Agenda and minutes

Venue: Town Hall

Contact: Town Clerk 

Items
No. Item

136/21

Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Oatley and Cooke.

137/21

Declarations of Interest

To receive any Declarations of Interest in respect of items on this agenda as required by the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council.

 

Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. Members may however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared on the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

138/21

Wiltshire Council Draft Climate Strategy and Natural Environment Plan Consultation pdf icon PDF 6 MB

To note that the Climate Strategy and Natural Environment Plan Consultation will run from 1 September to 17 October. See attached briefing note and link below:

 

https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/green-economy-climate-change

 

To confirm how the questions in the consultation will be answered by  Melksham Town Council.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members discussed at length mitigations to tackle climate change.  It was agreed that individual members would respond to the survey and the Town Clerk would send a letter to Wiltshire Council confirming the thoughts of the Town Council (see attached). The consultation deadline is 17 October 2021.