Sustainable Development, Planning and Transport Committee - 6 September 2016
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 6 September 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
26 August 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 21 June 2016 (circulated separately).16 06 21 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. SERVICE PRESENTATION – REGULATORY SERVICES
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSPORT
6. BUDGET MONITORING REPORT - MONTH 4 (JULY)
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 2016 - 2019 medium-term financial plan.16 09 06 SD i (06) Budget Report
HOUSING, PLANNING AND STRATEGIC SCHEMES
7. HOUSING RELATED SUPPORT CHANGES
Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) commission a range of Housing Related Support (HRS) services across several client groups ranging from supporting people in their homes or in fixed accommodation. HRS services assist people who live in a sheltered housing scheme, hostel, refuge, shared accommodation, or their own home. They aim to promote independence. They can prevent homelessness and help people do things for themselves rather than go into hospital or residential care. They can also help people make the transition from living in an institution to living independently.16 09 06 SD i (07) HRS Support
8. TRDC PARKING MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME 2016/17
This report reviews the success of the parking management for the 2015/16 financial year (Appendix A) and proposes a programme for the 2016/17 financial year (Appendix B).16 09 06 SD i (08) Parking Management Programme ReportAppendix A - Status at 31 July 2016 of Parking Management Programme 2015-16Appendix B - Parking Management Programme proposed for 2016-17
9. WORK PROGRAMME
To review and make necessary changes to the Committee’s work programme.16 09 06 SD i (09) report work programmeWork Programme - Appendix 1
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.)