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Policy and Resources Committee - 21 September 2015

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House20th September 2015

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Monday 21 September 2015 at 7.30pm.

 

Members of the Policy and Resources Committee:-

Councillors Ann Shaw OBE (Chairman), Matthew Bedford (Vice-Chairman) (Resources and Shared Services)

 

 

Sara Bedford (Health)

Paula Hiscocks

 

 

Phil Brading (Public Services)

Heather Kenison

 

 

Kemal Butt

Angela Killick

 

 

Stephen Cox

Chris Lloyd (Leisure, Community and Wellbeing)

 

 

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

Ralph Sangster

David Sansom

 

 

Ty Harris

Roger Seabourne (Community Safety)

Martin Trevett (Housing, Planning and Strategic Schemes)

 

 Steven Halls, Chief Executive

11 September 2015

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 6 July 2015 and the extraordinary meetings held on 21 July 2015 and 7 September 2015.

15 07 06 pr mins

15 07 21 pr mins

15 09 07 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.         ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR, CRIME AND POLICING ACT 2014 – PROPOSED PUBLIC SPACES PROTECTION ORDER SURVEY REPORT 

To receive the recommendations of the General Public Services and Community Safety Committee held on 10 September 2015 and the Leisure, Wellbeing and Health Committee held on 16 September 2015 on the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 – Proposed Public Spaces Protection Order Survey Report.

15 09 16 LW i (10) PPSO report

15 09 16 LW i (10) PSPO Appendix 1

PSPO Consultation Response Data (xls)

15 09 21 rec-from-lwh-and-gps

notes-to-be-attached-to-mins

6.         THE SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM (ENGLAND) REGULATIONS 2015

The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations are due to come into force on 1 October 2015.  These regulations require that smoke alarms are provided in most privately rented housing, and where there is a solid fuel combustion appliance, a carbon monoxide alarm is also required to be provided in such a property.  These alarms are to be tested at the start of each tenancy.  Enforcement of the regulations is by issue of Remedial Notice and Penalty Charges.  Also the Council will have a duty to carry out work in default.  This report sets out how these Regulations will be applied.

 15 09 21 PR i 06 smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

 

7.         SPORT STRATEGY CONSULTATION RESPONSE

 The purpose of this report is to recommend to members Three Rivers District Council’s response to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s document entitled: A New Strategy for Sport: Consultation Paper.

 15 09 21 PR i 07 sport strategy consultation response

 

8.         TENDER PROPOSAL FOR ADVERTISING REVENUE GENERATION

This report provides an update on the agreed advertising sponsorship tender process prior to tender in October.  It follows consultation with the Editorial Working Party who were asked by this Committee to review the draft guidelines for suitable advertising sponsorship.

15 09 21 PR i 08 advertising update

 

9.         CHARGING FOR REPLACEMENT BINS 

To receive the recommendations of the General Public Services and Community Safety Committee held on 10 September 2015 on Charging for Replacement Bins.

 

10.       GREEN WASTE CHARGING

To receive the recommendations of the General Public Services and Community Safety Committee held on 10 September 2015 on Green Waste Charging.

 

11.       STRATEGIC SERVICE REVIEW MEMBER WORKING GROUP 

To receive the notes from the Strategic Service Review Member Working Group meeting held on 27 July 2015.

15 07 27 ssrwg-minutes 

RESOURCES

 

12.       REVIEW OF STRATEGIC RISKS

This report gives details of progress against the Risk Treatment Plans for the Strategic Risks identified in the Strategic Plan 2015-18.

15 09 21 PR i - (12) strategic risks

 

13.       STRATEGIC, SERVICE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING 2016-2019

The purpose of this report is to seek agreement to the process whereby the Council will determine its three-year medium-term strategic plan for 2016-2019, the related service plans, and the allocation of financial resources to achieve them. 
 
 

14.       BUDGET MONITORING MONTH 4 (JULY)

The Budget report is the Council’s key tool for monitoring the financial performance of the organisation.  It is designed to be used by Members and officers and to provide an overview to relevant stakeholders.

15 09 21 PR i - (14) Budget Monitoring P4 (July 2015)

15 09 21 PR i - (14) Budget Monitoring P4

 

 WORK PROGRAMME

 

15.  WORK PROGRAMME

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

15 09 21 PR i 15 work prog report

15 09 21 PR i 15 work prog app2

 

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

 

17.       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 paragraph 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. LAND REAR OF 78 HIGH STREET, ABBOTS LANGLEY

The matter relates to two considerations:

            I.    An area of land (The Development) which was sold by Three Rivers District Council containing a restrictive covenant that it is only to be used as garden land, and

          II.    The allowing a right of way across TRDC land in order for the developer, services and future residents to access The Development.

 

2.         PEMBROKE ROAD, MOOR PARK - RELEASE OF RESTRICTIVE COVENANT

The matter relates to the lifting of a Restrictive Covenant that is in place following the sale of land from Three Rivers District Council and is included in the ownership of 2 Pembroke Road, Moor Park (The Property).

 

3.         LAND BETWEEN 24 AND 26 CHILWELL GARDENS, SOUTH OXHEY

The matter relates to an area of land in the ownership of Three Rivers District Council to be considered for sale to an adjoining occupier. 

 

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