General Public Services and Community Safety Committee - 7 December 2017
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 7 December 2017 at 7.30pm.
Members of the General Public Services and Community Safety Committee:-
Councillors:- Phil Brading (Lead Member for Roger Seabourne (Lead Member
Public Services) for Community Safety)
Rupert Barnes Joy Mann
Martin Brooks Debbie Morris
Marilyn Butler Andrew Scarth
Stephen Cox Phil Williams
Steven Halls, Chief Executive
29 November 2017
Lead Member Responsibilities:
Public Services – Animal and Pest control; Community Toilets scheme; Refuse collection and recycling; Street Cleaning and litter bin emptying; Travellers (incursions and management of traveller sites).
Community Safety including the following functions:- to review or scrutinise decisions made, or other action taken, in connection with the discharge by the responsible authorities of their crime and disorder functions; to make reports or recommendations to the Council with respect to the discharge of those functions; the committee will be able to co-opt members from the Responsible Authorities (the Community Safety Partnership) should it wish to when reviewing certain projects/decisions.
The General Public Services and Community Safety 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 General Public Services and Community Safety 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.
- APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 29 June 2017 (circulated separately).17-06-29-gp-final-mins
- 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.
- DECLARATION OF INTERESTS
To receive any declarations of interest.
- BUDGET MONITORING – PERIOD 6 (END OF SEPTEMBER)
Attached is the comprehensive period 6 (end of September) budget monitoring report for the all the Council’s Committees.05-17-12-07-gps-i-budget-monitoring-period-6
This report has already been presented to the Policy & Resources Committee at its meeting on 7 November 2017 which sought approval to a change in the Council’s 2017 - 2020 medium-term financial plan.
- STRATEGIC, SERVICE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING 2018-2021
This report enables the Committee to comment to the Policy and Resources Committee on the Strategic Plan, the Committee’s service plans, and the growth bids to support them for the three years commencing on 1 April 2018.06-17-12-07-gps-i-1-service-plans-report-06-17-12-07-gps-i-app-1-strategic-plan_2018-21_draft-06-17-12-07-gps-i-app-2-ep-service-plan-2018-21_draft-v1-2-11-10-17-06-17-12-07-gps-i-app-3-pid_signage-for-byelaw_final
- ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FEES AND CHARGES
To recommend to Members the Environmental Protection fees and charges for 2018/19.-07-17-12-07-gps-i-1-environmental-protection-fees-and-charges-final
- Garden waste; review of the chargeable service
To update Members on the progress of the chargeable garden waste service.-08-17-12-07-gps-i-garden-waste-review
9. STRATEGIC, SERVICE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING 2018-2021
This report enables the Committee to comment to the Policy and Resources Committee on the Strategic Plan, the Committee’s service plans, and the growth bids to support them for the three years commencing on 1 April 2018.-09-17-12-07-gps-i-1-service-plans-report-09-17-12-07-gps-i-app-2-community-partnerships-draft-service-plan-2018-21
10. WORK PROGRAMME
To agree the Committee’s work programme.-10-17-12-07-gps-i-work-prog-report-10-17-12-07-gps-i-work-programme-updated
11. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.
12. 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 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.)
- ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FEES AND CHARGES – APPENDIX A
To consider the Appendix to the report at Item 7.
- OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.