Agenda and minutes

Venue: Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BQ

Contact: Paul Frost 020 8359 2205 Email: paul.frost@barnet.gov.uk 

Note: Two paper copies of the agenda only will be available at the meeting for members of the public. Attendees are requested to view the agenda online and if needed, to print any specific agenda report(s). 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 419 KB

    Minutes:

    Before the Committee considered the minutes of the pervious meeting the Chairman welcome the Executive Director for Environment, Mr Geoff Mee to the meeting.  He added that he had recently joined the London Borough of Barnet and therefore that was his first meeting of the Environment Committee.

     

    Resolved:

    That the Minutes of the meeting that took place on 11 September 2019, be approved.

2.

Absence of Members

    Minutes:

    None.

3.

Declarations of Members' Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Non-Pecuniary Interests

    Minutes:

    None.

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

5.

Public Questions (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

6.

Members' Items

    Minutes:

    None/

7.

Street Lighting Asset Improvement Project Progress Update pdf icon PDF 374 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The report was introduced by the Head of Network and Infrastructure, Mr Paul Bragg.  He provided an update on the progress of the Street Lighting Improvement Project consisting of LED lantern and Central Management System (CMS) conversion by the Street Lighting Private Finance Initiative (PFI) Service Provider.

     

     

    Having considered the report the Committee:

     

    Resolved

    That the Committee noted the progress and roll out plan of the LED lighting across the Borough.

8.

Quarter 2 Performance (Q2) 201920 pdf icon PDF 950 KB

    Minutes:

    The report was introduced by the Executive Director for Environment introduced the report.  He outlined that the report provided Members with a thematic overview of performance for Q2 2019/20 focusing on the

    budget forecasts and activities to deliver both corporate and committee priorities in the Environment Committee Annual Delivery Plan.

     

    Members of the Committee had the opportunity to ask questions in relation to the report and the performance data within.  The interim Director for Street Scene, Mr Jamie Cooke was in attendance in order to answer questions. 

     

    Before the voting process Councillor Alan Schneiderman moved to refer the following:

    -          Environmental Sustainability to be referred to the Policy and Resources Committee to be considered in order to mitigate any risk.

     

    Councillor Peter Zinkin stated that this element would be captured in the Transport Stagey that was expected to be reported at the next meeting of the Environment Committee on 20 January 2020.

     

    The Chairman therefore requested this be put to the vote.  This was recorded below:

    For – 4

    Against – 6

     

    This was therefore lost.

     

    Councillor Alan Schneiderman then requested that the Committee refer the item in respect to guaranteed income  be referred to the Finance and Performance and Contracts Committee.  This was unanimously agreed and therefore carried.

     

    Before the Committee considered the report’s recommendation the Committee requested that Mr Mee send a note to all Members of the Committee in consultation with the Director of Finance an update the Environment budget. 

     

    Have considered the report the Committee:

     

    Resolved

     

    The Committee noted the report and reviewed the budget, performance and risk information for Q2 2019/20.   The Committee agreed to refer  the item in respect to guaranteed  income  to the Financial Performance and Contracts Committee.

9.

Committee Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 107 KB

    Minutes:

    Resolved:

     

    The Committee noted the work programme and agreed that the next meeting start at 6pm.

     

10.

Any Other Items that the Chairman Decides are Urgent

    Minutes:

    None.