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General Public Services and Community Safety Committee - 11 June 2015

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House10th June 2015

NOTICE AND AGENDA

 For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 11 June 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 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

3 June 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 12 March 2015.

15-03-12-gp-mins-final-draft

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.

  PUBLIC SERVICES

5.         CHANGES TO CLINICAL WASTE COLLECTION SERVICE

              To advise Members of the report of the independent chartered waste manager and recommended changes to the existing domestic clinical waste collection service, in order to obtain maximum financial benefit to the Authority.

15 06 11 GPS i 05 clinical waste

6.        CO-MINGLED RECYCLATE CONTRACT

             To advise Members on the sharp decline of recyclate price and how officers are proposing to address this.

  15 06 11 GPS i (06) co mingled recyclate

COMMUNITY SAFETY

No items.

 

7.         WORK PROGRAMME

             To agree the Committees work programme.

 15 06 11 GPS i (07) work-programme

15 06 11 GPS i 07 work programme (app)

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

9.         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.