General Public Services and Community Safety Committee - 9 March 2017
Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House09th March 2017
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 9 March 2017 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 Andrew Scarth
Kemal Butt Ann Shaw OBE
Steven Halls, Chief Executive
1 March 2017
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 1 December 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. PRESENTATION FROM YOUTH CONNEXIONS ON THE PREVENT DUTY
6. BUDGET MONITORING – MONTH 10 (JANUARY)
The 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.
7. PROVISION OF BAGS FOR FOOD WASTE
To review the provision of corn starch caddy liners for food waste and promote the use of plastic bags.
8. SERVICE PLANNING 2017- 2020 - COMMUNITY SERVICES – ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SERVICE PLAN
This report enables the Committee to comment on the Community Services – Environmental Protection Service Plan for the three years commencing on 1 April 2017.
9. SERVICE PLANNING 2017-2020 – COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS SERVICE PLAN
This report enables the Committee to comment on the Community Partnerships Service Plan for the three years commencing on 1 April 2017.
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.