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Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 3 November 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House03rd November 2009

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 3 November 2009 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:-

Councillors:-

Steve Drury (Chairman)

Mary Connolly (Vice-Chairman)

 

Tony Barton

Phil Redshaw

 

Brian Norman

Russell Smith

 

Keith Peutherer

Keith Williams

 

Peter Ray

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance, 26 October 2009

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 8 September 2009 (copy enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

09 09 08 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 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 2009/10 revenue budget.

09 11 03 LC i - (05) leisure grants (doc)

6.

RELATE GRANT AID FUNDING

 

To provide the Committee with information requested by the Executive Committee and to consider a Service Level Agreement for Relate Watford and Three Rivers.

09 11 03 LC i - (06) relate (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

7.

BUDGET  MONITORING REPORT - AUGUST 2009 (MONTH 5)



 

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 August 2009 (Month 5). (circulated separately).

8.

PROPOSED PLAY AREA CAPITAL PROGRAMME 2010/13



 

The purpose of this report is to inform Members of the proposed play area capital programme for 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13 and to seek the Committee’s views.

09 11 03 LC i - (08) play area capital prog 2010-13 (doc)

9.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERVENTION WORKER GROWTH BID



 

To provide the Committee with further information on the revenue growth bid of £6,000 in 2010/11 for the Domestic Violence Intervention Worker (IDVA).

09 11 03 LC i - (09) d v worker growth bid (doc)

10.

REVIEW OF THE LEISURE DEVELOPMENT WORK PROGRAMME



 

The purpose of the report is to update Members on Community Leisure’s key projects and services and to report attendances on the summer 2009 school holiday activities programme. The report also requests that Members consider a proposed growth item for £12,000 to operate a pilot summer 2010 playscheme in Maple Cross as part of the 2010/11 budget setting process.

09 11 03 LC i - (10) review of leisure development (doc)

11.

UPDATE ON LEAVESDEN COUNTRY PARK MANAGEMENT PLAN FOLLOWING REPORT TO SEPTEMBER’S MEETING AND COMMENTS FROM MEMBERS



 

To update Members on comments received on the draft Leavesden Country Park Management Plan reported to the September meeting of the Committee.

09 11 03 LC i - (11) leavesden mangt plan update (doc)

12.

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND SERVICE PLANNING



 

The purpose of this report is to:-

a) enable members to monitor performance up to the end of the second quarter of 2009/10 (see Appendix 1)

b) receive the draft service plan for 2010-2013 (circulated separately)

c) question the head of service on these and other service related matters and

d) recommend the contents of the service plan to the Executive Committee.

09 11 03 LC i - (12) perf mgt and service plans (doc)

09 11 03 LC i - (12) leis comm mon rep app1 (doc)

09 11 03 LC i - (12) draft strategic plan 2010 -2013 app2 (doc)

09 11 03 LC i - (12) leisure and com service plan app3 (doc)

13.

PRIORITIES FOR CAPITAL EXPENDITURE 2010-2013

 

 

14.

PRIORITIES FOR REVENUE EXPENDITURE 2010-2013


 

The purpose of this report is to allow the Committee to recommend to the Executive Committee its priorities for revenue expenditure.

09 11 03 LC i - (14) revenue priorities (doc)

 

WORK PROGRAMME

15.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

09 11 03 LC i - (15) work prog (doc)

09 11 03 LC i - (15) work prog-app (doc)

16.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.

17.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

 

If any 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) and 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 (1 to 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.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.