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Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 3 June 2008

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House03rd June 2008

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth on Tuesday, 3 June 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, 23 May 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 11 March 2008 (copy enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

08 03 11 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.

5.

PETITION

 

To note the receipt of a petition in support of the Nomad Kayak Club objecting to the notice of eviction given to the Club from premises at The Aquadrome, Rickmansworth presented at the Annual Council meeting on 20 May 2008.

 

POLICY

6.

CAPITAL GRANTS

 

For the Committee to consider a capital grant application from the Watford Piscators, based at Tolpits Community Angling Complex, Rickmansworth.

08 06 03 LC i - (06) cap grant (doc)

7.

OLDER PERSONS’ PLAY PARK – LOCATION AND EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDATIONS

 

The purpose of this report is to detail equipment options for an older persons’ play park as well as options for the location of the proposed facility.

08 06 03 LC i - (07) older persons play park (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

8.

UPDATE ON PROGRESS MADE AGAINST THE THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY SAFETY PARTNERSHIP’S PROJECTS AND CRIME REDUCTION TARGETS

 

This report provides the Committee with a brief overview of the Community Safety Partnership’s priorities for 2007/08 and the progress which was made in relation to local projects and crime reduction targets. As this is the quarter 4 / end of year report it is a full action plan update.

08 06 03 LC i - (08) comm safety (doc)

9.

LEISURE AND COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

To receive the report made to the Executive Committee on 2 June 2008 on the grant applications set out in the report and to note the decisions taken by the Executive Committee.

08 06 03 LC i - (09) grants report (doc)

10.

WOODSIDE LEISURE CENTRE - UPDATE

 

To provide the Committee with an update on the development of the Woodside Leisure Centre.

08 06 03 LC i - (10) woodside (doc)

11.

SERVICE PLAN 2007/10 MONITORING AND REPORTING FRAMEWORK

 

The purpose of reporting the Service Plan to the Committee is to enable Members to monitor ongoing performance up to the year end against a range of issues and to question the Head of Service on these and other service related matters.

08 06 03 LC i - (11) service plan qtr 4 update (leis) (doc)

08 06 03 LC i - (11) service plan-app (doc)

12.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme for 2008/09

08 06 03 LC i - (12) work prog (doc)

08 06 03 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 items of business on the grounds that they involve 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

 

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

08 06 03 LC ii - (01) wm penn lc refurb (pdf)

2.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND GROUNDS MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS

 

To agree the specifications and select list within the tendering process.