Authority Meeting 23 June 2016
Location: Memorial Hall, South Downs Centre, Midhurst
Date and time: 23 June 2016 2:00 PM
Tel: 01730 819215 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Executive (National Park Officer)
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- Apologies for absence
- Election of Chair
To elect a Chair for the following year.
- Election of Deputy Chair
To elect a Deputy Chair for the following year.
- 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.
- Minutes of previous meeting held on 24 March 2016
To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Authority meeting held on 24 March 2016 (page 1).
- Matters arising
To enable any matters arising from the 24 March 2016 Authority Meeting minutes that are not covered elsewhere on this agenda to be raised.
- 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).
- 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.
- Need for Part II Exclusion of Press and Public
The Authority is asked to consider whether, in respect of Agenda Item 19, 20 & 21 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.
- Authority Chair Update
To receive a verbal report from the Authority Chair
- Chief Executive’s Progress Report
To consider a report from the Chief Executive (Report 13/16 page 7)
- Adoption of the Lewes District Local Plan: Part 1, Joint Core Strategy
To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report 14/16 page 13).
- Policy Framework and Standing Order Updates
To consider a report by the Head of Governance (Report 15/16 page 19).
- Appointments of Committees and Outside Bodies
To consider a report by the Head of Governance (Report 16/16 page 23)
- Policy & Programme Committee
To agree recommendations from the unconfirmed minutes of the Policy & Programme Committee meeting held on the 26 May 2016 (page 31)THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE INCLUDED ON THE AGENDA FOR INFORMATION
- Planning Committee
Minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on the 10 March, 14 April and the 12 May 2016 (pages 37, 43 & 51)
- Policy & Programme Committee
Minutes of the Policy & Programme Committee meeting held on the 1 March 2016 (page 61).
- Reports from Members Appointed to External Bodies (page 67)
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
- Authority Minutes (Part II)
To approve as a correct record the Part II minutes of the South Downs National Park Authority meeting held on 24 March 2016 (page 71). These minutes are not for publication as they contains exempt information within Paragraphs 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.
- Matters arising
To enable any matters arising from the 24 March 2016 Authority Meeting PART II minutes that are not covered elsewhere on this agenda to be raised.
- An update on the legal opinion regarding the creation of charitable and trading entities to support delivery of National Park purposes and duty and the SDNP Partnership Management Plan
Report from the Director of Corporate Services (Report 17/16 page 75)
TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH DOWNS NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY
Pre NPA presentation Secret of the High Woods 23 June 2016
Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 11
Agenda Item 12
Agenda Item 13
Agenda Item 14
Agenda Item 14 Appendix 2 (Tabled at the meeting)
Agenda Item 15
Agenda Item 16
Agenda Item 17
Agenda Item 18
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.