Environment & Community Committee Agenda

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL
Guildhall, Church Street, Harwich, Essex CO12 3DS
Tel: 01255 507211
email: info@harwichtowncouncil.co.uk
Clerk: Mrs Michelle Townsend

A meeting of the
ENVIRONMENT & COMMUNITY COMMITTEE
To be held at
The Guildhall, Church Street, Harwich, CO12 3DS
on
Thursday 17th January 2019 at 7pm

 

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

AGENDA

1 Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence
2 Declarations of Members’ Interests
To receive any ‘pecuniary’ or ‘personal’ 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 15th October 2018  (attached)
•To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Environment & Community meeting held on 31st October 2018  (attached)
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:
E20/18 – £189 has been earmarked for future improvements to the flood memorial garden.  Future working party to be considered after May elections.
E21/18 – Tree planting has been deferred until Autumn 2020.
E23/18 – Leaflets designed promoting the Winter Salt Bag Scheme and have been delivered to the town centre by Cllrs J Brown and C Powell
E26/18 – Report regarding speeding cars along Low Road and request for a further speed survey has been submitted to the LHP.
5 Matters Arising From Previous Minutes
To discuss and act upon information received following previous actions in relation to the items listed on the agenda:
E71/18 Untidy Sites in the Conservation Area and ‘Illuminate Route’ for Mayflower 2020 – No further update
6 Horticultural Report
•To receive reports from the Horticultural Advisers and consider any necessary action
•To receive an update and thanks from Mark Stanford
7 Tree Liabilities
To receive information from the Clerk following advice received from Zurich
8 There But Not There
Chairman to provide an update and consider any necessary action
9 Overgrown Vegetation, PROW and Other Footpaths Throughout Harwich & Dovercourt
To review response received from EALC regarding the devolution pilot scheme and consider any necessary action
10 Local Pothole Repair Programme
To receive a progress report from the Clerk following HTC’s submission to Essex Highways Local Pothole Repair Programme
11 LHP Panel
To receive an update from Cllr I Henderson and consider any necessary action
•Blue Roundabout
•Church Street – Right of way
•Parkeston Road – Installation of zebra crossing
•1A East Street – Installation of bollards – update from LHP attached
•Low Road – Speeding carsTo consider the following proposal for submission to the Local Highways Panel:
•Allfields – Road Safety Signs
12 Matters Received in the Post or Items Raised by Members
•Condition of Church Street –
Cllr I Henderson is liaising with Essex Highways regarding the condition of the road surface
13 Date of Next Meeting
The next meeting of the Environment & Community Committee is at 7pm,
on Monday 8th April 2019, at the Guildhall, Church Street, Harwich,
CO12 3DS

 

Dated: 10th January 2019                                                      Mrs Michelle Townsend
Assistant Clerk to the Council

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