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Resources Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 24 January 2008

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 24 January 2008 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Panel: -

Councillors:- Richard Laval (Chairman) Peter Ray
  Harry Davies Sarah Nelmes (Vice-Chairman)
  Geoffrey Dunne Ralph Sangster
  Paul Goggins Ron Spellen
  Chris Hayward  

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

16 January 2008

The 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 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 6 December 2007.

07 12 06 RS mins (doc)

3.

NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS

 

Items of other business notified under Council Procedural 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 INTERNAL

5.

FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT & BUDGET MONITORING REPORT – NOVEMBER 2007 (MONTH 8)

 

This report gives an update of the three – year medium-term financial plan and the position on the current year’s budget for the period ending on 25 November 2007 (circulated separately)

6.

SERVICE PLAN 2007/10 MONITORING AND REPORTING FRAMEWORK

 

The purpose of reporting the service plans to the Committee is to enable Members to monitor ongoing performance up to the end of Quarter 3 against a range of issues and to question the Head of Service on these and other service related matters.

a)   Corporate Development

b)   Customer Service Centre

c)   Legal

d)   PFM

e)   Democratic Services

08 01 24 RS i - (06a) corporate development (doc)

08 01 24 RS i - (06a) corporate development appA (doc)

08 01 24 RS i - (06b) csc (doc)

08 01 24 RS i - (06b) csc appA (doc)

08 01 24 RS i - (06c) legal (doc)

08 01 24 RS i - (06c) legal appA (doc)

08 01 24 RS i - (06d) pfm (doc)

08 01 24 RS i - (06e) democratic services (doc)

7.

LOCAL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

 

To receive a presentation on the role of the Local Strategic Partnership

8.

RESOURCES POLICY AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME

 

To review and make necessary changes to the Policy & Scrutiny Committee’s work programme.

08 01 24 RS i - (08) work prog (doc)

 

POLICY/PRE SCRUTINY

9.

LAND AT GROVE CRESCENT, CROXLEY GREEN

 

To consider the sale of land at Grove Crescent, Croxley Green following a three month monitoring of car park usage.

08 01 24 RS i - (09) land grove crescent (doc)

08 01 24 RS i - (09) grove court car park mon-app (xls)

10. 

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under Item 3 above.

11.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

   

“that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.” It has been decided by the Council 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.

PROPOSED SALE OF THE CRESCENT CLUB, HALLOWES CRESCENT, SOUTH OXHEY

 

To consider an offer received from the lessee to buy the Crescent Club, Hallowes Crescent.

2.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under Item 3 above.