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Sustainable Environment Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 12 October 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House12th October 2010

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 12 October 2010 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:-

Councillors:-

Alison Scarth (Chairman)

Les Mead

 

Peter Wakeling (Vice-Chairman)

Amrit Mediratta

 

Malcolm Butwick

Brian Norman

 

Steve Drury

Ron Spellen

 

David Major

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
4 October 2010

The Policy and Scrutiny 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 Policy and Scrutiny 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 29 June 2010 (copy enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

10 06 29 SE 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 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.

POLICY

5.

REVISED LOCAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME FOR THE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK

 

To advise the Committee about proposed changes to the project timetable for the Local Development Framework (LDF). This is set out in a revised Local Development Scheme (LDS).

10 10 12 SE i - (05) revised local dev scheme (doc)

10 10 12 SE i - (05) revised local dev scheme-app 1 (pdf)

10 10 12 SE i - (05) revised local dev scheme-app 2 (timetable) (pdf)

6.

SECTION 106 PLANNING DEEDS – MONITORING AND REVIEW OF PROCESSES

 

To explain the purpose of Section 106 monitoring and to seek formal approval for the charge and use of the associated fee.

10 10 12 SE i - (06) section 106 (doc)

7.

DELIVERING SUSTAINABILITY INTO THE THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY 1 (THRIVE HOMES)

 

This is the first of three reports setting out an action plan to ensure that in line with governmental targets, Three Rivers attains a carbon dioxide emission reduction of 80% from 1990 levels, which will help ensure that lifestyles are sustainable into the future.

10 10 12 SE i - (07) thrive homes (doc)

10 10 12 SE i - (07) thrive homes-app 1 (doc)

8.

DELIVERING SUSTAINABILITY INTO THE THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY 2 - ENVIRONMENTAL ZONES

 

This is the second of three reports setting out an action plan to ensure that in line with governmental targets, Three Rivers attains a carbon dioxide emission reduction of 80% from 1990 levels, which will help ensure that lifestyles are sustainable into the future.

10 10 12 SE i - (08) environmental zones (doc)

10 10 12 SE i - (08) environmental zones-app 1 (doc)

9.

DELIVERING SUSTAINABILITY INTO THE THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY 3 - TOWARDS CARBON NEUTRALITY

 

This is the third of three reports setting out an action plan to ensure that, in line with governmental targets, Three Rivers attains a carbon dioxide emission reduction of 80% from 1990 levels, which will ensure that lifestyles are sustainable into the future.

10 10 12 SE i - (09) carbon neutral (doc)

10 10 12 SE i - (09) carbon neutral-app 1 (doc)

SCRUTINY

10.

HERTFORDSHIRE LOCAL TRANSPORT PLAN 3

 

To comment on the public consultation draft.

10 10 12 SE i - (10) herts local transport plan (doc)

11.

NEW HOUSING STRATEGY 2011 – 2016

 

To report progress on the production of the new Housing Strategy with Action Plan for 2011 – 2016 and set out the proposal and timetable for its completion and adoption in 2011.

10 10 12 SE i - (11) housing strategy (doc)

12.

HOUSING MONITORING STATISTICS 2009/10

 

To provide Members with ethnic monitoring data on the retained statutory and strategic housing service.

10 10 12 SE i - (12) housing monitoring (doc)

13.

REPORTS ON POLICY MATTERS – PROGRESS TOWARDS IDENTIFIED PERFORMANCE TARGETS

 

To facilitate the exercise by Policy and Scrutiny Committees of their function of scrutinising performance in achieving performance targets identified in reports made to committee.

10 10 12 SE i - (13) policy reports (doc)

10 10 12 SE i - (13) policy reports-app 1 (doc)

14.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

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

10 10 12 SE i - (14) work prog (doc)

10 10 12 SE i - (14) work prog-app 1 (doc)

15.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

16.

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 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 paragraphs (1 to 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.”

1.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.