Climate Emergency and Nature Recovery Standing Committee
SHREWSBURY TOWN COUNCIL
7 St Johns Hill
Due to the location of the meeting we are unable to broadcast this meeting live.
(Please be aware that this meeting is not recorded)
To Members of the Climate Emergency and Nature Recovery Standing Committee
Councillors J Dean (Chair), B Bentick, R Dartnall, A Mosley, K Pardy, A Phillips, D Vasmer and R Wilson
Plus all external members of the committee.
All other members of the Council for information
You are hereby summoned to attend the meeting of the Town Council’s Climate Emergency and Nature Recovery Standing Committee scheduled to take place on Thursday 12 October 2023 at 2.30pm at STC’s Weeping Cross Depot in order to transact the following business.
Meeting Agenda Items
1APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive and accept apologies for absence
2DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
To receive Declarations of Pecuniary Interest in accordance with the Code of Conduct.
3MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
To approve the minutes of the last meeting held on 17 July 2023
To consider any matters arising from that meeting.
5COMMITTEE NAME CHANGE
To note that, following Full Council approval, the committee’s name has changed to the Climate Emergency and Nature Recovery Committee.
6CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION PLAN 2020 - 2024
To receive an update on the Climate Change Action Plan and consider our target of reaching carbon net zero by 2030.
7MARCHES ENERGY AGENCY
To receive an update on the project with Marches Energy Agency.
8CARBON LITERATE STATUS
To receive an update on the Town Council’s application for Bronze level Carbon Literacy status.
To receive an update on the E-cargo bike scheme.
10EXTERNAL ATTENDEE PRESENTATION
To receive a presentation from Tom Endacott.
11CLIMATE EMERGENCY & NATURE RECOVERY WEEK 2024
To consider plans for a Climate Emergency and Nature Recovery week in 2024.
12GRANT APPLICATION FROM CLIMATE FRESK SHREWSBURY
To consider a grant application from Climate Fresk Shrewsbury.
13TENDER APPLICATIONS - CARBON FOOTPRINT INFORMATION
To consider the role of climate change in the Town Council’s tendering process.
The next Committee meeting will be held on 11 January 2024 at 2.30pm. External attendee presentation to be given by Frank Oldacre.