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Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 29 November 2007

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House29th November 2007

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 29 November 2007 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

 

Tony Beirne, Director of Strategic Services
19 November 2007

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 2007 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

07 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.

5.

REAL TIME CREW REPORTING

 

To provide further information to members following a trial of the real time reporting system, with a view to obtaining approval to bring forward procurement of the system in 2007/08.

07 11 29 PS i - (05) real time reporting (doc)

 

SCRUTINY INTERNAL

 

The purpose of this report is to allow the Committee to receive the draft service plans and to recommend their contents to the Executive Committee.

07 11 29 PS i - (06) strategic serv and financial plng (doc)

07 11 29 PS i - (06) strategic serv and financial plng - st plan (doc)

 

POLICY/PRE SCRUTINY

7.

BAGS FOR LIFE

 

To consider promoting Bags for Life throughout Three Rivers, in order to cut down on the use of plastic carrier bags.

07 11 29 PS i - (07) bags for life (doc)

8.

COMMERCIAL WASTE FEES & CHARGES 2008 TO 2011

 

To obtain members’ approval for revised fees & charges for commercial waste collection.

07 11 29 PS i - (08 ) comm waste fees and charges (doc)

9

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Panel’s work programme

07 11 29 PS i - (09) work prog (doc)

10.

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(4) 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 the respective paragraphs of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act.”

1.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3.