Environment Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 19th February, 2024 3.30 pm

Venue: Meeting Rooms 1 & 2, 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 207 KB

To approve as a correct record and the Chair to sign the Minutes of the Environment Scrutiny Committee held on 13 November 2023.


Draft Notes of the Local Plan Review Working Group pdf icon PDF 202 KB

Following the announcement at full Council the notes of the meeting are being shared with Scrutiny Committees for their information.


Performance Management pdf icon PDF 496 KB

To consider progress made against the Council Plan Targets and Objectives relevant to the Committee and any issues where further progress is required.


Kath Drury, Information, Engagement and Performance Manager and Amar Bashir, Improvement Officer.

Additional documents:


Residents Survey pdf icon PDF 492 KB

Committee to discuss the outcomes of the Residents Survey and to determine if they want to look at any areas as part of their Work Programme.


Joe Hayden, Senior Scrutiny Officer / Kath Drury, Information, Engagement and Performance Manager and Richard Shaw, Improvement Officer


Cabinet Business pdf icon PDF 208 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 website.  Cabinet Agendas, Decisions and Minutes can be viewed at: Cabinet


The Forward Plan of Executive decisions.




These plans are updated to include new business.


Joe Hayden, Senior Scrutiny Officer


Policy Development pdf icon PDF 268 KB

To consider the motion submitted by Councillor F Adlington-Stringer on Plant Based Council at Council on 29 January 2024 which Members referred to the Committee for consideration – motion can be found at Agenda item - To consider any Motions from Members under Procedure Rule No 10 - North East Derbyshire District Council ( 


Leisure Services (Mark Rocca and Cheryl Tooby) will be in attendance to provide an overview of current position and future options


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 290 KB

To consider the Committee’s Work Programme.


Joe Hayden, Senior Scrutiny Officer


Updates to the Climate Change Strategy - ADDITIONAL ITEM pdf icon PDF 440 KB

To consider and comment on the  Updates to the Climate Change Strategy, prior to its submission to Cabinet for approval.


Tris Burdett, Programmes Manager and Sylvia Moffatt, Sustainability Officer

Additional documents:


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 Tuesday 21 May 2024 at 3.30 pm.