Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
RESOLVED that Cabinet:
A Approved the Carbon Reduction Plan for 2021-26 as attached to this report with a commitment to achieving a 15.6% reduction in carbon emissions from the Council’s operations in the plan period, equating to a 50% reduction on the 2014/15 baseline.
B Agreed to set a target of achieving Net Zero by 2040 with a commitment to review this on an annual basis and seek to improve on this target as the development of carbon free technology enables that to happen.
C Agreed to receive a further report to set out how the Council, in exercising its community leadership role, can bring forward a broader Climate Change Strategy for the town.
Report author: Andrew Bramidge
Publication date: 10/09/2021
Date of decision: 09/09/2021
Decided at meeting: 09/09/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 18/09/2021