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Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee - 20 June 2017

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House20th June 2017

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday 20 June 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

 

Joan King

 

Steve Drury

 

David Major

 

Peter Getkahn

 

Kate Turner

 

Ty Harris

 

Reena Ranger

 

Paula Hiscocks

 

 

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

12 June 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.

Recording and reporting the Council’s meetings is subject to the law and it is the responsibility of those doing the recording and reporting to ensure compliance. This will include the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Act and the laws of libel and defamation.

 

1.  APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.  MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 14 March 2017.

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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.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSPORT

5.  GREEN EXPECTATIONS ACTION PLAN

The Green Expectations strategy for Three Rivers was published in March 2015 and set out aims and objectives for the authority on sustainability and climate change. This report sets out progress against the Action Plan for 2016-17 to help achieve these aims and objectives and sets out actions for 2017-18.

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HOUSING, PLANNING AND STRATEGIC SCHEMES

6.  PARKING BAYS PROGRAMME

This report provides the current, prioritised list of proposed schemes to increase parking opportunities by converting grassed verges and other areas. It details the schemes that have been introduced over the last financial year and which are expected to be introduced in the next year. The committee is also asked to modify the criteria used to prioritise the request list.

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WORK PROGRAMME

7.  WORK PROGRAMME

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

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

9.  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.