Meeting documents

Public Rights of Way and Greens Committee
Thursday, 16th June, 2011 4.00 pm

M I N U T E S


 


A G E N D A


1. ELECTION OF CHAIR - MUNICIPAL YEAR 2011/12


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


2. ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR - MUNICIPAL YEAR 2011/12


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)


Councillor Peter Main (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 17 May 2011.


7. DATES AND TIMES OF MEETINGS 2011/12


The Committee is recommended to agree the dates and times of meetings as listed below for the remainder of the 2011/12 municipal year;


2pm on Monday 18th July 2011


2pm on Monday 3rd October 2011


2pm on Monday 5th December 2011


2pm on Monday 20th February 2012


2pm on Monday 2nd April 2012


8. MINUTES - PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY AND GREENS COMMITTEE - 18TH APRIL 2011.


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 10th June 2011.


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 Wednesday 15th June 2011.


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 TO REGISTER LAND AT ASHTON VALE AS A VILLAGE GREEN


To consider the application to register land as Ashton Vale as a Village Green.


(Report of Chief Executive)


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 July 2011.