Policy and Resources Committee - 9 March 2020
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Monday 9 March 2020.
Members of the Policy and Resources Committee:-
Councillors Sara Bedford (Chairman) (Local Plan) Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman) (Leisure)
Matthew Bedford (Resources and Shared Services) Phil Williams (Environmental Services and Sustainability)
Stephen Cox Andrew Scarth (Housing)
Steve Drury (Infrastructure & Planning Policy)
Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Transport and Economic Development) Roger Seabourne (Community Safety and Partnerships)
Joanne Wagstaffe Chief Executive
28 February 2020
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
To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Policy and Resources Committee meeting held on 21 January 2020.20-01-21-pr-final-draft-mins
3. 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.
4. DECLARATION OF INTERESTS
To receive any declarations of interest.
5. REVIEW OF SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN YOUNG PEOPLE AND ADULTS AT RISK POLICY
This report recommends changes to the Council’s Safeguarding Children Young People and Adults at Risk Policy in order to bring it up to date and in line with the requirements of the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Partnership and Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board.-05-20-03-09-pr-i-safeguarding-cover-report-05-20-03-09-pr-i-safeguarding-children-young-people-and-adults-at-risk-policy
6. EXEMPTION FROM PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE RULES – COMMITTEE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
To advise Members that an exemption to the Procurement process was approved by the Director of Finance under the Limited Market exemption as permitted by the Council’s Constitution.-06-20-03-09-pr-i-exemption-from-procurement-procedures
7. BUDGET MONITORING – MONTH 10 (January)
The Budget monitoring report is a key tool in scrutinising the Council’s financial performance. It is designed to provide an overview to all relevant stakeholders. It is essential that the council monitors its budgets throughout the year to ensure that it is meeting its strategic objectives and that corrective action is taken where necessary.
This report seeks approval to a change in the Committee’s 2019 - 2023 medium-term revenue financial plan. The report shows the Council’s overall consolidated medium term financial plan for both revenue and capital.-07-20-03-09-pr-i-budget-monitoring-period-10-report
8. FINAL SERIVCE PLANS 2020-2023
To receive the Committees final service plans for recommendation to Council:
Customer Service Centrecsc-service-plan-template-2020-23_final
Revenue and Benefitsrevs-and-bens-service-plan-2020-23_final
Economic Development and Sustainability (only with regard to the Local Plan)economic-and-sustainable-development-service-plan-2020-23_final
9. WORK PROGRAMME
To receive the Committee’s work programme.-09-20-03-09-pr-i-work-programme-report
10. OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under Item 3 above
11. 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. PROPERTY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
To receive a report.