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Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 25 November 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House25th November 2010

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 25 November 2010 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Chairman)

Phil Redshaw

 

Kate Turner (Vice-Chairman)

David Sansom

 

Leighton Dann

Russell Smith

 

Pam Hames

Brian White

 

Joy Mann

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
17 November 2010

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 14 October 2010 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee)

10 10 14 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 PARKING

 

To recommend to Members a trial parking scheme within Woodcock Hill Cemetery.

10 11 25 PS i - (05) woodcock hill cemetery parking (doc)

10 11 25 PS i - (05) woodcock hill cemetery parking-app a (disabled) (doc)

10 11 25 PS i - (05) woodcock hill cemetery parking-app b (full impact assess) (doc)

6.

WEEKLY ORGANIC WASTE RECYCLING

 

This report notes that the Comprehensive Spending Review forces this Council to save money on all its expenditure areas, including waste collection, but suggests to Members a way of saving money, responding to customer requests and maximising the Council’s recycling rate through the introduction of a weekly organic waste collection service.

10 11 25 PS i - (06) weekly organic waste recycling (doc)

7.

STRATEGIC, SERVICE & FINANCIAL PLANNING 2011-2014

 

This report enables the Committee to advise the Executive Committee of its priorities for service levels, and hence expenditure over the medium term.

10 11 25 PS i - (07) strategic service financial planning (doc)

SCRUTINY

8.

HALF YEAR PERFORMANCE REPORT

 

This report provides Members with details of the current performance of Council services for the months April to the end of September 2010.

10 11 25 PS i - (08) six-month performance (doc)

10 11 25 PS i - (08) six-month performance-app a (doc)

9.

RECYCLING SURVEY UPDATE

 

To update Members on the results of the recycling survey featured in the summer 2010 edition of Three Rivers Times.

10 11 25 PS i - (09) recycling survey update (doc)

10 11 25 PS i - (09) recycling survey update-app a (pdf)

10.

COMMERCIAL WASTE RECYCLING

 

To advise Members of the progress made with commercial waste recycling and to suggest a mechanism for increasing the tonnages collected.

10 11 25 PS i - (10) commercial waste recycling (doc)

10 11 25 PS i - (10) commercial waste recycling-app a (doc)

11.

WINTER MAINTENANCE

 

To advise members of the winter maintenance arrangements in bad weather.

10 11 25 PS i - (11) winter maintenance (doc)

WORK PROGRAMME

12.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

10 11 25 PS i - (12) work prog (doc)

10 11 25 PS i - (12) work prog-app a (doc)

13.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

14.

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.