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Sustainable Environment Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 22 April 2008

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 22 April 2008 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:-

Councillors:-

Peter Wakeling (Chairman)

Barbara Lamb MBE

 

Brian Norman (Vice-Chairman)

Chris Lloyd

 

Mary Connolly

David Major

 

Graham Denman

Les Mead

 

Francis Durham

 

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

14 April 2008

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 18 March 2008 (copy enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

08 03 18 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.

ENHANCEMENT OF SHOPPING PARADES

 

To agree a programme of refurbishments.

08 04 22 SE i - (05) shopping parades (doc)

08 04 22 SE i - (05) shopping parades-app 1 (doc)

08 04 22 SE i - (05) shopping parades-app 2 (pdf)

08 04 22 SE i - (05) shopping parades-app 3 (doc)

6.

HUNTON BRIDGE CONSERVATION AREA APPRAISAL

 

To agree the Draft Hunton Bridge Conservation Area Appraisal for consultation.

08 04 22 SE i - (06) hunton bridge (doc)

08 04 22 SE i - (06) hunton bridge appraisal (pdf)

08 04 22 SE i - (06) hunton bridge appraisal-app 1 (pdf)

08 04 22 SE i - (06) hunton bridge appraisal-app 2 (pdf)

08 04 22 SE i - (06) hunton bridge appraisal-app 3 (doc)

08 04 22 SE i - (06) hunton bridge appraisal-app 4 (pdf)

08 04 22 SE i - (06) hunton bridge appraisal-app 5 (pdf)

08 04 22 SE i - (06) hunton bridge appraisal-app 6 (pdf)

 

SCRUTINY

7.

DIAL-A-RIDE SERVICE

 

To consider the current operation of the Dial-A-Ride service within Three Rivers District in advance of a forthcoming review by the County Council.

The Deputy Transport Manager of the County Council will attend the meeting to answer questions from Members.

8.

NATIONAL AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES (NATS) CONSULTATION ON CHANGES TO AIRSPACE

 

To make representations on proposed changes to the use of airspace which will affect flight paths over Three Rivers.

08 04 22 SE i - (08) nats consultation (doc)

08 04 22 SE i - (08) nats consultation-app 1 (doc)

9.

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

To report on matters arising from the Executive Committee that are within the remit of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee.

08 04 22 SE i - (09) matters arising from exec (doc)

10. 

FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT AND BUDGET MONITORING REPORT – FEBRUARY 2008 (MONTH 11)

 

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 24 February 2008 (circulated separately).

11. 

SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT POLICY AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE’S WORK PROGRAMME

 

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

08 04 22 SE i - (11) work prog (doc)

08 04 22 SE i - (11) work prog-app (doc)

12.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above

13.

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 they involve 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.”

 

(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).

 

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under Item 3.