Agenda

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Contact: Committee team 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 337 KB

To confirm, as being a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Climate Change, Leisure and Community Committee, held on 13 March 2024.

3.

NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS

Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chair to rule on the admission of such items.

4.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive any declarations of interest.

 

5.

TO RECEIVE A PETITION UNDER COUNCIL PROCEDURE RULE 18

The Committee are asked to receive a petition which requests the restoration of a recreational area at South Oxhey Playing Fields, as the petition details below. The petition has been signed by 126 residents.

 

“We, the undersigned residents of the local community, urge the Three Rivers District Council to:

 

·        Reassess the situation and consider the reinstatement of a recreational area, suitable for playing recreational cricket at South Oxhey Playing Fields, taking into account the needs and preferences of the community.

 

·        Conduct a transparent and open consultation process with the community to discuss the future of the park and its facilities, including the potential reinstatement of a cricket pitch for recreational cricket or a similar recreational area.

 

·        Commit to prioritising community needs and preferences when making decisions about park facilities and ensuring open communication throughout the process.

 

·        Consider alternative solutions: Explore alternative solutions that address the Council's concerns while preserving the valuable community space, previously utilised for recreational activities.”

 

 

6.

The Bury Grounds Biodiversity Project pdf icon PDF 368 KB

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview and context for the Bury Grounds project which is proposed to include: river restoration, access improvements, habitat enhancements and protecting heritage present on site.

 

Recommendation

 

That the Climate Change, Leisure & Housing Committee:

 

Agree to progress the implementation of the fully funded parts of the project as outlined at point 2.7.1 - 2.7.6 (River Improvements) and 2.7.7 - 2.7.9 (Habitat Enhancements) and to progress those identified at points 2.7.10 - 2.7.12 (Access improvements) and 2.7.13 - 2.7.14 (protecting the heritage) subject to securing external funding.

Additional documents:

7.

Work programme pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To receive the Committee’s Work programme.

8.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above