View Hitchin Committee Agenda

Date:
Tuesday, 27th June, 2017
Time:
7.30pm
Place:
Westmill Community Centre, John Barker Place, Hitchin
 
Contact:
Hilary Dineen
Telephone:
(01462) 474353
 
Membership:
Councillor Nicola Harris(Chairman), Councillor Ian Albert(Vice-Chairman), Councillor Judi Billing, Councillor Paul Clark, Councillor Elizabeth Dennis, Councillor Simon Harwood, Councillor Bernard Lovewell, Councillor Alan Millard, Councillor Frank Radcliffe, Councillor Ray Shakespeare - Smith, Councillor Adrian Smith, Councillor Martin Stears - Handscomb, Councillor R.A.C. Thake
 
 
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PART I
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
2. MINUTES

To take as read and approve as a true record the minutes of the meeting of Hitchin Committee held on Tuesday, 7th March, 2017

3. MINUTES

To take as read and approve as a true record the minutes of the meeting of Hitchin Committee held on Thursday, 18th May, 2017

4. NOTIFICATION OF OTHER BUSINESS

Members should notify the Chairman of other business that they wish to be discussed at the end of either Part I or Part II business set out in the agenda. They must state the circumstances that they consider justify the business being considered as a matter of urgency.

The Chairman will decide whether the item(s) raised will be considered.

5. CHAIRMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

Members are reminded that any declarations of interest in respect of any business set out in the agenda, should be declared as either a Disclosable Pecuniary interest or Declarable Interest and are required to notify the Chairman of the nature of any interest declared at the commencement of the relevant item on the agenda. Members declaring a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest must withdraw from the meeting for the duration of the item. Members declaring a Declarable Interest which requires they leave the room under Paragraph 7.4 of the Code of Conduct, can speak on the item, but must leave the room before the debate and vote.

6. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

To receive presentations and petitions from members of the public including:

1. 8th Oughton Scouts;
2. St Faiths Church Small Talk Carer and Toddler Project;
3. Hitchin Senior Citizens;
4. Family Matters.

7. GRANTS AND COMMUNITY UPDATE

REPORT OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

For the Committee to receive an update on activities in Hitchin and a review of budgets and determine grant applications.

8. HOMELESSNESS IN HITCHIN

To receive a verbal update from the Head of Housing and Public Protection Service

9. HITCHIN TOWN CENTRE MANAGER

To receive an oral presentation from the Hitchin Town Centre Manager.

10. NORTH HERTFORDSHIRE MUSEUM AND COMMUNITY FACILITY AT HITCHIN TOWN HALL

INFORMATION NOTE OF THE CONTRACTS AND PROJECTS MANAGER

To consider an information note entitled North Hertfordshire Museum and Community Facility at Hitchin Town Hall.

11. WARD AND OUTSIDE ORGANISATIONS - MEMBERS’ REPORTS

To receive any oral reports from Members regarding Ward matters and Outside Organisations.

The following future meetings of Hitchin Committee have been arranged:

  • Tuesday, 5th September 2017
  • Tuesday, 5th December 2017
  • Tuesday, 6th March 2018