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Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 14 September 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House14th September 2010

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 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, 6 September 2010

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 July 2010 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

10 07 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.

POLICY

5.

YMCA WOODLANDS FACILITY, LEAVESDEN COUNTRY PARK

 

For the Committee to receive a presentation by the Chief Executive of Watford YMCA on proposals to maintain and improve the Woodlands facility in Leavesden Country Park.

10 09 14 LC i - (05) ymca (doc)

6.

LEISURE AND COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

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

10 09 14 LC i - (06) grants (doc)

7.

POLICY CONCERNING RECURRENT GRANT APPLICATIONS AND APPLICATIONS FOR CORE COSTS

 

To clarify a policy where a discretionary grant request will not be recommended by the Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee for approval.

10 09 14 LC i - (07) recurrent grants policy (doc)

8.

CROXLEY GREEN SKATE PARK RESURFACING

 

This report provides members with options for progressing the resurfacing of Croxley Green Skate Park as part of the 2010/11 capital refurbishment programme.

10 09 14 LC i - (08) croxley green skate park (doc)

SCRUTINY

9.

DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES UPDATE

 

To provide the Committee with an update on the work of the Three Rivers Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) and the use of Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACs).

10 09 14 LC i - (09) dv report (doc)

10.

REPORTS ON POLICY MATTERS – PROGRESS TOWARDS IDENTIFIED PERFORMANCE TARGETS

 

To facilitate the exercise by Policy and Scrutiny Committees of their function of scrutinising performance in achieving performance targets identified in reports made to committee.

10 09 14 LC i - (10) policy reports (doc)

WORK PROGRAMME

11.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

10 09 14 LC i - (11) work prog (doc)

10 09 14 LC i - (11) work prog-app (doc)

 

 

12.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.

10 09 14 LC i - (12) community grant - abbots langley youth project (doc)

13.

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 paragraphs 3 and 5 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.

SPORTS PAVILIONS, SOUTH OXHEY

 

To advise Members of the current status of the pavilions in South Oxhey playing fields.

 2.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.