Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee

Agenda Item 64a


Subject:                    Petitions referred from Public Engagement Meeting


Date of meeting:    17 January 2022


Report of:                 Executive Director for Governance, People & Resources


Contact Officer:      Name: John Peel

                                    Tel: 01273 291058

                                    Email: john.peel@brighton-hove.gov.uk


Ward(s) affected:   All



1.            Purpose of the report and policy context


1.1         To receive petitions presented at the public engagement meeting held on the 15 December 2022.


2.            Recommendations


2.1         That the committee responds to the petition either by noting it or where it is considered more appropriate, calls for an officer report on the matter.


3.            Context and background information


3.1         To receive the following:




1)           Falmer Pond


“We the undersigned petition Brighton & Hove Council to take responsible management for maintaining the pond and the pondlife in a sustainable condition, in all weathers including extended spells of hot weather and drought periods. That the Council take proactive care to avoid loss of habitat and danger to pondlife”.


2)           Petition for two new pedestrian crossings in Woodingdean


“I agree that there should be two new pedestrian crossings in Woodingdean, including (1) a new crossing over at Falmer Road to connect Woodingdean's town main walking and cycling paths; and (2) a new crossing over Bexhill Road to the skate park, to improve the safety for children”.