Agenda

Neighbourhood Services Scrutiny Commission - Tuesday, 15 November 2022 5:30 pm

Venue: Meeting Room G.01, Ground Floor, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Contact: Francis Connolly, tel: 0116 454 6353  Katie Jordan, Democratic Support Officer, tel: 0116 454 2616

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests they may have in the business to be discussed.

3.

CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

4.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 156 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Neighbourhood Services Scrutiny Commission held on 4 October 2022 are attached and Members are asked to confirm them as a correct record.

 

5.

PETITIONS

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any petitions submitted in accordance with the Council’s procedures.

6.

QUESTIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND STATEMENTS OF CASE

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any questions, representations and statements of case submitted in accordance with the Council’s procedures.

 

The following questions have been received:

 

From Robert Ball

Q1.

 

“Have Colour Dyers UK to submitted an odour management plan (OMP) to the EA?”

 

Q2.

 

Will the OMP require any plant changes, and when will the EA audit Colour Dyers' to make sure they are applying all appropriate measures to control the odour?”

 

Q3.

 

“How further forward are N&PCT with the suggestion on monitoring of the Stena Stack with Colour Dyer? It's 15 years since monitoring of Stena Stack for benzene in 2006.”

 

Q4.

 

“What regulatory options are available to get the monitoring of the Stena Stack carried out by Colour Dyers?”

Questions 5 and 6 are based on discussions at the Webcast 22/3/2022 HWSC Meeting.

 

Q5.

 

“Has the chair of the scrutiny commission or anyone else on the City Council written to Environment Agency to ask them to monitor and analysis discharge

from the stack at Colour Dyers”?

 

Q6.

 

“Has the chair of the health scrutiny commission (1) or anyone else on the council made a request to the cabinet officer responsible seeking funding for some independent monitoring of Colour Dyers?”

 

Q7.

“Are you aware if the council is considering or has plans to encourage engagement between Colour Dyers and local people who are affected by their activities?”

 

 

7.

LEICESTER EAST SITUATION

The Director of Neighbourhood and Environmental Services to give a brief verbal update on the position.

8.

TEXTILES FACTORIES - POLLUTION REPORT pdf icon PDF 652 KB

The Director of Neighbourhood and Environmental Services submits a report on the Textiles Factories – Pollution strategy.  

9.

STREET CLEANSING REPORT pdf icon PDF 3 MB

The Director of Neighbourhood and Environmental Services submits a report on Street Cleansing.

10.

NOISE AND POLLUTION SERVICES - DASHBOARD PERFORMANCE pdf icon PDF 626 KB

The Director of Neighbourhood and Environmental Services submits a report on Noise and Pollution Services – Dashboard Performance.

11.

DRAFT WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 388 KB

The current work programme for the Commission is attached.  The Commission is asked to consider this and make comments and/or amendments as it considers necessary.

12.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS