Tag: consultation

City centre noise consultation extended

By on 18/06/2015 in News with 1 Comment

Birmingham City Council’s consultation on the possible introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order to reduce noise levels in the city centre has been extended by a week, due to the public response received since it was launched last month. This consultation is in response to complaints to both Birmingham City Council and West Midlands […]

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“Buskers ban”: a clarification

By on 05/06/2015 in News, Rebuttals with 0 Comments

Use of amplification by buskers, street entertainers and speakers An item broadcast on BBC Radio WM earlier today (5 June 2015) referred to a ban on ALL amplified noise in the city centre when in actual fact the city council is consulting on the possible introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order to reduce noise […]

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Community Governance consultation

By on 25/02/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Or to put it another way – what do you think of local democracy? Birmingham City Council wants to know what people think of local democracy, how it is, and how it should be.  It wants to know what people think about services in their neighbourhoods too.  Today it started a conversation with the people […]

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Councillors set to back new powers to tackle fly-tipping

By on 20/01/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Government proposals which would enable local authorities to seize, without a warrant, vehicles suspected or found to be fly-tipping, are set to be backed by Birmingham City Council tomorrow (21 January 2015). Currently, under the Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989, authorities can seize vehicles suspected of fly-tipping, but must get a warrant from magistrates […]

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#BrumBudget15 Consultation meetings

By on 26/11/2014 in Budget Views with 0 Comments

Our detailed budget proposals for next year will be published for formal consultation in December. One way to get involved in the budget consultation and have your say on these proposals is to attend one of the public meetings outlined below. Thursday 11 December 2014 Time: 6-8pm Venue: Council House Monday 15 December 2014 Time: […]

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Public consultation for 2015 proposed Longbridge works

By on 18/11/2014 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

St. Modwen, Birmingham City Council and Centro will jointly unveil details of £8m Local Growth Fund works and the next stage of development proposals for the £1billion Longbridge regeneration scheme, at a public consultation event to be held on 25th November. Interested parties are invited to the first floor of Seven House on High Street, […]

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Fairer opportunities for children with special needs

By on 29/09/2014 in Cllr Jones, News with 0 Comments

A plan to give children and young adults with special educational needs fairer opportunities has been launched. The Special Educational Development Plan sets out how Birmingham City Council will work with children and their families, schools and partners, with a focus on special education provision. It will focus on three key strands: the way in […]

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Views sought on manufacturing hub development plan

By on 19/09/2014 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Public consultation is to be carried out on a blueprint setting out how a key area of Birmingham will be redeveloped into an Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMH) which would create job opportunities for city residents, attract greater investment and boost economic growth across the region. The 20-hectare site, which occupies a strategic location adjacent to […]

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Community Infrastructure Levy – encouraging development

By on 05/09/2014 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A further round of consultation is set to begin on Community Infrastructure Levy charges aimed at encouraging development within the city and while contributing to the cost of related infrastructure. This consultation builds on comments received regarding the preliminary Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charges consultation during 2012/13. A Community Infrastructure Levy ensures certain types of […]

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Call For Feedback On Cycle Improvements

By on 07/07/2014 in Cllr Ali with 0 Comments

Proposals to improve cycling conditions on main roads are being revealed on Monday 7 July at the start of a six-week consultation period.  The proposals are part of the 20-year Birmingham Cycle Revolution initiative to make Birmingham greener, safer, healthier and less congested.   The first highways routes being consulted on are in the south, west […]

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