Joint Scrutiny Panel of Somerset Rivers Authority
Tuesday 26th February 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Taunton Library Meeting Room, Paul Street, Taunton TA1 3XZ

Contact: Peter Stiles on 01823 357628 or Email:  Lindsey Tawse on 01823 355059 or Email:

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**Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe** pdf icon PDF 56 KB


Election of Chair and Vice-Chair

To Elect a Chair and Vice-Chair for a twelve month period


Apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest

Details of all Members’ interests in District, Town and Parish Councils will be displayed in the meeting room. The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected via the Community Governance team.


Minutes from the previous meeting held on 21 May 2018 pdf icon PDF 163 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.


Public Question Time

The Chairman will allow members of the public to ask a question or make a statement about any matter on the agenda for this meeting. These questions may be taken during the meeting, when the relevant agenda item is considered, at the Chairman’s discretion.  


Key Project Update pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To consider the following reports:


6a - Taunton Strategic Flood Alleviation Improvement Scheme


6b - Oath to Burrowbridge Pioneer Dredging


6c – Brue Catchment 


6d – River Sowy/King Sedgemoor Drain Enhancement Update

Additional documents:


2019_20 Enhanced Programme pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider the report

Additional documents:


Building Local Resilience Update pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To consider this report


Flood Action Plan Review and Future Strategy pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To consider this report


SRA Precepting Body - Update on Progress of Rivers Authorities and Land Drainage Bill pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To consider this report


Work Programme and Date of Next Meeting pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To consider the work programme


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.