Prior to the meeting, the Commissioners stood in silence as a mark of respect for Mr Brian Cobb, former Superintendent, who  died earlier this year.

At the conclusion of the meeting, the Commissioners travelled to Salters Lode Lock, for an inspection of the operation of the water control facilities operated by the Middle Level Commissioners and the Environment Agency.

A rate of 21.0p in the £ was set.

Messrs Nigel Russell and Pete Tegerdine were re-appointed Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively.