Agenda and decisions

South Chichester County Local Committee
Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 7.00 pm

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

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

Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman

The Committee is asked to elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman for the South Chichester County Local Committee for the 2019/20 municipal year.

3.

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 Member of the Chichester Harbour Conservancy

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

·     Mr Montyn is a member of the Chichester Harbour Conservancy and the Goodwood Aerodrome Consultative Committee

·     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.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 5 February 2019. (Cream paper).

5.

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.

6.

Progress Statement pdf icon PDF 39 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.

7.

Road Space Audit

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

 

8.

Highway Works Programme pdf icon PDF 712 KB

The South Chichester County Local Committee has requested that a list of highway related works is compiled to provide the Committee, and those in attendance, a greater understanding of the maintenance and improvements that are taking place on the highway network.

 

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.

Community Initiative Funding (SC01(19/20)) 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 18 June 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 pledge was approved: -

 

345/SC - Building a Legacy for our Community (St Paul's Church & Parish Centre), up to £1,750.00, towards upgrading disability access and improving the reception area's insulation.

 

The following pledge was declined: -

 

359/SC - Reaching out through sculpture (Sussex Arts Academy), up to £3,799.00, towards the creation of a community sculpture garden. The Committee declined application as the project showed little overall community benefit as there was limited and unclear public access or wider public utility. This is due to the project being contained within a school, which is also State funded. It therefore did not fit with CIF criteria.

 

 

The call-in deadline is 26 June 2016.

 

11.

Allocation of the Community Initiative Fund pdf icon PDF 61 KB

The Committee are asked to consider the attached report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

12.

Nominations for Local Authority Governors to Maintained Schools and Academy Governing Bodies (SC02(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 49 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.

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 18 June 2019 the South Chichester County Local Committee approved the following nominations under the 2012 Regulations:

 

Nomination for reappointment:

 

• Mr Donald Fowler-Watt to Bourne Community College for a four-year term

 

Nomination for appointment:

 

• Mr Stuart Blunden to Sidlesham PrimarySchool for a four-year term

 

The call-in deadline is 26 June 2019.

 

 

13.

Items for Future Meetings

·       County Local Committee Review Report

·       Community Highway Schemes

·       Chichester County Hall Parking

14.

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 make and advertise the Experimental Traffic Regulation Orders in West Wittering for a maximum period of 18 months.

 

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 19 March 2019 which were published as part of decision SC13(18/19)

Contact: Jenna Barnard, 0330 222 4525.

15.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will take place at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 5 November 2019 in Committee Room 3, County Hall, West Street, Chichester, PO19 1RQ.

 

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.