Executive Committee - 23 May 2005
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Monday, 23 May 2005 at 7:30pm.
Members of the Committee (portfolio responsibility in brackets):- To be appointed at Annual Council on 17 May 2005.
Agenda Item 15A Housing Stock Options Appraisal Final Report and Recommendations of Lead Consultant. This item will start at 9pm and includes presentations by lead consultant, Beha Williams Norman Ltd, and possibly one by the Independent Tenants’ Advisor.
Tony Beirne, Director of Strategic Services - 12 April 2005
The Executive 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 Committee. Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.
1.APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Executive Committee meeting held on 11 April 200505 04 11 EX 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 which justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.
SECTION 30 ORDERS – UPDATE REPORT
This report provides a further update on the implementation and impact of the Section 30 orders that were in force in Three Rivers District until 31 October 2004 and the reinstatement of the order in South Oxhey from 24 December 2004 to 11 April 2005.05 05 23 EX i - (04) section 30 orders-update report (doc)
5. COMMUNITY SAFETY 2004/05 QUARTER 4 ACTION PLAN REPORT AND BUILDING SAFER COMMUNITIES (BSC) FUNDING STREAM
To provide the Executive Committee with the Quarter 4 review of progress against the Action Plan and the Building Safer Communities spend at the end of end of Quarter 4.05 05 23 EX i - (05) community safety 2004 2005 q4 action plan report and bsc funding stream (doc)
To receive any recommendations from the Leisure and Community panel held on 20 April 2005. No report.
7.CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE RESOURCES POLICY PANEL
To receive the recommendations of the Resources panel relating to Agenda item 7A. below. Any other recommendations to be reported at the meeting.05 05 23 EX i - (07) resources recs (doc)
7aRISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
This report proposes that the Council’s Risk Management Strategy be amended.05 05 23 EX i - (7a) risk management (doc)
8.CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE ICT PANEL
To receive the recommendations of the ICT Panel meeting on 21 April 2005.05 05 23 EX i - (08) ICT panel recs (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (08) ICT panel recs-app (doc)
9.ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN – SALES OF LAND
To advise the Committee on the results of the Tender for the sale of various plots of land identified as surplus to the Council’s needs through the Asset Management Review procedure.05 05 23 EX i - (09) asset management plans sale of land (doc)
10.STATUS OF LAVROCK LANE, CROXLEY GREEN.
To advise on the status and ownership of Lavrock Lane, Croxley Green.05 05 23 EX i - (10) status of Lavrock Lane (doc)
11.ENHANCEMENT OF SHOPPING AREAS – 2005/6 PROGRAMME
To agree a programme for refurbishment.05 05 23 EX i - (11) enhancement of shopping areas 2005 2006 programme (doc)
12.THREE RIVERS PARKING SCHEME
To agree new parking restrictions based on prioritised list of districtwide schemes.05 05 23 EX i - (12) three rivers parking scheme (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (12) three rivers parking scheme-app (xls)
13.CHORLEYWOOD PARKING SCHEME
To consider the results of the recent consultation and recommend scheme amendments.05 05 23 EX i - (13) chorleywood parking scheme (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (13) chorleywood parking scheme-app 01 (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (13) chorleywood parking scheme-app 02 (doc)
14.DRAFT STATEMENT OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
To advise the Committee of the contents of the draft Statement of Community Involvement and of the results of initial statutory consultation. To recommend that the Committee approve the draft Statement of Community Involvement for public participation purposes.05 05 23 EX i - (14) draft statement of community involvement (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (14) draft statement of community involvement-app 1 (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (14) draft statement of community involvement-app 2 (doc)
15.CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT POLICY PANEL
To receive the recommendations of the Housing and Environment Policy panel relating to Agenda items 15A, 15B and 15C below. Any other recommendations to be reported at the meeting.05 05 23 EX i - (15) hepp recs (doc)
15a Options Appraisal Final Report and recommendations of lead consultant
This report is submitted to enable the Executive Committee to consider the outcome of the Options Appraisal exercise, the views of the Housing and Environment Policy Panel and make recommendations to Council on the preferred option arising from the Options Appraisal exercise which commenced in late 200305 05 23 EX i - (15A) options appraisal (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (15A) options appraisal- app01 (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (15A) options appraisal- app02i (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (15A) options appraisal- app02ii (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (15A) options appraisal- app03 (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (15A) options appraisal-app 04 (xls)
15bGarage Blocks at Summerhouse Way, Abbots Langley and Ashridge Drive, South Oxhey
The purpose of this report is to update the Panel on the consultation exercise carried out earlier this year regarding the alternative use of garage sites at Ashridge Drive, South Oxhey (PFM No 55) and Summerhouse Way, Abbots Langley (PFM No 48a).05 05 23 EX i - (15B) garage blocks (hepp) (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (15B) garage blocks (hepp) app01 (doc)
15cApplication for New Sewer – Redhall Lane, Chandlers Cross
To consider a request from the owner of Red Hall, Red Hall Lane, Chandlers Cross for this Council to supply a main sewer to the properties in Redhall Lane, Chandlers Cross.05 05 23 EX i - (15C) application for sewer redhall lane hepp (doc)
PUBLIC SERVICES AND HEALTH
16.To receive any recommendations from the Public Services panel. No report
17.CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE STANDARDS COMMITTEE
To receive the recommendation of the Standards Committee held on 23 March 2005, in relation to Agenda item 17A below. Any other recommendations will be reported at the meeting.
17aA CODE FOR THE FUTURE: CONSULTATION PAPER ON THE CODE OF CONDUCT FOR MEMBERS
To receive a recommendation from the Standards Committee on this Council’s response to the Standard’s Board for England’s (SBE) consultation paper “A Code for the Future: Consultation Paper on the Code of Conduct for Members”.05 05 23 EX i - (17A) code of conduct for members response to consultation paper (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (17A) code of conduct for members response to consultation paper app a (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (17A) code of conduct for members response to consultation paper app b (pdf)
18.DRAFT BEST VALUE PERFORMANCE PLAN 2005/6
To present the draft Three Rivers DC Best Value Performance Plan (BVPP) 2005/06.05 05 23 EX i - (18) draft bvpp (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (18) draft bvpp-app01 (doc)
19.RACE EQUALITY SCHEME UPDATE
This report provides an update on progress against the actions set out in the Race Equality Scheme 2003 – 2006.05 05 23 EX i - (19) race equality scheme update (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (19) race equality scheme update app 01 (doc)05 05 23 EX i - (19) race equality scheme update app 02 (doc)
20.EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES ACTION PLAN
This report reviews current structures for performance management and community engagement in Racial Equality and Equalities work in Three Rivers District Council and recommends action to improve on those structures.05 05 23 EX i - (20) equal opportunities action plan (doc)
21.APPOINTMENTS TO BODIES WITH EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS
To determine appointments to the following bodies exercising executive functions: Watford and Three Rivers Energy Agency Forum; Three Rivers Community Safety Partnership Three Rivers District Local Strategic Partnership; Housing and Regeneration Initiative (HARI) and the ICT Panel (non executive function).05 05 23 EX i - (21) appts outside bodies (doc)
22.OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.
23.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(4) 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 in paragraph 8 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act."
(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.CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE LEISURE AND COMMUNITY POLICY PANEL
To receive the recommendations of the Leisure and Community panel relating to the following item 1A below. Any other recommendations to be reported at the meeting.
1aREPORT ON PROGRESS WITH THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE SPORTS PAVILIONS
A report informing Members of the position with regard to re-building the Council owned sports pavilions and drawing their attention to the unique situations at Scotsbridge Mill pavilion and Leavesden pavilion.
2.EXTENSION OF EXISTING CONTRACT FOR DDA OPEN SPACES - PRIORITY A
To consider the extension of existing contract C.352 – Disability Discrimination Act 1995 – Works to Open Spaces Priority A works, to enable to proceed on Priority B works.
3.REPORT ON RE-BUILDING THE SPORTS PAVILIONS
A report setting out the situation with respect to the Council’s programme to rebuild its sports pavilions.
4. WATERSMEET THEATRE
To receive a report on progress on negotiations with RCTL regarding the future of Watersmeet Theatre (to follow).
5.OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.