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Regulatory Services Committee - 12 August 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House11th August 2009

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, on Wednesday, 12 August 2009, at the conclusion of the Licensing Committee meeting, which starts at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Sara Bedford (Chairman)

Paul Goggins (Vice-Chairman)

 

Malcolm Butwick

Joy Mann

 

Francis Durham

Les Mead

 

Pam Hames

Ralph Sangster

 

Barbara Lamb MBE

Martin Trevett

 

Richard Laval

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
4 August 2009

The Regulatory Services 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 Regulatory Services 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 Regulatory Services Committee held on 17 June 2009 (copy enclosed for Members of the Committee).

09 06 17 RG 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.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

 

To receive any declarations of interest.

5.

UPDATE ON THE USE MADE OF POWERS UNDER THE REGULATION OF INVESTIGATORY POWERS ACT 2000 (RIPA 2000)

 

A report to update Members of the use made since the last report to Committee of the powers available to the Council under RIPA 2000

09 08 12 RG i - (05) ripa update (doc)

09 08 12 RG i - (05) ripa update-app (doc)

6.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR ELECTORAL REGISTRATION

 

To note action to meet Performance Standards for Electoral Registration in respect of the forthcoming annual canvass.

09 08 12 RG i - (06) performance standards for electoral reg (doc)

09 08 12 RG i - (06) performance standards for electoral reg-app 1 (doc)

09 08 12 RG i - (06) performance standards for electoral reg-app 2 (doc)

7.

APPLICATION FOR HACKNEY CARRIAGE FARE INCREASE

 

To update Members on the application from South Oxhey Radio Taxis (SORT) for a Hackney Carriage Fare increase for 2009.

09 08 12 RG i - (07) hackney carriage fare increase (doc)

8.

PROVISION OF HACKNEY CARRIAGE RANKS WITHIN THE THREE RIVERS DISTRICT

 

To update Members on the progress of investigating the provision of additional Hackney Carriage ranks within the Three Rivers District.

09 08 12 RG i - (08) hackney carriage ranks (doc)

9.

REGULATORY SERVICES COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME

 

To consider and make necessary changes to the Committee’s work programme.

09 08 12 RG i - (09) work prog (doc)

10.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3.

11.

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 item(s) of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs (1-7) of Part 1 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.

1.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3.