14th September 2023

Dear Councillor,

You are hereby summoned to attend the Environment Committee Meeting on Wednesday 20th September 2023 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 Town Clerk.


Sandra Rosser

Town Clerk

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

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.


E93/23: To receive and approve apologies for absence.

E94/23: To receive declarations of interest for items on the agenda.

E95/23: To receive and approve the minutes from the last meeting on 26th July 2023.

E96/23: To receive a report and recommendation on replacement of “rusty” planters on Frogmore Street. (evidence)

E97/23: To receive and note an update on Abergavenny In Bloom. (Report, Press Release, Judges’ Report)

E98/23: To receive and note the Town Clerk’s update.

E99/23: To receive and note the Service Delivery update. (Price increase letter)

E100/23: Finance: (a) Receive an update on the Environment Budget headings.

(b) to receive update and approve cost increase for Dog Bin Contract for 2024

E101/23: To consider and make recommendations regarding the following planning applications:

DM/2023/01213 Proposed alteration to lean-to roof and part first floor extension to flat. 145 Park Crescent, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5TN.  https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S05FZNKYJ1O00

DM/2023/01204 Replacement of car park, driveway and building access lights with LED lights. Old Station Surgery, 39 Brecon Road, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5AQ.  https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=RZZNLKKYJ0H00

DM/2023/01179 This application relates to the provision of new Bin Stores/Mini Recycling Centre (MRC) within the grounds of 5 blocks of flats. There are 4 regular size stores, each store will be able to accommodate 12x 240l bins (5 general waste, 6 recycling and 1 food waste per block of flats). And 1 larger

store serving two blocks which can accommodate 24x 240l bins. 63-92 St Andrews Crescent, Abergavenny, NP7 6HL.  https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=RZSPNVKYIYB00

E102/23: 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).

E103/23: Report from Town Councillors attendance at external bodies relevant to this Committee:

E104/23: Report from County Councillors on matters affecting Abergavenny relevant to this Committee.

E105/23:  Items for consideration at the next meeting Wednesday 25th October 2023.