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Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 8 September 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House08th September 2009

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth on Tuesday, 8 September 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, 28 August 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 21 July 2009 (copy enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

09 07 21 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 09 08 LC i - (05) grant applications (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

6.

NATIONAL PLACE SURVEY RESULTS

 

To receive a presentation on the National Place Survey Results from Andy Stovold, Community Partnerships Manager.

7.

UPDATE FOR MEMBERS ON THE COUNCIL’S LEISURE AND COMMUNITY SECTION 106 AGREEMENTS (1993 TO 2008)

 

Members requested that Leisure Officers update them on the planning applications Section 106 Agreements that are relevant to this committee.  The information provided outlines the relevant leisure and community aspects of the Section 106 agreements dating from 1993 to 2008.

09 09 08 LC i - (07) s106 agreements (doc)

8.

MAINTENANCE OF THE GREEN AND STONES ORCHARD, CROXLEY GREEN

 

To advise Members of the progress made in negotiating a Contract with Croxley Green Parish Council for the annual maintenance of the Green and Stones Orchard.

09 09 08 LC i - (08) contract- green and stones orchard (doc)

9.

OPEN SPACE PERFORMANCE AND OUTLINE OF REVIEW OF LEAVESDEN COUNTRY PARK MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR COMMENT

 

To update Members on recent achievements relating to Parks and Open Spaces and to outline the review of Leavesden Country Park Management Plan in preparation for making an application for a Green Flag award in 2010.

09 09 08 LC i - (09) open space perf and review (doc)

09 09 08 LC i - (09) open space perf and review-app 1a (rick aquadrome) (doc)

09 09 08 LC i - (09) open space perf and review-app 1b (chorleywood hse) (doc)

09 09 08 LC i - (09) open space perf and review-app 2 (leavesden cp) (doc)

09 09 08 LC i - (09) open space perf and review-app 3 (equalities impact) (doc)

10.

TERMS OF REFERENCE OF THE COMMITTEE

 

To report on the Committee’s current terns of reference and to seek Members’ views on the Committee’s exercise of its remit.  The report has been included in the Committee’s work programme following a request by the Chairman.

09 09 08 LC i - (10) terms of ref (doc)

11.

BUDGET MONITORING REPORTS – MAY 2009 (MONTH 2) AND JULY 2009 (MONTH 4)

 

These reports seek approval to changes in the approved medium-term financial plan based on information contained in the Financial Position Statement for the period ending on 31 May 2009 (Month 2) and 31 July 2009 (Month 4) (circulated separately).

 

WORK PROGRAMME

12.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

09 09 08 LC i - (12) work prog (doc)

09 09 08 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 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 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

 

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

09 09 08 LC ii - (01) william penn (pdf)

2.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.