Environment & Community Committee Agenda – 10th October 2023

Guildhall, Church Street, Harwich, Essex CO12 3DS
Tel: 01255 507211
email: info@harwichtowncouncil.co.uk
Clerk: Mrs Marie Snell

A meeting of the
To be held
At Guildhall, Church Street, Harwich
on Tuesday 10th October 2023 at 7.00pm

Public Question Time:15 minutes will be available for members of the public to ask questions in relation to items on the agenda only


1 Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence
2 Declarations of Members’ Interests
To receive any ‘Pecuniary’ or ‘Other Registrable’ interests relating to items on the agenda.
3 Minutes of Last Meeting
To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Environment & Community meeting held on 6th July 2023.
4 Matters Arising from the Minutes of the Last Meeting
To discuss and act upon information received following previous actions in relation to the following items:
5 Matters Arising from Previous Minutes

·         E41/22 – Clerk to update members on the new location for the knife bin.

6 Horticultural Report
To receive a report from the Horticultural Adviser and consider any necessary action.
7 LHP Panel
To receive a report on behalf of the LHP representative for HTC and consider any potential projects.
8 Litter Picking Initiative

Consider future date for litter picking initiative.

9 Bad Weather Conditions

Clerk to report on the preparatory arrangements in place in readiness for the coming winter.

10 Winter Salt Bag Scheme 2023/24

Clerk to report that Tony Elliston has given permission to store salt and has now been delivered to the Harwich Cultural & Community Projects site in readiness for the winter months.

11 Wilder Town Initiative

To consider taking part in the Essex Wildlife Trust, Wilder Town initiative.

12 Tree Planting Scheme

To consider taking part in the 2024 tree planting scheme.

13 Budget Update and Proposed Budget for Municipal Year 2023/24
To review and consider the committee budget for the coming year
14 Matters Received in the Post
15 Date of Next Meeting
The next meeting of the Environment & Community Committee is on Thursday 18th January 2024 at The Guildhall, Church Street, Harwich.

Dated: 3rd October 2023                                                                                      

Mrs Marie Snell
Assistant Clerk to the Council