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Questions – 16.02.17

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 in Public Questions

Minute Number 181 – Questions from the Public. Q1) Richard Price – The Co-Op have put in their objection to waste plan, and you can access the comments on-line and get the details.  Has the Town Council had any correspondence  with East England Co-Op?  This could be serious and the town could end up with no Co-Op or Petrol Station. Q2) Gary Scott – Councillor for Alresford and District Councillor for Tendring – The proposed Waste Plan, when they are looking at waste plans, they carry out highway infrastructure improvements on roads to...

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Questions – 19.01.17

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 in Public Questions

Minute Number 164 – Questions from the Public. The Mayor reiterated that she would take all the questions first, and then all the answers would be given. Q1) Richard Price – Regarding the issue with the Hard, when are you likely to hear back from the Land Registry? A1) The Mayor replied that the Council does not know the time frame, and is still waiting to hear back from the Land Registry. Q2) James Willmet – As a resident on the Brightlingsea Leisure Village, is there any movement on the lease extension?  We have heard that Mr...

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Questions – 18.08.16

Posted on Sep 13, 2016 in Public Questions

Minute Number 077 – Questions from the Public.   The Mayor reiterated that she would take all the questions first, and then all the answers would be given.   Q1) Richard Price – Attended the recent Councillor Surgery and Councillors Judson and Russell are looking into the cost of the travellers. Would like to thank Councillor V Chapman for all the information on the emergency plan. There is now a proposal for a ‘super surgery’ change to the health system. There will be major changes coming in. Is there any information from...

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Questions – 12.07.16

Posted on Aug 22, 2016 in Public Questions

Minute Number 060 – Questions from the Public.   The Mayor reiterated that she would take all the questions first, and then all the answers would be given.   Q1) Richard Price – In this time of increased terrorist threats, I attended the Police meeting, and the 101 service came up again as it is not fit for purpose. What is Tendring District Councils policy of terrorist? We need to be increasingly vigilant. Would like to ask Councillor V Chapman how the Emergency Plan and 101 fit in for terrorism?   A1) Councillor V...

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Questions – 15.06.16

Posted on Aug 19, 2016 in Public Questions

COUNCIL MEETING – 15TH JUNE 2016   Minute Number 042 – Questions from the Public.     The Mayor reiterated that she would take all the questions first, and then all the answers would be given.   Q1) Richard Price – Attended the meeting on the proposed new Power Station at Bradwell. If it goes ahead this will be huge. Apparently the first point of contact is the Borough or District Council. How much information can we get from Tendring District Council?   A1) Councillor V Chapman replied that she has spoken to...

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Questions – 19.05.16

Posted on Aug 19, 2016 in Public Questions

COUNCIL MEETING – 19TH MAY 2016   Minute Number 010 – Questions from the Public.     The Mayor reiterated that she would take all the questions first, and then all the answers would be given.   Q1) Tony Chapman – Would the Council invite the new Police and Crime Commissioner to come and explain what he is doing about the rising crime and vandalism in Brightlingsea?   A1) Councillor J Chapman replied that she had e-mailed out today, and also to PC Dan Heard, to ask whether he or his Sergeant will come and speak...

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Questions 17.03.16

Posted on Apr 22, 2016 in Public Questions

Minute Number 207 – Questions from the Public.   Q1) Richard Price – Local Waste Plan – I understand you will be asking fro a representative from Essex County Council to come and talk to Council members about this plan. Once you have had the meeting, can I suggest that you get the views from Bernard Jenkin MP, and also, as there is an EU Directive for Waste right across Essex, you should also contact the 7 MEP’s.   Q2) Joyce House – Are we getting any pot holes filled in the near future? There are two opposite the Colne...

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Public Questions – 18.02.16

Posted on Apr 11, 2016 in Public Questions

Minute Number 184 – Questions from the Public.   Q1) Richard Price – A lot of information in the paper and changes to the 999 services. They are probably going to amalgamate services. How does this affect the Emergency Plan for Brightlingsea?   A1) Councillor V Chapman replied that there will be another meeting at Tendring District Council shortly, where, she believes, this will be high on the agenda. She will make enquiries and will report back.   Q2) Mike Andre – Can the council do anything about the standard of...

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Questions 21.01.16

Posted on Apr 11, 2016 in Public Questions

Minute Number 167 – Questions from the Public.   Q1) Katie Walker – Do you have any response from Mr Hammerton regarding the Leisure Village – another deadline has gone and we have heard nothing from him? Are you going to give him the extension to the lease in 2019?   A1) Councillor Steady replied that he had spoken to Mr Hammerton who had given assurances, but as of today he has not received anything. The council will be discussing this in ‘Part B’ as it is commercially sensitive, and he will be contacting the residents...

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Questions 10.12.15

Posted on Jan 28, 2016 in Public Questions

COUNCIL MEETING – 10TH DECEMBER 2015   Minute Number 144 – Questions from the Public.   Q1) Richard Price – Gave thanks to the Council Staff, as we sometimes forgot the work they carry out. Would like to wish you all seasons greetings for the future.   Would like to ask the Tendring District Councillors for the police crime figures for the year for Brightlingsea.   A1) Councillor Steady read out the crime rates (unofficial) taken of the ITUS Security Solutions as follows:-   50 burglaries 68 criminal damage and...

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