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Public Services and Health Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 9 June 2011

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House09th June 2011

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Chairman)

David Sansom

 

Chris Ayrton (Vice-Chairman)

Russell Smith

 

Leighton Dann

Len Tippen

 

Pam Hames

Brian White

 

Helen Lehrle

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
1 June  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 3 March 2011, (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

11 03 03 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.

NAPPY COLLECTION

 

To look at the options with regards to nappy disposal following the introduction of fortnightly residual refuse collections.

11 06 09 PS i - (05) nappy collection (doc)

6.

COMPOSTABLE LINERS FOR FOOD WASTE

 

To seek Member approval to sell compostable liners to residents, to help increase the amount of food waste being recycled in the brown bins.

11 06 09 PS i - (06) compostable liners for food waste (doc)

7.

SECURITY GATES AT THE AQUADROME AND CCTV AT BATCHWORTH DEPOT

 

To request authority to install an electronic members gate at the Aquadrome and CCTV at the entrance gate to Batchworth Depot.

11 06 09 PS i - (07) aquadrome gates (doc)

11 06 09 PS i - (07) aquadrome gates-app a (pdf)

11 06 09 PS i - (07) aquadrome gates-app b (pdf)

SCRUTINY

8.

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 Partnership.

11 06 09 PS i - (08) health update report (doc)

11 06 09 PS i - (08) health update-app (pdf)

9.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SERVICE PLANS 2010/13 – QUARTER 4/YEAR END MONITORING REPORT

 

The purpose of reporting the Service Plans to the Policy and Scrutiny Committees is to enable Members to monitor ongoing performance against a range of issues and to question the Head of Service on these and other service related matters.

11 06 09 PS i - (09) env health service plan year end report (doc)

11 06 09 PS i - (09) env protection service plan year end report (doc)

10.

WEEKLY ORGANIC WASTE RECYCLING

 

To update members on the progress made with the implementation of weekly organic waste collections throughout Three Rivers.

11 06 09 PS i - (10) weekly organic waste implementation (doc)

11 06 09 PS i - (10) weekly organic waste implementation plan-app a (xls)

WORK PROGRAMME

11.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

To agree the Committee’s work programme.

11 06 09 PS i - (11) work prog (doc)

11 06 09 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.