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General Public Services and Community Safety Committee - 29 June 2017

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House29th June 2017

 

NOTICE AND AGENDA

 

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 29 June 2017 at 7.30pm.

 

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

 

Councillors:-    Phil Brading (Lead Member for          Roger Seabourne (Lead Member
                        Public Services)                             for Community Safety)

                        Rupert Barnes                               Joy Mann       

                        Martin Brooks                               Debbie Morris

                        Marilyn Butler                               Andrew Scarth

                        Stephen Cox                                Kate Turner

                        Valerie Coltman                                             

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

21 June 2017

 

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

 

  1. MINUTES

           

            To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 9 March 2017 (circulated separately).

 17-03-09-gp-final mins

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

 

To receive any declarations of interest.

 

 

COMMUNITY SAFETY

  

No items for discussion      

                    

 

PUBLIC SERVICES

 

 

  1. Pest Control Update

 

Watford Borough Council (WBC) commenced the provision of pest control services on behalf of Three Rivers District Council (TRDC) in April 2016. Officers held a satisfactory contract review meeting at the end of year one, it was noted that all KPIs had been met and officers were happy with the service provision. This report is to update members on the performance to date and will be accompanied by a presentation at Committee with further service provision details.

 17-06-29-gps-i-05-pest-control-update

 

  1. Trade waste service review

 

To share the recent external review carried out on the trade waste service and brief Members on future plans to increase income from this service.

 17-06-29-gps-i-06-trade-waste-review

 

WORK PROGRAMME

  

  1. WORK PROGRAMME

 

          To agree the Committee’s work programme.

 17-06-29-gps-i-07-work-programme

 work-programme

 

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

 

  1. 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 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. TRADE WASTE SERVICE REVIEW

 

          To consider the Appendix to the report at Item 6.

 

 

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