Agenda

Climate Emergency Advisory Committee
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1, South Oxfordshire District Council Offices. View directions

Contact: Paul Bateman, Democratic Services Officer 

Items
No. Item

1.

Chair's announcements

To receive any announcements from the chairman and general housekeeping matters.

2.

Apologies for absence

To record apologies for absence and the attendance of substitute members.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To adopt and sign as a correct record the public minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 19 September 2019.

4.

Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.

5.

Urgent business

To receive notification of any matters which the chairman determines should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent.

6.

Progress of Task and Finish Group

Insight and Policy Manager to report verbally on the progress of the Task and Finish Group.

7.

Terms of Reference

To note that the advisory committee’s terms of reference will be reviewed as part of the constitutional review, which is scheduled to start in January 2020.

8.

Future Homes Standard pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider a presentation by the Development Manager on the government consultation on the Future Homes Standard, its implications and how the committee can input to the process.

 

The government consultation commenced on 1 October 2019 and closes on 10 January 2020.  The committee has been provided with details of the consultation papers.  This is the first stage of a two-part consultation about proposed changes to the Building Regulations.  It also covers the wider impacts of Part L for new homes.  The consultation document is attached. 

9.

Exclusion of the public

To consider whether to exclude members of the press and public from the meeting for the following item of business under Part 1 of Schedule 12A Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 and as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006 on the grounds that:

(i)         it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and

(ii)       the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information. 

ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED WITH THE PUBLIC EXCLUDED

10.

Minutes

To adopt and sign as a correct record the exempt minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 19 September 2019.