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Resources Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 6 December 2007

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House06th December 2007

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 6 December 2007 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Panel: -

Councillors:-

Richard Laval (Chairman)

Peter Ray

 

Harry Davies

Sarah Nelmes (Vice-Chairman)

 

Geoffrey Dunne

Ron Spellen

 

Paul Goggins

David Sansom

 

Chris Hayward

 

 

Tony Beirne , Director of Strategic
28 November 2007

The Policy Panel 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 Panel. 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 22 November 2007.

07 11 22 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.

5.

UPDATE ON PROCUREMENT ACTION PLAN

 

To provide a high level update to Members on procurement action since the previous report on 7 June 2007

07 12 06 RS i - (05) update on procurement (doc)

6.

FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT & BUDGET MONITORING REPORT – OCTOBER 2007 (MONTH 7)

 

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 28 October 2007 (circulated separately)

7.

STRATEGIC, SERVICE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING 2008-2011

 

The purpose of this report is to allow the Committee to receive the draft service plans and to recommend their contents to the Executive Committee.

07 12 06 RS i - (07) service plans (doc)

07 12 06 RS i - (07) accountancy practice draft service plan (doc)

07 12 06 RS i - (07) exchequer services draft service plan (doc)

07 12 06 RS i - (07) legal practice draft service plan (doc)

07 12 06 RS i - (07) personnel and training draft service plan (doc)

07 12 06 RS i - (07) pfm draft service plan (doc)

8.

PRIORITIES FOR CAPITAL EXPENDITURE 2008-2011

 

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

07 12 06 RS i - (08) capital prioritisation (doc)

07 12 06 RS i - (08) capital priorities - app3 (xls)

9.

PRIORITIES FOR REVENUE EXPENDITURE 2008-2011

 

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

07 12 06 RS i - (09) revenue expenditure 08-11 (doc)

07 12 06 RS i - (09) revenue growth bids-app 2 (doc)

10.

RESOURCES POLICY AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME

 

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

07 12 06 RS i - (10) work prog (doc)

11.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under Item 3 above.

12.

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 items of business on the grounds that they involve 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.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under Item 3 above.