Authority Meeting 22 September 2016

Location: Memorial Hall, South Downs Centre, Midhurst

Date and time: 22 September 2016 2:00 PM

Contact Details:

Committee Officer

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

Agenda

PART I

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Declaration of Interests
    To enable Members to declare to the meeting any disclosable interest they may have in any matter on the agenda for the meeting.
  3. Minutes of previous meeting held on 23 June 2016
    To approve as a correct record the Part I minutes of the Authority meeting held on 23 June 2016 (Page 1).
  4. Matters arising
    To enable any matters arising from the 23 June 2016 Authority Meeting minutes that are not covered elsewhere on this agenda to be raised.
  5. Urgent Matters
    To consider any matter on the agenda which the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency to due special circumstances (if Members have any urgent matters they are asked to consult the Chair before the meeting commences).
  6. 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.
  7. Need for Part II Exclusion of Press and Public
    The Authority is asked to consider whether, in respect of Agenda Item 19 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 items there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within Paragraphs 3 & 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, being (3) information relating to the financial and business affairs of the Authority, and (5) Information in respect of which a claim to legal professional privilege could be maintained in legal proceedings, 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.
  8. Authority Chair Update
    To receive a verbal report from the Authority Chair
  9. Chief Executive’s Progress Report
    To consider a report from the Chief Executive (Report 18/16 page 7)
  10. Handling of European Exit scenarios
    To consider a report by the Director of Countryside Policy and Management (Report 19/16 Page 15)
  11. The SDNPA Corporate Plan 2016-2021
    To consider a report by the Performance and Project Manager (Report 20/16 Page 29).
  12. Adoption of the SDNPA Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
    To consider a report by the Performance and Technical Manager (Report 21/16 Page 33).
  13. Finance Contract
    To consider a verbal by the Head of Business Services.
  14. Appointment and Management Committee
    To consider a report by the Head of Governance (Report 22/16 Page 55)

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE INCLUDED ON THE AGENDA FOR INFORMATION

  1. Planning Committee
    Minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on the 9 June, 14 July and 11 August 2016 (pages 61, 69 & 73)
  2. Policy & Programme Committee
    Unconfirmed minutes of the Policy & Programme Committee meeting held on the 21 July 2016 (page 81).
  3. Governance Committee
    Unconfirmed minutes of the Governance Committee meeting held on the 5 July 2016 (page 87)
  4. Reports from Members Appointed to External Bodies (page 95)

PART II

The paper for the next item is enclosed for Members of the Authority only (pink 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. Authority Minutes (Part II)
    To approve as a correct record the Part II minutes of the South Downs National Park Authority meeting held on 23 June 2016. These minutes are not for publication as they contains exempt information within Paragraphs 3 & 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, being (3) information relating to the financial and business affairs of the Authority, and (5) Information in respect of which a claim to legal professional privilege could be maintained in legal proceedings, 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.

Meeting Papers

Public participation

Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting should register their request, using the Registration Form, no later than 24 hours before the meeting. 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.