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Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 3 March 2011

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House03rd March 2011

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 3 March 2011 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
23 February 2011

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 6 January 2011 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

11 01 06 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.

SCRUTINY

5.

WEEKLY ORGANIC WASTE IMPLEMENTATION

 

To update Members on the progress made with introducing the weekly organic waste collection service.

11 03 03 PS i - (05) weekly organic waste implementation (doc)

11 03 03 PS i - (05) weekly organic waste implementation plan (xls)

6.

REFUSE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE EASTER BANK HOLIDAY AND ROYAL WEDDING.

 

To receive an oral update on the refuse and recycling arrangements.

7.

HERTFORDSHIRE WASTE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

 

This report explains the draft Hertfordshire Waste Partnership Agreement (HWPA) and seeks delegation of authority for alterations to be made to it and to enable the Cabinet Member for Public Services & Health to sign it on behalf of the Council.

11 03 03 PS i - (07) herts waste partnership agreement (doc)

8.

PROCESS OF ADMINISTRATION AND FUNDING FOR MANDATORY DISABLED FACILITIES GRANTS

 

This report details information on the administration process for Mandatory Disabled Facilities Grants as requested by Members of this Policy and Scrutiny Committee at the 6 January meeting.  A detailed flowchart of the process which has been audited is in Appendix 1.

11 03 03 PS i - (08) disabled facilities grant process (doc)

9.

PROGRESS ON IMPLEMENTING THE SCORES ON THE DOORS SCHEME FOR FOOD PREMISES

 

To report on the continuing successful implementation of the Scores on the Doors (SOTD) scheme which ranks and publicises the food hygiene performance of most food premises in the District.

11 03 03 PS i - (09) scores on the doors update (doc)

10.

DRAFT SERVICE PLANNING for 2011 - 2014

 

The purpose of this report is to:-

(a) Receive the Strategic Plan 2011-2014.

(b) Receive the draft service plans for 2011-2014, including Equality Impact Assessments relevant to the service.

(c) Recommend the contents of the service plans to the Executive Committee.

11 03 03 PS i - (10) service plans (doc)

11 03 03 PS i - (10) service plans-app 1 (doc)

11 03 03 PS i - (10) service plans-app 2 (eh) (doc)

11 03 03 PS i - (10) service plans-app 2 (eh-EIA template - out of hours found dog service (doc)

11 03 03 PS i - (10) service plans-app 2 (ep) (doc)

WORK PROGRAMME

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WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

11 03 03 PS i - (11) work prog (doc)

11 03 03 PS i - (11) work prog-app a (doc)

12.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

13.

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.