Agenda

Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Environment - Wednesday, 29th September, 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming. View directions

Contact: Kimberly Soane  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

To receive apologies for absence and note substitutions.

 

Members who are unable to attend this meeting must submit apologies by the end of Wednesday 22 September 2021 to enable a substitute to be arranged, if applicable.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS

To receive from Members declarations of interests in relation to any items included on the agenda for this meeting, in accordance with Waverley’s Code of Local Government.

3.

QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

The Chairman to respond to any questions submitted by members of the public in accordance with Procedure Rule 10.

 

The deadline for submission of written questions for this meeting is Wednesday 22 September 2021.

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4.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS

The Chairman to respond to any questions received from Members in accordance with Procedure Rule 11.

 

The deadline for submission of written questions for this meeting is Wednesday 22 September 2021.

 

 

5.

COMMITTEE FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 194 KB

The Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee, along with the O&S Coordinating Board, is responsible for managing the Committee’s work programme.

 

The current work programme (attached) includes items agreed at the O&S Coordinating Board and takes account of items identified on the latest Executive Forward Programme (Annexe 2) as due to come forward for decision.

 

Recommendation

 

Members are invited to consider their work programme and make any comments and/or amendments they consider necessary, including suggestions for any additional topics that the Committee may wish to add to its work programme.

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6.

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE REPORT Q 1 2021-2022 pdf icon PDF 132 KB

The Corporate Performance Report provides an analysis of the Council’s performance for the 1st quarter of 2021-2022.  The report, set out at Annexe 1, is being presented to each of the Overview and Scrutiny Committees for comment and any recommendations they may wish to make to the Executive.

 

The services under the remit of the Committee are:

·         Environmental and Regulatory Services (Section 8) – page 53

·         Planning and Economic Development (Section 9) – page 58

Additional documents:

7.

ANNUAL AIR QUALITY REPORT pdf icon PDF 260 KB

To present the 2021 Air Quality Annual Status Report (ASR), and seek comments from the Committee.

Additional documents:

8.

BIENNIAL SCRUTINY REPORT pdf icon PDF 189 KB

To consider a report on Overview and Scrutiny’s activities in the 2019/20 and 2020/21.

Additional documents:

9.

BIODIVERSITY ACTION PLAN - PROGRESS UPDATE

To receive a verbal update on the progress in developing the Biodiversity Action Plan

10.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider, if necessary, the following recommendation on the motion of the Chairman:

 

Recommendation

 

That pursuant to Procedure Rule 20 and in accordance with Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that it is likely in view of the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during the items there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by Section 100I of the Act) to be identified at the meeting.

11.

ANY ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED IN EXEMPT SESSION

To consider any matters relating to aspects of any reports on this agenda which it is felt need to be considered in Exempt session.