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Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 17 July 2013

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House17th July 2013

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth on Wednesday 17 July 2013 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:-

Councillors:

Steve Drury (Chairman)
Tony Barton
Paul Gordon
Chris Lloyd
Chris Lucas

Brian Norman (Vice-Chairman)
Joy Mann
David Sansom
Kate Turner

Dr Steven Halls, Chief Executive
9 July 2013

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 19 June 2013 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

13 06 19 LC mins (doc)

13 06 19 LC mins-app (presentation) (ppt)

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 GRANTS APPLICATIONS

 

The Committee is asked to consider one funding application for a Leisure Grant of £500 from Rickmansworth Town Team.

13 07 17 LC i - (05) grants applications 2013 (doc)

SCRUTINY

6.

TO ADVISE MEMBERS OF THE NEED TO REMOVE ONE OF THE TWO CEDAR TREES OUTSIDE OF THREE RIVERS HOUSE



To advise Members of the rapidly declining condition of one of the Cedar trees outside of the Council offices, and the necessary action to remove this tree.

13 07 17 LC i - (06) cedar tree (doc)

13 07 17 LC i - (06) cedar tree-app (doc)

7.

LSP FUNDED PROJECTS UPDATE

 

The report updates the Committee with regards to Three Rivers Local Strategic Partnership income, expenditure and project performance.

 

The report also contains decisions made by the LSP Board at their June 2013 meeting with regards to funding allocation for 2014/15.

13 07 17 LC i - (07) lsp funded projects update (doc)

8.

2013/14 PLAY AREA CAPITAL PROGRAMME CONSULTATION OUTCOMES, ASHRIDGE PLAY AREA PETITION AND UPDATE REPORT



The purpose of this report is to update members on the results of the recent consultation for the 2013/14 play area capital programme, Ashridge play area petition and an update on the other play area capital projects.

13 07 17 LC i - (08) play area capital prog cons results (doc)

WORK PROGRAMME

9.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

13 07 17 LC i - (09) work prog (doc)

13 07 17 LC i - (09) work prog-app (doc)

10.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.

11.

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 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.

WATERSMEET BUSINESS PLAN

 

This report describes a new outline business plan for the community hire and the pantomime operation at Watersmeet.

2.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.