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Sustainable Environment Policy and Scrutiny Committee - 5 August 2008

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House05th August 2008

NOTICE AND REVISED AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 5 August 2008 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee:-

Councillors:-

Peter Wakeling (Chairman)

Graham Denman

 

Brian Norman (Vice-Chairman)

Barbara Lamb MBE

 

Mary Connolly

David Major

 

Kerron Cross

Les Mead

 

Harry Davies

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
24 July 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 10 June 2008 (copy enclosed for Members of the Policy and Scrutiny Committee).

08 06 10 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.

PROPOSAL BY BRITISH TELECOM TO REMOVE PAYPHONES

 

To comment on the proposed removals.

08 08 05 SE i - (05) bt payphones (doc)

08 08 05 SE i - (05) bt payphones-app1 (pdf)

08 08 05 SE i - (05) bt payphones-app2 (doc)

6.

HUNTON BRIDGE CONSERVATION AREA APPRAISAL

 

To consider the Hunton Bridge Conservation Area Appraisal document to be adopted as a material consideration in the determination of planning applications.

08 08 05 SE i - (06) hunton bridge cons area (doc)

08 08 05 SE i - (06) hunton bridge cons area-app 1 (pdf)

08 08 05 SE i - (06) hunton bridge cons area-app 2 (doc)

 7.

FRITH WOOD CONSERVATION AREA APPRAISAL

 

To consider the Frith Wood Conservation Area Appraisal document to be adopted as a material consideration in the determination of planning applications.

08 08 05 SE i - (07) frith wood conservation area (doc)

08 08 05 SE i - (07) frith wood cons area-app 1 (pdf)

08 08 05 SE i - (07) frith wood conservation area-app 2 (doc)

 

SCRUTINY

8.

PROSPEROUS COMMUNITIES MEMBER WORKING GROUP

 

To agree the scoping document for the review on how benefits are provided in areas of deprivation in the District.

08 08 05 SE i - (08) prosp comm mwg (doc)

08 08 05 SE i - (08) prosp comm mwg-app (draft scoping doc) (doc)

9.

FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT & BUDGET MONITORING REPORT – JUNE (MONTH 3)

 

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 29 June 2008  (circulated separately).

10.

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 08 05 SE i - (10) matters arising from exec (doc)

 

WORK PROGRAMME

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 08 05 SE i - (11) work programme (doc)

08 08 05 SE i - (11) work prog-app (doc)

12.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above

13.

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(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.”

1.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above