Report of the Town Clerk
The Sub Committee received a report of the Town Clerk advising Members of actions taken by the Town Clerk since the last meeting of the Committee, in consultation with the Chairman and Deputy Chairman, in accordance with Standing Order No. 41. The Chairman introduced the item and gave Members some further context behind the action taken, in respect of the 5G Wireless Concession, and the reasons for progressing the decision under urgency procedures.
In response to questions from Members, the Director of the Built Environment advised that work on improving broadband infrastructure in the City was ongoing, and noted Members’ suggestion that the estates be given focus, due to reported issues with coverage. The Director of the Built Environment further advised on futureproofing and the benefits of the action taken in comparison to alternative solutions. The Sub Committee was advised that locations for the installations would not be put forward unless they were considered to be optimal, and that the installations did not generate noise.
RESOLVED – That the report be noted.