Agenda and decisions

Environment and Transport Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 16 January 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Sparkenhoe Committee Room, County Hall, Glenfield

Contact: Miss C Tuohy (0116 305 5483).  Email: cat.tuohy@leics.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the meeting held on 7 November 2019. pdf icon PDF 236 KB

2.

Question Time. pdf icon PDF 156 KB

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3.

Questions asked by members under Standing Order 7(3) and 7(5). pdf icon PDF 131 KB

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4.

To advise of any other items which the Chairman has decided to take as urgent elsewhere on the agenda.

5.

Declarations of interest in respect of items on the agenda.

6.

Declarations of the Party Whip in accordance with Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rule 16.

7.

Presentation of Petitions under Standing Order 35.

8.

Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/21- 2023/24. pdf icon PDF 281 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

a)    That the report and information now provided be noted;

b)    That the comments now made be forwarded to the Scrutiny Commission at its meeting on 27 January 2020.

 

9.

Tree Management Strategy. pdf icon PDF 221 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

a)    That the draft Tree Management Strategy and Tree Management Planting Plan be supported subject to the changes discussed.

 

b)    That officers be requested to work with the National Forrest Company to investigate the feasibility of expansion of the National Forest boundaries.

 

 

10.

Update on October and November 2019 Flooding. pdf icon PDF 533 KB

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Decision:

a)    That the report and submissions received be noted;

 

b)    That Officers respond directly to those members and parish councils who have made submissions regarding their concerns;

 

c)    That the Chairman and Spokesmen of the Committee be asked to consider the need for and scope of a  Scrutiny Review Panel on Flooding.

 

11.

Environmental Performance Report 2018-19 and Greenhouse Gas Report 2018-19. pdf icon PDF 340 KB

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Decision:

That the report on the County Council’s environmental performance and greenhouse gas emissions for 2018-19 be noted.

 

12.

Date of next meeting.

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to take place on 5 March 2020.

 

13.

Any other items which the Chairman has decided to take as urgent.