Policy & Programme Committee Meeting 28 February 2017
Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst
Date and time: 28 February 2017 14:00
Tel: 01730 814810 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Executive (National Park Officer)
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- Apologies for absence
- 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 26 January 2017
To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Policy & Programme Committee meeting held on 26 January 2017 (Page 1).
- Matters arising
To enable any matters arising from the 26 January 2017 Policy & Programme Committee minutes that are not covered elsewhere on this agenda to be raised.
- Updates on previous Committee decisions
To receive any updates on previous Committee decisions.
- 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.
- Public participation
To hear questions or comments from members of the public present at the meeting.
- Need for Part II Exclusion of Press and Public
The Authority is asked to consider whether, in respect of Agenda Items 12 & 13 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 Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, being information relating to to the financial and business affairs of individuals, companies and other organisations, 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
STRATEGY, PLANS & POLICY
- Green Infrastructure Framework
To consider a report from the Director of Countryside Policy and Management (PP04/17 page 5).
- Housing White Paper Update
To consider a report from the Director of Planning (PP05/17 page 17)
- Affordable Housing
To receive a verbal update from the Director of Planning
The paper for the next item is enclosed for Members of the Committee 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
- Minutes of previous meeting held on 26 January 2017 (Part II)
To approve as a correct record the Part II minutes of the Policy & Programme Committee meeting held on 26 January 2017 (page 21). 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.
- Downland Sales
To receive a verbal update from the Chief Executive
This is considered confidential and 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 that will be discussed at the meeting.
To all Members of the Policy & Programme Committee:
Ken Bodfish (Chair), Jo Carr, Janet Duncton, Mark Dunn, Philip Ede, Daniel Humphreys, Helen Jackson (Deputy Chair), Sue Saville & Pete West.
Ex officio Members (may participate but not vote):
Margaret Paren & Norman Dingemans.
- Agenda Item 3
- Agenda Item 9
- Agenda Item 9 Appendix 1
- Agenda Item 9 Appendix 2
- Agenda Item 10
- Confirmed Minutes 28 Feb 17
SDNPA Members have a primary responsibility for ensuring that the Authority furthers the National Park Purposes and Duty. Members regard themselves first and foremost as Members of the Authority, and will act in the best interests of the National Park as a whole, rather than as representatives of their appointing body or any interest groups.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 01730 814810
Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting should register their request no later than 24 hours before the meeting by e-mailing email@example.com The public participation protocol is available on our website www.southdowns.gov.uk
If you wish to give us feedback on your experience of the meeting please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting should register their request, by emailing the following information to email@example.com no later than 12 noon on the Monday before the meeting.
- Phone Number:
- 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.