Search

Sustainable Environment Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 23 June 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House23rd June 2009

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Dickinson Room, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 23 June 2009 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:-

Councillors:-

Peter Wakeling (Chairman)

Barbara Lamb MBE

 

Brian Norman (Vice-Chairman)

David Major

 

Kerron Cross

Les Mead

 

Harry Davies

1 vacancy

 

Graham Denman

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
15 June 2009

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 17 March 2009 (copies enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

09 03 17 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.

ALL SAINTS LANE AND LAVROCK LANE, CROXLEY HALL WOODS

 

To consider a petition and other representations about the condition of the tracks through Croxley Hall Woods.

09 06 23 SE i - (05) all saints and lavrock lanes (doc)

09 06 23 SE i - (05) all saints and lavrock lanes-app (petition) (pdf)

6.

NEW PARKING SCHEMES

 

To review a programme of proposed new parking restrictions following consultation (Woodland Road, Maple Cross and Gibbs Couch area, Carpenders Park).

09 06 23 SE i - (06) new parking schemes (doc)

09 06 23 SE i - (06) new parking schemes-app 1 (doc)

09 06 23 SE i - (06) new parking schemes-app 2 (doc)

09 06 23 SE i - (06) new parking schemes-app 3 (petition) (pdf)

7.

PROTOCOL FOR DEALING WITH REQUESTS FOR NEW PARKING SCHEMES

 

To consider a revised protocol for handling requests for new parking restrictions.

09 06 23 SE i - (07) parking protocol (doc)

09 06 23 SE i - (07) parking protocol-app2a (district wide) (xls)

09 06 23 SE i - (07) parking protocol-app2b (rickmansworth) (xls)

8.

BUS SERVICE CHANGES 2009 - 2010

 

To comment on proposed bus service changes proposed by the Hertfordshire Passenger Transport Unit

09 06 23 SE i - (08) bus services (doc)

9.

ENHANCEMENT OF SHOPPING PARADES

 

To agree a refurbishment programme.

09 06 23 SE i - (09) retail parades (doc)

09 06 23 SE i - (09) retail parades-app 1 (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

10.

THRIVE HOMES PERFORMANCE AGAINST OFFER DOCUMENT PROMISES 2008/9

 

To report Thrive Homes’ progress in delivering the promises and meeting the terms of the Transfer Agreement 2008/9 with the Council.

09 06 23 SE i - (10) thrive homes (doc)

09 06 23 SE i - (10) thrive-app 2 (doc)

11.

SERVICE PLAN 2008/11 MONITORING AND REPORTING FRAMEWORK

 

The purpose of reporting the Service Plan to the Committee is to enable Members to monitor ongoing performance up to the year end against a range of issues and to question the Heads of Service on these and other service related matters.

 

(a) Building Control

09 06 23 SE i - (11a) building control 0809 (doc)

 

(b) Development Management

09 06 23 SE i - (11b) dev mngmnt 0809 (doc)

 

(c) Development Plans

09 06 23 SE i - (11c) dev plans 0809 (doc)

 

(d) Housing Needs and Strategy

09 06 23 SE i - (11d) housing 0809 (doc)

09 06 23 SE i - (11d) housing 0809-app a (doc)

 

(e) Sustainability

09 06 23 SE i - (11e) sustainability (doc)

12.

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.

09 06 23 SE i - (12) policy reports (doc)

09 06 23 SE i - (12) policy reports-app 1 (doc)

13.

BUDGET MONITORING REPORT – FEBRUARY 2009 (MONTH 11)

 

This report seeks approval to changes in the approved medium-term financial plan based on information contained in the Financial Position Statement for the period ending on 25 February (Month 11) (circulated separately).

 

WORK PROGRAMME

14.

SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT POLICY AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE’S WORK PROGRAMME

 

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

09 06 23 SE i - (14) work prog (doc)

09 06 23 SE i - (14) work prog-app (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.”

 

(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.