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Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 14 February 2008

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House14th February 2008

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 14 February 2008 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Chairman)

Joy Mann

 

Barbara Green (Vice-Chairman)

Brian Norman

 

Kemal Butt

Russell Smith

 

Leighton Dann

Brian White

 

David Lake

 

 

Steven Halls, Chief Executive
1 February 2008

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 Thursday, 10 January 2008 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

08 01 10 PS 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.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

To receive any declarations of interest.

 

POLICY

5.

COMMUNITY TOILET SCHEME

 

To receive an oral update on the Community Toilet scheme.

6.

SCORES ON THE DOORS

 

To advise Members on the implementation of the “Scores on the Doors” scheme for assessing the hygiene of food premises.

08 02 14 PS i - (06) scores on doors (doc)

7.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

08 02 14 PS i - (07) work prog (doc)

08 02 14 PS i - (07) work prog-app (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

8.

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

To report on matters arising from the Executive Committee that are within the remit of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee.

08 02 14 PS i - (08) matters arising from exec (doc)

9.

SERVICE PLAN 2007/10 MONITORING AND REPORTING FRAMEWORK

 

The purpose of reporting the service plans to the Committee is to enable Members to monitor ongoing performance up to the end of Quarter 3 against a range of issues and to question the Head of Service on these and other service related matters.

 

Environmental Protection

08 02 14 PS i - (9a) env prot service plan q3 (doc)

08 02 14 PS i - (9a) env prot service plan q3-app a (doc)

Environmental Health

08 02 14 PS i - (9b) env health service plan q3 (doc)

08 02 14 PS i - (9b) env health service plan q3-app a (doc)

10.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH – CUSTOMER SATISFACTION REPORT – QUARTER 3 – 2007/08

 

To report and comment on Customer Satisfaction for Quarter 3 – 2007/08.

08 02 14 PS i - (10) customer sat qtr 3 (doc)

11.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

 

If any 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) and 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 they involve 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.”

1.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3.