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Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 23 October 2008

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House23rd October 2008

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 23 October 2008 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 October 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, 4 September 2008 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

08 09 04 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.

WOODCOCK HILL CEMETERY

 

This report is provided to consider the maintenance and management of the cemetery following the site visit on 4 September 2008.

08 10 23 PS i - (05) cemetery report (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

6.

FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT & BUDGET MONITORING REPORT – SEPTEMBER (MONTH 6)

 

This report gives an update of the three-year medium-term financial plan and the position on the current year’s budget for the period ending on 30 September 2008 (circulated separately).

7.

COMMUNITY TOILETS - UPDATE

 

This report provides an update on the progress to date of the Community Toilets scheme. Members asked for a further report to be submitted (minute PH.PP 8/08 refers).

08 10 23 PS i - (07) community toilets (doc)

8.

REAL TIME CREW REPORTING SYSTEM - UPDATE

 

This report provides an update on the progress to date of the recently installed real time reporting system.

08 10 23 PS i - (08) real time (doc)

9.

ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FOOD LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICE PLAN

 

To review the 2007/08 Food Law Enforcement Service Plan; to recommend strategy on the Councils statutory duties for 2008/09 and to recommend the revised plan for 2008/09 to Executive Committee.

08 10 23 PS i - (09) food plan 2008 09 final (doc)

10.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH – CUSTOMER SATISFACTION - QUARTERS 1 and 2, 2008/09

 

To report and comment on Customer Satisfaction for Quarters 1 and 2 – 2008/09.

08 10 23 PS i - (10) customer satisfaction quarters 1 and 2 2008-09 (doc)

 

WORK PROGRAMME

11.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

08 10 23 PS i - (11) work prog (doc)

08 10 23 PS i - (11) work prog-app a (doc)

12.

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.