Meeting documents

Public Rights of Way and Greens Committee
Monday, 26th July, 2010 2.00 pm

M I N U T E S



A G E N D A


1. ELECTION OF CHAIR - MUNICIPAL YEAR 2010/11


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


2. ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR - MUNICIPAL YEAR 2010/11


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 Trevor Blythe (LD)


Councillor Muriel Cole (LD)


Councillor Neil Harrison (LD)


Councillor Peter Main (LD)


Councillor Christopher Jackson (L)


Councillor Jenny Smith (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 18 May 2010.


7. DATES AND TIMES OF MEETINGS 2010/11


The Committee is recommended to agree the dates and times of meetings as listed below for the remainder of the 2010/11 municipal year;


2pm on Monday 18th October 2010


2pm on Monday 24th January 2011


2pm on Monday 18th April 2011


8. MINUTES - PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY AND GREENS COMMITTEE - 26 APRIL 2010.


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 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 5 pm on Tuesday 20 July 2010.


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 12 pm on Friday 23 July 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 my email, please use the following address: democratic.services@bristol.gov.uk


10. FRIARY ROAD ENFORCEMENT ACTION, HIGHWAYS ACT 1980


To seek approval to undertake enforcement action to remove the obstructions within public right of way 585, a restricted byway known as Friary Road, in light of several section 130A enforcement notices served on Bristol City Council.


(Report of the Director of City Development)


11. 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.


(Report of the Director of City Development)


12. 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.


13. DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING


If agreed by Members, the next meeting will be held at 2pm on Monday 18 October 2010.