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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 126 KB

Of the meeting held on 1st November 2022 to be approved and signed.

5.

Setting of the Budget for 2023-24 and MTFP to 2027-28 pdf icon PDF 206 KB

That the Committee:

1.      Notes the proposed Budgets for the various services identified for 2023/24;

2.      Considers the priorities within each service and recommends any change for the services’ Budgets;

 

3.      Considers the services’ Capital programme and future projects and recommends any changes or additions; and

 

4.      Reviews any new budget proposals from members and makes recommendations to Policy and Resources Committee as appropriate.

 

 

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6.

Referral Report from Licensing & Environmental Health Committee - Proposal to Introduce 'Real Time' Air Quality Monitoring Equipment to Monitor Air Quality pdf icon PDF 196 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.      Approves capital expenditure of £4,500 as a ‘match funding’ contribution subject to determination of the DEFRA ‘Air Quality Grant Scheme’ bid submitted by the Council;

 

2.      Recommends to Full Council an amendment to the capital programme of £45,000 in the event that the bid is successful; and

 

3.      Notes that subject to determination of the DEFRA ‘Air Quality Grant Scheme’, the ongoing revenue costs associated with operating and maintaining equipment will be met from existing budgets.

 

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7.

Referral Report from Licensing & Environmental Health Committee - Proposal to Apply a Fees and Charges Exemption for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles pdf icon PDF 196 KB

That the Committee approves funding of £37,000 to be taken from the ‘Taxi Reserve’ to introduce the Fee and Charge Exemption for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Electric Vehicles for the period 2023/24 – 2025/26.

 

 

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8.

Draft Car Park Fees and Charges 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 775 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.      Notes the contents of this report and in particular the Draft Car Park Fees and Charges 2023/24 at Appendix 4; and

 

2.      Recommend the Draft Car Park Fees and Charges 2023/24 to Income Management Committee for approval as part of the Council’s budget setting process for 2023/24.

 

9.

Review of City Centre Cleansing Arrangements pdf icon PDF 369 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.       Notes the contents of this report and in particular the proposed permanent deployment of the Street Scene Enhancement Team (‘hit squad’); and

 

2.       Recommends to council an additional revenue budget of £4k to the Environmental Operations budget for 2023/24 onwards for the proposed implementation of a City Centre Cleansing Co-ordinator and £9k for 2023/24 for the introduction of a GPS radio system for use by the City Centre Cleansing Team.

 

10.

Quarter 3 Performance Report for 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 187 KB

That the Environment Committee notes the Council’s quarter 3 performance for 2022/23.

 

 

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11.

Any Other Business

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