Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee - 21 June 2016
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held at Rickmansworth School, Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, WD3 3AQ, on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 at 7.30pm.
Members of the Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee:-
Councillors:- Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Lead Member) Martin Trevett (Lead Member)
Steve Drury Angela Killick
Peter Getkahn David Major
Ty Harris Reena Ranger
Paula Hiscocks Kate Turner
Steven Halls, Chief Executive
13 June 2016
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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1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 10 March 2016.16 03 10 SD 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.
HOUSING, PLANNING AND STRATEGIC SCHEMES
5. PARKING BAY PROGRAMME
To publish the up to date list of proposed schemes in their current status.16 06 21 SD i (05) Parking Bay Report16 06 21 SD i (05) Parking Bay Appendix
6. REPORT ON PARKING SERVICE CHARGING AND INCOME
The report sets out some further options and recommendations for bridging the gap between income and expenditure for the Council’s parking services following the request made at the December 2015 Policy and Resources Committee and the Council’s budget-setting meeting on 23 February 2016.16 06 21 SD i (06) report
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSPORT
7. GREEN EXPECTATIONS – SUSTAINABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY ACTION PLAN 2016-17
The Green Expectations strategy for Three Rivers was published in March 2015 and set out aims and objectives for the authority on sustainability and climate change. This report sets out an Action Plan for 2016-17 to help achieve these aims and objectives.16 06 21 SD i (07) Green Expectations Strategy Action Plan Report16 06 21 SD i (07) Appendix
8. TRDC CYCLING STRATEGY – SCHEME DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR 2016/17
This report requests that the Committee approves the draft programme of cycling schemes that were investigated in 2015/16, to be developed and potentially implemented by the District Council working with its partners, as well as
proposals for marketing and publicising these schemes. An overview of the current Cycling Strategy is also provided.16 06 21 SD i (08) Report Cycling Strategy16 06 21 SD i (08) Appendix A16 06 21 SD i (08) Appendix B
9. WORK PROGRAMME
To review and make necessary changes to the Committee’s work programme.16 06 21 SD i (09) report16 06 21 SD i (09) Appendix
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(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.)