Authority Meeting 23 September 2014

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

Date and time: 23 September 2014 2:00 PM

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. 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

Agenda Item 9 has been withdrawn

  1. Apologies
  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. MinutesTo approve as a correct record the minutes of the Authority meeting held on 26 June 2014 (page 1)
  4. Matters ArisingTo enable any matters arising from 26 June 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 (if Members have any urgent matters they are asked to consult the Chair before the meeting commences).
  6. Public ParticipationThe Chair will allow members of the public to ask questions, make statements or present a petition on any matter on the agenda for this meeting or on any matter that falls within the Authority’s powers, subject to procedures set out in Appendix 3 to the Authority’s Standing Orders. Any member of the public who wishes to address the meeting under this item should notify Member Services (contact details at the top of this agenda) not less than 24 hours before the commencement of the meeting, and indicate in what capacity he or she would like to speak together with a contact telephone number.
  7. Chief Executive’s Progress ReportTo consider a report from the Chief Executive Officer (Report 20/14 page 8)
  8. Area Tours from a Member PerspectiveTo receive a verbal report from Authority Member Doug Jones
  9. Establishment of Joint West Sussex Minerals Local Plan Members Working Group (Minerals Plan Working Group)To consider a report from the Director of Planning (Report 21/14 page 12)
  10. South Downs National Park A27 Position StatementTo consider a report from the People and Places Manager (Report 22/14 page 16)
  11. The South Downs National Park Access & Rights of Way Annual Review 2013/14To consider a report from the Director of Operations (Report 23/14 page 24)
  12. Establishment of the Member Complaint Handling Procedures Working GroupTo consider a report from the Monitoring Officer (Report 24/14 page 44)
  13. Member AppointmentsTo consider a report from the Monitoring Officer (Report 25/14 page 48)
  14. Appointment of Monitoring OfficerTo consider a report from the Governance & Support Services Manager (Report 26/14 page 53)
  15. Planning CommitteeTo note the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on 12 June, 10 July & the unconfirmed minutes of the 14 August 2014 (pages 56, 64 & 74)
  16. Policy & Programme CommitteeTo note the unconfirmed minutes of the Policy and Programme Committee meeting held on 24 July 2014 (page 81)
  17. Governance CommitteeTo note the unconfirmed minutes of the Governance Committee meeting held on 24 June 2014 (page 87)
  18. Reports from Members Appointed to External BodiesTo consider reports from Members (page 92)

Meeting Papers