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Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 10 January 2012

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House10th January 2012

 NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth on Tuesday 10 January 2012 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
22 December 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 1 November 2011 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

11 11 01 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 applications for grant support from the Leisure and Community Grants and Capital Grants 2011/12 budgets, from Association of Abbots Langley Performing Arts Societies, Class Instructor Ltd, South Oxhey Children’s Centre, Bedmond Sports & Social Club, Sarratt Care Luncheon Club and Croxley Green Baptist Church.

12 01 10 LC i - (05) grants final (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

6.

THREE RIVERS LOCAL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP PERFORMANCE REWARD GRANT PROGRESS REPORT

 

The report updates the Committee with regards to progress of the Three Rivers Local Strategic Partnership (LSP) Performance Reward Grant (PRG) allocation, expenditure and project performance.  The report also includes any decisions made with regards to the use of Reward Grant.

12 01 10 LC i - (06) prg q2 (doc)

7.

SCOTSBRIDGE ARTIFICIAL ALL-WEATHER SPORTS PITCH UPDATE

 

Members will recall the presentation made by Rickmansworth Hockey Club at the September Committee regarding their proposal to build an all-weather sports pitch at Scotsbridge Playing Fields, in partnership with Rickmansworth School.  This report provides an update on the project.

12 01 10 LC i - (07) scotsbridge pitch (doc)

12 01 10 LC i - (07) scotsbridge-app a (doc)

12 01 10 LC i - (07) scotsbridge-app b (pdf)

12 01 10 LC i - (07) scotsbridge-app c (doc)

8.

FEES AND CHARGES FOR LEISURE AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES 2012/13

 

The Committee is asked to consider the fees and charges set out below and shown in Appendices 1 and 2 for Leisure and Community services for 2012/2013 and to recommend accordingly to the Executive Committee.

12 01 10 LC i - (08) fees and charges (doc)

9.

HERTS SPORTS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PARTNERSHIP UPDATE

 

This report updates Members on the value of the partnership held with the Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP), and the financial impact of agreeing a further three years annual subscription from 2012/13 to 2014/15.

12 01 10 LC i - (09) herts sports partnership (doc)

 

WORK PROGRAMME

10.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

12 01 10 LC i - (10) work prog (doc)

12 01 10 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 FACILITIES MANAGEMENT – CAPITAL INVESTMENT

 

To further consider a proposed capital investment programme for leisure venues from Hertsmere Leisure Trust.

2.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.