Agenda and decisions

South Chichester County Local Committee
Tuesday, 5th February, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 3, County Hall, Chichester, PO19 1RQ

Contact: Adam Chisnall on 033 022 28314  Email:  adam.chisnall@westsussex.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and Introductions

Members of the South Chichester County Local Committee are Jamie Fitzjohn, Louise Goldsmith, Jeremy Hunt, Pieter Montyn, Simon Oakley, Viral Parikh and Carol Purnell.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personal interest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes 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:

·      Mr Fitzjonn is a Substitute Member of the Chichester Harbour Conservancy

·      Ms Goldmsith is a Board Member of the Chichester Harbour Conservancy

·      Mr Hunt is a member of the Chichester Harbour Conservancy, Goodwood Aerodrome Consultative Committee and the Goodwood Motor Circuit Consultative Committee

·      Mr Montyn is a member of the Chichester Harbour Conservancy

·      Mr Oakley is a member of Chichester District Council and Tangmere Parish Council

·      Mrs Purnell is a member of Selsey Town Council and Chichester District Council.

 

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

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 30 October 2018 (cream paper).

4.

Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda that the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances.

5.

Progress Statement pdf icon PDF 32 KB

The document contains brief updates on statements of progress made on issues raised at previous meetings.  The Committee is asked to note the document.

6.

Chichester Growth Programme pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The Committee to receive a presentation on the Chichester Growth Programme.

7.

Road Space Audit pdf icon PDF 975 KB

The Committee to receive an update on the Road Space Audit.

8.

Parking Charges for evening and weekend Public Parking at County Hall, West Street, The Record Office, Orchard Street Chichester - Consultation response consideration (SC12(18/19)) pdf icon PDF 64 KB

The Committee will consider a summary of the responses following the consultation period for the ‘Parking Charges for evening and weekend Public Parking at County Hall, West Street, The Record Office, Orchard Street Chichester’ decision that was made at the 30 October 2018 meeting.

 

The consultation period ends on 31 January 2019.

 

If necessary, the Committee will make a decision on the implementation of the proposals.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

At its meeting on 5 February 2019, the South Chichester County Local Committee agreed to authorise the Director of Law & Assurance to bring the Traffic Regulation Order into operation as advertised.

 

The Committee also requested that officers undertake further consultation into permit schemes following representation that was made from a local residents’ association at the meeting.

 

The call-in deadline is 13 February 2019.

9.

Talk With Us Open Forum

To invite questions from the public present at the meeting on subjects other than those on the agenda.  The Committee would encourage members of the public with more complex issues to submit their question before the meeting to allow a substantive answer to be given.

10.

Nominations for Local Authority Governors to Maintained Schools and Academy Governing Bodies (SC10(18/19)) pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Report by Director of Education and Skills.

 

The Committee are asked to approve the nomination of Authority School Governor as set out in the report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The function of the nomination of school governors to maintained schools and academies is delegated to County Local Committees (CLCs) as it enables county councillors to maintain a valuable link with the schools and helps promote to the wider public the important role of school governors.

 

Under the Education Act 2011 local authority governors are nominated by the local authority but appointed by the governing body. The CLC can nominate any eligible person as a local authority governor, but it is for the governing body to decide whether their nominee has the skills to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school and meets any other eligibility criteria they have set.

 

At its meeting on 5 February 2019 the South Chichester County Local Committee approved the following nominations under the 2012 Regulations:

 

Nomination for appointment:

 

• Mrs Helen Magri to Chidham Parochial Primary School for

a four year term

 

The call-in deadline is 13 February 2019.

11.

Community Initiative Funding (SC11(18/19)) pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The report summarises the Community Initiative Funding applications received via The West Sussex Crowd.  The Committee is invited to consider the applications and pledge funding if appropriate.

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 5 February 2019 the South Chichester County Local Committee considered the Community Initiative Funding applications received via the West Sussex Crowd as set out in Appendix A.


The following pledges were approved:-

 

297/SC - The Apuldram Centre, Go Gardening, up to £2,500.00 – Towards purchasing an additional transit van to expand its service within the local area.

 

310/SC – The Red Box Project Chichester & Midhurst, Little things make big differences, up to £96.00 – Towards purchasing red boxes and a donation point.

 

316/SC – Chichester Community Development Trust, Discover Your Future: Get Girls Going!, up to £1,500.00 – Towards the cost of  IT equipment provision.  This pledge was subject to the project receiving verification from Locality and the project’s aims not changing significantly when it begins the fundraising stage.

 

317/SC – Oving Scarecrows, Oving Scarecrow Day 2019, up to £200.00 – Towards expansion of the event.

 

The following project was declined:-

 

321/SC – Embrace Chichester, towards the cost of initial web design and publicity for a new community website proving information about local groups.  The Committee raised concerns that the website may be a duplication of existing resources.  The group were encouraged to reapply at a future meeting and provide more detail on the information and networks that would be provided by the proposed website; and how this would provide benefit to the community.

 

The call-in deadline is 13 February 2019.

12.

Items for Future Meetings

• Growth Deal Updates

• Road Space Audit

• Highway Works Programme

• Operation Watershed

13.

Report of Urgent Action

The Committee is asked to note that the Director of Law and Assurance, in consultation with the Chairman of the South Chichester County Local Committee and the Chairman of the Performance and Finance Select Committee, has used his delegated powers under Standing Order 3.45 to approve the following CIF Application:

 

282/SC– Dancing Together, £500 towards a programme of dance workshops for a group of disabled and non-disabled children.


Background Papers

 

Letters from the Director of Law and Assurance to the Chairman of the South Chichester County Local Committee and the Chairman of the Performance and Finance Select Committee dated 14 December 2018 which were published as part of decision SC9(18/19)

 

Contact: Adam Chisnall, 033 022 28314

14.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will take place at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 18 June 2019 in Committee Room 3, County Hall, West Street, Chichester, PO19 1RQ.

 

Members wishing to place an item on the agenda should notify Adam Chisnall via email: adam.chisnall@westsussex.gov.uk or phone on 033 022 28314.