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Leisure and Community Safety Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 9 November 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House09th November 2010

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth on Tuesday, 9 November 2010 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:-

Councillors:-

Steve Drury (Chairman)

Brian Norman (Vice-Chairman)

 

Tony Barton

Peter Ray

 

Guy Davis

Phil Redshaw

 

Barbara Green

Keith Williams

 

Chris Lucas

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance, 1 November 2010

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 14 September 2010 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

10 09 14 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, COMMUNITY AND CAPITAL GRANT APPLICATIONS

 

1.

The Committee is asked to consider the fourth round of applications from groups and organisations for grant support from the Leisure and Community Grants 2010/11 revenue budgets.

 

2.

The applications to be considered are from SW Herts Community Transport Scheme (Roundabout), Flip Theatre, and Three Rivers Learning Partnership.

 

3.

The applications from British Red Cross and Chorleywood Common Youth FC to be considered have the recommendation to make an award pending the supply of adequate local accounts.

 

4.

To receive a note on discussions with Watford Muslim Project.

 

5.

To receive an update on the applications for Our Lady Help of Christians and Urban Elite Team.

  10 11 09 LC i - (05) grant applications (doc)

6.

DISCRETIONARY GRANTS POLICY

 

The report reviews the operation of discretionary grants and recommends a new policy in line with Members’ expressed intentions.

10 11 09 LC i - (06) disc grants (doc)

7.

MANAGEMENT ISSUES AT THE AQUADROME AND PROPOSALS FOR DEALING WITH THEM

 

The report summarises the outcome of a specialist report on erosion around Batchworth Lake and other issues at the Aquadrome.

10 11 09 LC i - (07) aquadrome erosion (doc)

10 11 09 LC i - (07) aquadrome erosion-app (pdf)

8.

STRATEGIC, SERVICE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING 2011-2014

 

This report enables the Committee to advise the Executive Committee of its priorities for service levels, and hence expenditure over the medium term.

10 11 09 LC i - (08) financial planning (doc)

SCRUTINY

9.

UPDATE ON FAMILY INTERVENTION PROJECT KEYWORKER (FIP)

 

To provide the Committee with an update and overview of the work of the Three Rivers Family Intervention Project Keyworker (FIP).

10 11 09 LC i - (09) fip update (doc)

10.

COMMUNITY SAFETY ACTION PLAN 2010/11 – QUARTER 2/HALF YEAR UPDATE

 

To provide Members with an update of the Community Safety Action Plan for 2010/11 at the end of quarter 2.

10 11 09 LC i - (10) community safety action plan (doc)

11.

LEISURE DEVELOPMENT WORK PROGRAMME UPDATE

 

The purpose of this report is to update Members on a number of Leisure Development’s work programme projects, including feedback from the summer 2010 school holiday activity programme, which attracted 6,339 attendances. Members have requested regular updates on the key outcomes of community projects.

10 11 09 LC i - (11) leisure dev update (doc)

12.

HALF YEAR PERFORMANCE REPORT

 

This report provides Members with details of the current performance of Council services for the months from April to the end of September 2010.

10 11 09 LC i - (12) six-month performance (doc)

10 11 09 LC i - (12) six-month performance-app a (doc)

WORK PROGRAMME

13.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

10 11 09 LC i - (13) work prog (doc)

10 11 09 LC i - (13) work prog-app (doc)

14.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.

10 11 09 LC i - (14) aquadrome forum and car park (doc)

15.

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.

SOUTH OXHEY SPORT PAVILIONS – LEASE DETAILS

 

To advise Members of the background regarding the ownership and leasing arrangements in relation to the South Oxhey pavilions.
(This report has been withdrawn.)

2.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.