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Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 6 January 2011

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House06th January 2011

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 6 January 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
24 December 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 25 November 2010, (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

10 11 25 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.

NON-SUBSIDY OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

 

To recommend to Members that special collections no longer be subsidised.

11 01 06 PS i - (05) special collections (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

6.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FEES AND CHARGES

 

To recommend to Members Environmental Protection fees and charges for 2011/12.

11 01 06 PS i - (06) environmental protection fees and charges (doc)

7.

BANK HOLIDAY AND CHRISTMAS REFUSE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION ARRANGEMENTS

 

To outline the options for the change to refuse and recycling collections required due to the extra Bank Holiday for the Royal Wedding in 2011, and to advise Members of the arrangements for Christmas 2011 and for the extra Bank Holiday for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

11 01 06 PS i - (07) bank holiday etc collections (doc)

8.

COMMUNITY TOILETS - UPDATE

 

This report provides an update on the progress to date of the Community Toilets scheme.

11 01 06 PS i - (08) community toilets (doc)

9.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH – REVIEW OF FEES AND CHARGES 2011/12

 

To consider a review of Environmental Health fees and charges for 2011/12.

11 01 06 PS i - (09) env health fees and charges (doc)

10.

HEALTH UPDATE

 

This report provides members with a further update on current changes in the National Health Service (NHS).

11 01 06 PS i - (10) health update (doc)

11.

REPORTS ON POLICY MATTERS – PROGRESS TOWARDS IDENTIFIED PERFORMANCE TARGETS

 

This report presents revised details on policy decisions items raised at the October meeting of this Committee and provides further information as requested.

11 01 06 PS i - (11) policy reports (doc)

11 01 06 PS i - (11) policy reports-app 1 (doc)

12.

PRIORITIES FOR CAPITAL EXPENDITURE 2011-14

 

The purpose of this report is to allow the Committee to recommend to the Executive Committee its priorities for capital expenditure.

11 01 06 PS i - (12) capital priorities (doc)

 

WORK PROGRAMME

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WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

11 01 06 PS i - (13) work prog (doc)

11 01 06 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 (1-7) 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.