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Heat Stress Strategy

13/01/2023 - Heat Stress Strategy

The Cabinet considered a report of the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment) presenting the first draft of the Urban Heat Strategy, part of the Council’s suite of strategy documents that provide guidance on climate adaptation and resilience for development across the city.




1. That the the guidance and recommendations in the strategy, be noted.


2. That public consultation on the draft Urban Heat Strategy be undertaken, as the next step towards formal adoption by the Council, as a corporate strategy.


3. That authority be delegated to the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment), in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment, Culture and Tourism, to adopt the Heat Stress Strategy post consultation.


Reasons for decision:


To go out to public consultation on the Urban Heat Stress Strategy as an important document for the authority, setting a strategic position for climate adaptation.


Other Options


The Urban Heat Strategy does not undergo a public consultation and the document is used as unadopted guidance.


Note: This is an Executive Function

Eligible for call-in to: Place Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Cllr Mulroney


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