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Venue: Kennet Room - County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, BA14 8JN. View directions

Contact: Ellen Ghey - Democratic Services Officer  Email: ellen.ghey@wiltshire.gov.uk

No. Item


Items to be considered while the meeting is open to the public


Election of Chairman 2023/24

To elect a Chairman for the forthcoming year.


Election of Vice-Chairman 2023/24

To elect a Vice-Chairman for the forthcoming year.


Apologies and Membership Update

To receive any apologies or substitutions for the meeting, and an update on the changes to the Membership of the Committee.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting

To approve and sign the minutes of the Environment Select Committee meeting held on 14 March 2023.

Supporting documents:


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.



Chairman's Announcements

To receive any announcements through the Chair.


Public Participation

The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public.




If you would like to make a statement at this meeting on any item on this agenda, please register to do so at least 10 minutes prior to the meeting. Up to 3 speakers are permitted to speak for up to 3 minutes each on any agenda item. Please contact the officer named on the front of the agenda for any further clarification.




To receive any questions from members of the public or members of the Council received in accordance with the constitution.


Those wishing to ask questions are required to give notice of any such questions in writing to the officer named on the front of this agenda no later than 5pm on Tuesday 30 May 2023 in order to be guaranteed of a written response. In order to receive a verbal response, questions must be submitted no later than 5pm on Thursday 1 June 2023. Please contact the officer named on the front of this agenda for further advice. Questions may be asked without notice if the Chairman decides that the matter is urgent.


Details of any questions received will be circulated to Committee members prior to the meeting and made available at the meeting and on the Council’s website.


Wiltshire Towns Programme and Related Activity Including Web-App Development

To receive an update on the Wiltshire Towns Programme, as resolved by the Select Committee on 14 June 2022.


This report will also include an update on the Towns Programme apps.

Supporting documents:


Updates from Task Groups and Representatives on Programme Boards

To receive any updates on recent activity for active task groups and from members of the Environment Select Committee who have been appointed as overview and scrutiny representatives on programme boards.


Supporting documents:


Forward Work Programme

To note and receive updates on the progress of items on the Forward Work Programme.


Under the revised Overview and Scrutiny (OS) arrangements there is now a single OS work programme controlled by the OS Management Committee, linked to priorities in the Business Plan.


Therefore it should be noted that, whilst any matters added by Members are welcome, they will be referred to the OS Management Committee for approval before formal inclusion in the work programme for the Environment Select Committee.


A copy of the Overview and Scrutiny Forward Work Programme for the Environment Select Committee is attached for reference.



Supporting documents:


Urgent Items

Any other items of business which the Chairman agrees to consider as a matter of urgency.


Date of Next Meeting

To confirm the date of the next scheduled meeting as 25 July 2023.




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