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Equal Opportunities Forum - 24 July 2007

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House24th July 2007

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber,Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 24 July 2007 at 7.30pm.

Members of Three Rivers District Council

Representatives of Watford, Rickmansworth and South Oxhey Police

Representatives of Citizens' Advice Bureau, South Oxhey

Representatives of Council for Racial Equality, Watford

Representatives of Victim Support Scheme

Officers of Three Rivers District Council

Tony Beirne, Director of Strategic Services
10 July 2007

1.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

3.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 27 FEBRUARY 2007 AND MATTERS ARISING

 

To confirm as a correct record the Notes of the meeting held on 27 February 2007 (circulated separately).

07 02 27 EO mins (doc)

4.

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE INFORMAL DISCUSSION WITH LOCAL PARENTS AND CARERS OF DISABLED CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

 

To discuss the feedback from the informal discussion with parents and carers of disabled children and young people.

07 07 24 EO i - (04) pre mtg notes (doc)

5.

WORK OF WATFORD MENCAP

 

To receive a presentation from Doug Eungblat (Chairman) and Jane Pattinson (Director) at Watford Mencap on the work of MENCAP in Three Rivers.

6.

CORPORATE EQUALITIES PERFORMANCE MONITORING REPORT

 

This report updates the Equal Opportunities Forum on the Corporate Performance of the Council against its Best Value Performance Indicator targets relating to equality for 2006-2007. In the last year the Council has achieved Level 2 of the Equality Standard and seen improvements in access to services.

07 07 24 EO i - (06) corp equalities perf mon (doc)

7.

CORPORATE EQUALITY PLAN 2006-2009

 

This report details the good progress made over the past year on the Corporate Equality Plan 2006-2009.

07 07 24 EO i - (07) corp equalities plan (doc)

07 07 24 EO i - (07) corp equality plan-app (doc)

8.

GENERIC EQUALITY SCHEME

 

This report recommends that the Equal Opportunities Forum notes the attached Generic Equality Scheme and feedback from community consultation and that the Forum recommends to the Executive Committee that it is published on the Council's website.

07 07 24 EO i - (08) generic equality scheme (doc)

9.

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

 

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

07 07 24 EO i - (09) DV Forum Minutes (doc)

07 07 24 EO i - (09) pensioner forum mins (doc)

07 07 24 EO i - (09) YC mins draft (doc)

10.

2007-2008 EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FORUM WORK PROGRAMME

 

To consider the work programme of the forum for 2007-2008.

07 07 24 EO i - (10) work programme (doc)

11.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

12.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

 

Tuesday 20 November 2007