Authority Meeting 3 February 2015

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

Date and time: 03 February 2015 2:00 PM

Contact Details:

Committee Officer

Tel: 01730 814810 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

Please note that prior to the start of the meeting there will be a presentation on the Post Common Agricultural Policy Review (CAP), new Countryside Stewardship Scheme.The presentation will run from 1pm to 1.45pm

 

PART I

  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 3 December 2014 (page 1)

  1. Matters Arising

To enable any matters arising from 3 December 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. Need for Part II Exclusion of Press and Public

The Authority is asked to consider whether, in respect of Agenda Item 14, the public, including the press, should be excluded from the meeting on the basis that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if a member of the public were present during the item there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within Paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule12A to the Local Government Act 1972, being information relating to the financial and business affairs of the Authority, and that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exempt information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons set out in the report.

  1. Chief Executive’s Progress Report

To consider a report from the Chief Executive Officer (Report 1/15 page 5)

  1. Authority Chair Update

To receive a verbal report from the Authority Chair

  1. Affordable Housing and Infrastructure Contribution Threshold

To consider a report from the CIL Project Manager (Report 2/15 page 14)

  1. Planning Committee

To note the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on 11 December 2014 (page 32)

  1. Policy & Programme Committee

To note the unconfirmed minutes of the P&P Committee Meeting 9 December 2014 (page 42)

  1. Reports from Members Appointed to External Bodies

To consider reports from Members (page 49)

PART 11

 

The paper for the next item is enclosed for Members of the Authority only (yellow paper). However, a summary of the matters dealt with under the Part II item referred to is attached for all recipients of the Agenda

 

  1. NPUK – Establishment of a Company Limited by Guarantee

To consider a report from the Chief Executive Officer (Report 03/15). The report is not for publication as it contains exempt information within Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, being information relating to the financial and business affairs of the Authority, and that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exempt information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons set out in the report.

TO ALL MEMBERSOF THE SOUTH DOWNS NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY

Meeting Papers