Venue: Council Chamber - Guildhall, Bath. View directions

Contact: Mark Hayward 01225 396975  Email:

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5 mins
6.00 pm
5 mins


Matters arising from the meetings of 13.11.18 & 10.12.18 and the agreement of the minutes pdf icon PDF 109 KB

The Chair will request the minutes of the meetings which took place on 13th November 2018 and 10th December 2018 to be agreed and seconded by forum members that were present at these meetings.


The will ask the forum if they have any matters arising from the previous meetings.  

Additional documents:

30 mins
6.05 pm
30 mins


Police - Issues in Bath City

The Police have been asked to provide an update on several topics, these include:-

·  What action is being taken in dealing with County Lines issues?

·  What direction is the Police are taking to improve the levels of Police visibility in Bath?

·  What plans are there for an improved Police Station in Bath and how are the public being given clear direction on what to do when they need to report a crime in the City.   


For Information: The Police have advised that the role of BaNES Neighbourhood Manager is presently being covered by Interim Acting Inspector Sarah Dinnis, Inspector Gavin Usher will take his appoint within the next few weeks.


40 mins
6.35 pm
40 mins


HMO Licensing in Bath

Chris Mordaunt - Team Manager (Housing Standards and Improvement) has been asked to provide an update on the topic of HMO’s and an understanding of the new licencing regulations to 3,000 HMO properties in Bath (3,500 across B&NES).


·  The timeline for landlords to comply with the regulations

  • The powers that enforcement will provide
  • How the licencing works and the cost, details on how many HMOs are already licenced.
  • Information we have on the split between the HMOs for Students vs. Others
  • How regularly will there be information about how the uptake in licencing is going and what effect there is on housing in the City from the new rules.




20 mins
7.15 pm
20 mins


Neighbourhood CIL for Bath Panel

Councillor Rob Appleyard will provide feedback from the latest Neighbourhood CIL for Bath Panel which took place on 14th January 2019.

15 mins
7.35 pm
15 mins


Consultation Workshop Update

The Chair will invite the forum representatives who attended the consultation workshop held by Councillor Paul Myers on 26th January 2018 to provide feedback.

10 mins
7.50 pm
10 mins


Future Bath City Forum Meetings

This meeting will be the last before the local elections on 2nd May 2019. the earliest date that the forum meets will be June 2019.