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Policy and Resources Committee - 13 June 2016

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House12th June 2016

NOTICE AND AGENDA

 For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Monday 13 June 2016 at 7.30pm.

 

Members of the Policy and Resources Committee:-

Councillors Sara Bedford (Chairman), Matthew Bedford (Vice-Chairman) (Resources and Shared Services)

Rupert Barnes

Phil Brading (Public Services)

Alex Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

 

Kemal Butt

Chris Lloyd (Leisure, Community and Wellbeing)

 

Stephen Cox

Ralph Sangster

 

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Economic Development, Sustainability and Transport)  

David Sansom

Alison Scarth (Health)

 

Ty Harris

 

Roger Seabourne (Community Safety)

Martin Trevett (Housing, Planning and Strategic Schemes)

 

 

Steven Halls, Chief Executive
3 June 2016

 

The Policy and Resources 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 Resources 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 21 March 2016 (circulated separately).

16 03 21 PR mins

 

 

3. NOTICE OF 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.

 

POLICY

 

5. LOCAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME

This report seeks Members’ approval for the revised Local Development Scheme as required by Section 15 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended by the Localism Act 2011).

16 06 13 PR i - (05) Local Development Scheme

16 06 13 PR i - (05) Local Development Scheme App1

 

6. CONSIDERATION OF AN ARTICLE 4 DIRECTION TO REMOVE PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS

To seek Members approval to proceed with an Article 4 Direction to remove permitted development rights in relation to the conversion of office space (Use Class B1a) and light industrial (Use Class B1c) to residential (Use Class C3) on three of the employment sites allocated in the Council’s adopted Local Plan.

16 06 13 PR i - (06) Article 4 Report

 

7. CROSSOVER POLICY

To simplify the crossover application process, guidance, licence and costs.

16 06 13 PR i - (07) Crossover Report

16 06 13 PR i - (07) Crossover report - appA vehicle-crossover-guidance 31-05-2016

16 06 13 PR i - (07) Crossover report - appB vehicle-crossover-application form 31-05-2016

 

RESOURCES

 

8. SUMMARY OF THE FINANCIAL OUTTURN FOR 2015/16

This report shows the 2015/16 Outturn position for both revenue and capital. The report also makes the following recommendations.

  • to carry forward to 2016/17 unspent revenue budgets to re-phase
  • to re-phase those capital budgets that require completion in 2016/17.

16 06 13 PR i - (08) 15-16 outturn report

 

9. THE FUTURE OF ICT

This report provides an update to Members on the progress of ICT since the last report in November 2015 and also outlines the new proposals for ICT and Managed Print from July 2016.

16 06 13 PR i - (09) Future of ICT

16 06 13 PR i - (09) ICT progress report PR 13 June 2016 app1

 

 

10. ADVERTISING REVENUE GENERATION

This report outlines progress of the advertising revenue generation project.

This Committee requested an update on progress last year.

16 06 13 PR i - (10) advertising report

 

WORK PROGRAMME

 

11. WORK PROGRAMME

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

16 06 13 PR i - (11) work prog report

16 06 13 PR i - (11) work prog-app

 

12. OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.

 

13. 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 items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs 1 and 3 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. HARDSHIP DISCRETIONARY RATES RELIEF APPEAL - HARDSHIP GROUNDS

To consider an application for hardship discretionary rate relief.

 

2. DISCRETIONARY RATES RELIEF APPEAL

To consider an appeal against the award of Discretionary rate relief

 

3. THE FUTURE OF ICT

To consider and Appendix 4 to the report on the Future of ICT.

 

4. OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under item 3 above.