Meeting documents

Public Rights of Way and Greens Committee
Monday, 17th September, 2012 2.00 pm

PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY AND GREENS COMMITTEE


MONDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 2012 AT 2.00 PM IN A COMMITTEE ROOM 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 receive 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 - 25TH JUNE 2012.


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 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 Tuesday 11th September 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 14th September 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. 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 reject the application to register the land known as The Green, Bracey Drive, Downend as a Town and Village Green in pursuance of the Commons Act 2006.


(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)


6. APPLICATION FOR LAND KNOWN AS ARNALL DRIVE OPEN SPACE HENBURY BRISTOL TO BE REGISTERED AS A TOWN OR VILLAGE GREEN BRISTOL MADE UNDER THE COMMONS ACT 2006.


To consider the objector’s documentary evidence and also the recommendation to appoint an independent inspector.


(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)


7. APPLICATION TO REGISTER LAND KNOWN AS EASTER GARDEN, HIGH STREET CLIFTON 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 consider representations on the preliminary issue, the issue being whether the application demonstrates 20 years use.


(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)


8. APPLICATION FOR LAND KNOWN AS LAUNDRY FIELDS 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.


(Report of the Commons Registration Authority)


9. 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)


10. 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)


11. 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.


12. DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING


The next meeting will be held at 2pm on Monday 14th January 2013.