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Executive Committee - 31 July 2006

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House31st July 2006

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Monday, 31 July 2006 at 7.30pm

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

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

Phil Brading (Public Services & Health)

        

Chris Whately-Smith (Leisure & Community)

Roger Seabourne (Community Safety)

 

Conservative (no appointment)

Richard Struck (Resources)

 

Conservative (no appointment)

Martin Trevett (Environment)

 

Labour (no appointment)

Tony Beirne, Director of Strategic Services, 20 July 2006

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 5 June 2006 (copy enclosed for Members of the Committee).
06 07 03 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.

RESOURCES

5.

FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT & BUDGET MONITORING REPORT - JUNE 2006 (MONTH 3)

 

This report gives an update of the three-year medium-term financial plan and the position on the current year's budget for the period ending on 25 June 2006.

06 07 31 EX i - (5) financial position statement (doc)

6.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE RESOURCES POLICY PANEL

 

To receive the recommendations of the Resources Policy Panel held on 13 July 2006 in relation to item 6a the agenda for the Executive Committee on 31 July 2006.

06 07 31 EX i - (06) resources referrals (doc)

6a.

VALUE FOR MONEY STRATEGY

 

This report details how the council proposes to systematically benchmark services and responds to the request of the Executive Committee to carry out headline comparisons.

06 07 31 EX i - (6a) vfm strategy (doc)

06 07 31 EX i - (6a) vfm strategy-app 01 (doc)

RESOURCES AND HOUSING

7.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE RESOURCES AND HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT POLICY PANEL

 

To receive the recommendations of the Housing and Environment Policy Panel held on 11 July 2006, and the Resources Policy Panel held on 13 July 2006 in relation of the following items on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 31 July 2006

06 07 31 EX i - (07) resources and hepp referrals (doc)

7a.

SOUTH OXHEY SHOPPING PRECINCT - APPLICATION FOR MOTORCYCLE PREMISES

 

To consider an application to use a shop premises in the Parade, South Oxhey for the retail sale of motorcycles and scooters, servicing & MOTs.

06 07 31 EX i - (7a) motor cycle premises (doc)

HOUSING

8.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT POLICY PANEL

 

To receive the recommendations of the Housing and Environment Policy Panel held on 11 July 2006, in relation of the following items on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 31 July 2006

06 07 31 EX i - (08) housing referrals (doc)

8a.

PRIVATE SECTOR DECENT HOMES STANDARD PROPOSAL TO UTILISE GOVERNMENT FUNDING

 

To report on the Private Sector Decent Homes Standard target; Government funding for this purpose and how the Council can achieve the target.

06 07 31 EX i - (8a) decent homes rpt (doc)

ENVIRONMENT

9.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT POLICY PANEL

 

To receive the recommendations of the Housing and Environment Policy Panel held on 11 July 2006, in relation of the following items on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 31 July 2006

06 07 31 EX i - (09) environment referrals (doc)

9a.

HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS SCHEMES 2006-07

 

To finalise a programme of highway improvements and related schemes for implementation in the current financial year

06 07 31 EX i - (9a) highway schemes (doc)

06 07 31 EX i - (9a) highway schemes app A (doc)

9b.

THREE RIVERS DISTRICT COUNCIL (DELLWOOD, MILL END) (PROHIBITION OF WAITING) ORDER 2006

 

To consider objections received during consultation period of the proposed Traffic Regulation Order

06 07 31 EX i - (9b) dellwood (doc)

10.

CHORLEYWOOD STATION ESTATE CONSERVATION AREA, ARTICLE 4(2) DIRECTION 2006 AND UPPER NIGHTINGALE ROAD CONSERVATION AREA, ARTICLE 4(2) DIRECTION 2006

 

On 9 January 2006 the Executive Committee resolved that a Direction under Article 4(2) of the Town & Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 be made for both the Chorleywood Station Estate Conservation Area and the Upper Nightingale Road Conservation Area.

06 07 31 EX i - (10) article 4 directives on conservation (doc)

06 07 31 EX i - (10) article 4 directives on conservation app (doc)

 

LEISURE

11.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE LEISURE AND COMMUNITY POLICY PANEL

 

To receive the recommendations of the Leisure and Community Policy Panel held on 4 July, in relation of the following items on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 31 July 2006

06 07 31 EX i - (11) leisure referrals (doc)

11a.

LEISURE AND COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

The Policy Panel is asked to consider the first round of applications from groups and organisations for grant support from the Leisure and Community Grants 2006/07 revenue provision and to recommend accordingly to the Executive Committee.

06 07 31 EX i - (11a) grant report (doc)

12.

CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAMME (CRP), THE CENTRE, SOUTH OXHEY

 

To report on the Watford and Three Rivers Primary Care Trust's withdrawal from the Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme based at The Centre, South Oxhey.

06 07 31 EX i - (12) cardiac rehab programme (doc)

COMMUNITY SAFETY

13.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE LEISURE AND COMMUNITY POLICY PANEL

 

To receive the recommendations of the Leisure and Community Policy Panel held on 4 July, in relation of the following items on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 31 July 2006

06 07 31 EX i - (13) community safety referrals (doc)

13a.

COMMUNITY SAFETY ACTION PLAN 2006/07

 

To provide the Panel with details of the Community Safety Action Plan for 2006/07.

06 07 31 EX i - (13a) action plan 2006-07 leisure report (doc)

GENERAL

14.

DRAFT COMMUNITY STRATEGY 2006-2012

 

This report updates the Executive Committee on the drafting of the Three Rivers Community Strategy. The draft Community Strategy was considered by the Local Strategic Partnership on 24 July 2006

06 07 31 EX i - (14) draft community strategy (doc)

15.

HEALTH SCRUTINY IN HERTFORDSHIRE

 

To note and comment on proposals for Health Scrutiny in Hertfordshire

16.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above

17.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

 

If the Committee wishes to consider the remaining item 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 item(s) of business on the grounds that it/they involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs 1-7 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.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.