Agenda/Speakers:

1.   Apologies

2.   Declarations of Interest

  • Members and Officers are reminded to make any declarations
  • of pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests that they may have in
  • relation to items on this agenda and are reminded that they should re-declare
  • their interest before consideration of the item or as soon as the interest
  • becomes apparent.
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  •           Members and
  • Officers should make their declaration by stating:
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  • a) the application they have the interest in
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  • b) whether it is a pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial
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  • c) the nature of the interest
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  • d) if it is a prejudicial or pecuniary interest, whether
  • they will be exercising their right to speak to the application

3.   Minutes 

  • To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of
  • the Environment & Leisure Working Group held on 10 December 2020.

4.   Items not on the agenda that the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances

5.   Southern Water

  • The Environment and Leisure Working Group reached out to
  • Southern Water and invited them to this meeting to answer a number of questions
  • that have been submitted. Representatives from Southern Water will be attending
  • this meeting and providing detailed answers.

6.   Flooding Update 

  • The report outlines the types of, and responsibilities for,
  • flooding risk within the Arun District.

7.   Place St Maur 

  • The report provides an update on the public realm project at
  • Place St Maur and the Esplanade, Bognor Regis.

8.   Report back from Cabinet/Full Council

  • The Working Group are requested to note that on 11 January
  • 2021 Cabinet reviewed the recommendations put forward by the Working Group at
  • its last meeting held on 10 December 2020.
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  • The first was at Minute 20 [Safer Arun Partnership] where it
  • was confirmed there were recommendations from Environment & Leisure Working
  • Group for Cabinet to consider.
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  • The Cabinet
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  •  RESOLVED – That
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  • (1) The work of the Safer Arun Partnership be endorsed and
  • the importance of partnership working in contributing to reducing anti-social
  • behaviour and addressing crime and disorder in Arun is recognised; and
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  • (2) Recognition is given to the work of the Safer Arun
  • Partnership in contributing to the delivery of the Council’s strategic priority
  • ‘supporting you if you need help’.
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  • The Cabinet were also presented with the recommendation at
  • Minute 21 [Tree Planting Strategy].
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  • The Cabinet
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  •  RESOLVED
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  • That Arun endorses the principles outlined in the report
  • which would form the basis of a Tree Planting Strategy 2021 to 2031 and an
  • associated tree planting plan which would both be presented to the relevant
  • Committee.

9.   Work Programme

  • There is no work programme to review or approve, due to the
  • change in Governance Structure that will be implemented by the Council in May
  • 2021. The Work Programme for the new Environment & Neighbourhood Services
  • Committee will be agreed by the new Committee at its first meeting on 27 May
  • 2021, under the new Governance Structure.