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Environment, Enforcement & Housing Committee

Purpose of committee

Environment, Enforcement and Housing Committee

 

The functions within the remit of the Environment, Enforcement and Housing Committee are set out below:

 

1)    Waste management, refuse collection and recycling

 

2)    Environmental improvement schemes

 

3)    The quality of the public realm, including street services and grounds maintenance

 

4)    Highway matters that are the responsibility of the Borough Council (including highway closures under the Town Police Clauses Act 1847) and drainage

 

5)    Public conveniences

 

6)    Cemeteries and closed churchyards

 

7)    Unlawful incursions

 

8)    Affordable housing 

 

9)    Housing strategy and investment programme where the Policy, Resources and Economic Development Committee does not decide to exercise such functions as the superior Committee.

 

10)The Housing Revenue Account Business Plan where the Policy, Resources  and Economic Development Committee does not decide to exercise such functions as the superior Committee

 

11)Housing standards, homelessness, homelessness prevention and advice

 

12)Housing needs assessment

 

13)Housing benefit - welfare aspects

 

14)Private sector housing and administration of housing grants

 

15)Tenancy Management and landlord functions

 

16)To make recommendations to Policy, Resources and Economic Development Committee on the setting of rents for Council homes.

 

17)Operational facilities management (including maintenance) of the Town Hall and the Depot

 

18)Oversee and monitor the enforcement activities of the Council

 

19)Community Safety (including Community Safety Partnership) and CCTV

 

20)To implement working parties as required

 

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Zoey Foakes (01277 312 733).

Postal address:
Town Hall
Ingrave Road
Brentwood
Essex
CM15 8AY

Phone: 01277 312 733

Email: zoey.foakes@brentwood.gov.uk