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Policy & Programme Committee Meeting 26 May 2016

Policy & Programme Committee Meeting 26 May 2016

Location: Memorial Hall, South Downs Centre, Midhurst

Date and time: 26 May 2016 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. 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

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 1 March 2016
To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Policy & Programme Committee meeting held on 1 March 2016 (Page 1).
4. Matters arising
To enable any matters arising from the 1 March 2016 Policy & Programme Committee minutes that are not covered elsewhere on this agenda to be raised.
5. Updates on previous Committee decisions
To receive any updates on previous Committee decisions.
6. 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.
7. Public participation
To hear questions or comments from members of the public present at the meeting.
8. Forward Business for 2016-17
To consider an update from the Director of Strategy & Partnerships (page 7).
STRATEGY, PLANS & POLICY
9. Provisional Outturn and Budget Carry Forward Requests 2015/16
To consider a report from the Chief Finance Officer (PP6/16 page 9).
10. Financial Services Contract – 2017 Onwards
To consider a report from the Business Services Manager (PP7/16 page 25).
PROJECTS & FUNDING
11. Annual review of Strategic Fund, and the Sustainable Communities Fund and Local Project Support
To consider a report from the Performance & Project Manager (PP8/16 page 29).
12. Extension to Centurion Way Shared Use Path – Detailed Design
To consider a report from the Countryside & Policy Manager (PP9/16 page 37).
13. Sustainable Tourism Strategy
To consider a report from the Director of Planning (PP10/16 page 47).
14. Coast to Capital (C2C) European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) Tourism Cooperation Grant Application
To consider a report from the Sustainable Economy Officer (PP11/16 page 51).
15. Whole Estate Plans Update
To consider a report from the Director of Planning (PP12/16 page 57).
16. To Note the Date and Venue of the next meeting
To all Members of the Policy & Programme Committee:
Ken Bodfish (Chair) Jo Carr Mark Dunn
Philip Ede Daniel Humphreys Barry Lipscomb (Deputy Chair)
Sue Saville Deborah Urquhart  Pete West
Ex officio Members
(may participate but not vote): Margaret Paren Norman Dingemans
Members’ Interests
Please note that SDNPA Members do not represent their appointing bodies on the Authority, but will, as a Member, be responsible for ensuring that the Authority achieves the National Park Purposes and Duty, in a way that best suits the special characteristics of the National Park as a whole.
Members are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest that is not already entered in the Authority’s register of interests, and any personal interest and/or 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).
Access to Information
If you would like a copy of this agenda in large print or an alternative format/language please contact Member Services on committee.officer@southdowns.gov.uk or 01730 814810
Recording of Meetings
The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations give a right to members of the public to record (film, photograph and audio-record) and report on proceedings at committee meetings. The Authority has a protocol on ‘Filming, Recording and Reporting of South Downs National Park Authority Meetings’ which is available on our website www.southdowns.gov.uk
As part of the Authority’s drive to increase accessibility to its public meetings, this meeting may be filmed for live and/ or subsequent broadcast via the internet; at the start of the meeting the Chair will confirm if all or part of the meeting is to be filmed. The images and sound recording may be used for training or any other purposes by the Authority. By entering the meeting room and using the public seating area you are consenting to being filmed, recorded or photographed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for webcasting and/or training purposes. If you have any queries regarding this, please e-mail committee.officer@southdowns.gov.uk
Public Participation
Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting should register their request no later than 24 hours before the meeting by e-mailing committee.officer@southdowns.gov.uk. The public participation protocol is available on our website www.southdowns.gov.uk
Feedback
If you wish to give us feedback on your experience of the meeting please e-mail committee.officer@southdowns.gov.uk

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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