Climate Change Standing Committee
SHREWSBURY TOWN COUNCIL
To Members of the Climate Change Standing Committee
Councillors D Vasmer (Chair), B Bentick, R Dartnall, J Dean, K Halliday, A Mosley, A Phillips, A Wagner
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 Change Standing Committee scheduled to take place on Thursday 27 October 2022 at 2.30pm at Shrewsbury Room, Shirehall 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 21 July 2022.
To consider any matters arising from that meeting.
5CLIMATE CHANGE OFFICER
To receive an introduction from the new Climate Change Officer.
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.
7SHREWSBURY TOWN COUNCIL INSETTING AND OFFSETTING INITIATIVES
To receive a report on the Town Council’s current insetting and offsetting initiatives.
8SHROPSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST
To receive a position statement from Shropshire Wildlife Trust.
9BUS SHELTER SEDUM ROOFS FUNDING
To receive a report from the Projects Manager regarding the proposed sedum roof bus shelters.
10CARBON LITERACY ACTION DAY – 7 NOVEMBER 2022
To discuss potential activities for Carbon Literacy Action Day, the world’s largest climate education training day.
To receive an update on the beaver project.
12GREEN ADVANTAGE – SKILLS BOOTCAMP IN SUSTAINABILITY
To receive a report from the Town Clerk on a course run by Aston University.
To receive an update on the use of Commonplace for Climate Change purposes.
The next Committee meeting will be held on Thursday 12 January 2023.