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Meeting of the Environment and Leisure Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 26/11/2007
Agenda





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When calling please ask for: Gill Dally
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E-mail: gdally@waverley.gov.uk
Date: 13th November 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 L Pritchard
Cllr M W ByhamCllr K T Reed
Cllr J H B EdwardsCllr Ms J R Thomson
Cllr Mrs P EllisCllr Mrs N Warner-O’Neill
Cllr R A Gordon-SmithCllr C A Wilson
Cllr N P HolderVacancy (TBC)
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 11th September 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

FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME

6. 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 6th November 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.

7. IN –DEPTH REVIEWS
[Wards Affected: ALL]
1. Recycling Issues - The Portfolio Holder for Environment and Leisure, Cllr J Sandy, will attend the meeting to give an update on recent progress on recycling issues.
2. Land Drainage – A report is attached at Appendix C from 2004 regarding the Land Drainage and Flood Defence Review Policy and Programme. There will be a discussion about the scope of the current review.
3. Transport Issues (Reserve)

Recommendation

To agree the scope of the Recycling and Land Drainage reviews.

PERFORMANCE ITEMS

8. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT REPORT - QUARTER 2 (JULY - SEP) 2007/08
[Wards Affected: All]

Recommendation

9. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SCRUTINY: RETENTION OF INDICATORS FOR THE NEW PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK
[Wards Affected: All]

Following the Comprehensive Spending Review, the Government has announced 198 new performance indicators for local public services. These indicators will replace BVPIs and all other national performance indicators, and will come into effect from April 2008. In addition to familiarising itself with the new indicators and their likely impacts, Waverley Borough Council will need to reach a decision on which existing indicators will be retained / modified as local indicators under the new framework - the report at Appendix E refers.

Recommendation

SCRUTINY ITEMS

10. REVIEW OF PLANNING ENFORCEMENT SERVICE
[Wards Affected: ALL]

Overall Service Delivery
Resource Issues & Staffing
Interface with Public
Interface with Members

Recommendation

11. BUDGET ISSUES 2008/9
[Wards Affected: ALL]

Recommendation
1. Comment on the approach to be taken to the 2008-9 Budget preparation process and in particular the highlighted issues that fall within the remit of this Committee;
2. Consider whether they wish to support the Executive in any representations to be made to the Government; and
3. Indicate areas within the remit of this Committee where they may wish to see a high priority for increased expenditure, or areas that may be identified as lower-priority.

12. LOCAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK – ANNUAL MONITORING REPORT 2006/7
[Wards Affected: ALL]

Recommendation


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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