Waverley Borough Council Committee System - Committee Document
Meeting of the Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 29/01/2002
Agenda 29th January 2002
NOTE FOR MEMBERS
Members are reminded that contact officers are shown at the end of each report and members are welcome to raise questions, etc. in advance of the meeting with the appropriate officer.
APPOINTMENT OF VICE-CHAIRMAN
To confirm the appointment of Mr F G R Lambert as Vice-Chairman of the Committee for the remainder of the current Council year.
To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting of the final Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 20th November 2001 (to be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting).
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS
To receive apologies for absence and to report any substitutions.
DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY AND OTHER INTERESTS
To receive from Members, in relation to any items included on the agenda for this meeting, disclosure of any pecuniary interests which are required to be disclosed by Section 94(1) of the Local Government Act 1972; and any personal non-pecuniary interests in such matters, in accordance with paragraph 10 of the National Code of Local Government Conduct.
CALL-IN ITEMS – IF ANY
This provisional item has been included to allow this meeting to consider any item(s) called in, and remove the need for a further separate meeting on the same evening. The following item(s) was (were) considered by the Executive on 15th January 2002. Four members of this Committee (named) have since requested that they would like to scrutinise the decision(s) taken at that meeting.
Item (s) to be notified to the Committee if received by the deadline of noon, 23rd January 2002.
RESPONSE TO SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL'S COUNTRYSIDE STRATEGY REVIEW: A "CONSULTATION PAPER ON THE ISSUES FACING RURAL SURREY FROM 2001 TO 2006"
[Wards Affected: All Rural Wards]
Surrey County Council has asked for comment on its Countryside Strategy Review document "A Consultation Paper on the Issues Facing Rural Surrey from 2001 to 2006". The report at
considers the issues identified and recommends that the Strategy addresses three further issues. There are no direct resource, human rights, "Opportunities for All" or community safety implications. The environmental implications are set out in the report.
Kath Harrison, Countryside Strategy Co-ordinator from Surrey County Council, will be present at the meeting to provide background information to the report and be available to answer any questions from members. In addition, all rural parish councils in Waverley have been invited to send a representative along to the meeting as an opportunity to present their views on how Surrey's overall Countryside Strategy could reflect and respond to issues in rural Waverley.
The Committee is invited to pass any observations or comments on the three additional issues to be included in the strategy, to the Executive.
FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME
OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEES – FUNCTIONS
(herewith) in the light of Waverley's new Constitution.
FOUR-MONTH ROLLING PROGRAMME
To receive the Four-Month Rolling Programme of key decisions, adopted by the Executive at its meeting on 15th January 2002, attached as
COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME
To agree the work programme, which includes details of all three Overview and Scrutiny Committees, attached at
QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
The Chairman to respond to any questions received from members of the public of which notice has been duly given in accordance with Procedure Rule 10.
EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
To consider the following recommendation on the motion of the Chairman:-
That, pursuant to Procedure Rule 20 and in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item(s) on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during the item(s) there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by Section 100I of the Act) of the description specified in the appropriate paragraph(s) of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act (
to be identified, as necessary, at the meeting
TREES ON WAVERLEY OWNED LAND
[Wards Affected: All]
To consider the report at
(Exempt) Appendix E
ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED IN EXEMPT SESSION
To consider any other matters relating to aspects of any reports on this agenda, which, it is felt, may need to be considered in Exempt session.
For further information or assistance, please telephone Emma McQuillan, Principal Committee Secretary on extension 3351 or 01483 523351.