Agenda and decisions

Joint Western Arun Area Committee
Wednesday, 19th June, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: The Regis School (Main Hall), Westloats Lane, Bognor Regis, PO21 5LH

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome

2.

Appointments

(a)     Appointment of Chairman of the Joint Western Arun Area Committee Chairman of the County Local Committee (CLC).

The Chairman for 2018/19 will be a County Councillor. Nominations will be invited from County Councillors. (All Members to vote).


(b)   Appointment of Vice Chairman of JWAAC

Nominations will be invited from District Councillors (all members to vote)


(c)     Confirmation of a Lead Member from Arun District Council.

This appointment is made by the Leader of Arun District Council and will be confirmed.

(d)     Appointment of Chairman of the Highways and Transport Sub Group.

Nominations will be invited from County Councillors.


(e)    Appointment of representatives to the Community Initiative Funding Sub Group (WSCC Fund)

Members of the Community Initiative Funding Sub Group is to be agreed by JWAAC. Current Membership is:
Hilary Flynn (WSCC)
Derek Whittington (WSCC)
Paul English (ADC)
John Charles (ADC)
Lillian Riachardson (Parish Council)
Michael Pickthall
 (Parish Council)


(f)     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 JWAAC is Cllr Mrs Richardson from
 Aldwick Parish Council. There is no substitute representative.

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.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Joint Western Arun Area Committee held on 6 February 2019 (cream paper).

5.

Urgent Matters

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.

6.

Community Policing Update pdf icon PDF 16 KB

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

 

Latest crime statistics are to follow Details of reported crime can be found at: https://www.police.uk/.

 

A question has been submitted from Felpham Parish Council and has been forwarded to Police representatives to respond to at the meeting (attached).

7.

Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 50 KB

The Committee are asked to note the following terms of reference:

1.   Joint Western Arun Area Committee

2.   JWAAC Highways and Transport Subgroup.

Additional documents:

8.

Community Engagement Session

As part of the West Sussex County Council CLC review the Chairman will invite Members of the public and Members of the Committee to suggest different ways of working and items of business for future meetings.

9.

Presentation on IPEH

Following a request from a request from the Committee, West Sussex County Council Officers have been invited to provide a presentation on the Integrated Prevention and Earliest Help (IPEH) services.

10.

'Talk With Us' - Public Question Time (15 Minutes) pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Members of the Public have the oppurtuinty to ask questions of their elected representatives.

 

The Committee would encourage members of the public to submit their questions at least 3 days in advance of the meeting to allow for more substantive answers to be given. Please contact Jack Caine on 0330 222 8941 or via email at Jack.Caine@Westsussex.gov.uk

11.

Highways and Transport Subgroup (WA01(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 78 KB

The Committee are asked to note the Notes from the last meeting of the Highways and Transport subgroup and consider any recommendations.

 

Notes to follow.

 

There is one recommendation for consideration with a report attached. Recommendation as follows:

 

The Sub-Group considered the report and recommendation from the Executive Director for Place and Director of Highways, Transport and Planning. The group supported the recommendation included and requested it be put forward to the Joint Western Arun Area Committee for consideration. It was therefore RECOMMENDED that the county council Members of Joint Western Arun Area Committee, having considered the responses to the formal consultation and petition, authorise the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning to install the scheme.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee received the notes of the last Highways and Transport Subgroup and considered the report and the following recommendation included:

 

The Sub-group considered the report and recommendation from the Executive Director for Place and Director of Highways Transport and Planning. The Group supported the recommendation included and requested it be put forward to the Joint Western Arun Area Committee for consideration. It was therefore

 

RECOMMENDED that the County Council Members of the Joint Western Arun Area Committee, having considered the responses to the formal consultation and petition, authorise the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning to install the scheme.

The Committee discussed the merits of the Traffic Regulation Order and agreed that it was necessary for the interest of safety of residents to install the scheme. It was therefore

 

RESOLVED that the County Council Members of the Joint Western Arun Area Committee, having considered the responses to the formal consultation and petition, authorise the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning to install the scheme detailed in the report.

The Call in deadline is 27 June 2019.

 

12.

Community Initiative Funding (WA02(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.


Members are asked to consider the Community Initiative Fund Applications and pledge funds accordingly.

Additional documents:

Decision:

At its meeting on the 19 June 2019 the Joint Western Arun Area Committee considered applications to the Community Initiative Fund.

 

The Committee considered each application on its merits and it was RESOLVED that the following pledges be approved:

 

341/JWAAC – Just Different, Click for Change, up to £500.00 towards the cost of producing and editing a promotional video of a disabled presenter education primary school children

 

342/JWAAC – Bognorphenia, Our Generation Young People’s Day, Up to £2,500 toward security and marquee hire/purchase costs for a two day volunteer led performing arts event

349/JWAAC – Radio Respect CIC, Radio Respect CIC on FM, up to £5,000 toward purchasing and updating studio equipment and applying for a community license.

363/JWAAC – Community Play Centre @ Walberton, Community Play Centre all-weather garden, up to £1,000 toward resurfacing the soft play area and laying rubber mulch to patio

371/JWAAC – Bognor Regis Town Youth Football Club, Bognor Youth FC goes for goals, up to £1,000 toward purchasing a pair of portable goals.

 

The Call in deadline is 27 June 2019.

13.

Community Initiative Fund - Microfund pdf icon PDF 61 KB

The Committee is asked to note the attached report.

14.

Arun Growth Programme Update pdf icon PDF 36 KB

15.

Authority School Governors pdf icon PDF 24 KB

The Committee is asked to note the vacancy list as attached.

 

 

16.

Items raised by Parish and Town Councils

Parish and Town representatives are invited to raised issues for discussion and agenda items for future meetings.

17.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will take place on 27 November 2019 at a venue to be confirmed. Members wishing to place an item on the agenda please notify Jack Caine on 033 02 228941 via email: jack.caine@Westsussex.gov.uk.