Agenda

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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 82 KB

Of the meeting held on 4th June 2024 to be approved and signed.

 

5.

Quarter 1 Performance Report 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 106 KB

That the Environment Committee notes the Council’s quarter 1 performance for 2024/25.

 

Additional documents:

6.

Worcestershire County Council Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy Consultation pdf icon PDF 185 KB

That the Committee: -

 

1.      considers a response to Worcestershire County Council’s public consultation on its proposed Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy; and

 

2.      delegates authority to the Deputy Director - Corporate Policy and Strategy, in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of Environment Committee, to submit a response from the City Council.

 

7.

Flooding in Worcester pdf icon PDF 226 KB

That the Committee note the content of this report and discusses and debates the Council resolution at 2.1 of this report.

 

8.

Alternative Approaches to Managing Weeds and Invasive Plants pdf icon PDF 152 KB

That the committee: -

 

1.       note the contents of this report; and

 

2.      endorses further work to be undertaken to investigate the use of steam and hot water technology as an alternative to herbicide, with a further detailed report to be presented to this Committee in November 2024.

 

9.

Ash Dieback Strategy and Action Plan - Six Monthly Update pdf icon PDF 504 KB

That the Committee: -

 

1.       note the contents of the report and in particular the progress made against the Ash Die Back Strategy and Action Plan, which is summarised at Appendix 1; and

 

2.       approves expenditure of £9,620 to engage additional resource to undertake priority tree safety work, ensuring that there is no impact on progression of ash dieback work.

 

10.

Waste and Recycling Update Report pdf icon PDF 421 KB

That the Committee notes the contents of the report and endorses further work being carried out to develop a Communications and Engagement Plan to support the work of the Waste & Recycling Service.

 

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11.

Any Other Business

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