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Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 22 July 2008

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House22nd July 2008

NOTICE AND AMENDED AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth on Tuesday, 22 July 2008 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:-

Councillors:-

Steve Drury (Chairman)

Susan Bartrick (Vice-Chairman)

 

Tony Barton

Phil Redshaw

 

Mary Connolly

Peter Ray

 

Brian Norman

Russell Smith

 

Keith Peutherer

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance, 14 July 2008

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 3 June 2008 (copy enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

08 06 03 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.

CAPITAL GRANT APPLICATION

 

To consider a capital grant application from the Abbots Langley Community Centre Committee.

08 07 22 LC i - (05) capital grant (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

6.

OLDER PERSONS’ PLAY PARK

 

The purpose of this report is to provide Members with feedback from recently installed outdoor gyms and advice from the Royal Society of the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), as requested at the previous Committee meeting.

08 07 22 LC i - (06) older persons' play park (doc)

7.

COMMUNITY SAFETY STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN 2008/09

 

To provide the Committee with details of the Community Safety Strategy and Action Plan for 2008/09.

08 07 22 LC i - (07) comm safety action plan (doc)

8.

LEISURE AND COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

The Committee is asked to consider the second round of applications from groups and organisations for grant support from the Leisure and Community Grants 2008/09 revenue position and to recommend accordingly to the Executive Committee.

08 07 22 LC i - (08) leisure grants (doc)

9.

DEVELOPMENT IN THE RELOCATION PROPOSALS FOR NOMAD KAYAK CLUB AND OUT OF TOWN ACTION SPORTS IN THE AQUADROME

 

A report informing Members of progress with proposals to relocate Nomad Kayak Club and Out of Town Action Sports at the Aquadrome.

08 07 22 LC i - (09) relocation nomad kayak club (doc)

10.

FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT AND BUDGET MONITORING REPORT

(a) FEBRUARY 2008 (MONTH 11) AND

(b) JUNE 2008 (MONTH 3)

 

These reports give updates of the three-year medium-term financial plan and the position on the budget for 2007/08 for the period ending on 24 February and the current year’s budget for the period ending on 29 June 2008 respectively (reports circulated separately).

11.

MATTERS ARISING FROM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

To report on matters arising from the Executive Committee that are within the remit of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee.

08 07 22 LC i - (11) matters arising from exec (doc)

 

WORK PROGRAMME

12.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

08 07 22 LC i - (12) work prog (doc)

08 07 22 LC i - (12) work prog-app (doc)

13.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.

14.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

 

If the Committee wishes to consider the remaining items 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.

WILLIAM PENN LEISURE CENTRE REFURBISHMENT - PROGRESS REPORT

 

The report updates Members on the refurbishment of the William Penn Leisure Centre.

08 07 22 LC ii - (01) william penn refurb (pdf)

08 07 22 LC ii - (01) app a (pdf)

2.

OTHER BUSINESS -  if approved under item 3 above.