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Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 23 July 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House23rd July 2009

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 23 July 2009 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Chairman)

Phil Redshaw

 

Barbara Green (Vice-Chairman)

Russell Smith

 

Kemal Butt

Kate Turner

 

Leighton Dann

Brian White

 

Joy Mann

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
15 July 2009

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 11 June 2009 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

09 06 11 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

 

None

 

SCRUTINY

5.

BUDGET MONITORING REPORT – MAY 2009 (MONTH 2)

 

This report seeks approval to changes in the approved medium-term financial plan based on information contained in the Financial Position Statement for the period ending on 31 May 2009 (Month 2) (circulated separately).

6.

UPDATE REPORT ON PROGRESS AGAINST THE AIR QUALITY ACTION PLAN

 

To advise Members on progress against the actions agreed in the adopted Air Quality Action Plan.

09 07 23 PS i - (06) air quality (doc)

7.

FOOD STANDARDS AGENCY AUDIT – PROGRESS AGAINST ACTION PLAN

 

To advise Members on progress against the Action Plan of improvements agreed with the Food Standards Agency in respect of the food service.

8.

COMMERCIAL WASTE RECYCLING

 

To update Members on the trade recycling services offered to local businesses.

09 07 23 PS i - (08) commercial waste recycling (doc)

9.

AUDIT OF STREET LITTER BINS

 

To advise Members of the condition of Three Rivers District Council’s (TRDC) street litter bins.

09 07 23 PS i - (09) audit of litter bins (doc)

10.

CONTRACT FOR THE GREEN & STONES ORCHARD

 

To advise Members of the progress made in negotiating a Contract with Croxley Green Parish Council for the annual maintenance of the Green & Stones Orchard.

(This item has been withdrawn.)

11.

COMMUNITY CALL FOR ACTION – REQUEST FOR A POST BOX

 

To receive an oral update.

12.

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR POST DELIVERIES

 

To receive an oral update.

 

WORK PROGRAMME

13.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

09 07 23 PS i - (13) work prog (doc)

09 07 23 PS i - (13) work prog-app a (doc)

14.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

15.

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 to 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.