Meeting documents

Public Rights of Way and Greens Committee
Monday, 2nd April, 2012 2.00 pm

PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY AND GREENS COMMITTEE

2.00pm MONDAY 2ND APRIL 2012 AT THE COUNCIL HOUSE, COLLEGE GREEN, BRISTOL, BS1 5TR.



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 – 20TH FEBRUARY 2012

To be confirmed as a correct record.

4. MINUTES – PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY AND GREENS COMMITTEE – 15TH MARCH 2012

To be confirmed as a correct record.

5. 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 27th March 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 30th March 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

6. APPLICATION TO REGISTER LAND KNOWN AS ELDERBERRY WALK, SOUTHMEAD BRISTOL AS A TOWN OR VILLAGE GREEN PURSUANT TO SECTION 15(1) OF THE COMMONS ACT 2006

To consider the recommendation to appoint an independent inspector to hear oral representations as to why the application should not be rejected on the basis of the objector’s evidence and then report back to the Commons Registration Authority.

(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)

7. APPLICATION FOR LAND KNOWN AS THE GREEN, BRACEY DRIVE, DOWNEND TO BE REGISTERED AS A TOWN OR VILLAGE GREEN BRISTOL MADE UNDER THE COMMONS ACT 2006

To consider the recommendation to appoint an independent inspector to hear oral representations on the interpretation and legal effect of the objector’s evidence and then report back to the Commons Registration Authority.

(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)

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

2pm on Monday 25th June 2012 (provisional date)