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Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee - 14 March 2017

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House14th March 2017

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday 14 March 2017 at 7.30pm.

 

Members of the Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee:-

Councillors:-  

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Lead Member)  

Martin Trevett (Lead Member)

 

David Coltman

Steve Drury

Angela Killick

Joan King

 

Peter Getkahn

David Major

 

Ty Harris

Kate Turner

 

Paula Hiscocks

 

Steven Halls, Chief Executive
6 March 2017

Lead Member Responsibilities:

Economic Development, Sustainability and Transport - Energy efficiency and Beat the Killer Cold; Economic Development; Sustainability – promoting energy efficiency and ‘green’ matters; Supporting public transport, better buses and cycling.

Housing, Planning and Strategic Schemes – Council house allocations and lettings (transfers and Choice-Based Lettings bids; Homelessness and housing advice; Housing grants for improvement and adaptation; Private housing condition and Houses in Multiple Occupation (including stock condition surveys); Building Control; Car parking (provision, fines, permits); Highways and infrastructure schemes; Development Management; Heritage (i.e. conservation areas, listed buildings, tree protection); Land Charges; Land Drainage; Local Plans (i.e. conservation areas, neighbourhood forums, local listing); To purchase any property for use as temporary accommodation.

 

The Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport 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 Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee.   Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.

In accordance with the Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 any matters considered under Part I business only of the meeting may be filmed, recorded, photographed, broadcast or reported via social media by any person.

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1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

 

2. MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 17 January 2017.

17 01 17 SD mins

 

3. NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS

Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that 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. SERVICE PRESENTATION - ECONOMIC AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

 

 

HOUSING, PLANNING AND STRATEGIC SCHEMES

 

 

6. BUDGET MONITORING – PERIOD 10 (JANUARY)

The Budget Monitoring report is a key tool in scrutinising the Council’s financial performance. It is designed to provide an overview to all relevant stakeholders. It is essential that the Council monitors its budgets throughout the year to ensure that it is meeting its strategic objectives

and that corrective action is taken where necessary.

This report seeks approval to a change in the Committee’s 2016 - 2020 medium-term financial plan.

17 03 14 SD i (06) Sustainable Development Planning and Transport Committee Period 10 (January 2017) 

 

 

7. COPPERMILL LOCK CONSERVATION AREA APPRAISAL REPORT

To consider the adoption of the Coppermill Lock Conservation Area Appraisal and its use as a material consideration in the determination of planning applications.  

17 03 14 SD i (07) Coppermill Lock Appraisal SDPT Report

17 03 14 SD i (07) Appendix 1 - Coppermill Lock Conservation Area Appraisal March 2017

 

 

8. INTRODUCTION OF A TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER FOR THE HENBURY WAY TEMPORARY CAR PARK, SOUTH OXHEY, HERTS

This report details the proposed introduction of a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for the new temporary car park in Henbury Way South Oxhey, which has been provided as part of the South Oxhey Initiative (SOI). Members are requested to consider the TRO proposal.

17 03 14 SD i (08) TRO South Oxhey SD PT Committee Mar 2017

17 03 14 SD i (08) Appendix 1 - Location Plan

 

 

9. PROCUREMENT OF NEW PARKING ENFORCEMENT CONTRACT – ONGOING INVESTIGATION

This report provides an update to Committee of the Officer investigations into a new parking enforcement contract with Hertsmere Borough Council (HBC). It also asks the Committee to consider a number of aspects of the parking enforcement service to determine what Councillors want the future parking enforcement service to look like.

17 03 14 SD i (09) Report on Parking Enforcement Contract SD PT Committee March 2017

 

 

10. SERVICE PLANNING 2017-2020

This report enables the Committee to comment on the Community Services (Housing) Service Plan and the Regulatory Services Service Plan for the three years commencing on 1 April 2017.

17 03 14 SD i (10) Service Plans report

Housing Service Plan 2017-20

Regulatory Service Plan FINAL 2017-20

 

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSPORT

 

11. HOME ENERGY CONSERVATION AUTHORITY (HECA) REPORT 2017-2019

To approve a report which sets out how Three Rivers District Council has progressed since the last Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA) report in 2015 and also sets out actions and priorities for 2017-19.

17 03 14 SD i (11) HECA report 2017-19

17 03 14 SD i (11) HECA equality assessment

17 03 14 SD i (11) Appendix 1

           

 

12. SERVICE PLANNING 2017-2020     

This report enables the Committee to comment on the Economic and Sustainable Development Service Plan for the three years commencing on 1 April 2017.

17 03 14 SD i (12) Service Plans report

Economic Sustainable Development Service Plan 2017-20

 

           

WORK PROGRAMME

 

13. WORK PROGRAMME

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

17 03 14 SD i (13) report work programme

Work Programme

 

 

14. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

 

15. 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 items.)

 

1. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.