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Meeting of the Environment and Leisure Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 11/09/2007
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Date: 3rd September 2007





To: All Members and Substitute
Members of the ENVIRONMENT
& LEISURE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE



Membership of the Environment and Leisure Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Cllr Mrs D M James (Chairman)Cllr Ms D M-R Le Gal
Cllr M R Goodridge (Vice-Chairman)Cllr A J Lovell
Cllr Mrs J I ArrickCllr S J O’Grady
Cllr M W ByhamCllr S L Pritchard
Cllr J H B EdwardsCllr K T Reed
Cllr Mrs P EllisCllr Ms J R Thomson
Cllr R A Gordon-SmithCllr Mrs N Warner-O’Neill
Cllr N P HolderCllr C A Wilson
Cllr S R E Inchbald
Substitute Members

Conservative Liberal Democrat Independent

Cllr Mrs G M Beel Cllr J M Savage Cllr V Duckett
Cllr J P Hubble
Cllr Dr N J Lee
Cllr L C Bate

Dear Councillors

A meeting of the ENVIRONMENT & LEISURE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE will be held as follows: - The Agenda for the meeting is set out below.

Yours sincerely

MARY ORTON
Chief Executive



NOTE FOR MEMBERS

Contact officers are shown at the end of each report and members are welcome to raise questions, make observations etc. in advance of the meeting with the appropriate officer.
AGENDA

1. INFORMAL PUBLIC QUESTION TIME

The Chairman to receive any questions from members of the public.

2. MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 19th June and of the meeting held on 30th July 2007 (to be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting).

3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

To receive apologies for absence and to report any substitutions.

4. DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS
5. QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC


WASTE SEMINAR

6. The Chairman to thank Councillors for attending the Waste Seminar held on 5th September, with thanks to the officers for organising the event and asking Councillors if there are any follow-up questions.

FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME

7. ROLLING PROGRAMME AND COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME
[Wards Affected: N/A]
To receive, for information, the four month rolling programme of key decisions to be considered by the Executive at its meeting on 4th September 2007, attached as Appendix A. Members are also asked to note the work programme for the Executive for noting by the Environment and Leisure Overview and Scrutiny Committee which is attached at Appendix B.

8. IN –DEPTH REVIEWS
[Wards Affected: ALL]

PERFORMANCE ITEMS

9. BEST VALUE AND LOCAL PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: QUARTER 1
[Wards Affected: N/A]

The Environment and Leisure Performance Indicators Sub Committee met on 5th September to discuss the review of Waverley’s performance during Quarter 1 2007/8. The report received by the Sub Committee is attached at Appendix D. The Sub Committee’s comments will be sent to follow as Appendix E.

Recommendation

It is recommended that the Committee notes the Sub Committee’s comments.


OVERVIEW ITEMS

10. GYPSY AND TRAVELLER ACCOMMODATION: AGREEMENT OF OPTIONS A&B FIGURES FOR SUBMISSION TO SEERA
[Wards Affected: ALL]

Members may wish to make specific comments on the following three points:

Number of pitches to be provided within Waverley
SEERA’s Benchmarking exercise
Alternative distribution of pitches within the South East

Recommendation
CHIDDINGFOLD CONSERVATION AREA APPRAISAL
[Wards Affected: ALL]

11. A report is attached at Appendix G which sets out the content of the draft Chiddingfold Conservation Area Appraisal and explains how it has been produced. The proposals for extending the boundary of the conservation area and for enhancing the conservation area are put forward for consideration. There will be an officer presentation outlining the key proposals.

Recommendation

12. SURREY HILLS AONB – GOVERNANCE REVIEW CONSULTATION
[Wards Affected: ALL]

Recommendation
the proposed changes to the Governance arrangements for the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; and
the delegation of responsibility of preparing the AONB Management Plan to the new Surrey Hill Board.
13. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

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 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 this item 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).


14. ANY OTHER ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED IN EXEMPT SESSION

To consider matters (if any) 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 Gill Dally,
Democratic Services Officer on extension 3226 or 01483 523226.
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