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Sustainable Environment Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 29 May 2012

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House29th May 2012

  NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:- 

Councillors:-

To be appointed

 

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
21 May 2012

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 13 March 2012 (copy enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

12 03 13 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.

SUSTAINABLE TIMBER – MOTION FROM COUNCIL

 

To consider committing to ensuring that timber and timber products bought by the Council are legal and sustainable in line with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) timber pledge.

12 05 29 SE i - (05) sust timber (doc)

12 05 29 SE i - (05) sust timber app 1 (doc)

SCRUTINY

6.

 DIAL A RIDE SERVICE IN THREE RIVERS

 

To receive a report on the operation of the current Dial a Ride Service in Three Rivers. (to follow)

7.

END OF YEAR PERFORMANCE REPORT

 

The purpose of reporting the performance of service plans to the Policy and Scrutiny Committees is to enable Members to monitor ongoing performance against a range of issues and to question the Head of Service on these and other service related matters.

12 05 29 SE i - (07) end yr performance (doc)

12 05 29 SE i - (07) app 1 (doc)

WORK PROGRAMME

8.

WORK PROGRAMME

 

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

12 05 29 SE i - (08) work prog (doc)

12 05 29 SE i - (08) work prog-app 1 (doc)

9.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

10.

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 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.