Environment and Communities Committee
Thursday, 20th January, 2022 10.30 am

Venue: The Capesthorne Room - Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA. View directions

Contact: Helen Davies  Tel: 01270 685705 Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To note any apologies for absence from Members.



Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.



Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the previous meeting held on 11 November 2021.



Public Speaking/Open Session

In accordance with paragraph 2.24 of the Council’s Committee Procedure Rules and Appendix on Public Speaking, set out in the Constitution, a total period of 15 minutes is allocated for members of the public to put questions to the committee on any matter relating to this agenda. Each member of the public will be allowed up to two minutes each to speak, and the Chair will have discretion to vary this where they consider it appropriate.


Members of the public wishing to speak are required to provide notice of this at least three clear working days’ in advance of the meeting.



Carbon Neutral Programme Progress Report pdf icon PDF 498 KB

To consider the progress made to date on the Carbon Action Plan.


Appendix 3 to the report contains exempt information as defined in paragraphs 3 and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It may therefore be necessary for the Committee to exclude the press and public in order to consider the Appendix. 


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Referral of Notice of Motion: Protect the Right of Communities to Object to Individual Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To consider a report in response to a Notice of Motion on the right of communities to object to individual planning applications.

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Brownfield Land Register Update pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To approve the annual update of the Councils Part 1 Brownfield Register and to seek delegated authority to publish subsequent Part 1 annual updates.


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Draft Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plans pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider the draft conservation area review.

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Third Quarter Finance Review pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To receive an update on the financial position for 2021/22 and to note or approve virements and supplementary estimates as required.


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Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) pdf icon PDF 130 KB

For the Environment and Communities Committee to respond to the Budget consultation.


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Members Advisory Panel: Cheshire East Cemeteries Strategy Review

To receive a verbal update from the Chair of the Member Advisory Working Group Sub-Committee (Cemeteries).


Member Advisory Panel: Cheshire East Planning Process Review

To receive a verbal update from the Chair of the Member Advisory Working Group Sub-Committee (Planning).



Work Programme pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To consider the Work Programme and determine any required amendments.