Infrastructure, Housing and Economic Development Committee - 21 March 2023
Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House21st March 2023
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, WD3 1RL on Tuesday 21 March 2023 at 7.30pm.
Members of the Infrastructure, Housing and Economic Development Committee:-
Paul Rainbow (Lead Member Transport and Economic Development) (Co Chair)
Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Lead Member Infrastructure and Planning Policy) (Co Chair)
Andrew Scarth (Lead Member for Housing) (Co Chair)
Joanne Wagstaffe, Chief Executive
13 March 2023
Lead Member Responsibilities:
Transport and Economic Development – Community Toilet Schemes, Cycling Policy and Cycleway Provision, Economic Development, Highways, Parking, Public Transport, Rivertech, Town and Village Centre Improvements
Infrastructure and Planning Policy – Brownfield Register, Building Control, Conservation Areas and Local Listing, Community Infrastructure Levy, Development Management Policy, Heritage, Infrastructure Schemes, Land Charges, Land Drainage, Listed Buildings, Neighbourhood Planning, Right to Build Register, Tree Protection
Housing – Housing Policy, Homelessness and Housing Advice, Housing and Disabled Facilities Grants, Management of Traveller Sites, Private Housing and Houses in Multiple Occupation, Residential Environmental Health, Temporary Accommodation.
The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public to aid discussions on agenda items at the Infrastructure, Housing and Economic Development Committee meetings. Details of the procedure are provided below:
For those wishing to speak:
Members of the public are entitled to register and identify which item(s) they wish to speak on from the published agenda for the meeting. Those who wish to register to speak are asked to register on the night of the meeting from 7pm. The constitution allows for only one person to speak for an item and one person to speak against an item.
Please note that contributions will be limited to one person speaking for and one against each item for not more than three minutes.
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 be given the right to speak on that item at the next meeting of the Committee.
Those wishing to observe the meeting are requested to arrive on the night of the meeting from 7pm.
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 Legislation and the laws of libel and defamation.
The meeting will not be broadcast/livestreamed but an audio recording of the meeting will be made.
- APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the Infrastructure, Housing and Economic Development Committee meeting held on 17 January 2023.
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 Chair to rule on the admission of such items.
4. DECLARATION OF INTERESTS
To receive any declarations of interest.
5 BUDGET MONITORING (PERIOD 10)
This report covers this Committees financial position over the medium term (2022 – 2025) as at Period 10 (end of January)
The Period 10 comprehensive Budget Management report will be presented to the Policy & Resources Committee at its meeting on 13 March 2023 which will seek approval to a change in the Council’s 2022 - 2025 medium-term financial plan.
- TO RECEIVE A PETITION UNDER COUNCIL PROCEDURE RULE 18
PARKING PERMITS IN ST MARY’S COURT, SKIDMORE WAY, RICKMANSWORTH
The Committee is asked to receive the following petition signed by 28 residents of the District (as identified from the petition). The petition states:
“There is an urgent need for allocated parking spaces at the above address. The general public has learnt there is no requirement for a parking permit at this location leaving none or very little “on site” parking for the residents, visiting relations, friends, care workers, doctors, ambulances, and maintenance staff and cleaning personnel. The situation leads, on occasions to heated arguments, hostility and frustration to all residents and support personnel.”
- WORK PROGRAMME
To agree the Committee’s work programme.
OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.
9. 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 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.”
(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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