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Environment Committee - 21 January 2015

A Meeting of the Environment Committee will be held in the Gannochy Suite, First Floor, Dewar's Centre, Glover Street, Perth on Wednesday 21 January 2015 at 10.00am.

If you have any queries please contact Charlotte Irons/Joy Somerville on (01738) 475128 or Christina Flynn on (01738) 475450.

Members

Councillor A Grant (Convener), M Williamson (Vice Convener), M Barnacle, R Brock, B Ellis, C Gillies, G Laing, M Lyle, E Maclachlan, D Melloy, W Robertson, M Roberts, A Younger

Agenda

1.     Welcome and Apologies/Substitutes

2.     Declarations of Interest

3.     Minutes

(i)     Minute of Meeting of the Environment Committee of 12 November 2014 for approval and signature

(ii)    Minutes of Meetings of the Executive Sub-Committee of Environment Committee

        (a)    Minute of Meeting of 5 March 2014 for noting

        (b)    Minute of Meeting of 21 May 2014 for noting

        (c)    Minute of Meeting of 18 June 2014 for noting

4.     Perth and Kinross Community Planning Partnership - Community Safety and Environment Group

(i)    icon Minute of Meeting of the Community Safety and Environment Group of 15 August 2014 for noting [599Kb] (copy herewith) (Pages 11-16)

(ii)   icon Minute of Special Meeting of the Community Safety and Environment Group of 2 October 2014 for noting [262Kb] (copy herewith) (Pages 17-18)

(iii)  icon Update Report from Community Safety and Environment Group on 21 November 2014 [110Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Environment) (copy herewith 15/13) (Pages 19-24)

5.     icon North Inch Golf Course Market Development [145Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Environment) (copy herewith 15/14) (Pages 25-36)

6.     icon Policy on Mass Intentional Balloon and Chinese/Sky Lantern Releases [1Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Environment) (copy herewith 15/15) (Pages 37-44)

7.     icon The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009: Public Consultation Arrangements [4Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Environment) (copy herewith 15/16) (Pages 45-68)

8.     icon The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009: Assessment of Water Bodies [2Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Environment) (copy herewith 15/17) (Pages 69-90)

9.     icon Perth and Kinross Forest Plan 2015 - 2035 [127Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Environment) (copy herewith 15/18) (Pages 91-100)

Note: There will be a Presentation on the above item by A Clegg / R Brough, Community Greenspace Team.

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THE PUBLIC AND PRESS SHOULD BE EXCLUDED DURING CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING ITEM IN ORDER TO AVOID THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION WHICH IS EXEMPT IN TERMS OF SCHEDULE 7A TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 1973

P1.  Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust - Update on Progress since June 2014 - Report by Executive Director (Environment) (copy issued under separate cover)