Agenda and decisions

Extraordinary, Environment and Sustainability Committee - Tuesday, 10 May 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames TW18 1XB

Contact: Chris Curtis  Email: c.curtis@spelthorne.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

2.

Disclosures of Interest

To receive any disclosures of interest from councillors in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct for members.

Decision:

There were none.

 

3.

Questions from members of the Public

The Chair, or his nominee, to answer any questions raised by members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 40.

 

Note: the deadline for questions to be considered at this meeting is 5pm on Tuesday 3 May 2022.

 

At the time of publication of this agenda no questions were received.

 

Decision:

There were 3 questions from members of the public.  These were raised during the relevant agenda items.

 

4.

Presentation - Climate Change

To receive a presentation on Climate Change.

 

Decision:

The Committee received a presentation on climate change.

 

5.

GIF Bid - Communications materials for residents and businesses pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider a bid for monies from the Green Initiatives Fund for a communications package to help deliver messages on climate change.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved to approve funding of £9,995 for 2022 to provide funding for a climate communications package from Hubbub. 

 

6.

GIF Bid - Sustainability Advice for the Local Plan and Supplementary Planning Guidance Documents.

To consider a bid for funding from the Green Initiatives Fund.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved to approve funding of £5,200 for the provision of advice from APSE to support the creation of robust supplementary planning documents for the Local Plan.

 

7.

Greener Futures Delivery Plan pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To consider supporting the Greener Futures Climate Change Delivery Plan 2021-2025.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved:

1.    To support the Greener Futures Climate Change Delivery Plan 2021-25 and delegate authority to the Group Head for Commissioning and Transformation, in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Committee, to notify Surrey County Council of this.

2.    To commit to continue to work with other organisations including Surrey-wide local authorities to address climate change.

 

8.

Staines Conservation Area Appraisal pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To consider the draft updated Staines Conservation Area Appraisal for public consultation

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved to:

1.    Agree the draft updated Staines Conservation Area Appraisal for consultation

2.    Agree to go out to 6 weeks public consultation on the proposed amendments to the Conservation Area

3.    Delegate authority to the Group Head Regeneration and Growth, in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Environment and Sustainability Committee, to approve the final document, taking account of comments, as required, which arise from the consultation.

 

9.

Indicative Air Quality Modelling for the Air Quality Action Plan pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To note the air quality dispersion modelling exercise that is being undertaken to inform updates to the Air Quality Action Plan.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note the report.

 

10.

Urgent business

To consider any business deemed as urgent by the Chair.

Decision:

The Committee resolved to add an item to the forward plan regarding the addition of carbon calculations to planning submissions, in particular for future developments owned by the Council or KGE Ltd but also to request similar information from developers.