Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The meeting dealt with issue 2 on the tracker first. Cllr Pinwell reiterated the meetings desire to see a Skate Park at Heath Park. HS2 advised their position to date is that they will consider the request and make a judgement once they are in a position to do so as it could be supported through BBV’s community investment programme, so long as other funding/support from SMBC, or another route can be secured. Cllr Pinwell asked for a meeting outside of the IAG with officers from all sides to put together a plan so that when the time was right a proposal could be presented.
· A meeting be convened to explore and refine plans for a Skate Park in Heath Park.
The meeting then looked at issue 3 on the tracker and Cllr Wilson asked whether tree planting across the borough would use saplings or mature trees. HS2 advised that saplings are preferred as they have a higher survival rate than mature trees and that site management takes place to ensure that saplings that don’t survive are replaced.
Publication date: 29/09/2022
Date of decision: 19/07/2022
Decided at meeting: 19/07/2022 - HS2 Implementation Advisory Group