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To monitor the delivery of all services and
functions relating to net zero, the environment and transport; to
scrutinise performance and approve options within set budgets to
ensure best value and delivery of the Council’s agreed
outcomes; and to ensure that the Council has robust arrangements
for the delivery of the Council’s environmental targets and
the meeting of its related statutory obligations.
The Pupil Climate Support Champion will be
invited to attend one meeting a year as a non-voting
The Committee will:
1. Monitor the
Council’s compliance with its environmental targets,
including its carbon budget, and statutory obligations, and any
charters or memorandums of understanding which it enters, in
relation to matters such as net zero, climate change, environmental
sustainability, food growing and biodiversity.
2. Approve the
annual Climate Change Report for submission to the Scottish
3. Approve the
Council’s Climate Change Plan and monitor its delivery.
4. Approve the
Council’s Biodiversity Duty Report.
5. Monitor key
performance indicators in relation to, and progress towards, the
Council’s decarbonisation pathway, climate adaption and the
2045 target for zero carbon.
environmental evidence and advice from the widest possible range of
7. Oversee, and
make decisions relating to, service delivery in respect of
transport and roads matters, and approve options to
improve/transform service delivery. This includes scrutiny of
operational performance and service standards in line with the
Performance Management Framework and considering recommendations
for improvements where required.
8. Approve and
oversee all transport and roads related policies, strategies,
programmes, and projects.
9. Receive risk
registers relative to its remit and scrutinise to ensure assurance
of the controls in place.
10. Receive reports on
inspections and peer reviews in order to
ensure best practice and note any actions arising from those
inspections and reviews.
11. Make recommendations to
the appropriate Committee(s) or Sub Committee(s) on matters
affecting its remit where the authority to approve sits within the
remit of another Committee or Sub Committee.
12. In undertaking its remit,
ensure that it is acting within the budget set by Council and is
supporting the delivery of the Council’s agreed outcomes,
commissioning intentions and service standards.
Director of Commissioning and Chief Officer – Strategic Place