A rate of 13.0p in the £ was set.
The Middle Level Commissioners were re-appointed as Clerk and Mr Leo Butler was re-appointed District Officer.
Prior to the meeting Members undertook an inspection of the District which included visits to the drain adjacent to Tesco’s at Point 28, New Fen Pumping Station and Upwood Common Pumping Station and Inlet Slacker.
The following rates were set:-
Area 1 – 25.00p in the £, Area 2 – 12.25p in the £.
Navigators and other waterway users should be aware the landing stage situated along Well Creek at Salters Lode, maintained by the Well Creek Trust, has been temporarily closed for public use on the grounds of Health & Safety, pending decking and sub frame repair works. Please do not attempt to use or walk on the landing stage in its current condition.
Cambridgeshire County Council Flood and Water Team are working with the Environment Agency in March and across the County and are looking for volunteers to become members of a Community Flood Group. See below for more details.
The Chairman welcomed a new member, Councillor Robin Howe (local authority appointee), who was attending his first meeting of the Board.
The Chairman welcomed Mr Keith Bird (Hansons Aggregates) who was attending his first meeting of the Board.
A rate of 25.00p in the £ was set.
A rate of 70.0p was set for Area 1, 30.0p for Area 2 and 10.0p for Area 3.
It was resolved that Ms Hannah Parish be co-opted to membership of the Board.
The Commissioners set a rate of 37.0p in the £.
Messrs J E Heading and N V M Walker were re-appointed Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively.
The Finance Committee comprising Messrs C J Crofts, J E Heading, P Jolley, R Sears and N V M Walker were re-appointed.
Mr Dave Gillett (represenative of the Environment Agency) gave a presentation on the operation of the Ouse Washes system, the use of Welney Gate, Welches Dam pumping station and the Old Bedford Sluice.
- Environment Agency
- Fenland District Council
- Huntingdonshire District Council
- Borough of Kings Lynn & West Norfolk
- East Cambridgeshire District Council
- South Cambridgeshire District Council
- Peterborough City Council
- Cambridgeshire County Council - Flood and Water
- Norfolk County County - Flood and Water Safety
- Water Resouces East
- The Great Fen
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Middle Level Commissioners
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