Environment Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 13th November, 2023 3.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Chesterfield S42 6NG

Contact: Tom Scott  01246 217045 Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interests and/or other interests, not already on their register of interests, in any item on the agenda and withdraw from the meeting at the appropriate time.


Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 299 KB

To approve as a correct record and the Chair to sign the Minutes of the Environment Scrutiny Committee held on 11 September 2023.



Additional documents:


The Performance Management Framework pdf icon PDF 494 KB

To report progress on the strategies underpinning the Council Plan objective - “A great place that cares for the environment” for the period ending 30th September 2023


(Information, Engagement and Performance Manager)

Additional documents:


The Environment Act and Biodiversity Net Gain Requirement pdf icon PDF 311 KB

To inform Members of the implications of the Act for the Council and the District and how we are addressing the Biodiversity Net Gain requirement


(Assistant Director of Planning)


Cabinet Business pdf icon PDF 236 KB

To inform Committee of recent and forthcoming Cabinet business.


A digest of Cabinet decisions taken since 29 June 2023. This information is published by Cabinet meeting on the Council’s web site. Cabinet Agendas, Decisions and Minutes can be viewed at: Cabinet


The Forward Plan of Executive decisions. 




These plans are updated to include new business.


(Governance Scrutiny Support)




Work Programme

To consider future items for the Committee’s Work Programme.


(Governance Scrutiny Support)



Additional Urgent Items

To consider any other matter which the Chair of the Committee is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency.


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Environment Scrutiny Committee is scheduled to take place on 19 February 2024 at 3.30 pm.