Agenda

Environment Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 29th July, 2024 3.30 pm

Venue: Meeting Rooms 1 & 2, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Chesterfield S42 6NG

Contact: Tom Scott  01246 217045 Email: thomas.scott@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

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.

3.

Minutes of Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 210 KB

To approve as a correct record and the Chair to sign the Minutes of the Environment Scrutiny Committee held on 21 May 2024.

4.

Scrutiny - A Practical Overview

Overview of Scrutiny and remit of the Committee.

 

Joe Hayden, Senior Scrutiny Officer

5.

Update on Combined Authority

An update on the Combined Authority – Who’s who and NEDDC’s role.

 

Lee Hickin, Managing Director

6.

Energy Performance - NEDDC Buildings

An overview on what the Council is doing to make their buildings more efficient.

 

David Broom, Facilities & Contracts Manager and Sylvia Moffatt, Sustainability Officer

7.

Cabinet Business pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To inform Committee of recent and forthcoming Cabinet business.

 

A digest of Cabinet decisions taken since 23 May 2024.  This information is published by Cabinet meeting on the Council’s website.  Cabinet Agendas, Decisions and Minutes can be viewed at: Cabinet

 

The Forward Plan of Executive decisions.

 

Plans

 

These plans are updated to include new business.

 

Joe Hayden, Senior Scrutiny Officer

Additional documents:

8.

Policy Development

To contribute to major Policies being considered by the Council.

9.

'Horizon Scanning'

To consider and contribute to potential changes in the operating environment which may include legislation, regulation and key projects being undertaken by the Council, for example.

10.

Outcome of the Review on the Council becoming 100% Plant-Based

To receive an update on the outcome following the Review being presented to Cabinet.

 

Chair – Councillor Caroline Smith

11.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 260 KB

To consider the Committee’s Work Programme.

 

Joe Hayden, Senior Scrutiny Officer

12.

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.

13.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Environment Scrutiny Committee is scheduled to take place on 9 September 2024 at 3.30 pm.