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Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 15 June 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House15th June 2010

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth on Tuesday, 15 June 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 , 7 June 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 2 March 2010 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

10 03 02 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 FACILITIES MANAGEMENT CONTRACT – HERTSMERE LEISURE PRESENTATION

 

To receive a presentation by Hertsmere Leisure trust on their plans for 2010/11.

10 06 15 LC i - (05) lfm report (doc)

6.

LEISURE AND COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

To consider the first round of applications from groups and organisations for grant support.

10 06 15 LC i - (06) leisure And comm grants (doc)

7.

CAPITAL GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

For the Committee to consider two capital grant applications from 6th Rickmansworth Sea Scouts and the Maple Cross Club.

10 06 15 LC i - (07) capital grants (doc)

8.

ACQUISITION OF OPEN SPACE AT PHASES 1 AND 4 ABBEY PARK, ABBOTS LANGLEY

 

This is an update report on the above, following the report which went to the Committee on 2 March 2010.  At the meeting on 2 March, Members sought planning views on what action could be taken if maintenance was not undertaken at these open space areas.

10 06 15 LC i - (08) acquisition of open space (doc)

10 06 15 LC i - (08) acquisition of open space-app a (pdf)

 

SCRUTINY

9.

LEISURE DEVELOPMENT WORK PROGRAMME UPDATE

 

The purpose of this report is to update Members on a number of Leisure Development’s work programme projects, including the capital schemes for 2010/11.

10 06 15 LC i - (09) leisure work update (doc)

10.

COMMUNITY SAFETY ACTION PLAN 2009/10 – QUARTER 4/END OF YEAR

 

To provide members with an update of the Community Safety Action Plan for 2009/10 at the end of quarter 4.

10 06 15 LC i - (10) comm safety q4 (doc)

11.

LEISURE AND COMMUNITY SERVICE PLAN 2009/12 - MONITORING AND REPORTING FRAMEWORK - 2009/10 YEAR END REVIEW

 

The purpose of reporting the Service Plan 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.

10 06 15 LC i - (11) serv mon 0910 (doc)

12.

WATERSMEET BUSINESS PLANNING REVIEW

 

This report describes a business planning review for the community hire and pantomime operation at Watersmeet.

10 06 15 LC i - (12) watersmeet business plan (doc)

10 06 15 LC i - (12) watersmeet-app a (doc)

10 06 15 LC i - (12) watersmeet-app b (doc)

13.

BUDGET MONITORING REPORT - FEBRUARY 2010 (MONTH 11)

 

This report seeks approval to changes in the approved medium-term financial plan based on information contained in the Financial Position Statement for the period ending February 2010 (Month 11) (circulated separately).

 

WORK PROGRAMME

14.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

10 06 15 LC i - (14) work prog (doc)

10 06 15 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 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 1 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.

REVIEW OF THE THREE RIVERS DISTRICT COUNCIL PARK RANGER SERVICE

 

The purpose of this report is to update Members on new arrangements for provision of the Park Ranger from August 2010 (to follow).

2.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.