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Environment Committee Meetings

12th December 2016
13th February 2017
3rd April 2017
30th May 2017
17th July 2017
4th September 2017
23rd October 2017
11th December 2017

Chaired by Councillor Mike Smith

The Town Council’s Environment Committee is authorised by the Full Council to take responsibility for the protection and improvement of the town.

We make recommendations to the Full Council regarding any land or property
purchases or sales, seeking professional advice where appropriate.

We keep an eye on work required to footpaths, pavements, cycle-ways, roads,
waterways, horticultural and arboriculture works, street furniture (seats, planters and waste bins), play areas, and play equipment.

However, not all of this falls within the Town Council remit, so we liaise closely with our District and County Council partners on the maintenance of those items for which they have specific responsibility.

Much of our ‘estate’ comprises Chandos and Bourton Parks, the Railway Walk and other open spaces. Apart from ensuring that these areas are properly maintained, we work closely with the Conservation Volunteers and various ‘friends’ groups to maintain and improve these valuable resources and protect the indigenous wild life.

Terms of Reference for Environment Committee

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