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Authority Meeting 21 Jun 2011

Authority Meeting 21 Jun 2011

Location: Capron House, Midhurst

Date and time: 21 June 2011 2:00 PM

Contact Details:

Rebecca Haynes, Member Services

Tel: 01730 811773 Email: committee.officer@southdowns.gov.uk

Richard Shaw

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


1. Welcome  – Richard Shaw, Chief Executive Officer (National Park Officer)

2.  Apologies

3.  Election of Chair

To elect a Chair for the following year

4. Election of Deputy Chair

To elect a Deputy Chair for the following year

5. Declarations of Interests

Members and officers are invited to make any declarations of personal or prejudicial interests that they may have in relation to items on the agenda and are reminded to make any declaration at any stage during the meeting if it then becomes apparent that this may be required when a particular item or issue is considered.

6. Minutes – to approve as a correct record the minutes of the Authority meeting held on 29 March 2011 (page 1)

7. 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).

8. 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 Fiona MacLeod (contact details at the end of this agenda) not less than 24 hours before the commencement of the meeting (i.e. by 2.00 pm on the day preceding the meeting), and indicate in what capacity he or she would like to speak together with a contact telephone number.

9. Review of Standing Orders and Terms of Reference of Committees

To consider a report from the Monitoring Officer (Report 22/11 page 8)

10. Appointments to Committees

To consider a report from the Director of Corporate Services (Report 23/11 page 49)

11. Appointments to Outside Bodies

To consider a report from the Director of Corporate Services (Report 24/11 page 52)

12. Protocols for Joint Working on Lewes and East Hampshire Core Strategies and Minerals & Waste Core Strategies for Hampshire, East Sussex and Brighton & Hove, and West Sussex.

To consider a report from the Head of Planning (Report 25/11 to follow)

13. Waverley Borough Council’s Local Development Framework Core Strategy Preferred Options and Draft Policies

To consider a report from the Head of Planning (Report 26/11 to follow)

14. Whitehill Bordon Economic Strategy Consultation

To consider a report from the Head of Planning (Report 27/11 to follow)

15. Lewes District Council and the South Downs National Park Authority Revised Statement of Community Involvement

To consider a report from the Head of Planning (Report 28/11 to follow)

16. Winchester City Council “Plans for Places…..after Blueprint” Consultation

To consider a report from the Head of Planning (Report 29/11 to follow)

17. Planning Committee

The note the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 9 May 2011 (page 56) and receive a verbal report on the Planning Committee meeting held 13 June

18. Resources and Performance Committee

To receive a verbal report on the Resources and Performance Committee meeting held on 9 June 2011

19. Audit Committee

To receive a verbal report on the Audit Committee meeting held on 20 June 2011

Meeting Papers

Public participation

Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting should register their request, by emailing the following information to public.speaking@southdowns.gov.uk no later than 12 noon on the Monday before the meeting.

  • Name:
  • Address:
  • Phone Number:
  • Email:
  • Planning Application Number:
  • Details of Proposed Development:
  • Indicate if you are speaking in support or against the application:
  • Who are you representing?:
  • In the event that more than 3 people request to speak in favour or against an item it may be necessary for them to agree amongst themselves who should speak at the meeting. In order to facilitate this process we would ask you to confirm that you are happy with us sharing your name and e-mail address with other potential speakers. We will not share any other personal details with any other third parties.
  • YES / NO (delete as appropriate)

Confirmation that you have registered to speak will be send after 12 noon deadline. 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.

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