Agenda and decisions

North Horsham County Local Committee
Monday, 4th November, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Main Conference Room, County Hall North (Parkside), Chart Way, Horsham, RH12 1XH

Contact: Jenna Barnard on 033 022 24525  Email:  jenna.barnard@westsussex.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and introductions

Members of North Horsham County Local Committee are Peter Catchpole, Nigel Dennis, Amanda Jupp, Liz Kitchen, Morwen Millson, Christian Mitchell, Andrew Baldwin and Nigel Jupp.

 

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 17 June 2019 (cream paper).

4.

Urgent Matters

5.

Progress Statement pdf icon PDF 205 KB

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

Additional documents:

6.

Prioritisation of Traffic Regulation Orders (NH04(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 62 KB

The Committee is asked to prioritise the progression of Traffic Regulation Orders in the area.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Following consideration of the report the Committee resolved:

To progress the 3 highest scoring TROs from the list attached at Appendix A, those being:

 Rowhook Road, Horsham - Speed reduction.
 Lynwick Street, Horsham – Extend 30mph Zone.
 • Erica Way, Horsham – Double and Single Yellow Lines.


The call-in deadline is 12 November 2019.

7.

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 2 days before the meeting to allow a substantive answer to be given.

8.

North Horsham Community Initiative Funding (NH05(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 128 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.

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Decision:

·       The Committee considered a report by the Director of Law and Assurance (copy appended to the signed minutes).

 

·       Resolved -

 

·       That the following award(s) be made:

403/NH – West Sussex Music Trust, ‘Musical Chairs’, up to £1000 - towards purchasing 100 specialist chairs for four orchestras including young musicians.

408/NH Horsham and Shipley Community Project, up to £550.00 – towards delivering a two-day first aid training course for group leaders plus purchasing a gazebo.


409/NH Horsham Unit St John Ambulance, ‘Assistance Needed’, £746.00 – towards replacing five hand-held radios with the latest model to provide volunteers with medical advice at events.

410/NH Brighton Road Baptist Church Playschool, ‘New printer’, £228.48 – towards purchasing a new printer in order to produce educational resources and carry out administrative duties.


412/NH West Sussex Mediation Service, £600 – towards updating and re-printing portfolio of six leaflet designs to incorporate Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

 

414/NH The Olive Tree Cancer Support Group, ‘TechnoRelax’, £600.00 – towards providing wellbeing workshops for members using ImmersiCare therapy equipment. On the condition that they provide a feedback and information report on the session trials to the Committee.

431/NH Fare Divide, Horsham community fridge, up to £500 – towards purchasing a fridge/freezer and other start-up equipment to launch the second community fridge project of its kind, on the condition that they first source a permanent venue and approach supermarkets about donating food items to the fridge.

 

·       That the following applications be declined:

429/NH Happy Accidents CIC, Horsham Children’s Parade 2020, £2,047.00 – towards securing the event’s marquee and purchasing arts materials. This is due to the same organisation receiving £3,500 from the Community Initiative Fund in 2018.

 

411/NH Friends of Horsham Park, £709.00 – towards purchasing a gazebo to put on more community events and avoid hiring per each event in future. This was due to the organisation receiving £750 from the Community Initiative Fund in June 2019.

 

·       That the following application(s) be deferred:

 

413/NH The Phoenix Stroke Club, ‘Virtual reality sessions’, £600.00 – towards delivering virtual reality-themed group sessions to club members. The Committee have requested further information on the sessions, the equipment and the financial situation of the organisation.

430/NH Rudgwick Tennis Club, Clubhouse for Rudgwick Tennis Club, £55,332.00 – towards the cost of associated materials needed to build a new clubhouse. This was deferred until the project starts fundraising on the West Sussex Crowd.

 

The Call-In Deadline is 12 November 2019.

 

 

 

 

9.

Nominations for Local Authority Governors to Maintained Schools and Academy Governing Bodies (NH06(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 189 KB

Report by Director of Education and Skills.

 

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

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Decision:

The Committee considered a report by the Director of Education and Skills (copy appended to the signed minutes).

 

Resolved – that the following nomination for reappointment under the 2012 Regulations be approved:

 

• Helen Crooks to Queen Elizabeth II School for a four-year term.

 

The Call-In Deadline is 12 November 2019.

 

 

 

 

10.

Report of Urgent Action

The Committee noted that the Director of Law and Assurance, in consultation with the Chairman of the North Horsham County Local Committee and the Chairman of the Children and Young People’s Service Select Committee, has used his delegated powers under Standing Order 3.45 to make the recommended Local Governor re-appointment.

 

Background Papers:

Letters from the Director of Law and Assurance, to the Chairman of the North Horsham County Local Committee and the Chairman of the Children and Young People’s Service Select Committee date 28 August 2019 which were published as part of decision NH03(19/20).

11.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will take place at 7pm on Monday 16 March 2020 at Main Conference Room, County Hall North (Parkside), Chart Way, Horsham, RH12 1XH.

 

Members wishing to place an item on the agenda should notify Jenna Barnard via email: jenna.barnard@westsussex.gov.uk or phone on 033 022 24525.