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Environment and Safe Communities Committee

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Information about Environment and Safe Communities Committee

Questions from the Public


Members of the public who live, work, attend an educational establishment or own or lease land in the Borough may submit a written question to, or ask a question verbally at meetings of Environment and Safe Communities Committee on matters within the committee’s Terms of Reference.


Written questions must be submitted to the Council’s Chief Legal Officer. The written question must arrive by noon on the tenth working day before the day of the meeting. For example, for a meeting on a Tuesday, the request must therefore arrive by noon on the Tuesday two weeks before the meeting.


Terms of Reference



Terms of Reference

Number of Councillors

Environment & Safe Communities Committee


1     Transportation policy

2     Waste management refuse collection and recycling

3     Environmental improvement schemes

4     The quality of the public realm, including cleansing

5     Highway matters that are the responsibility of the Borough Council and drainage

6     Community safety & crime and disorder prevention

7     Parking

8     Contaminated land

11   Environmental protection, pollution control

12  Health and safety

13   Burials, cemeteries and closed churchyards

14   Street trading

15   Street naming and numbering

16   The provision and management of parking and the fixing of charges and parking enforcement

17   No decisions which result in amendments to the agreed budget or additional spend may be made by the Committee unless and until it has been approved by Strategy & Resources Committee.