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SRA Board meeting 16 January, 2017

Somerset Rivers Authority Board meeting
A meeting of the Somerset Rivers Authority Board was held in the Wyndham Room at Somerset County Council, County Hall, Taunton, TA1 4DY, at 10am on Monday, 16 January 2017.

SRA Board Summary of Decisions 16 January 2017

SRA Board Minutes 16 January 2017

Members of SRA Board:
Cllr John Osman – Chairman (Somerset County Council)
Ray Adlam (Axe Brue Internal Drainage Board)
Jeff Fear (Axe Brue Internal Drainage Board)
Cllr Anne Fraser (Sedgemoor District Council)
Nick Gupta (Environment Agency)
Matthew Heard (Natural England)
Cllr Ric Pallister (South Somerset District Council)
David Spicer (Parrett Internal Drainage Board)
Cllr Anthony Trollope-Bellew (West Somerset Council)
Cllr John Williams (Taunton Deane Borough Council)    

In Attendance:
Doug Bamsey (Sedgemoor District Council)
Rachel Burden (Environment Agency)
Sarah Diacono (Somerset Rivers Authority)
Paula Hewitt (Somerset County Council)
Bren Hodkinson (Environment Agency)
Nick Stevens (Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium)

Apologies:
Tony Bradford - Vice-Chairman (Parrett Internal Drainage Board)
Cllr David Hall (Somerset County Council)
David Jenkins (Wessex Regional Flood & Coastal Committee)
Peter Maltby
(Parrett Internal Drainage Board)

AGENDA

1 Declarations of interest
Purpose: Transparency    
All members

2 Minutes of previous meeting Wednesday 26 October, 2016
Purpose: To agree accuracy    
Lead: Chair
Draft minutes 26 October 2016

3 Public Question Time
Purpose: To give the public chance to ask questions
Lead: Chair

4 The Sowy/KSD (King's Sedgemoor Drain) project      
Purpose: To update and seek endorsement from the Board
Lead: Rachel Burden, Environment Agency
Update on Sowy KSD project

5 The Approach to developing the SRA 2017-18 Enhanced Programme     
Purpose: To update and seek endorsement from the Board    
Lead: Paula Hewitt, Chair SRA Management Group
Approach to 2017-18 Enhanced Programme, Appendix A, Appendix B

6 AOB (Any Other Business)
Purpose: To raise urgent items (agreed with John Osman prior to the meeting)
Lead: Chair
Re-allocation of funds for de-silting
If you would like to get in touch please contact us at sra@somerset.gov.uk or tel: 01823 355111
The Flood Action Plan is now overseen by the Somerset Rivers Authority and can be contacted on the above.