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Serving the Essex Coastal Town of Brightlingsea

Tendring Councillors’ Reports – April 2017

Councillor Steady
27th March – Attended Standard Committee meeting
4th April – Attended Electoral Review meeting

Councillor Yallop
Monday, 20th March attended Community Leadership and Partnerships Committee
NORTH EAST ESSEX CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP SUSTAINABILITY TRANSFORMATION PLAN Susannah Howard (STP Programme Director) from the Clinical Commissioning Group was in attendance and gave the Committee a presentation on the Sustainability Transformation Plan. This was a high level strategy for transformation of the health service and focused on a system rather than an organisational approach. The next stage would be to develop operational plans for each strand so that meaningful consultation can take place with a wider audience on what the STP means in practice for front line staff and patients. The presentation covered the following: (1) Introduction; (2) NHS structure; (3) Working together and moving forward; (4) Suffolk and North East Essex footprint statistics; (5) The three main areas of the STP Plan; (6) The required steps to help achieve and deliver the complex programme;

Monday 3rd April attended Service Development and Delivery Committee.
The following areas were covered:
The varying levels of fly tipping – a black bin bag to a tipper load;
• The Council’s target for clearing 90% of all reported fly tipping incidents within 72 hours;
• Clearing carried out by Veolia, who the Council had a contract with;
• Reasons why performance may vary;
• Grouping of workload where possible to help performance;
• Statistics;
• Difficulties/issues experienced; and
• Causes of delays. Members raised questions and concerns in regards to fly tipping which Officers

Councillors J Chapman, Steady and Yallop
28th March – Full Tendring District Council Meeting. Items covered were annual state of Tendring, statement by the Leader of the Council. The following were highlighted:- coastal projects, the 25th Clacton Air Show, Beat the street programme, Tour De Tendring, regeneration of Jaywick, Garden Communities.
Positive plans going forward against savings of £5m to be made by 2020.
The allocation of committee seats to non aligned members.

Councillor Jayne Chapman chaired her final full council meeting as Chairman of Tendring District Council.