Venue: Council Chamber, Bath Guildhall

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Welcome & introductions


Apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest under the Localism Act 2011

Members who consider that they have an interest to declare are asked to: a) State the item number in which they have an interest, b) The nature of the interest, c) Whether the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest, non-disclosable pecuniary interest or non-pecuniary interest. Any Member who is unsure about the above should seek advice from the Monitoring Officer prior to the meeting in order to expedite matters at the meeting itself.


Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 137 KB

To confirm the minutes of the previous meeting of the committee as a correct record.

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Items from the public (questions; petitions; statements)


Any member of the public can submit a maximum of 2 written questions. Questions should be addressed to the Chair of the committee and sent to


For the 29 January meeting, questions must be submitted and received by the deadline of 5.00 pm on Thursday 23 January 2020. Under the direction of the Chair, wherever possible, written replies to questions will be sent to questioners by the end of the working day prior to the meeting.


Petitions / statements:

If you wish to present a petition or make a statement at this meeting, you are required to submit this in writing by 12 noon on the working day before the meeting to


For the 29 January meeting, this means that your petition/statement must be submitted and received by 12 noon on Tuesday 28 January 2020.  Please note that one statement per individual is permitted.  Statements will be listed for the meeting in the order of receipt.  In presenting a statement at the meeting, members of the public are generally permitted to speak for up to 3 minutes each if they so wish. The total time available for the public session at committee meetings is 30 minutes. Within the time available, every effort will be made to enable individuals to verbally present their statements; at the discretion of the Chair, speaking time may sometimes be reduced depending on how many public items are received.


Please note that all public items will be circulated in advance of the meeting to the committee members.


Chair's business / announcements


Climate emergency planning update pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Report enclosed.

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Review of 31 January WECA Committee and Joint Committee reports, including the 2020/21 budget reports pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Report enclosed.

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