General Public Services and Community Safety Committee - 15 September 2016
Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House15th September 2016
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 15 September 2016 at 7.30pm.
Members of the General Public Services and Community Safety Committee:-
Councillors:- Phil Brading (Lead Member for Roger Seabourne (Lead Member
Public Services) for Community Safety)
Rupert Barnes Debbie Morris
Martin Brooks Sarah Nelmes
Marilyn Butler Leslie Proctor
Kemal Butt Andrew Scarth
Stephen Cox Ann Shaw OBE
Steven Halls, Chief Executive
7 September 2016
Lead Member Responsibilities:
Public Services – Animal and Pest control; Community Toilets scheme; Refuse collection and recycling; Street Cleaning and litter bin emptying; Travellers (incursions and management of traveller sites).
Community Safety including the following functions:- to review or scrutinise decisions made, or other action taken, in connection with the discharge by the responsible authorities of their crime and disorder functions; to make reports or recommendations to the Council with respect to the discharge of those functions; the committee will be able to co-opt members from the Responsible Authorities (the Community Safety Partnership) should it wish to when reviewing certain projects/decisions.
The General Public Services and Community Safety 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 General Public Services and Community Safety Committee. Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.
In accordance with The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 any matters considered under Part I business only of the meeting may be filmed, recorded, photographed, broadcast or reported via social media by any person.
Recording and reporting the Council’s meetings is subject to the law and it is the responsibility of those doing the recording and reporting to ensure compliance. This will include the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Act and the laws of libel and defamation.
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 3 March 2016.
3. NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS
Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 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.
5. SERVICE PRESENTATIONS – ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION; GREEN WASTE UPDATE
6. BUDGET MONITORING REPORT – MONTH 4 (JULY)
Budget monitoring report is a key tool in scrutinising the Council’s financial performance. It is designed to provide an overview to all relevant stakeholders. It is essential that the council monitors its budgets throughout the year to ensure that it is meeting its strategic objectives and that corrective action is taken where necessary.
This report seeks approval to a change in the Committee’s 2016 - 2019 medium-term financial plan.
7. ADDITIONAL NAPPY COLLECTION SERVICE
To update Members on the additional nappy service and recommend that it is no longer offered.
8. FLY-TIPPING REPORT: THE UNAUTHORISED DEPOSIT OF WASTE (REGULATIONS) 2016
To introduce and agree a response to The Unauthorised Deposit of Waste (Fixed Penalties) Regulations 2016.
In the context of Three Rivers District Council’s membership of the Hertfordshire Fly-tipping Group, we recommend the adoption of a level of fines in common with other local authorities in Hertfordshire.
To seek formal approval for the definition of fly-tipping to be used for future reporting purposes.
9. FLY TIPPING – THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY SAFETY PARTNERSHIP ACTIONS
This report provides the Committee with an update on the progress made by the Three Rivers Community Safety Partnership on the priority of fly-tipping and seeks endorsement of the actions prioritised for local action.
10. YOU CAN PILOT PROJECT PROGRESS
This report updates the Committee on the progress of the Adults With Complex Needs pilot project – now known as You Can. It seeks initial direction to support the extension of the pilot scheme.
11. WORK PROGRAMME
To agree the Committee’s work programme.
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 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.