Meeting documents

Public Rights of Way and Greens Committee
Monday, 25th June, 2012 2.00 pm

PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY AND GREENS COMMITTEE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

MONDAY 25TH JUNE 2012 AT 2.00 P.M. AT THE COUNCIL HOUSE, COLLEGE GREEN, BRISTOL BS1 5TR

 


M I N U T E S

 

A G E N D A

 

1. ELECTION OF CHAIR - MUNICIPAL YEAR 2012/13

 

The Committee is recommended to elect a Chair for the ensuing municipal year.

 

2. ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR - MUNICIPAL YEAR 2012/13

 

The Committee is recommended to elect a Vice-Chair for the ensuing municipal year.

 

3. MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE

 

The Committee is recommended to note the membership for the ensuing municipal year as follows;

 

Councillor Peter Abraham (C)

Councillor Trevor Blythe (LD)

Councillor Chris Davies (LD)

Councillor Neil Harrison (LD)

VACANT (LD)

Councillor Christopher Jackson (L)

Councillor Derek Pickup (L)

Councillor Kevin Quartley (C)

 

4. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

 

To receive any apologies for absence and substitutions.

 

5. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

To receive any declarations of interest.

 

6. TERMS OF REFERENCE


The Committee is recommended to note the attached terms of reference for the ensuing municipal year (see appendix A), as agreed by Full Council on 15th May 2012.

 

7. DATES AND TIMES OF MEETINGS 2012/13

 

The Committee is recommended to agree the dates and times of meetings as listed below for the remainder of the 2012/13 municipal year;


2pm on Monday 17th September 2012

2pm on Monday 14th January 2013

2pm on Monday 8th April 2013

 

8. MINUTES – PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY AND GREENS COMMITTEE– 2ND APRIL 2012


To be confirmed as a correct record.


9. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION – QUESTIONS, STATEMENTS AND PETITIONS


Any member of the public or councillor may participate in public forum. The detailed arrangements for doing so 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 Friday 19th June 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 22nd June 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.

 

10. APPLICATION FOR LAND KNOWN AS WELLINGTON HILL PLAYING FIELD TO BE REGISTERED AS A TOWN OR VILLAGE GREEN BRISTOL MADE UNDER THE COMMONS ACT 2006


To decide whether an independent inspector should be appointed to consider representations on the preliminary issues.

 

(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)

 

11. APPLICATION FOR LAND KNOWN AS OKEBOURNE OPEN SPACE, BRENTRY, BRISTOL TO BE REGISTERED AS A TOWN AND VILLAGE GREEN MADE UNDER THE COMMONS ACT 2006


To decide whether an independent inspector should be appointed to consider representations on the preliminary issues.


(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)

 

12. APPLICATION TO REGISTER LAND KNOWN AS HIGHAM STREET, GREEN, TOTTERDOWN, BRISTOL AS A TOWN OR VILLAGE GREEN PURSUANT TO SECTION 15(1) OF THE COMMONS ACT 2006


To decide whether an independent inspector should be appointed to consider representations on the preliminary issues.


(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)

 

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


To approve the revised outline procedure.

 

(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)

 

14. 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)

 

15. 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)

 

16. 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.

 

17. DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING

 

If agreed by Members, the next meeting will be held at 2pm on Monday 17th September 2012.