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Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 8 November 2012

Colne Room, Watersmeet, Rickmansworth08th November 2012

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Colne Room, Watersmeet, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 8 November 2012 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Chairman)

Russell Smith

 

Chris Ayrton (Vice-Chairman)

Sue Stibbs

 

Leighton Dann

Len Tippen

 

Ty Harris

Brian White

 

Helen Lehrle

 

 David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
31 October 2012

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 September 2012.

12 09 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.

 

POLICY

5.

COMPOSTING AND CARDBOARD ISSUES

 

To update Members on the status of the bid submitted to Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and feed back comments made on the proposed consultation questions.

12 11 08 PS i - (05) composting and cardboard update (doc)

6.

POTENTIAL FUTURE CEMETERY SITES

 

To update Members on possible future Cemetery sites.

12 11 08 PS i - (06) potential cemeteries (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

7.

STRATEGIC, FINANCIAL AND SERVICE PLANNING 2013-2016 AND QUARTER 2 PERFORMANCE 2012/13

 

This report enables the Committee to monitor performance for the first six months of the current financial year and comment to the Executive Committee on the Strategic Plan, the Committee’s service plans, and the budgets to support them for the three years commencing on 1 April 2013.

12 11 08 PS i - (07) strategic service financial planning (doc)

12 11 08 PS i - (07) strategic service financial planning-app 1 (doc)

12 11 08 PS i - (07) strategic service financial planning-app 2 (doc)

12 11 08 PS i - (07) strategic service financial planning-app 3 (doc)

12 11 08 PS i - (07) strategic service financial planning-app 4 (doc)

8.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FEES AND CHARGES

 

To recommend to Members Environmental Protection fees and charges for 2012/13.

12 11 08 PS i - (08) env protect fees and charges (doc)

9.

HEALTH UPDATE

 

This report provides Members with a further update on current changes in the National Health Service (NHS) and the work of the Watford and Three Rivers Health and Wellbeing Partnership.

12 11 08 PS i - (09) health update (doc)

 

WORK PROGRAMME

10.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

12 11 08 PS i - (10) work prog (doc)

12 11 08 PS i - (10) work prog-app a (doc)

11.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

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 (1-7) 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.