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Meeting of the Environment and Leisure Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 31/03/2008
Agenda




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Date: 19th March 2008


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 I Sampson
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

If you would like a copy of this agenda or the attached papers in another format, e.g. large print, on tape or in another language, please call 01483 523224



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 15th January 2008 (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

FORWARD PROGRAMME AND COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME
[Wards Affected: N/A]
To receive, for information, the forward programme of key decisions considered by the Executive at its meeting on 4th March 2008, attached as Appendix A, and to identify any issues that the Committee would wish to comment on. Members are also asked to note the work programme for the Environment and Leisure Overview and Scrutiny Committee, which is attached at Appendix B. Updates since the last meeting are set out in bold italics.

OVERVIEW ITEMS

[All Members of the Council are invited to attend the meeting for the following items. If any member would like to speak on the item, please could they give notice in accordance with the normal procedure and inform the Head of Democratic Services by 12 noon on the day of the meeting please].

7. REVIEW OF PLANNING SERVICE - ESTABLISHMENT
[Portfolio Holder for Planning: Cllr B A Ellis]
[Wards Affected: All]

Recommendation

That the Committee endorses the proposed changes to the structure and makes any comments or observations to the Executive.

8. REVIEW OF THE PLANNING SERVICE – CHARGING FOR PRE-APPLICATION ADVICE
[Portfolio Holder for Planning: Cllr B A Ellis]
[Wards Affected: All]

Recommendation


That ELOS make any observations to the Executive on:


9. 1APP – INTRODUCTION OF NATIONAL PLANNING APPLICATIONS FORMS AND REVISED VALIDATION PROCESS
[Portfolio Holder for Planning: Cllr B A Ellis]
[Wards Affected: All]

Recommendation

10. PROPOSED PLANNING INFRASTRUCTURE CONTRIBUTIONS SUPPLEMENTARY PLANNING DOCUMENT (SPD)
[Portfolio Holder for Planning: Cllr B A Ellis]
[Wards Affected: All]

Recommendation


SCRUTINY ITEMS 11. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT REPORT, QUARTER 3, (OCT-DEC) 2007/08
[Portfolio Holder for Best Value: Cllr M H W Band and
Portfolio Holder for Leisure: Cllr R J Steel
Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services: Cllr J R Sandy]
[Wards Affected: All]

The Environment and Leisure Performance Indicators Sub Committee met on 19th March 2008 to discuss the review of Waverley’s performance during Quarter 3 2007/8. The report received by the Sub Committee is attached at Appendix G. The Sub Committee’s comments will be sent to follow as Appendix H.

Recommendation

It is recommended that the Committee notes the Sub Committee’s comments and decides if it wishes to make any observations to the Executive.


12. 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).


13. 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 Emma Dearsley,
Democratic Services Officer on extension 3224 or 01483 523224.

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