General Public Services and Community Safety Committee - 3 March 2016
Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House03rd March 2016
GENERAL PUBLIC SERVICES AND COMMUNITY SAFETY COMMITTEE
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 3 March 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)
Martin Brooks Leslie Proctor
Kemal Butt Reena Ranger
Ty Harris Andrew Scarth
Angela Killick Stephen Cox
Sarah Nelmes Kate Turner
Steven Halls, Chief Executive
24 February 2015
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.
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1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 12 November 2015 (circulated separately).
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 PLANNING 2016-2019
This report enables the Committee to comment on the Community Safety section of the Community Partnerships plan for the three years commencing on 1 April 2016.
6. PREVENT DUTY RESPONSE
This report advises the committee of the actions taken to comply with the Prevent Statutory Duty that came into effect on 1 July 2015. It also seeks endorsement for the use of Prevent Grant provided by the Home Office.
7. CO-MINGLED RECYCLATE PROCUREMENT
To apprise Members of the proposed procurement strategy for a new contract for the sale of co-mingled recyclate and to seek authorisation to proceed with a consortium arrangement with three other member authorities of the Hertfordshire Waste Partnership (HWP).
8. CHARGING FOR GARDEN WASTE PROJECT
To advise Members of the progress made in introducing charging for garden waste and to make recommendations for the Scheme’s successful implementation. (to follow)
9. SERVICE PLANNING 2016-2019
This report enables the Committee to comment on the Environmental Protection and Environmental Health Residential Standards plan for the three years commencing on 1 April 2016.
10. WORK PROGRAMME
To agree the Committee’s work programme.
11. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.
12. 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.
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