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Policy & Programme Committee Meeting 16 December 2014

Policy & Programme Committee Meeting 16 December 2014

Location: South Downs Centre, North Street, Midhurst, GU29 9DH

Date and time: 16 December 2015 10:30 AM

Contact Details:

Rebecca Haynes, Member Services

Tel: 01730 819215 Email: committee.officer@southdowns.gov.uk

Trevor Beattie

Chief Executive (National Park Officer)

The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations are in force, giving a right to members of the public to record (film, photograph and audio-record) and report on proceedings at committee meetings. Please read our protocol on Filming, Recording and Reporting of SDNPA Meetings Protocol for more information.

At the start of the meeting the Chair will make an announcement that the meeting may be filmed, recorded or photographed. Webcasting is undertaken in the public interest and in the exercise of our official authority, by entering the meeting room and using the public seating area you are consenting to being filmed, recorded and photographed. If you have any queries regarding this please contact committee.officer@southdowns.gov.uk

The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations are in force, giving a right to members of the public to record (film, photograph and audio-record) and report on proceedings at committee meetings. Please read our protocol on Filming, Recording and Reporting of SDNPA Meetings Protocol for more information.

Agenda

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Declarations of InterestsTo enable Members to disclose to the meeting any disclosable pecuniary interest they may have in any matter on the agenda for the meeting, where that interest is not already entered in the Authority’s register of interests, and any public service interest (as defined in Paragraph 18 of the Authority’s Code of Conduct) they may consider relevant to an item of business being considered at the meeting (such disclosure to be made at the commencement of the meeting, or when the interest becomes apparent).
  3. Minutes of previous meeting held on 1 October 2014To approve as a correct record minutes of the Policy & Programme Committee meeting held on 1 October 2014 (page 1)
  4. Matters arisingTo enable any matters arising from 1 October 2014 minutes that are not covered elsewhere on this agenda to be raised.
  5. Urgent mattersTo consider any matter not on the agenda which the Chair of the meeting agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency due to special circumstances.
  6. Public participationTo hear questions or comments from members of the public present at the meeting.
  7. Update on Budget Workshop and Next StepsTo receive a verbal report from the Business Services Manager.
  8. Helping our Local Highway Authority Partners Deliver for the Partnership Management PlanTo consider a report from the People & Places Manager (Report PP28/14, page 5).
  9. Resolution to “Choose to Apply a 5-unit Threshold for Affordable Housing Contributions” in Planning Policy and DecisionsTo consider a report from the CIL Project Manager (Report PP29/14 – Paper To Follow).
  10. Neighbourhood Planning Memorandum of Understanding and ToolkitTo consider a report from the Planning Policy Manager (Report PP30/14, page 11).
  11. Review and Strategic Legacy of the “Secrets of the High Woods” ProjectTo consider a report from the Director of Strategy & Partnerships (Report PP31/14, page 27).
  12. Decisions Taken at Star Chamber – Half Year ReportTo consider a report from the Performance & Project Manager (Report PP32/14, page 43).
  13. Transforming Country Parks – Queen Elizabeth Country ParkTo consider a report from the Director of Strategy & Partnerships and the Western Downs Area Manager (Report PP33/14, page 45).
  14. Update on Broadband and Opportunity; Ministerial SummitTo receive a verbal update from the Sustainable Futures Manager.
  15. WebcastingTo consider a report from the Governance & Support Services Manager (Report PP34/14, page 49).

To all Members of the Policy & Programme Committee

Ken Bodfish, Jo Carr, Vaughan Clarke, Jeremy Leggett, Barry Lipscomb, Sue Saville, Deborah Urquhart, Pete West, Paul Yallop, Margaret Paren (ex-officio Member), Norman Dingemans (ex-officio Member).

 

Meeting Papers

Public participation

Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting should register their request, by emailing the following information to public.speaking@southdowns.gov.uk no later than 12 noon on the Monday before the meeting.

  • Name:
  • Address:
  • Phone Number:
  • Email:
  • Planning Application Number:
  • Details of Proposed Development:
  • Indicate if you are speaking in support or against the application:
  • Who are you representing?:
  • In the event that more than 3 people request to speak in favour or against an item it may be necessary for them to agree amongst themselves who should speak at the meeting. In order to facilitate this process we would ask you to confirm that you are happy with us sharing your name and e-mail address with other potential speakers. We will not share any other personal details with any other third parties.
  • YES / NO (delete as appropriate)

Confirmation that you have registered to speak will be send after 12 noon deadline. Further information on public speaking and registering as a speaker.

Please note that there is no catering provision for members of the public during meal breaks. However there are cafes, pubs and shops in Midhurst town centre, approximately 5 minutes’ walk away.

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