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Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee - 18 November 2014

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House18th November 2014

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee:-

Councillors:-

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Lead Member)

Martin Trevett (Lead Member)

 

Steve Drury

Debbie Morris

 

Peter Getkahn

Marie-Louise Nolan

 

Alex Hayward

Ralph Sangster

 

Paula Hiscocks

Alison Scarth

 

David Major

Alison Wall

Steven Halls, Chief Executive
10 November 2014

Lead Member Responsibilities:

Economic Development, Sustainability and Transport - Energy efficiency and Beat the Killer Cold; Economic Development; Sustainability – promoting energy efficiency and ‘green’ matters; Supporting public transport, better buses and cycling.

Housing, Planning and Strategic Schemes – Council house allocations and lettings (transfers and Choice-Based Lettings bids; Homelessness and housing advice; Housing grants for improvement and adaptation; Private housing condition and Houses in Multiple Occupation (including stock condition surveys); Building Control; Car parking (provision, fines, permits); Highways and infrastructure schemes; Development Management; Heritage (i.e. conservation areas, listed buildings, tree protection); Land Charges; land Drainage; Local Plans (i.e. conservation areas, neighbourhood forums, local listing).

The Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport 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 Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport 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 meeting held on 9 September 2014 (copy enclosed for members of the Committee)

14 09 09 SD mins (doc)

3.

NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS



Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 31 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.

HOUSING, PLANNING AND STRATEGIC SCHEMES

5.

BUDGET MONITORING – MONTH 6 (SEPTEMBER 2014)



This report seeks approval to changes in the Committee’s 2014-2017 medium-term financial plan.

14 11 18 SD i (05) budget monitoring period 6 (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (05) app-1 revenue budget (xls)

14 11 18 SD i (05) app-2 revenue variances (xls)

14 11 18 SD i (05) app-3 key variances to date (xls)

14 11 18 SD i (05) app-4 capital prog (xls)

14 11 18 SD i (05) app-5 cap prog variances (xls)

6.

ABBOTS LANGLEY NEIGHBOURHOOD AREA DESIGNATION APPLICATION



To consider whether the application submitted by Abbots Langley Parish Council to designate Abbots Langley Parish as a Neighbourhood Area meets the requirements of The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by the Localism Act 2011) and The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

14 11 18 SD i (06) abbots langley neighbourhood area (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (06) app1 - 1abbots langley (pdf)

14 11 18 SD i (06) app2 - abbots langley area map (pdf)

14 11 18 SD i (06) app3 - abbots langley summary of responses (doc)

7.

TRDC PARKING PROJECT PRIORITISATION PROCEDURE 2014-15



To recommend a procedure for how projects will be prioritised for inclusion in the annual Parking Management Programme.

14 11 18 SD i (07) parking project prioritisation (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (07) app-a - parking project prioritisation (doc)

8.

TRDC NEW PARKING BAY SCHEMES



To recommend a prioritisation procedure for parking bay scheme requests to ensure that resources are used effectively and that requests for schemes are assessed and managed fairly and consistently.

14 11 18SD i (08) new parking bay schemes (doc)

9.

GREEN EXPECTATIONS – SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY PUBLIC CONSULTATION AND CLIMATE LOCAL COMMITMENT



To seek Members’ approval to consult the public on the draft Sustainability Strategy document, Green Expectations and to sign a commitment to the Local Government Association’s (LGA) Climate Local initiative.

14 11 18 SD i (09) green expectations strategy (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (09) app-1 - green expectations strategy (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (09) app-2 - green expectations strategy (doc)

10.

HOMELESSNESS STRATEGY 2013 - 2016

 

The Committee considered the draft Homelessness Strategy in July 2014 and agreed that it should be issued for consultation.  This report outlines the consultation responses and recommends adoption of the final Strategy.

14 11 18 SD i (10) homelessness strategy (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (10) app-a - homelessness strategy (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (10) app-b - homelessness strategy (pdf)

11.

THE COUNCIL’S TENANCY STRATEGY



To carry out the annual review of the Council’s Tenancy Strategy as requested by the former Executive Committee.

14 11 18 SD i (11) tenancy strategy (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (11) app-1 - tenancy strategy (doc)

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSPORT  

12.

UPDATE ON THREE RIVERS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY



This report provides an update on economic development in Three Rivers including progress made since the original Three Rivers Economic Development Strategy and priorities were agreed by the Council in 2013. It also sets out how the Strategy can be developed further and taken forward in future years.

14 11 18 SD i (12) econ devt (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (12) app1 - econ devt profile (pdf)

14 11 18 SD i (12) app 2 - econ growth advisor report (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (12) app 3 - econ devt business charter (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (12) app 4 - outline for econ devt strategy (doc)

13.

CAPITAL AND REVENUE GROWTH BIDS



This report presents to the Committee revenue and capital growth bids for the services reporting to the Committee and seeks the Committee’s views on the relative priorities of the bids. (to follow)

WORK PROGRAMME

14.

WORK PROGRAMME



To review and make necessary changes to the Committee’s work programme.

14 11 18 SD i (14) work prog (doc)

14 11 18 SD i (14) work prog app1 (doc)

15.

OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

16.

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.