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General Public Services and Community Safety Committee - 10 September 2015

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House09th September 2015

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 10 September 2015 at 7.30pm.

Members of the General Public Services and Community Safety Committee:-

Councillors:-    Phil Brading (Lead Member for Public Services) 

                        Roger Seabourne (Lead Member for Community Safety) 

                        Martin Brooks                                     Leslie Proctor

                        Kemal Butt                                          Reena Ranger

                        Ty Harris                                             Andrew Scarth

                        Angela Killick                                      Len Tippen

                        Sarah Nelmes                                     Kate Turner

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

2 September 2015

Lead Member Responsibilities:

Public Services – Animal and Pest control; Community Toilets scheme; Refuse collection and recycling; Street Cleaning and litter bin emptying; Travellers (incursions and management of traveller sites).

Community Safety including the following functions:- to review or scrutinise decisions made, or other action taken, in connection with the discharge by the responsible authorities of their crime and disorder functions; to make reports or recommendations to the Council with respect to the discharge of those functions; the committee will be able to co-opt members from the Responsible Authorities (the Community Safety Partnership) should it wish to when reviewing certain projects/decisions.

 

The General Public Services and Community Safety 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 General Public Services and Community Safety Committee. Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.

In accordance with The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 any matters considered under Part I business only of the meeting may be filmed, recorded, photographed, broadcast or reported via social media by any person.

Recording and reporting the Council’s meetings is subject to the law and it is the responsibility of those doing the recording and reporting to ensure compliance. This will include the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Act and the laws of libel and defamation.

 

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

 

2. MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 11 June 2015 (circulated separately).

15 06 11 GP mins

 

3. NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS

Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that 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.

 

COMMUNITY SAFETY

 

 5. BUDGET MONITORING – MONTH 4 (JULY)

The Budget Monitoring report is the Council’s key tool for monitoring the financial performance of the organisation. It is designed to be used by Members and officers and to provide an overview to relevant stakeholders.

15 09 10 GPS i - (05) Budget Monitoring Period 4

15 09 10 GPS i - (05) Budget Monitoring Period 4 (appendices)

 

6. FLY-TIPPING ACTION

This report provides members with an update on current fly-tipping levels and responses to this by the Council and the Community Safety Partnership. It seeks feedback from members on potential further action regarding garage sites.

15 09 10 GPS i - (06) Fly-tipping report

 

PUBLIC SERVICES

 

7. ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR, CRIME AND POLICING ACT 2014 - PROPOSED PUBLIC SPACES PROTECTION ORDER SURVEY REPORT

To advise Members of the results to the public consultation survey issued in relation to the proposal to make a Public Spaces Protection Order in the Three Rivers area regarding the control of dogs in public places.

15 09 10 GPS i - (07) PPSO report

15 09 10 GPS i  - (07) PPSO app

 

8. CHARGING FOR REPLACEMENT BINS

To advise Members of the potential to charge for the replacement of bins.

15 09 10 GPS i - (08) charging for replacement bins report

 

9. GREEN WASTE CHARGING

To provide Members with the detail for the proposal to charge for the collection of green waste.

15 09 10 GPS i - (09) Green waste report

15 09 10 GPS i - (09) Green Waste Appendix A

 

10. WORK PROGRAMME

To agree the Committee's work programme.

15 09 10 GPS i - (10) work prog

15 09 10 GPS i - (10) work prog-app a

 

11. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

 

12. 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 involves 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.