Extraordinary Policy and Resources Committee - 7 October 2019
EXTRAORDINARY POLICY AND RESOURCES COMMITTEE
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For an Extraordinary meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Monday 7 October 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) Reena Ranger
Phil Williams (Environmental Services and Sustainability)
Stephen Cox Andrew Scarth (Housing)
Steve Drury (Infrastructure & Planning Policy)
Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Transport and Economic Development)
Alex Hayward Roger Seabourne (Community Safety and Partnerships)
David Hill, Interim Chief Executive
27 September 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. 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.
3. DECLARATION OF INTERESTS
To receive any declarations of interest.
4. LOCAL PLAN UPDATE
To receive a report.-04-19-10-07-pr-i-local-plan-update-04-19-10-07-pr-i-local-plan-update-appendix-1-evidence-based-studies.pdf (pdf)-04-19-10-07-pr-i-local-plan-update-appendix-2-draft-policies.pdf (pdf)
5. LOCAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME
To receive a report.-05-19-10-07-pr-i-local-development-scheme-october-2019.pdf (pdf)-05-19-10-07-pr-i-trdc-local-development-scheme-october-2019-app1.pdf (pdf)
6. PROPOSED DELEGATION OF COMPULSORY PURCHASE POWERS TO WATFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL IN RESPECT OF LAND AT WATFORD BUSINESS PARK FALLING WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA OF THE COUNCIL
The Policy and Resources Committee is asked to recommend to Council to delegate its powers of compulsory acquisition under Section 226 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA) to Watford Borough Council (“WBC”) using Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 in respect of part of the Watford Business Park within the Council’s administrative area.19-10-07-pr-i-cpo-powers-report-finalappendix-1-land-plan19-10-07-pr-i-cpo-powers-report-legal-opinion-6-sept-19-app219-10-07-pr-i-cpo-03_wbc_trdc-draft-agency-agreement_final-app3
7. OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under Item 3 above
8. 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 paragraphs (3 and 5) 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. PROPOSED DELEGATION OF COMPULSORY PURCHASE POWERS TO WATFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL IN RESPECT OF LAND AT WATFORD BUSINESS PARK FALLING WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA OF THE COUNCIL
This item will be considered under Item 6 as Part I business (see above)