Leisure, Environment and Community Committee - 27 November 2019
Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House27th November 2019
LEISURE, ENVIRONMENT AND COMMUNITY COMMITTEE
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Wednesday 27 November 2019 at 7.30pm.
Members of the Leisure, Environment and Community Committee:-
Chris Lloyd (Lead Member for Leisure)
Roger Seabourne (Lead Member Community
Safety and Partnerships)
Phil Williams (Lead Member Environmental Services and Sustainability)
David Hill, Interim Chief Executive
19 November 2019
Lead Member Responsibilities:
Leisure– Arts development and facilities, Leisure and Community Grants, Leisure Development and Facilities, Open Spaces, Play Areas and Play Development, Public Health Strategy, Sports Development and Facilities, Wellbeing, Woodlands.
Environmental Services - & Sustainability Air pollution and Noise Pollution, Animal and Pest Control, Cemeteries and Crematorium; Refuse collection and recycling; Street Cleaning and litter bin emptying; Sustainability, Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.
Community Safety and Partnerships –
· 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 (it is the Crime and Disorder Committee for the purposes of the Police and Justices Act 2006);
· 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.
(We are required by law to have a scrutiny committee to carry out this function)
Disease Control, Food Inspection, Health and Safety, Health and social care, Licensing activities covered by the Licensing Acts, Licensing and Regulatory activities outside the Licensing Acts, Public Spaces Protection Orders, Unlawful Encampments.
The Leisure, Environment and Community 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 Leisure, Environment and Community 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 Legislation and the laws of libel and defamation.
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the Leisure, Environment and Community Committee Meeting held on Wednesday 16 October 2019.
3. ANY 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. CITIZENS’ ADVICE SERVICE IN THREE RIVERS ANNUAL REPORT 2018/2019
The Committee will receive a presentation from the Director of the Citizens’ Advice Service in Three Rivers (CASTR) highlighting their performance and achievements for the financial year 2018/2019.
6. SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT FOR THE CITIZENS ADVICE SERVICE IN THREE RIVERS 2019-2022
The Committee is asked to review and approve the draft Service Level Agreement for April 2019–2022 for the Citizens Advice Service in Three Rivers.
7. BUDGET MONITORING (PERIOD 6)
This report has already been presented to the Policy & Resources Committee at its meeting on 4 November 2019 which sought approval to a change in the Council’s 2019-2023 medium-term financial plan.
8. STRATEGIC, SERVICE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING 2020-2023
This report enables the Committee to comment to the Policy and Resources Committee on the strategic priorities, the Committee’s draft service plans, and the growth bids to support them for the three years commencing on 1 April 2020.
Leisure and Landscapes
Growth Bid - Oak Processionary Moth and Tree Health
Growth Bid - Watersmeet External Roof Access
Growth Bid - Watersmeet Stage Lighting Replacement with LED
Growth Bid - Anti-Social Behaviour Casework Management System
Growth Bid - Police Community Support Officer
Regulatory Services (only items relating to Food and Licensing)
To consider the following growth bid and make comments to the Policy and Resources Committee. The growth bid is being presented to the Committee as it falls within the remit of the Lead Member for Environmental Services and Sustainability
Corporate Climate Change Officer
Growth Bids officer scoring
Prioritising of Revenue Growth bids 2020-23
9. FEES AND CHARGES FOR LEISURE AND COMMUNITY SERVICES IN 2020/2021
The Committee is asked to consider the fees and charges set out and shown in Appendices 1 and 2 for Leisure and Community services for 2020/2021 and to recommend accordingly to the Policy and Resources Committee.
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AND SUSTAINABILITY
10. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FEES AND CHARGES
To recommend to Members the Environmental Protection fees and charges for 2020/2021.
COMMUNITY SAFETY AND PARTNERSHIPS
11. REVIEW OF LICENSING FEES AND CHARGES
To consider a review of discretionary fees and charges, with any adjustments to take effect from 1 April 2020.
12. WORK PROGRAMME
To review and make necessary changes to the Committee’s work programme.
13. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above
14. 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 of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under Paragraph 3 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. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES FEES AND CHARGES
To consider Appendix A of the Part I report (item 10 on the agenda).
2. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above
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