from reserves.

 

 

 

10.

Biodiversity Action Programme pdf icon PDF 229 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.   approves the proposed Biodiversity Action Programme (Appendix 1); and

 

2.   allocates £20k funding from the Environmental Sustainability Strategy Enabling Budget for the proposals outlined within this report. That authority to spend that allocation is delegated to the Deputy Director, Corporate Policy and Strategy in consultation with the Chair of Environment Committee.

 

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11.

Progress Update for the Environmental Sustainability Strategy Action Plan pdf icon PDF 214 KB

That the Environment Committee notes the content of this report.

 

 

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12.

Quarter 2 Performance Report for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 186 KB

That the Committee note the Council’s Quarter performance for 2021/22.

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13.

Any Other Business

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