Meeting documents

Public Rights of Way and Greens Committee
Monday, 1st March, 2010 2.30 pm

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 - 3RD AUGUST 2009


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 so doing 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, your submission must therefore be received by 5.00pm on Tuesday 23rd February 2010.


Petitions and statements:


Petitions and statements must be received by noon on the working day prior to the meeting. For this meeting, your submission must therefore be received by 12.00pm on Friday 26th February 2010.


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. CLAIMED FOOTPATHS, SOUTH PURDOWN


5A - ADDENDUM


To determine three applications for Modification Orders under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 to modify the Definitive Map and Statement by the addition of three footpaths to the network of existing Public Rights of Way running through the public open space area known as South Purdown in Lockleaze.


(Joint Report of the Director of City Development and the Director of Central Resources)


6. DEFINITIVE MAP MODIFICATION ORDER APPLICATIONS - POLICY REVIEW


To receive information about the current policy governing applications for Definitive Map Modification Orders under Section 53 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981; and to provide a comparison with other authorities’ published policies for the purpose of reviewing the current policy in the light of best practice.


(Report of the Director of City Development)


7. UPDATE REPORT - RIGHTS OF WAY


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


(Joint Report of the Head of Legal Services and Director of City Development)


8. 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.


9. DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING


The next meeting will be held at 2pm on Monday 26th April 2010.