Agenda item

Public Forum (Public Petitions, Statements and Questions)

Public Forum (Public Petitions, Statements and Questions)

 

Public forum items from members of the public who live or work in Bristol can be about any matter the Council is responsible for or which directly affects the city. Submissions will be treated in order of receipt and as many people shall be called upon as is possible within the time allowed within the meeting (normally 30 minutes).

 

Further rules can be found within our Council Procedure Rules within the Constitution.

 

Please note that the following deadlines apply to this meeting:

 

a. Public petitions and statements: Petitions and written statements must be received two working days prior to the meeting - by 12 noon on Friday 3rd September2021 at latest.  One written statement per member of the public is permitted.

 

b. Public questions: Written public questions must be received three clear working days prior to the meeting - by 5pm on Wednesday 1st September 2021 at latest. A maximum of 2 questions per member of the public is permitted. Questions should be addressed to the Mayor or relevant Cabinet Member.

 

c. Members of the public who wish to present their public forum in person during the meeting are asked to register their intent to attend by giving at least two clear working days notice prior to the meeting by midday on Friday 3rd September 2021.  This would help plan for covid secure measures within the meeting room and Council building.

 

Public forum items should be e-mailed to democratic.services@bristol.gov.uk

 

Please note that members of the press and public will be asked to watch the meeting on a screen in another room due to the maximum capacity of the venue. Those registered to speak for public forum will be brought into the meeting to speak to their item in turn.

Minutes:

Public petitions:

There was one public petition received which was referred to the Mayor for his consideration and response.

 

Ref No

Name

Title

PP01

Ms Davey

Petition from residents of Mildred Street, BS5. The petition asks for installation of traffic calming measures.

 

 

Public statements:

The Full Council received and noted the following statements (which were also referred to the Mayor for his consideration/information):

 

Ref No

Name

Title

PS01

John Templer

Illegal 10-hour rave in Sparke Evan Park Saturday 17 July 2021

PS02

Danica Priest

I support the motion to protect green spaces

PS03

Dr Miles Thompson

Supporting the motion: Protect the Green Belt and Bristol's Green Spaces

PS04

The Friends of the Western Slopes, Chair: Julia Pimenta

Response to Conservative Golden Motion 7th Sept

PS05

James Drozdz

Response to Conservative Golden Motion 7th Sept

PS06

Julia Halpenny

Protect the Green Belt and Bristol's green spaces

PS07

Jeremy Halpenny

Protect the Green Belt and Bristol's green spaces

PS08

David Redgewell

 

Bus Service Reductions

PS09

Jen Smith

The selling off of the St George CE Primary School

PS10

Glenn Vowles

Statement to support no building on Bristol green spaces or green belt

PS11

Catherine Withers at Yew Tree Farm

Supporting the motion protect the greenbelt and Bristol’s greenspaces

PS12

Clare Prior-Clarke

The Western Slopes

PS13

Martyn Cordey

Statement in support of golden motion: PROTECT THE GREEN BELT AND BRISTOL'S GREEN SPACES

PS14

Fran Whitlock

Motion 'Protect the Green Belt and Bristol's green spaces'

PS15

Chris Bailey

Residents’ Parking Scheme for the Ashley Down area

PS16

Jasmine Beard

Supporting the motion to protect the greenbelt and Bristol’s greenspaces

PS17

Dave Cridge

Novers Hill Development Objections

PS18

Ann-Marie Vowles

Objection re the Lovell's development plan for the Slopes on Novers Hill

PS19

Catherine Robson

Support for motion entitled Protect the green belt and Bristol's Green Spaces

PS20

Sally Mundy

Novers Hill

PS21

George Cook

SAVE Ashton Vale environment

PS22

Wendy Coe

Support the motion to save the green belt around South Bristol

PS23

Martin Grant Chair, Manor Woods Valley Group

Support the motion - Protect the Green Belt and Bristol's Green Spaces

PS24

Lucie Meadows

Support Motion to Protect Greenbelt Land & Yew Tree Farm

PS25

Jenny Heyer

Motion to protect the greenbelt land

PS26

Finbar Cullen

Western Slopes (Novers Hill)

PS27

Sarah Breaux

Protect the green belt and Bristol's Green Spaces

PS28

Roland Oliver

Plot 5 of the Bedminster Green Development

PS29

Maddy Longhurst

Yew Tree Farm and the Green Belt

PS30

The Bristol Cycling Campaign

Support of Motion 10

PS31

Martin Howard

Statement to support no building on Bristol green spaces or green belt

PS32

Tony Pitt

Statement in support of the 'Golden Motion - Protect the Green Belt and Bristol’s Green Spaces'

PS33

Anna Archer

Motion to Protect the greenbelt and Bristol's green spaces

PS34

Nick Smith

Protect the green belt and Bristol’s Green Spaces

PS35

Jeremy Iles

Yew Tree Farm

PS36

Danielle Houghton

Support of the Motion to protect Bristol's Green belt and spaces

PS37

Jaime Breitnauer

Support of the Motion to protect Bristol's Green belt and spaces

PS38

Jennifer Little

Bristol Fair Renting Campaign

PS39

Pippa Grace Robinson

Motion to protect the Green Belt -in reference to Yew Tree Farm

 

 

Within the time available, statements PS01, PS02, PS04, PS11, PS37, PS38 were presented by individuals present at the meeting.

 

Public Questions:

The Full Council noted that the following questions had been submitted:

 

Ref No

Name

Title

PQ01

Jessica Errington

Lamppost charging points for electric cars

PQ02

Nigel Shipley

Need to achieve healthy air and focus on saving lives

PQ03 &

P404

Tim Mason

Trials of alternatives to pesticides

PQ05 &

PQ06

David Wiley

Cladding

PQ07 &

PQ08

Grant Mercer

Asking schools to stop using pesticides

PQ09 &

PQ10 &

Nicola Earnshaw

Measuring reduction in council pesticide use

PQ11 & PQ12

Roxanne Ismail

Cut-and-Collect mowers

PQ13

Valerie Harland

Sustainable Construction

PQ14 & PQ15

Ben Anthony

The Climate Emergency

PQ16 & PQ17

Julie Milton

The Council’s One City Ecological Emergency Strategy

PQ18 & PQ19

John Templer

Illegal 10-hour rave in Sparke Evan Park Saturday 17 July 2021

PQ20 & PQ21

David Redgewell

Bus Service Reductions

PQ22 & PQ23

Dan Geerah

Response to the Ecological Emergancy declaration in February 2020

PQ24

Mary Montgomery

Tackling Air Pollution

PQ25

Prof John Tarlton

Protecting vulnerable citizens from the effects of climate change

PQ26

Peter Herridge

Weston Harbour and Baltic Wharf Caravan Site

PQ27

Jill Tarton

Existing Green Infrastructure on developments

PQ28 & PQ29

Dr Claire Gronow

Carbon Emission reductions

PQ30 & PQ31

Tom Bosanquet

St Lukes Road BS3 & Council Fix My Street

PQ32

Suzanne Audrey

Play and Informal Recreation for Children

PQ33

Andrea Mackay

Tackling Single Use Plastic Recycling

 

Within the time available, the Mayor responded verbally to questions PQ02, PQ18, PQ19 and PQ32 also responding to supplementary questions.

 

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