Minutes, agenda, reports

A meeting of the Somerset Rivers Authority Board was held at 1oam on 20 June 2016, in the Wyndham Room at County Hall in Taunton.

Below are links to a summary of decisions taken at the meeting and the Minutes. These documents tell you what happened at the meeting.

They are followed by lists of people attending the meeting, the agenda and informative supporting documents such as reports and updates.

Documents (downloadable PDFs):

SRA Board Summary of decisions 20 June 2016
Agreed Minutes SRA Board 20 June 2016

Members of SRA Board:

Cllr John Osman – Chairman (Somerset County Council)
Tony Bradford – Vice-Chairman (Parrett Internal Drainage Board)
Ray Adlam (Axe Brue Drainage Board)
Cllr Martin Dewdney (West Somerset Council)
Jeff Fear (Axe Brue Drainage Board)
Cllr Anne Fraser (Sedgemoor District Council)
Andrew Gilling (Parrett Internal Drainage Board)
Nick Gupta (Environment Agency)
Matt Heard (Natural England)
David Jenkins (Wessex Regional Flood & Coastal Committee)
Cllr Ric Pallister (South Somerset District Council)
David Spicer (Parrett Internal Drainage Board)
Cllr John Williams (Taunton Deane Borough Council)

In Attendance:

Doug Bamsey (Sedgemoor District Council)
Rachel Burden (Environment Agency)
Cllr David Hall (Somerset County Council)
Paula Hewitt (Somerset County Council)
Nick Stevens (Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium)
Iain Sturdy (Parrett Internal Drainage Board)
Vega Sturgess (South Somerset District Council)


1 Declarations of interest
All members

2 Future funding of the SRA: Update on precepting legislation, Funding plan for 2017-18
To update the Board about developments and discuss the implications for the future

Exclusion of the Press and Public
To consider passing a resolution under Regulation 4 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 to exclude the press and public from the meeting on the basis that if they were present during the business to be transacted there would be a likelihood of disclosure of exempt information, within the meaning of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

Reason: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

3 Confidential Item: Sowy/KSD Scheme
To update the Board
Lead: Rachel Burden

4 Any Other Business (AOB)

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