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Executive Committee - 7 September 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House06th September 2009

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Monday 7 September 2009 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

 Phil Brading (Public Services and Health)

 Alison Scarth (Sustainability)

 Francis Durham

 Roger Seabourne (Community Safety)

 Chris Hayward

 Martin Trevett (Environment)

 David Sansom

 Chris Whately-Smith (Leisure and Community)

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
27 August 2009

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 6 July 2009.

09 07 06 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.

BUDGET MONITORING REPORT – 31 JULY 2009 (MONTH 4)

 

This report seeks approval to changes in the approved medium-term financial plan based on information contained in the Financial Position Statement for the period ending on 31 July 2009 (Month 4)

09 09 07 EX i - (05) budget monitoring - july 2009 (month 4) (doc)

6.

NATIONAL NON-DOMESTIC RATE – CONSIDERATION OF RELIEF

 

To consider applications for discretionary relief from payment of the National Non-Domestic Rate.

09 09 07 EX i - (06) NNDR relief (doc)

09 09 07 EX i - (06) NNDR relief-app1 (doc)

09 09 07 EX i - (06) NNDR relief-app2 (xls)

09 09 07 EX i - (06) NNDR relief-app3 (xls)

7.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATION FROM THE RESOURCES POLICY AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

 

To receive the recommendation of the Resources Policy and Scrutiny Committee held on 3 September 2009 in relation to the following item on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 7 September 2009.

09 09 07 EX i - (07) res recs (doc)

7a.

ADOPTION OF GENERIC EQUALITY SCHEME 2009-2012

 

This report advises members of the results of consultation on the Draft Generic Equality Scheme 2009-12 and recommends the adoption of a final scheme.

09 09 07 EX i - (7a) generic equality scheme (doc)

 

LEISURE AND COMMUNITY SAFETY

8.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE LEISURE AND COMMUNITY SAFETY POLICY AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

 

To receive the recommendations of the Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee held on 21 July 2009 in relation to the following items on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 7 September 2009.

09 09 07 EX i - (08) leis recs (doc)

8a.

BURY LAKE YOUNG MARINERS (BLYM)

 

To receive a proposal to replace their existing clubhouse at the Rickmansworth Aquadrome with a new, modern, fit for purpose facility.

09 09 07 EX i - (8a) bury lake ym (doc)

8b.

LEISURE AND COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

The Committee is asked to consider the second round of applications from groups and organisations for grant support from the Leisure and Community Grants 2009/10 revenue budget.

 

The applications to be considered are for Leisure Grants to Chorleywood Community Orchard, South Oxhey Rugby Club Exiles and Sarratt Festival of Music and a Community Grant to the South Oxhey Community Choir.

09 09 07 EX i - (8b) leisure and community grants (doc)

8c.

CRIME AND DISORDER SCRUTINY

 

Invitation from Herts County Council for Three Rivers District to participate in a Joint Scrutiny Study of Crime and Disorder.

09 09 07 EX i - (8c) crime and disorder (doc)

 

PUBLIC SERVICES AND HEALTH

9.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC SERVICES AND HEALTH POLICY AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

 

To receive the recommendation from the Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee held on 23 July 2009 in relation to the following item on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 7 September 2009.

09 09 07 EX i - (09) pshs recs (doc)

9a

AUDIT OF STREET LITTER BINS

 

To advise Members of the condition of Three Rivers District Council’s (TRDC) street litter bins.

09 09 07 EX i - (9a) audit of litter bins (doc)

 

GENERAL

10.

LOCAL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP PERFORMACE REWARD GRANT EXPENDITURE

 

This report presents to the Committee a summary of the progress made by the Three Rivers Local Strategic Partnership (LSP) with regards to Performance Reward Grant (PRG) expenditure.

09 09 07 EX i - (10) lsp prg expenditure (doc)

09 09 07 EX i - (10) lsp prg expenditure-app 1a (doc)

09 09 07 EX i - (10) lsp prg expenditure-app 1b (doc)

09 09 07 EX i - (10) lsp prg expenditure-app 2 (doc)

09 09 07 EX i - (10) lsp prg expenditure-app 3 (doc)

09 09 07 EX i - (10) res recs - lsp ptnrshp perf reward grant exp (doc)

11.

REVIEW OF STRATEGIC RISKS

 

This report gives details of progress against the Risk Treatment Plans for the Strategic Risks identified in the Strategic Plan 2009-12.

09 09 07 EX i - (11) strategic risks (doc)

12.

THREE VALLEYS WATER DEPOT IN STOCKERS FARM ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH

 

Vehicle licence application update.

09 09 07 EX i - (12) vehicle operator licence (doc)

13.

OTHER BUSINESS -  if approved under item 3 above.

14.

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 of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under Paragraphs 1, 3 and 5 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.

HARDSHIP RELIEF FOR NATIONAL NON-DOMESTIC RATES

 

This report seeks the Committee to consider and if appropriate grant hardship relief for national non-domestic rates (to follow).

2.

APPLICATIONS FOR WRITE OFF OF SUNDRY DEBTS

 

To consider writing off irrecoverable sundry debts (to follow).

3.

CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATION FROM THE LEISURE AND COMMUNITY SAFETY POLICY AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

 

To receive the recommendation of the Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee held on 21 July 2009 in relation to the following item on the agenda for the Executive Committee on 7 September 2009.

3a.

WILLIAM PENN LEISURE CENTRE REFURBISHMENT

 

This report updates Members on the refurbishment of William Penn Leisure Centre.

09 09 07 EX ii - (3a) wplc refurb (pdf)

4.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3.