25th January 2024

Dear Councillor,

You are hereby summoned to attend the Environment Committee Meeting on Wednesday 31st January 2024 at 7pm, both online and in person at the Community Room, Town Hall. A Microsoft Teams invitation will be shared for remote access.  Members of the public can request the link by emailing the Principal Officer.


Sandra Rosser

Principal Officer/RFO

Members of this Committee are currently Councillors Holland (Interim Chair), Bowyer, Barnes, Eldridge, George, Jones, Simcock, G Wilde, Wright.

The public are permitted to address the meeting for up to 15 minutes before the start of the meeting. Maximum 5 minutes for each speaker. No decision can be taken during this session, but the Chair may decide to refer any matters raised for further consideration.


E01/24: To receive and approve apologies for absence.

E02/24: To receive declarations of interest for items on the agenda.

E03/24: To receive and approve the minutes from the last meeting on 20th December 2023.

E04/24: To receive an update from the Abergavenny Neighbourhood Team at Gwent Police.

E05/24: To receive a presentation from Kim Waters from Welsh Rivers Union. https://wru.org.uk/

E06/24: To receive a grant application from Friends of Castle Meadows.

E07/24: To receive a report on Abergavenny in Bloom and Wales in Bloom.

E08/24: To receive a report on the town entry signage for Abergavenny.

E09/24: To receive and note the Principal Officer’s update.

E10/24: To receive and note the Service Delivery update.

E11/24: Finance:

E12/24: To consider and make recommendations regarding the following planning applications:

DM/2023/01746 Proposed domestic rear extension. 5 Park Lane, Abergavenny,  Monmouthshire, NP7 5SS.  https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S5UZZPKYKDZ00

DM/2024/00060  Works to existing dwelling house to include: Remove 1no chimney; install 2no roof lights; provide oak framed canopy to front door; reconfigure existing utility room window to form a door; brick up existing second hallway door; reduce floor-cill height of existing kitchen window; reconfigure existing first floor window to suit new layout; provide new window to first floor store room; replace existing dilapidated timber sheds with masonry and widen existing vehicular access way. Little Orchard, Chain Road, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire,

NP7 7HL.  https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S7AWJKKYKNV00

E13/24: To review and update on relevant items on the Strategy and Action Plan (priorities 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,12,14,15,21,23,26,31).

E14/24: Report from Town Councillors attendance at external bodies relevant to this Committee:

E15/24: Report from County Councillors on matters affecting Abergavenny relevant to this Committee.

E16/24:  Items for consideration at the next meeting Wednesday 28th February 2024.