Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee - 14 November 2017
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday 14 November 2017 at 7.30pm.
Members of the Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee:-
Councillors:- Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Lead Member) Martin Trevett (Lead Member)
Steve Drury Joan King
Peter Getkahn Kate Turner
Paula Hiscocks Reena Ranger
Steven Halls, Chief Executive
6 November 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.
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 Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport meeting held on 20 June 2017 and the Extraordinary meeting held on 16 August 2017.17-06-20-sd-mins-draft final17-08-16-sd-mins-draft-extra
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. BUDGET MONITORING
Attached is the comprehensive period 6 (end of September) budget monitoring report for the all the Council’s Committees.17-11-14-sd-i-05-budget-monitoring-period-617-11-14-sd-i-05-budget-monitoring-period-6-app1
HOUSING, PLANNING AND STRATEGIC SCHEMES
6. REPORT ON DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT, LOCAL LAND CHARGES SEARCHES AND PARKING SERVICES FEES AND CHARGES
This report provides an overview of all discretionary charges for Development Management, Local Land Charges Searches and Parking.17-11-14-sd-i-06-fees-and-charges-regulatory17-11-14-sd-i-06-fees-and-charges-regulatory-appa17-11-14-sd-i-06-fees-and-charges-regulatory-appb
7. 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 2018.17-11-14-sd-i-07-service-plans-report17-11-14-sd-i-07-sp-2018-21-strategic-plan-draft-app117-11-14-sd-i-07-sp-draft-housing-service-plan-2018-21-app217-11-14-sd-i-07-sp-pid-1-homelessness-reduction-act-app317-11-14 sd-i-07 sp-pid-for-parking17-11-14-sd-i-07-sp-pid-scoring-sheet-2017-app417-11-14-sd-i-07-sp-scheme-for-prioritising-revenue-growth-2018-app4
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSPORT
8. CYCLE STRATEGY – ANNUAL UPDATE ON SCHEME DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
This report requests that the committee agrees the current work programme of cycling and walking improvement schemes in the Three Rivers District, which is promoted by the District Council and its partners. The current programme is proposed to be extended to 2018/19 and, significantly, includes proposals for a new Cycle Hub. The report also provides an update of the current Cycling Strategy review, which will update the 2008 Strategy.17-11-14-sd-i-08-trdc-report-on-cycling-programme-2017-19-final17-11-14-sd-i-08-trdc-report-on-cycling-programme-2017-19-appendix-a
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 2018.17-11-14-sd-i-09-service-plans-reporteconomic-sustainable-development-service-plan-2018-21-draft17-11-14-sd-i-09-sp-pid-2-carbon-neutral-council-app3
10. WORK PROGRAMME
To review and make necessary changes to the Committee’s work programme.17-11-14-sd-i-10-work-programme-report17-11-14-sd-i-10-work-programme
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(s) of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs (1 -7) 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. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.