Agenda and decisions

Joint Eastern Arun Area Committee
Tuesday, 11th June, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: The White Swan, Chichester Road, Arundel, BN18 0AD

Contact: Jack Caine on 033 022 28941  Email:  jack.caine@westsussex.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome

2.

Appointments

(a)        Appointment of Chairman to the Joint Eastern Arun Area Committee (JEAAC) and the County Local Committee.

The Chairman for 2019/20 will be a County Councillor. Nominations will be invited from County Councillors (all Members to vote)

(b)       Confirmation of a Lead Member from Arun District Council and JEAAC Vice Chairman
This appointment was made by the Leader of Arun District Council and is confirmed as Cllr Jamie Bennett.

(c)        Confirmation of the Lead Town and Parish Member.
This is confirmed as Cllr Steve Toney.

(d)       Appointment to Chairman of the Highways and Transport Subgroup.
Nominations will be invited County Council representatives.

(e)        Appointment of Members to the Highways and Transport Sub group.

All Members of the County Council, 1 representative from each Town and Parish and 2 representatives from the District Council, who are not already appointed as a Member of another authority.

(f)         Appointment of representatives to the Community Initiative Funding Sub Group.

One representative from each tier to be appointed. The current subgroup is as follows:
Deborah Urquhart (WSCC)
Emma Neno (ADC)
Geraldine Walker (Parish representative)

 

(g)       Appointment of representatives to the Conservation Area Advisory Committee.

The Terms of Reference for the above advisory committee require annual nominations for one representative and one substitute from a Town or Parish Council. The current appointed representative for JEAAC is Councillor Cllr Mrs Walker with Cllr Mr Steve Toney as substitute.

 

3.

Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 50 KB

The Committee are asked to note the following documents (attached).

 

a.   Terms of Reference for the Joint Eastern Arun Area Committee

and

b.   Terms of Reference for the Highways an Transport Sub-group.

Additional documents:

4.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personal interest in any business on the agenda. They shall also make declarations at any stage should any such interest become apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it. If in doubt contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

 

It is recorded in the register of interests that:

·       Dr Walsh is a Member of Arun District Council and Littlehampton Town Council.

·       Mr Ian Buckland is a Member of Arun District Council and Littlehampton Town Council.

·       Mr Daniel Purchese is a Member of Arun District Council and Littlehampton Town Council.

·       Mr Roger Elkins is a Member of Arun District Council and Ferring Parish Council.

·       Mr Jamie Bennett is a Members of Rustington Parish Council

These interests only need to be declared at the meeting if there is an agenda item to which they relate.

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the previous meeting held on 5 March 2019

6.

Urgent Matter

To consider any items not on the agenda, which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances.

7.

'Talk with us' - Public Questions

To invite questions from members of the public present at the meeting.

 

The Committee would encourage members of the public to submit their questions at least 3 days in advance of the meeting to allow more substantive answers to be given.

 

Please contact Jack Caine on 0330 222 8941 or via email jack.caine@Westsussex.gov.uk

 

8.

Community Police Issues

A local Police representative will be in attendance to update Members on Community Policing issues and answer questions.

 

Details of reported crimes can be found at http://www.police.uk

9.

Your Energy Sussex

The Committee will receive a presentation on Your Energy Sussex, a Council backed energy supplier.

10.

Community Initiative Microfund pdf icon PDF 61 KB

The Committee is asked to consider the attached report.

11.

Community Initiative Fund (EA01(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The County Council Members of the Committee are invited to consider pitches made to the Community Initiative Fund via The West Sussex Crowd and pledge funding accordingly.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Community Initiative Fund is a County Local Committee (CLC) administered fund that provides assistance to local community projects.

Bids should show evidence of projects that have the support of the community and make a positive impact on people’s wellbeing and support The West Sussex Plan.

At its meeting on 11 June 2019 the Joint Eastern Arun Area Committee considered the Community Initiative Funding applications received via the West Sussex Crowd as set out in Appendix A.

The following pledges were approved:-

361/JEAAC – Brookside Memorial Garden Community Group, up to £2,500 subject to the project achieving 50% of the overall project costs  - Towards the creation of a memorial garden to include; a memorial wall, plaque and hoggin paths for disabled access

The Call-in Deadline for the decision is 20 June 2019.

 

12.

Highways and Transport Sub Group pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Notes from the last meeting of the JEAAC Highways and Transport Sub Group held on 23 May 2019.

 

Members are asked to note the report and consider any recommendations.

13.

Nominations to School and Academy Governing Bodies pdf icon PDF 23 KB

The County Council Members of the Committee are asked to note the vacancy listed.

14.

Items to be raised by Town and Parish Council representatives.

To consider any items from Town or Parish Council representatives that have not been covered by the agenda and are thought to be in the interest of the whole Committee. Town and Parish Council representatives are reminded that any Highways and Transport items should be taken to the JEAAC Highways and Transport Sub Group in the first instance.

 

The Chairman would encourage members to submit their question at least 3 days in advance of the meeting to allow a more substantive answer to be given. Please contact Jack Caine on 0330 222 8941 or via email at Jack.Caine@westsussex.gov.uk

15.

Items for consideration at future meetings

16.

Date of next meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on 5 November 2019 at 7pm at Littlehampton Town Council.

 

Members wishing to place an item on the agenda should notify Jack Caine on 033 022 28941 or via email at: jack.caine@westsussex.gov.uk

 

Future meeting dates confirmed as:

5 November 2019

17 March 2020