Agenda

Communities, Highways and Environment Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 19th January, 2022 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual meeting with restricted public access

Contact: Jack Bacon on 033 022 25075  Email:  jack.bacon@westsussex.gov.uk

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10.30 am

1.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personalinterest 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 please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

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2.

Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 143 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 24 November 2021 (cream paper).

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3.

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, including cases where the Committee needs to be informed of budgetary or performance issues affecting matters within its terms of reference, which have emerged since the publication of the agenda.

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Responses to Recommendations pdf icon PDF 63 KB

The Committee is asked to note the responses to recommendations made at the 24 November 2021 meeting from the Leader of the County Council, Cabinet Member for Community Support, Fire and Rescue, Cabinet Member for Environment and Climate Change and the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport.

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5.

Appointment to the Business Planning Group

The Labour Group to confirm its new representative on the BPG, in replacement of Cllr Caroline Baxter.

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10.40 am

6.

Final Report of the Northern Runway Task and Finish Group pdf icon PDF 150 KB

A Task and Finish Group of this Committee met to scrutinise the Council’s draft response to Gatwick Airport Limited’s consultation on its Northern Runway Project. Due to the time constraints presented by the consultation period, the Group’s agreed recommendations were presented to Cabinet at its meeting on 16 November 2021 where the proposed response was approved.

 

The Committee is asked to note the Group’s report and its recommendations, and consider the response to the recommendations.

 

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11.00 am

7.

Final Report of the On-Street Parking Management Task and Finish Group pdf icon PDF 123 KB

A Task and Finish Group of this Committee met to scrutinise proposals to amend the Council’s On-Street Parking Management Strategy. The Group’s agreed recommendations were considered by the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport ahead of her decision to adopt the revised Strategy, published on 22 December 2021.

 

The Committee is asked to note the Group’s report and its recommendations, and consider the response to the recommendations.

 

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11.20 am

8.

Forward Plan of Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Extract fromthe ForwardPlan dated 7 January 2022 – attached.

 

Anextract fromanyForwardPlan publishedbetween the date of despatchof the agenda and the date of the meetingwill be tabled at the meeting.

 

The Committee is asked to consider whetheritwishes to enquireinto any of the forthcoming decisions withinits portfolio.

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Work Programme Planning and Possible Items for Future Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Members to mention any items which they believe to be of relevance to the business of the Scrutiny Committee, and suitable for scrutiny, e.g. raised with them by constituents arising from central government initiatives etc.

 

If any member puts forward such an item, the Committee’s role at this meeting is just to assess, briefly, whether to refer the matter to its Business Planning Group (BPG) to consider in detail.

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10.

Requests for Call-in pdf icon PDF 121 KB

The Monitoring Officer received a request for call-in of the proposed decision by the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport concerning On Street Parking Management in West Sussex HT14 (21/22) – decision published on the Executive Decision Database on 22 December 2021. The Monitoring Officer declined the request and the decision became effective on 6 January 2022.

 

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11.35 am

11.

Date of Next Meeting

A special meeting of the Committee will be held on 24 February 2022 at 10.30am at County Hall, Chichester. Confirmed agenda items will include:

 

·       A27 Arundel Bypass project

·       West Sussex Transport Plan

 

Any member wishing to place an item on the agenda for the meeting must notify the Director of Law and Assurance by Monday 14 February 2022.

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