Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ. View directions

Contact: Emma Briers, Democratic Service Officer, 01553 616377 

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Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 388 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting of the Environment and Community Panel held on 9th April 2024.


Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Please indicate if there are any interests which should be declared.  A declaration of an interest should indicate the nature of the interest (if not already declared on the Register of Interests) and the agenda item to which it relates.  If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared, the Member should withdraw from the room whilst the matter is discussed.


Those declarations apply to all Members present, whether the Member is part of the meeting, attending to speak as a local Member on an item or simply observing the meeting from the public seating area.


Urgent Business

To consider any business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair proposed to accept as urgent under Section 100(b)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act, 1972.


Members Present Pursuant to Standing Order 34

Members wishing to speak pursuant to Standing Order 34 should inform the Chair of their intention to do so and what items they wish to be heard before a decision on that item is taken.  



Chair's Correspondence

If any.


Appointment of Vice Chair for Municipal Year


Membership of Task Groups and Informal Working Groups 2024/2025 pdf icon PDF 172 KB

The Panel has established the following groups:


·         Homelessness and Housing Delivery Task Group

·         Single Use Plastics Informal Working Group

·         Climate Change Informal Working Group


The Panel, jointly with Regeneration and Development Panel established the following Informal Working Group:


·         Tourism Informal Working Group





1.    That the Homelessness and Housing Delivery Task Group continues to operate and the Democratic Services Officer be instructed to seek Membership of the Task Group from the Group Leaders for the 2024/2025 municipal year.

2.    The Climate Change Informal Working Group and Single Use Plastics Informal Working Groups be disbanded as they have not met for over a year.

3.    That Members wishing to serve on the Tourism Informal Working Group be notified to the Chair of the Regeneration and Development Panel and the two Panel Chairs liaise accordingly.



Nominations to Outside Bodies and Partnerships pdf icon PDF 220 KB

For information, details of the Outside Bodies and Partnership for 2023/24 are listed below;


·         Borough Council/College of West Anglia Liaison Board

·         King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Area Museums Committee

·         King’s Lynn Football Club Board (Observer)

·         Norfolk County Council- Norfolk Countywide Community Safety Partnership Scrutiny Sub-Panel

·         Norfolk Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee

·         West Norfolk Community Transport Project



Councillor Community Grant Scheme pdf icon PDF 175 KB


Work Programme and Forward Decision List pdf icon PDF 132 KB


Date of the next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Environment and Community Panel is scheduled to take place on 16th July 2024 at 4:30pm in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Saturday Market Place, King’s Lynn.