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Policy and Resources Committee - 22 July 2019

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House21st July 2019

REVISED

POLICY AND RESOURCES COMMITTEE

 

NOTICE AND AGENDA

 

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Monday 22 July 2019 at 7.30pm.

 

Members of the Policy and Resources Committee:-

 

Councillors Sara Bedford (Chairman)

Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman) (Leisure)

Matthew Bedford (Resources and Shared Services)

Phil Williams (Environmental Services and Sustainability)

David Sansom

 

Stephen Cox

Andrew Scarth (Housing)

 

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Transport and Economic Development)

Roger Seabourne (Community Safety and Partnerships)

 

Alex Hayward

Reena Ranger

Alison Wall

Steve Drury (Infrastructure & Planning Policy)

 

Joanne Wagstaffe, Interim Head of Paid Service/CEO

12 July 2019

 

The Policy and Resources 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 Policy and Resources 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

 

2.         MINUTES

 

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Policy and Resources Committee meeting held on 17 June 2019.

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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.

 

POLICY

 

5.         REVIEW OF TRDC’S EXISTING HACKNEY CARRIAGE, PRIVATE HIRE AND OPERATOR POLICIES

The purpose of the report is for the Committee to ratify the decision of the Regulatory Services Committee (Minute RG05/19) held on 19 June 2019 with regard to the review of TRDC’s Hackney Carriage, Private Hire and Operator Policies.

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6.        MEMBER TRAINING

The purpose of the report is for the Committee to set a framework for Member training in 2019/20.

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7.        SARRATT NEIGHBOUHOOD AREA DESIGNATION

To consider whether the Council should designate the area submitted by Sarratt Parish Council as a Neighbourhood Area. 

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RESOURCES

 

8.       EXEMPTION FROM PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE RULES – WATERSMEET CINEMA SCREEN REPLACEMENT

 

To advise Members that an exemption to the Procurement process was approved by the Director of Community and Environmental Services under the Exceptional Circumstances exemption as permitted by the Council’s Constitution.

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9.       WORK PROGRAMME

To receive the Committee’s work programme.

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10.     OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under Item 3 above

 

11.     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 items 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.      PROPERTY INVESTMENT MATTERS

 

To receive a report on Property Investment matters.

 

2.          OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under item 3 above.