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Venue: Committee Room 1, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Nina Neisser  Email:

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Apologies for Absence


Minutes of meeting Thursday, 7 November 2019 of Overview and Scrutiny Task Group - Developing the Council's Green Agenda pdf icon PDF 82 KB


Declarations of any Interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda.


If you have a pecuniary interest you must withdraw from the meeting. Normally you should leave the room before the business starts to be discussed. You do, however, have the same right to speak as a member of the public and may remain in the room to enable you to exercise that right and then leave immediately. In either case you must not seek to improperly influence a decision on the matter.


Discussion with Lindsey Blackstock (Open Space Strategy Officer - Chorley Council)

Members of the Task Group identified tree planting as one of the schemes they would like to consider as part of the inquiry.


Lindsey Blackstock, Chorley Council’s Open Space Strategy Officer will be attending the meeting to discuss the Council’s planned tree planting work with the Task Group.


Feedback on Findings

Members will provide feedback on any findings since the last meeting. The following meetings have taken place since the Task Group last met:


·         Meeting with officers regarding Town Centre/Markets (Tuesday, 19 November)

·         Site Visit to Lancaster City Council (Thursday, 21 November)

·         Site Visit to GA Pet Food Partners Manufacturing site (Monday, 25 November)

·         Meeting with Parklands High School students (Friday, 29 November)


Draft Recommendations

To discuss and consider the draft recommendations for the Draft Report going to Executive Cabinet in the New Year.


Date of the Next Meeting

Thursday, 9 January 2020 at 6pm.


Any other item(s) that the Chair decides is/are urgent