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Equal Opportunities Forum - 16 March 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House16th March 2010

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday 16 March 2010 at 7.30pm.

Members of Three Rivers District Council

Representatives of:

Watford, Rickmansworth and South Oxhey Police

 

Citizens’ Advice Bureaux

 

Victim Support Scheme

Officers of Three Rivers District Council


David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
8 March 2010

1.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

3.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 17 NOVEMBER 2009

 

To confirm as a correct record the notes of the meeting held on 17 November 2009 (circulated separately).

09 11 17 EO mins (doc)

4.

MATTERS ARISING:

 

(a) To receive feedback on disabled children’s transport meeting.

(b) To receive an update on audio versions of Three Rivers Times.

(c) To receive an update on the County Youth Bus Pass.

(d) To receive an update on South Oxhey Market.

(e) To receive an update on Community Events in South Oxhey.

(f) To receive an update on wheelchair access and fire doors at Three Rivers House.

(g) To receive an update on multi-faith education in schools.

10 03 16 EO i - (04) matters arising (doc)

5.

YOUNG PEOPLE AND DOWNS SYNDROME

 

To discuss the experiences of living with downs syndrome in Three Rivers.

6.

LISTENING TO CARERS EVENTS

 

To discuss the report of the events held on 18 June 2009 in South Oxhey, and 3 February 2010 in Mill End – Carole Whittle, Carers In Herts.

10 03 16 EO i - (6a) south oxhey listening to carers action plan (doc)

10 03 16 EO i - (6b) mill end listening to carers action plan (doc)

7.

DISABILITY HATE CRIME

 

To receive a presentation on the People in Partnership (PIP) project and discuss local needs in relation to disability hate crime.  Inspector Ian Tycer, Citizens Focus, Hertfordshire Constabulary.

8.

WIDGIT

 

To discuss the benefits of using software to support communication with people with learning difficulties.

9.

PLACE AND BUDGET SURVEY RESULTS

 

To discuss the results of the PLACE survey and budget survey in relation to equality and community cohesion.

10 03 16 EO i - (9a) equality analysis of place survey results (doc)

10 03 16 EO i - (9b) equality results of budget survey (doc)

10.

UPDATES FROM OTHER FORUMS – Domestic Violence Forum, Pensioners’ Forum and Youth Council

 

To receive minutes for the above meetings and to give a verbal update where necessary.

10 03 16 EO i - (10a) three rivers domestic violence forum 09 12 03 (doc)

10 03 16 EO i - (10b) 10 02 12 PF mins (doc)

10 03 16 EO i - (10c) 10 02 09 YC mins (doc)

11.

2010-2011 EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FORUM WORK PROGRAMME

 

To discuss and agree the work programme for 2010-11.

10 03 16 EO i - (11) work programme 2010-11 (doc)

12.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

13.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

 

Tuesday 6 July 2010