Extraordinary Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee - 16 August 2017

16 August 2017
Extraordinary Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee - Agenda and Reports


For an extraordinary meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Wednesday 16 August 2017 at 7.30pm.

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

Councillors:-      Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Lead Member)      Martin Trevett (Lead Member)

David Coltman

Steve Drury      Joan King

David Major

Peter Getkahn      Kate Turner

Ty Harris      Reena Ranger

Paula Hiscocks

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

8 August 2017

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); To purchase any property for use as temporary accommodation.

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.

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To receive any declarations of interest.


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.


This report will update the Committee of the officer investigations on a proposed new parking partnership arrangement with Hertsmere Borough Council (HBC). The Committee is asked to agree that officers continue to progress this option to enable a service level agreement to be drawn up with HBC as the preferred provider based on the attached proposal.

Officers from HBC will attend the pre-meeting. There will be a short presentation and an opportunity for questions.

  1. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

If any confidential business is approved under item 3, it will also be necessary to specify the class of exempt or confidential information in the additional item(s) and 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.”


To consider Appendix D to the report at Item 4 on the agenda.

  1. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.

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