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Agenda of Meeting

23th October 2007

A chance to air your views on matters concerning the TOWN


THE PUBLIC AND PRESS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO BE PRESENT
16th October, 2007

Dear Councillor,

You are summoned to attend a meeting of the ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE to be held in the CONFERENCE ROOM, Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon on TUESDAY, 23th OCTOBER 2007 commencing at 7.30 p.m. when the undermentioned business is proposed to be transacted.

Yours faithfully,


Mrs. Theresa Byles
Town Clerk


Chairman:

Vice Chairman:

Councillors:
Cllr. T. Shrimpton

Cllr. K. Smith

J. Almond (Town Mayor), Ms. A. Beale, M. Bentley,
C. MacKenzie (Deputy Mayor), S. Savage and P. Stilts.
Invited to attend: Maldon and Heybridge Horticultural Society & WAIT.
MEMBERS ARE REMINDED THAT THEY SHOULD DECLARE AN INTEREST WITH REGARD TO ITEMS ON THE AGENDA

AGENDA
  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
  2. MINUTES OF THE ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE MEETING

To receive, consider and sign the minutes of the Environment Committee meeting held on 6th August, 2007.
(copy circulated with the agenda for the non quorate meeting held on 17th September, 2007)
 3.

 3.1
ALLOTMENTS Allotment Inspection

To receive a report from Mrs. Good regarding a recent allotment inspection.
 3.2 Allotment Waiting Lists

The provision of additional allotment plots was discussed at the Asset Management Working Group of the District Council in August. It was minuted that a report should be taken to the Community Services Committee meeting to be held on 6th November, 2007 who have the responsibility for determining the use of Council owned land and amenities.
 3.3 Bonfires

To receive letters from the District Environmental Health Officer, Maldon District Council regarding bonfires.
(copies herewith - members only)
 3.4 New Water Tank, Maldon Hall Allotment Site

After requests from tenants, to consider a quotation to install an additional water tank at the Maldon Hall allotment site.
 3.5 Questions from the Maldon and Heybridge Horticultural Society & WAIT
  4. MALDON IN BLOOM WORKING PARTY

To receive and consider the notes of the Maldon in Bloom Working Party meeting held on

a.     6th June, 2007
b.   27th September, 2007.
(copies herewith)
  5.

 5.1

 5.2
BUDGET REQUIREMENT

To receive a financial statement to 30th September, 2007

To receive and consider a report regarding the budget requirement for 2008/2009.
(copy herewith)
  6. LEECH MEMORIAL GARDEN - Work to Willow Trees

To receive and consider quotations for tree work to two willow trees at Leech Memorial Garden.

a.   500.00 plus VAT
b.   300.00 no VAT
  7.

 7.1
ST. MARY'S CHURCHYARD

Churchyard Improvements
To receive and consider reports regarding proposed improvements to St. Mary's Churchyard.
(copies herewith - members only)
 7.2 Tree Work

Members are informed that, due to safety reasons, the Grounds Maintenance Contractor has removed a conifer tree which had collapsed and was overhanging St. Mary's Lane.
  8. MARKET HILL GARDEN

To receive and consider a report from the Morton Partnership regarding the boundary wall at Market Hill Garden.
(Copy herewith - members only)
  9.

 9.1
ST PETER'S CHURCHYARD

Trees
To receive and consider a report from the Tree Officer, Maldon District Council regarding the condition of the Copper Beech tree adjacent to the telephone boxes in St. Peter's Churchyard.
(copy herewith - members only)
 9.2 Memorial Bench

To receive and consider a letter regarding the purchase of a memorial bench.
(copy herewith - members only)
 10. BUS SHELTERS

Members are informed that after a meeting with ECC, it has been agreed that new bus shelters can be installed at the following locations:

a.   Outside Poundstretchers - High Street, Maldon.
b.   Wycke Hill/Spital Road, opposite Quest Motors. ECC have agreed to finance the installation of a base for this shelter.
 11. QUESTIONS FROM THE PRESS AND PUBLIC



ITEMS   (copy, report herewith)  are available for inspection at the Town Hall during normal office hours.

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