Climate and Environment Advisory Committee - Tuesday, 1 September 2020 2.00 p.m.

Venue: Virtual meeting - Online. View directions

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No. Item




Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To agree the minutes of the previous meeting on 30 June 2020 as a correct record.

Report Items


Doubling Nature Strategy pdf icon PDF 396 KB

To provide views as to what should be in the strategy.


Response to the DEFRA Consultation on Tree-planting pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To note the consultation and identify any initial views.

Additional documents:


Planning for the Future: response to government consultation (Oral Report)

To note the consultation on proposed changes to the planning system:

To agree how the committee’s view will be taken into account in the Council’s response and identify any initial views. Consultation closes on 29 October 2020.


Reviews of Housing Asset Management Strategy and New Build Technical Design Specifications

To note the ongoing reviews of these documents which include work to bring these into alignment with the Council’s Zero Carbon Strategy, and to identify CEAC Member support for these reviews.


Future Funding Opportunities (Oral Report)

The Committee is invited to consider its approach to funding opportunities, such as retrofitting.

Procedural Items


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 329 KB


Dates of Next Meeting

The Committee are invited to agree the following meeting dates:

·         2pm Tuesday 27 October 2020

·         2pm Tuesday 12 January 2021

·         2pm Tuesday 9 March 2021

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