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

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House01st November 2011

NOTICE AND AGENDA

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

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:-

Councillors:-

Steve Drury (Chairman)

Brian Norman (Vice-Chairman)

 

Tony Barton

Joy Mann

 

Paul Gordon

James May

 

Chris Lloyd

Kate Turner

 

Chris Lucas

 

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
24 October 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 27 September 2011 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

11 09 27 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.

5.

MANAGEMENT OF WOODLANDS IN THREE RIVERS

 

To update Members on the management of the Three Rivers woodland estate and give a presentation on the current situation with regards to woodland management.

11 11 01 LC i - (05) woodland management (doc)

 

POLICY

6.

STRATEGIC, SERVICE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING 2012-2015

 

This report enables the Committee to comment to the Executive Committee on the Strategic Plan, its service plan and budgets.

 

SCRUTINY

7.

HALF YEAR PERFORMANCE REPORT

 

The purpose of reporting the performance of service plans to the Policy and Scrutiny Committees is to enable Members to monitor ongoing performance against a range of issues and to question the Head of Service on these and other service related matters.

11 11 01 LC i - (07) 6 month performance (doc)

11 11 01 LC i - (07) app 1 (doc)

8.

COMMUNITY SAFETY UPDATE

 

To provide Members with an update of the Community Safety Action Plan for 2011/12 at the end of quarter 2.

11 11 01 LC i - (08) comm safety (doc)

9.

AQUADROME FORUM

 

To report the minutes of the meeting of the Aquadrome Forum on 28 September 2011 to the Committee.

11 11 01 LC i - (09) aquadrome forum minutes (doc)

11 11 01 LC i - (09) app 1 (doc)

11 11 01 LC i - (09) app 2 AF mins (doc)

 

WORK PROGRAMME

10.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

11 11 01 LC i - (10) work prog (doc)

11 11 01 LC i - (10) work prog-app (doc)

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 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 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.

LEISURE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT EXTENSION AND PARTNERSHIP BOARD

 

To receive a presentation and consider a proposal from Hertsmere Leisure Trust to extend the Leisure Facilities Management contract from 31 December 2015 to 31 March 2018, and to consider the establishment of a Partnership Board to oversee the contract.

Officers are still receiving questions from Members following discussions at the previous meeting.  Replies to theses questions are being collated and will be sent by email to Committee members in advance of the meeting.  Paper copies will be tabled at the meeting.

2.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.