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Leisure, Wellbeing and Health Committee - 19 November 2014

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House19th November 2014

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Leisure, Wellbeing and Health Committee:-

Councillors:-

Sara Bedford (Lead Member for Health)

  

Keith Williams (Lead Member for Leisure, Community and Wellbeing)

 

Eric Bishop

 

Joy Mann

 

Martin Brooks

 

Marie-Louise Nolan

 

Wendy Jordan

 

Angela Roberts

 

Heather Kenison

 

David Sansom

 

Chris Lloyd

 

Sue Stibbs

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

11 November 2014

Lead Member Responsibilities:

Health. - Herts County Council health Strategy; Health and social care provision and access; Air pollution; Cemeteries and crematorium; Food inspection and disease control; Health and safety (for Health and Safety Executive and Council staff/contractors; Licensing activities covered by the Licensing Acts; Licensing and regulatory activities outside the Licensing Acts; Noise pollution.

Leisure, Community and Wellbeing –Arts development and grants; Charging; Grant aid, including the voluntary sector and meals on wheels; Outdoor (woodlands, open spaces/grounds maintenance, play areas); Play development, schemes and rangers; Sport (pools, gyms, pitches, golf courses) and sports development; Public Health Strategy, Services for young and old people.

The Leisure, Wellbeing and Health 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 Leisure, Wellbeing and Health Committee. Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.

In accordance with The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 any matters considered under Part I business only of the meeting may be filmed, recorded, photographed, broadcast or reported via social media by any person.

Recording and reporting the Council’s meetings is subject to the law and it is the responsibility of those doing the recording and reporting to ensure compliance. This will include the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Act and the laws of libel and defamation.

1. 

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

MINUTES

 

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 17 September 2014 (copy enclosed for members of the Committee)

14 09 17 LW mins (doc)

3.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

 

Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that 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.

 

LEISURE, COMMUNITY AND WELLBEING

5.

BUDGET MONITORING – MONTH 6 (SEPTEMBER 2014)

 

This report seeks approval to changes in the Committee’s 2014-2017 medium-term financial plan.

14 11 19 LW i (05) budget mon period 6 (doc)

14 11 19 LW i (05) budget mon period 6 - app1 revenue budget (xls)

14 11 19 LW i (05) budget mon period 6 - app2 revenue variances (xls)

14 11 19 LW i (05) budget mon period 6 - app 3 key variances (xls)

14 11 19 LW i (05) budget mon period 6 - app 4 capital prog (xls)

14 11 19 LW i (05) budget mon period 6 - app 5 capital prog variances (xls)

6.

LEISURE, COMMUNITY AND CAPITAL GRANTS APPLICATIONS

 

The Committee is asked to consider funding applications for Leisure and Community Grants.

14 11 19 LW i (06) grants (doc)

7.

THE CLITHEROE CLUB - UPDATE

 

The report provides an update on the running and use of the Clitheroe Club. This follows consideration of a petition at Policy & Resources Committee on 22 September 2014. The Committee noted the petition and asked that a report be prepared in response to the matters raised at the next available Leisure, Wellbeing and Health Committee.

14 11 19 LW i (07) clitheroe club (doc)

14 11 19 LW i (07) clitheroe club - app1 (pdf)

8.

PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE CLOSING TIME OF THE AQUADROME CAR PARK FROM 1 MAY TO 30 SEPTEMBER EACH YEAR BY ONE HOUR (21:30 INSTEAD OF 20:30)

 

From 1 May – 30 September 2014 a summer closing time of 21:30, instead of 20:30, was trialled for the Aquadrome car park to see if it had an impact on the number of vehicles being locked in after hours during the light summer evenings. It is now proposed to permanently amend the closing time to 21:30 between 1 May and 30 September each year.

14 11 19 LW i (08) aquadrome closing time (doc)

9.

CHORLEYWOOD PLAY SPACE UPDATE

 

The purpose of this report is to update Members on the Chorleywood Play Space project

14 11 19 LW i (09) chorleywood play space (doc)

14 11 19 LW i (09) chorleywood play space - app b (chorleywood p c letter) (pdf)

10.

FEES AND CHARGES FOR LEISURE AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES IN 2015/16

 

This report collates the charges for hire of a park, recreation ground or open space and filming, Watersmeet, the hire of outdoor sports facilities and cemeteries.

14 11 19 LW i (10) fees and charges (doc)

11.

SOUTH OXHEY MULTI-SPORT AREA

 

To provide Members with the operational costs associated with maintaining the Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) in South Oxhey Playing Fields and to recommend no longer hiring it out.

14 11 19 LW i (11) muga (doc)

12.

PUBLIC HEALTH OFFER

 

To report on funding offered by Public Health, Herts County Council, with proposals for spending these funds.

14 11 19 LW i (12) public health offer (doc)

14 11 19 LW i (12) public health offer - app 1 (public health profile tartan rug 2014) (pdf)

14 11 19 LW i (12) public health offer - app 2 (profile and performance) (doc)

13.

CAPITAL AND REVENUE GROWTH BIDS

 

This report presents to the Committee revenue and capital growth bids for the services reporting to the Committee and seeks the Committee’s views on the relative priorities of the bids.

14 11 19 LW i (13) cap and rev growth bids (doc)

WORK PROGRAMME

14.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To review and make necessary changes to the Committee’s work programme.

14 11 19 LW i (14) work prog (doc)

14 11 19 LW i (14) work prog - app 1 (doc)

15.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

 

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(s) of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs (1 -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 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 items.)

1.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.