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Executive Committee - 20 August 2007

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Monday 20 August 2007 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee (portfolio responsibility in brackets):-

Councillors Ann Shaw OBE (Chairman), Matthew Bedford (Vice-Chairman) (Housing)

Sara Bedford

      

Richard Struck (Resources)

Phil Brading (Public Services & Health)

 

Martin Trevett (Environment)

Kerron Cross

 

Chris Whately-Smith (Leisure & Community)

Roger Seabourne (Community Safety)

 

Conservative (no appointment)

Tony Beirne, Director of Strategic Services, 9 August 2007

The Executive Committee welcomes contributions from members of the public to its discussion on agenda items. Contributions will be limited to one person speaking for and one against each item for not more than three minutes. Please note that in the event of registering your interest to speak on an agenda item but not taking up that right because the item is deferred, you will automatically be given the right to speak on that item at the next meeting of the Committee. Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.

1. 

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2. 

MINUTES

 

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Executive Committee meeting held on 23 July 2007.

07 07 23 EX mins (doc)

3.

NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS

 

Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 31 to be announced, together with the special circumstances which justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.

4.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

 

To receive any declarations of interest.

LEISURE

5.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE LEISURE AND COMMUNITY POLICY PANEL

 

To receive the recommendation of the Leisure and Community Policy Panel held on 31 July 2007 in relation to following Items on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 20 August 2007.

07 08 20 EX i - (05) leis recs (doc)

5a 

CAPITAL GRANT

 

To consider recommending an award of a capital grant to Chorleywood Parish Council for works to the War Memorial Hall.

07 08 20 EX i - (5a) capital grant (doc)

5b 

LEISURE AND COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

The Policy Panel is asked to consider the second round of applications from groups and organisations for grant support from the Leisure and Community Grants 2007/08 revenue provision and to recommend accordingly to the Executive Committee.

 

The application to be considered is for a Leisure Grant from Evergreens Bowls Group based at Croxley Green Community Centre, to purchase new short mats plus other bowls’ equipment. An application from the Sarratt Festival of Music to assist with the funding of staging their annual Festival has been deferred.

07 08 20 EX i - (5b) community grants (doc)

5c

DRAFT PROJECT DETAILS FOR SUBMISSION TO THE BIG LOTTERY FUND (CHILDREN’S PLAY)

 

To provide Members with the updated project proposals for submission to the Big Lottery Children’s Play Fund following the views and feedback from the 12 June Panel meeting.

 

Appendix A contains the revised project proposal for submitting to the Big Lottery by the end of August 2007. The bid is being made to secure the offer of £200,000 (over three years) for improving the quality of children’s freely accessible (free of charge, local to the home and fully inclusive) play opportunities in the district.

07 08 20 EX i - (5c) lottery project (doc)

5d

DRAFT THREE RIVERS DISTRICT PLAY STRATEGY UPDATE – PLAY POLICY STATEMENTS AND ACTION PLAN

 

This report provides Members with an update on the draft Three Rivers District Play Strategy Action Plan for comments before submission to the Big Lottery. The production of a Play Strategy for Three Rivers is one of the requirements of the Big Lottery to secure the £200,000 funding offer to enhance children play provision in the district.

07 08 20 EX i - (5d) play strategy (doc)

6.

COMMUNITY SAFETY ACTION PLAN 2007/08

 

To provide the Panel with details of the Community Safety Action Plan for 2007/08.

07 08 20 EX i - (06) community recs (doc)

07 08 20 EX i - (6a) safety action plan 2007-08 (doc)

ENVIRONMENT

7.

ADVISORY DISABLED PARKING BAYS

 

To agree installation of advisory disabled parking bays.

07 08 20 EX i - (07) disabled parking bays (doc)

07 08 20 EX i - (7a 7b 7c) disabled parking bays-apps (doc)

07 08 20 EX i - (7d) disabled parking bays-app 4 (doc)

8.

CHORLEYWOOD PARKING SCHEME

 

To amend parking restrictions in Chorleywood village centre to facilitate use of the Ferry car park.

07 08 20 EX i - (08) chorleywood parking scheme (doc)

07 08 20 EX i - (8a 8b) chorleywood parking scheme-app (doc)

9.

REVIEW OF SOUTH WEST HERTFORDSHIRE TRANSPORTATION STUDY

 

To agree this Council’s priorities for inclusion in the review (Section 3 of the report).

07 08 20 EX i - (09) review of s w herts transportation study (doc)

07 08 20 EX i - (9a) review of s w herts transportation study-app (doc)

10. 

CLOSURE OF TICKET OFFICES AT CHORLEYWOOD, MOOR PARK AND CROXLEY RAILWAY STATIONS

 

To consider this Council’s response to the proposed closure of tickets at Chorleywood, Moor Park and Croxley railway stations.

07 08 20 EX i - (10) ticket office closure (doc)

GENERAL

11.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FORUM

 

To receive the recommendation of the Equal Opportunities Forum held on 24 July 2007 in relation to following item on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 20 August 2007

07 08 20 EX i - (11) equalities forum recs (doc)

11a 

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 08 20 EX i - (11a) generic equality scheme (doc)

12.

THREE RIVERS CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S PLAN

 

This report presents the Three Rivers Children & Young People’s Plan, drafted by the Three Rivers District Children’s Trust Partnership, for agreement by the Executive Committee.

07 08 20 EX i - (12) three rivers children and young peoples plan (doc)

07 08 20 EX i - (12) three rivers children and young peoples plan-app (doc)

13.

INTEGRATED YOUTH SUPPORT SERVICE CONSULTATION

 

This report summarises Hertfordshire County Council’s consultation document for an Integrated Youth Support Service in Hertfordshire (see Appendix 1 for full document). It asks the Executive Committee to consider its response to the consultation and to endorse the response of the Three Rivers District Children’s Trust Partnership (DCTP).

07 08 20 EX i - (13) integrated youth support consultation (doc)

07 08 20 EX i - (13) integrated youth support consultation-app 01 (doc)

07 08 20 EX i - (13) integrated youth support consultation-app 02 (doc)

14.

JOINT PROTOCOL IN SUPPORT OF THE DACORUM, THREE RIVERS AND WATFORD SHARED SERVICES PROGRAMME

 

The Executive Committee is asked to approve the attached joint protocol designed to support the management of the current shared services programme. The protocol has the support of both Watford Borough Council and Dacorum Borough Council.

07 08 20 EX i - (14) joint protocol - dacorum trdc wbc - shared services (doc)

07 08 20 EX i - (14) joint protocol - dacorum trdc wbc - shared services-app (doc)

15.

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE SCRUTINY PANEL

 

To receive the recommendation of the Scrutiny Panel held on 15 August 2007 in relation to following item on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 20 August 2007.

07 08 20 EX i - (15) scrutiny recs (doc)

15a

POST OFFICES

 

To consider a response to the Post Office concerning changes to the Post Office network.

07 08 20 EX i - (15a) post offices (doc)

16.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE CONSTITUTION WORKING PARTY

 

To receive the recommendations of the Constitution Working Party held on 14 August 2007 in relation to the following items on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 20 August 2007.

07 08 20 EX i - (16) constitution working party recs (doc)

16a

CHANGES TO COUNCIL PROCEDURE RULES

 

To consider the Council meeting dealing with the setting of the Council’s budget.

07 08 20 EX i - (16a) changes to cl proc rules (doc)

16b 

REVIEW OF SCRUTINY AND POLICY PANELS

 

To consider the outcome of a review of Scrutiny and possible changes to the Policy Panels following the stock transfer vote.

07 08 20 EX i - (16b) review of scrutiny and policy panels (doc)

07 08 20 EX i - (16b) review of scrutiny and policy panels-app- exec summary-app (doc)

17.

NHS CONSULTATION DOCUMENT – DELIVERING QUALITY HEALTHCARE FOR HERTFORDSHIRE

 

To advise Members on the above Consultation Document prepared and issued jointly by the West Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust, East & North Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust, East and North Herts NHS Trust and the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and to make comment for discussion.

07 08 20 EX i - (17) nhs consultation (doc)

18.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above

19.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

 

If the Committee wishes to consider the remaining items in private, it will be appropriate for a resolution to be passed in the following terms:-

“that under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act. It has been decided by the Council that in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

(Note: If other confidential business is approved under item 3, it will also be necessary to specify the class of exempt or confidential information in the additional items).

1. CENTRAL HEATING INSTALLATION CONTRACT 2007/08

 

To agree an extension of an existing contract for Central Heating Installation.

2.

STOCK CONDITION SURVEY

 

To seek approval for the appointment of consultants to carry out a further stock condition survey.

 

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above