Authority Meeting 3 December 2014

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

Date and time: 03 December 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.

All Members are hereby summonsed to attend the Meeting of the South Downs National Park Authority to be held at 2pm on 3 December 2014 at the Memorial Hall, South Downs Centre, North Street, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9DH

Please note that prior to the start of the meeting there will be a presentation on Volunteering and the Volunteer Ranger Service. The presentation will run from 1pm to 1.45pm

Agenda

  1. Apologies
  2. Declarations of Interests

To 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).

  1. Minutes

To approveas a correct record the minutes of the Authority meeting held on 28 October 2014 (page 1)

  1. Matters Arising

To enable any matters arising from 28 October 2014 minutes that are not covered elsewhere on this agenda to be raised.

  1. Urgent Matters

To 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).

  1. Public Participation

The 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.

  1. Chief Executive’s Progress Report

To consider a report from the Chief Executive Officer (Report 32/14 page 8)

  1. Authority Chair Update

To receive a verbal report from the Authority Chair

  1. Appointment of Chief Finance Officer

To consider a report from the Monitoring Officer (Report 33/14 page 11)

  1. Planning Committee

To note the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on 9 October and the unconfirmed minutes of the 13 November 2014 (pages 13 & 19)

  1. Governance Committee

To note the unconfirmed minutes of the Governance Committee meeting held on 18 November 2014 (page 32)

  1. Reports from Members Appointed to External Bodies

To consider reports from Members (page 37 & 38)

Meeting Papers