Messrs M E Heading and J L Brown were re-appointed Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively of the Commissioners.

ADA has launched a Good Governance Guide for Internal Drainage Boards (IDBs). This has been produced with the assistance of the past Middle Level Commissioners Chief Executive and is a welcome addition to the suite of support documents published by ADA. Further information on the guide can be found by following this link https://www.ada.org.uk/2018/11/ada-publishes-guide-to-good-governance-for-internal-drainage-board-members/

Prior to the meeting, Members stood in silence as a mark of respect for Commissioner, Mr John Childs MBE, who died on the 26th April 2018.

Messrs M E Heading and J L Brown were re-appointed Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively of the Commissioners.

We are pleased to advise that to assist developers and their agents we have added a fee checker spreadsheet to our consents page.  This is a handy aid to check what fees are likely to be due for consent applications for various byelaw related matters.

The Commissioners propose to undertake the fourth phase of their programmed dredging of Well Creek, to commence on Sunday 7th January.

Letter to affected residents – Lowside

Letter to affected residents – Town Street

Map showing working sides

The Middle Level Commissioners now offer employees the chance to enter into a Cycle to Work scheme. This government led scheme encourages healthy living, reducing the effective cost of buying a bike whilst also saving carbon release by encouraging employees out of their cars and onto their bikes (estimated at carbon saving 500kg per year per person).