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Meeting of the Environment and Leisure Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 13/09/2004
Agenda



AGENDA

1. MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 28th June 2004 (to be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting).

2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

To receive apologies for absence and to report any substitutions.

3. DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

To receive from Members, in relation to any items included on the agenda for this meeting, disclosure of any interests which are required to be disclosed by Section 94(1) of the Local Government Act 1972 and in accordance with the Waverley Code of Local Government Conduct.

4. 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.


FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME

5. EXECUTIVE FOUR-MONTH ROLLING PROGRAMME
[Wards Affected: N/A]
To receive the Four-Month Rolling Programme of key decisions, which was considered by the Executive at its meeting on 6th September 2004, attached as Appendix A, and to identify any issues which the Committee would wish to have sight of before they are considered by the Executive.

6. COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME: IN-DEPTH REVIEWS
[Wards Affected: N/A]
It was agreed at the meeting on 16th March 2004 that the items to be included on the work programme for 2004/05 for in-depth reviews would be:-


WORK PROGRAMME ITEMS

REVIEW OF DEVELOPMENT CONTROL
As part of this Committee's review of the Development Control Service in Waverley, it was agreed, that a Sub-Committee be established to conduct interviews with planning and other staff. The Review of Development Control Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee is due to meet on Thursday 9th September and Monday 13th September.

7. PLANNING BEST VALUE PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: FIRST QUARTER OF 2004/05
[Wards Affected: All]

Recommendation



OVERVIEW ISSUES

8. LOCAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK SCHEME
[Wards Affected: All]

Recommendation


9. STATEMENT OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
[Wards Affected: All]

The Local Development Framework Special Interest Group is considering the second draft of the Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) at its meeting on the 2nd September. A report on the outcome of that meeting is to follow.

The report at Appendix D explains the work that the Local development Framework Special Interest Group has undertaken in producing the Statement of Community Involvement.

Waverley has to introduce the Statement of Community Involvement as part of the Local Development Framework. The purpose of the Statement is to show how the Council intends to consult the community, build consensus and engage stakeholders and the public in producing the Local Development Framework.

Recommendation

SCRUTINY ISSUES
10. WAVERLEY CULTURAL STRATEGY REVIEW
[Wards Affected: All]
The report at Appendix E provides Members with an update on the progress made to date in delivering the action plan associated with the Waverley Cultural Strategy. The Council adopted the Waverley Cultural Strategy, A Blueprint for Leisure, in February 2003. The strategy set out the vision and direction for the development of cultural services, facilities and activities within the Borough over a five year period.

Recommendation

It is recommended that any views and observations on the Cultural Strategy action plan update be passed on to the Executive.

11. DRAFT WAVERLEY BOROUGH CYCLING PLAN
[Wards Affected: N/A]


Recommendation

12. REVIEW OF FLY TIPPING

A report on the outcome of the in-depth review into fly tipping in Waverley, which was conducted by this Committee, is being considered by the Executive at its meeting on 6th September 2004. The views of the Executive on the proposed way forward will follow as Appendix G.


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 Mahasti Ghavami,
Trainee Committee Secretary on extension 3224 or 01483 523224.

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