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Environment and planning scrutiny publications

Scrutiny publications relating to environment and planning.

Corporate Building Services Working Group: Meeting agenda pack 29 October 2014

This is the agenda pack for a meeting of the Corporate Building Services Working Group taking place on the 29 October 2014. The main item is the corporate building and property service. Background reports are included.

Corporate Building Services Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 11 November 2014

This is a letter from the Corporate Building Services Working Group to the Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing following the meeting of the Group on the 29 October. It is about cost effectiveness, schools, the Apprentice Scheme and the Community Benefits Measure. It includes conclusions and proposals.

Corporate Building Services Working Group: Response letter from Cabinet member 12 January 2015

This is a letter from the Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing to the Corporate Building Services Working Group in response to their letter of 11 November 2014. It is about the cost effectiveness of the service, the relationship with schools and the apprentice scheme.

Local Flood Risk Management Working Group: Meeting agenda pack 13 November 2014

This is the agenda pack for meeting of the Local Flood Risk Management Working Group taking place on the 13 November 2014. The main item is an overview of flood risk management. Background reports are included.

Local Flood Risk Management Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 8 December 2014

This is a letter from the Local Flood Risk Management Working Group to the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transportation following the meeting of the Group on the 13 November 2014. It is about joint working with Natural Resources Wales (NRW), flood Risk and flood hazard maps, the Local Flood Risk Management Plan (FRMP), measures to mitigate risk and public information. It includes recommendations.

Local Flood Risk Management Working Group: Response letter from Cabinet member 19 December 2014

This is a letter from the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transportation to the Local Flood Risk Management Working Group in response to their letter of 8 December 2014. It is about joint working with Natural Resources Wales (NRW), maintenance activity, the Local Flood Risk Management Plan (FRMP), measures and public information.

Planning Services Working Group: Meeting agenda pack 10 June 2014

This is the agenda pack for the meeting of the Planning Services Working Group taking place on 10 June 2014. The main item is a Report of the Development, Conservation and Design Service. Background reports are included.

Planning Services Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 2 July 2014

This is a letter from the Planning Service working Group to the Cabinet Member for Place following the Working Group on 10 June 2014. It is about performance levels, planning conditions, communication issues, planning and building control, training issues and statutory consultees.

Planning Services Working Group: Response letter from Cabinet member 22 October 2014.

This is a letter from the Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Development and Regeneration to the Planning Services Working Group in response to their letter of 2 July 2014. It is about planning enforcement, briefings for councillors, training for councillors and statutory consultees.

A Review of Waste Minimisation, Recycling and Composting in the City and County of Swansea May 2011

This is the final review report by the Environment and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Board about waste minimisation, recycling and composting. It contains conclusions and recommendations.

Improving Streetscene Services August 2014

This is the report by the Street Scene Inquiry Panel about improving streetscene services within the City and County of Swansea. It contains conclusions and recommendations.

Planning Services Working Group: Meeting agenda pack 19 March 2015

This is the agenda pack for a meeting of the Planning Services Working Group taking place on 19 March 2015. The main item is about the development, conservation and design service. Background reports are included.

Planning Services Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 26 March 2015

This is a letter from the Planning Services Scrutiny Working Group to the Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Development and Regeneration following a meeting of the Group on the 19 March 2015. It is about enforcement, legal support, major developments, householder advice and building control. It includes conclusions and proposals.

Streetscene Inquiry Panel: Cabinet member response to the final report 14 April 2015

This is the response by the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transportation to the report of the Streetscene Inquiry Panel presented to Cabinet on 16 December 2014. It considers each recommendation separately.

Planning Services Working Group: Response letter from Cabinet Member 13 April 2015

This is a letter from the Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Development and Regeneration to the Planning Services Scrutiny Working Group in response to their letter of 26 March 2015. It is about enforcement, legal support, major developments, householder advice and building control.

Tethered Horses Working Group: Meeting Agenda pack 7 January 2016

This is a meeting of the scrutiny working group looking at the issue of tethered horses. The meeting will consider the Council's overall approach and make recommendations about a petition recently submitted to the Council by Friends of Swansea Horses. Background papers are attached.

Streetscene Inquiry Panel - Follow up: Meeting agenda pack 20 January 2016

This is an agenda pack for a meeting for the Streetscene Scrutiny Inquiry Panel taking place on the 20 January 2016. The main item being discussed is inquiry impact report. Reports are included

Local Flood Risk Management Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 4 February 2016

This is a letter from the Local Flood Risk Management Scrutiny Working Group to the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, following the meeting of the Working Group on 14 December 2015. It is about the Draft Flood Risk Management Report.

Streetscene Inquiry Panel - Feedback Report February 2016

This is the feedback report from the Streetscene Scrutiny Inquiry. It contains information about the inquiry, the recommendations that were made and it highlights the impact of the inquiry.

Local Flood Risk Management Working Group: Response letter from Cabinet member 19 February 2016

This is a letter from the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transportation to the Local Flood Risk Management Working Group in response to their letter dated 4 February. It is about the Draft Flood Risk Management Report.

Tethered Horses Working Group: Meeting agenda pack 8 March 2016

This is a meeting of the scrutiny working group looking at the issue of tethered horses. The meeting will hear from the CHAPS Project and South Wales Police. Background papers and research reports are included in this pack.

Streetscene Inquiry Panel - Follow up: Letter to Cabinet member 3 March 2016

This is a letter from the Street Scene Scrutiny Panel to The Cabinet Member for Services for Environment & Transport following the meeting of the Panel on the 20 January 2016. It is about the impact of the street scene scrutiny inquiry and progress in implementing the recommendations.

Streetscene Inquiry Panel - Follow up: Response letter from Cabinet member 16 March 2016

This is a letter from the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transportation to the Streetscene Inquiry Panel in response to their letter dated 3 March. It is about the impact of the street scene scrutiny inquiry and progress in implementing the recommendations.

Tree Preservation Working Group: Meeting agenda pack 21 April 2016 1:30pm Committee Room 6 Guildhall

This is an agenda pack for a meeting for the Tree Preservation Working Group taking place on 21 April. The main item is a report on the Council's approach to tree preservation.

Tethered Horses Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 20 April 2016

This is a letter from the Tethered Horses Scrutiny Working Group to the Cabinet Member for Wellbeing and Healthy City and the Cabinet Member for Services for Children and Young People (Deputy Leader). It sets out the conclusions and recommendations from this working group - set up following a petition calling for a ban on the tethering of horses on Council land to be enforced.

Tree Preservation Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 9 May 2016

This is a letter from the Tree Preservation Scrutiny Working Group to the Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Development & Regeneration following the meeting of the Working Group on 21 April 2016. It is about the Council's approach to tree preservation and the working group's recommendations.

Tethered Horses Working Group: Response letter from Cabinet member 10 May 2016

This is a letter from the Cabinet Member for Wellbeing and Healthy City to the Tethered Horses Working Group in response to their letter dated 20 April 2016. It is about out the conclusions and recommendations from this working group - set up following a petition calling for a ban on the tethering of horses on Council land to be enforced.

Tethered Horses Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 20 June 2016

This is a letter from the Tethered Horses Scrutiny Working Group to the Cabinet Member for Wellbeing and Healthy City. It sets out the expected next steps.

Planning Working Group: Meeting Agenda Pack 12 October 2016, 10.00, Committee Room 5, Guildhall

This is a meeting of the scrutiny working group looking at planning issues. The meeting will consider the issues relating to the performance of the Council's development management function, the Council's "call in" procedures for planning applications, the implications for the role of Members and issues relating to Section 106 (S106) Planning Obligations. Background papers are attached.

Planning Working Group: Meeting agenda pack 19 October 2016, 10.00am, Committee Room 5, Guildhall

This is a meeting of the scrutiny working group looking at planning issues. The meeting will hold a Q&A session with the Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Development & Regeneration relating to the performance of the Council's development management function, the Council's "call in" procedures for planning applications, the implications for the role of Members and issues relating to Section 106 (S106) Planning Obligations.

Planning Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 10 November 2016

This is a letter from the Planning Scrutiny Working Group to the Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Development & Regeneration following the meeting of the Working Group on 19 October. It provides the views and comments of the Panel following their discussion on a range of planning issues.

Planning Working Group: Response letter from Cabinet member 7 December 2016

This is a letter from the Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Development and Regeneration to the Planning Working Group in response to their letter dated 10 November 2016. It is about the comments of the Panel following their discussion on a range of planning issues.

Planning Working Group: Meeting agenda pack 1 February 2017, 10:00am, Meeting Room 235, Guildhall

This is a meeting of the scrutiny working group looking at planning issues. The Scrutiny Programme Committee has agreed that the Convener can call a further meeting of the Planning Services Working Group in order for Councillors to discuss the Cabinet Member's response to the convener's letter arising from the Panel meeting held on 19 October.

Planning Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 8 February 2017

This is a letter from the Planning Scrutiny Working Group to the Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Development & Regeneration following the meeting of the Working Group on 1 February. It provides feedback from the Panel on the Cabinet Member's letter dated 7 December 2016.

Flood Risk Management Working Group: Meeting agenda pack 1 March 2017, 10:00am, Committee Room 5, Guildhall

This is an agenda pack for a meeting for the Local Flood Risk Management Scrutiny Working Group taking place on 1st March 2017. The main item on the agenda is an annual up-date on the Flood Risk Management Plan.

Planning Working Group: Response letter from Cabinet member 24 February 2017

This is a letter from the Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Development and Regeneration to the Planning Working Group in response to their letter dated 8 February 2017. The letter focuses on the call in process, consultation, member training, fees and infrastructure.

Local Flood Risk Management Working Group: Letter to Cabinet member 7 March 2017

This is a letter from the Local Flood Risk Management Scrutiny Working Group to the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transportation, following the meeting of the Working Group on 1 March 2017. It is about the Local Flood Risk Management Plan Management.

Local Flood Risk Management Working Group: Response letter from Cabinet member 29 March 2017

This is a letter from the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transportation to the Local Flood Risk Management Working Group in response to their letter dated 7 March 2017. It is about the Local Flood Risk Management Plan Management.

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