Meeting documents

Public Rights of Way and Greens Committee
Monday, 3rd October, 2011 2.00 pm

M I N U T E S



A G E N D A


1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS


To note 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 – 16TH JUNE 2011


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 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 5pm on Tuesday 27th September 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 Friday 30th September 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


5. APPLICATION TO REGISTER LAND AT WHITCHURCH AS A TOWN AND VILLAGE GREEN UNDER THE COMMONS ACT 2006, SECTION 15 (2)


To consider the recommendation to register part of the application land as a Town and Village Green in pursuance of the Commons Act 2006.


(Report of Strategic Director of Corporate Services)


6. DEFRA CONSULTATION ON THE REGISTRATION OF NEW TOWN OR VILLAGE GREENS


To note the consultation document published on the DEFRA website. 


(Report of Strategic Director of Corporate Services)


7. 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)


8. 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)


9. 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.


10. DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING


The next meeting is currently scheduled to take place at 2pm on Monday 5th December 2011.