Meeting documents

Public Rights of Way and Greens Committee
Monday, 20th February, 2012 2.00 pm

M I N U T E S



A G E N D A

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

To note any apologies for absence and substitutions.

2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive any declarations of interest.

3. MINUTES – PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY AND GREENS COMMITTEE – 3RD OCTOBER 2011

To be confirmed as a correct record.

4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION – QUESTIONS, STATEMENTS AND PETITIONS

Any member of the public or councillor may participate in public forum. The detailed arrangements for doing do are described in the public information sheet at the back of this agenda.

Please note that the following deadlines will apply in relation to this meeting:

Questions:

Written questions must be received 3 clear working days prior to the meeting. For this meeting, this means that your submission must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 14th February 2012.

Petitions and statements:

Petitions and statements must be received by noon on the working day prior to the meeting. For this meeting, this means that your submission must be received by 12pm on Friday 17th February 2012.

Notification of your public forum business should be addressed to the Head of Legal Services, c/o Democratic Services Section, Room 220, the Council House, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR, and marked for the attention of Lucy Fleming. If sending by email, please use the following address: democratic.services@bristol.gov.uk

5. DEDICATION OF A PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY ON FOOT, GLENAVON PARK TO THE PORTWAY

To inform the Committee of the latest proposal concerning the matter of the dedication of a public right of way on foot through Old Sneed Park from Glenavon Park to the Portway, and to seek approval to proceed with a dedication agreement between departments of an alternative route.

(Report of the Strategic Director of Neighbourhoods and City Development)

6. APPLICATION TO REGISTER LAND AT FILWOOD AS A TOWN AND VILLAGE GREEN UNDER THE COMMONS ACT 2006, SECTION 15(2)

To consider the officer recommendation to refuse the application to register the land at Filwood Park as a Town and Village Green in pursuance of the Commons Act 2006.

(Report of the Strategic Director of Corporate Resources)

7. REPORT ON PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINATION OF APPLICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION OF NEW TOWN AND VILLAGE GREENS IN PURSUANCE OF THE COMMONS ACT 2006, SECTION 15

To consider the outcome of the public consultation which ended on 13 December 2011 and then approve the proposed procedure with amendments

(Report of the Strategic Director of Corporate Resources)

8. CURRENT CLAIMS, INQUIRIES AND MISCELLANEOUS RIGHTS OF WAY

To report for information on the present position with regard to Wildlife and Countryside Act applications; public inquiries; and miscellaneous rights of way orders, agreements and legal proceedings.

(Report of the Director of City Development)

9. CURRENT APPLICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION OF LAND AS TOWN OR VILLAGE GREENS

To note the present position with regard to Town or Village Green applications.

(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)

10. URGENT BUSINESS

Any item of business which the Chair is of the opinion should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances (to be specified) under Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985.

11. DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING

Thursday 15th March 2012.