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Meeting of the Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 14/11/2001
WORK PROGRAMME FOR OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEES NOVEMBER 2001 - CORPORATE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE



APPENDIX B

WORK PROGRAMME FOR OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEES
NOVEMBER 2001

CORPORATE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE
ItemStatusLead Officer
Review of Support Services for Members (including IT support and training, presentation facilities at public meetings, member car parking provision, accommodation and office facilities, members’ allowances and other facilities currently available to members).Scoping report approved on 3/4/01. Update report on Members’ IT support element of review to Committee on 20/11/01. Further reports in due course.Roger Standing
COMMUNITY OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

ItemStatusLead Officer
Government Response to the Green Paper (including Starter Homes Initiative, Social Rent Reforms and Arms Length Companies)Considered at Committee on 22/2/01 and further reports on issues arisingJohn Swanton
Affordable Housing (including Key Workers)Housing Needs Survey results received. Joint Workshop with Environment O and S but with all members invited on 30th October 2001John Swanton/Louise Goodfellow
Vulnerable TenantsConsidered on 5/4/01 –report to January 2002 meetingDavid January/Louise Goodfellow
Future Health Provision in WaverleyConsidered on 5/4/01 – further report in due courseJohn Swanton
Community TransportConsidered on 5/4/01 – further report received on 4/6/01. Progress report in November.John Swanton

ENVIRONMENT OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

Planning and Major Developments

ItemStatusLead Officer
Planning Code – OverviewReport from DA considered by the Probity in Planning Sub-Committee. Work still being undertaken by the Sub-Committee on the Planning Code of Conduct following receipt of questionnaire responses. Report expected at next applicable meeting.Sara Whitmarsh/Steve Thwaites/Anne Bott
Godalming Key SiteFollowing the withdrawal of WWF, the developer for this site has been assembling a new proposal. Discussions on the property aspects are still progressing. The planning issues will follow. This is expected to be later in 2001.Roger Standing
Implementation of Year 1 FSRsReport considered on 11/9/01.Louise Goodfellow
Affordable Housing (also under Community O and S)Affordable Housing Workshop held on 30th October 2001.Daniel Hawes/Louise Goodfellow
Future of Dunsfold AirfieldNow that the legal issues surrounding the present planning status of the site have been settled, BAE Systems are still considering their future proposals.Roger Standing

Environment

Integration of Waste and Recyclable CollectionWaste Management SIG has met twice and is awaiting the final report from Robert Long Consultants which will be presented to the SIG’s next meeting on 4th December. SIG then to visit St Albans.Martin Shorten/Louise Goodfellow
Funding for Environment and Leisure ProjectsPresentation received on 11/9/01.Wendy Varcoe
LA21 StrategyAnnual update and six month interim item on Action Plans to be presented to this Committee in advance of the Executive. First interim report due early 2002.Su Gilfrin
Abandoned VehiclesThis item was added to the Work Programme by the Executive at its meeting on 9th October. The existing arrangements are being included in the Year Two Fundamental Service Review of Waste Management. Mr Sandy, Portfolio Holder for the Environment has met with Peter Maudsley, Martin Shorten and Gillian Clark. Consultation document on abandoned vehicles has been received from DTLR.Martin Shorten


Cultural and Leisure Provision and Youth

Services to Young PeopleOn hold - awaiting outcome of Surrey County Council discussions on Area Committees.Peter Maudsley
Drop-In Centre – FarnhamRichard Gates, Portfolio Holder for Leisure, to meet with Steve Tilbury.Peter Maudsley
TourismYear Two Fundamental Service Review – anticipate to be able to report early in 2002Peter Maudsley
Museum of FarnhamYear Two Fundamental Service Review. Received legal advice. Service Review Group considering a range of options – anticipate completing review by the end of the year, to be able to report early in 2002Peter Maudsley
Farnham ArtsReport considered on 11/9/01.Louise Goodfellow
The MaltingsMembers will be aware that the lottery application for the capital for the proposed scheme of refurbishment was not successful. The Maltings have taken the opportunity to reconsider their position and a subsequent approach has been made to Waverley for funding. This is currently being evaluated and will be the basis of discussions with the Maltings. This will need to be completed before it is possible to bring a report to members.Peter Maudsley
Countryside ReviewOptions for the Review being consideredLouise Goodfellow
Sandy Hill Youth FacilityDiscussions continuing with Rushmoor Borough Council and PavilionRoger Standing
Godalming Leisure Needs(a) Godalming Skate Park agreed and currently out to tender with a view to implementation as soon as possible.
(b) Broadwater Park – ‘Parklife’ Masterplan received by the Godalming Leisure Needs SIG at its first meeting on 23rd October 2001. Environment O and S to be involved in the process.
Peter Maudsley