Agenda item

Minutes

To agree the public minutes of the meeting held on 27 January 2015.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the public minutes of the last meeting held on 27 January 2015 be approved.

 

Members were advised of the following matters arising from the minutes:

 

Tree Health

A volunteer group had been trained to spot the effects of Oak Processionary Moth, which was expected to arrive at Ashtead Common in due course.

 

Pollution at the Rye Brook

The pollutant had been identified as an oily substance being discharged from a high voltage electricity cable somewhere within the catchment area. The electricity company responsible for the area were currently trying to identify the cable to fix the problem, in consultation with the Environment Agency. Engineers were being sent to the Rye Brook by the electricity company to monitor and remove the oily substance at regular intervals.

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