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Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 1 March 2011

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House01st March 2011

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 1 March 2011 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:-

Councillors:-

Steve Drury (Chairman)

Brian Norman (Vice-Chairman)

 

Tony Barton

Peter Ray

 

Guy Davis

Phil Redshaw

 

Barbara Green

Keith Williams

 

Chris Lucas

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
21 February 2011

 

The Policy and Scrutiny 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 Policy and Scrutiny 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 meeting held on 4 January 2011 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

11 01 04 LC 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.

POLICY

5.

LEISURE, COMMUNITY AND CAPITAL GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

The Committee is asked to consider the sixth round of applications from groups and organisations for grant support from the Leisure and Community Grants and Capital Grants 2010/11 budgets.

11 03 01 LC i - (05) grants (doc)

6.

LEISURE, COMMUNITY AND CAPITAL GRANT APPLICATIONS

   

 

The Committee is asked to consider a template to use for applications for Service Level Agreements.

11 03 01 LC i - (06) grants sla (doc)

7.

FREE SWIMMING SCHEME

 

To advise Members of options to continue the free swimming scheme, now that Central Government funding has ceased and the Council’s contribution to the scheme has also reduced from 2011/12 and beyond due to the revenue savings.

11 03 01 LC i - (07) free swim (doc)

11 03 01 LC i - (07) free swim-app a (xls)

11 03 01 LC i - (07) free swim-app b (doc)

11 03 01 LC i - (07) free swim-app c (doc)

SCRUTINY

8.

DRAFT SERVICE PLANNING for 2011 – 2014

 

The purpose of this report is to:-

 

(a)

Receive the draft Strategic Plan 2011–2014

 

(b)

Receive the draft service plans for 2011 - 2014, including Equality Impact Assessments relevant to the service

 

(c)

Recommend the contents of the service plans to the Executive Committee

 

9.

REFURBISHMENT AND UPGRADING OF PUBLIC TENNIS COURTS AT SCOTSBRIDGE PLAYING FIELDS WITH SECTION 106 FUNDING

 

The purpose of the report is to request that Members approve the use of recently secured Section 106 (S106) funding from the 10-12 High Street, Rickmansworth housing development to refurbish and upgrade three of the public tennis courts at Scotsbridge Playing Fields.

11 03 01 LC i - (09) scotsbridge tennis courts (doc)

10.

FAMILY INTERVENTION PROJECT UPDATE

 

This report updates Members on the financial position regarding the Family Intervention Project.

11 03 01 LC i - (10) family intervention proj (doc)

11.

LOCAL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP PERFORMANCE REWARD GRANT

 

This report recommends one off virements into the Local Strategic Partnership’s Performance Reward Grant Funds from existing Partnerships approved budgets.

11 03 01 LC i - (11) lsp prg (doc)

12.

LEISURE DEVELOPMENT WORK PROGRAMME UPDATE

 

As requested by members the report is to update the Committee with the work of the Leisure Development team.  There is a separate report on the agenda that more specifically covers the sports development projects and future plans for the year of the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012.

11 03 01 LC i - (12) leisure work programme (doc)

13.

OLYMPIC OPPORTUNITIES UPDATE

 

The purpose of this report is to update members on a number of forthcoming Sports Development projects, where there is a link or opportunity to link, to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

11 03 01 LC i - (13) olympic opps (doc)

WORK PROGRAMME

14.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

11 03 01 LC i - (14) work prog (doc)

11 03 01 LC i - (14) work prog-app (doc)

15.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.

16.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

 

If the Committee wishes to consider the remaining items 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 1-7 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 any 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 item(s)).

1.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.