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Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 17 January 2013

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House17th January 2013

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 17 January 2013 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Chairman)

Russell Smith

 

Chris Ayrton (Vice-Chairman)

Sue Stibbs

 

Leighton Dann

Len Tippen

 

Ty Harris

Brian White

 

Helen Lehrle

 

 David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
8 January 2013

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 8 November 2012.

12 11 08 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.

REVIEW OF THE INTRODUCTION OF DOG CONTROL ORDERS AT KEY SITES UNDER THE CLEAN NEIGHBOURHOODS AND ENVIRONMENT ACT 2005

 

Further to the report to Leisure and Community Safety and Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committees in May 2012, the Parks and Open Space Survey 2012 for Chorleywood House Estate was carried out over the summer period (during August and September) and has sought the views of users of the site on the issues relating to dog control.

13 01 17 PS i - (05) dog control orders (doc)

13 01 17 PS i - (05) dog control orders-app 1 (pdf)

13 01 17 PS i - (05) dog control orders-app 2 (doc)

6.

COMPOSTING & CARDBOARD ISSUES

 

To update Members on the progress to date in providing options to remove cardboard from the organic waste collection stream.

13 01 17 PS i - (06) composting update (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

7.

CHRISTMAS CATCH UP ARRANGEMENTS

 

To update Members on the recent Christmas catch up arrangements and recommend a collection arrangement for Christmas 2013.

13 01 17 PS i - (07) Christmas catch uip arrangements (doc)

8.

UPDATE REPORT ON PROGRESS AGAINST THE AIR QUALITY ACTION PLAN (AQAP)

 

To advise Members on progress against the AQAP actions agreed in October 2010 and 2011 and the recommendations of the Update Screening and Assessment Report submitted to DEFRA in April 2012.

13 01 17 PS i - (08) air quality action plan 2012 (doc)

13 01 17 PS i - (08) air quality action plan-app 1 (doc)

13 01 17 PS i - (08) air quality action plan-app 2 (pdf)

13 01 17 PS i - (08) air quality action plan-app 3 (pdf)

 

WORK PROGRAMME

9.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

13 01 17 PS i - (09) work prog (doc)

13 01 17 PS i - (09) work prog-app a (doc)

10.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

11.

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 item(s).

1.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3.