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Paper 7 - 31 January 2003 Meeting
ASSOCIATION OF HAMPSHIRE AND ISLE OF WIGHT LOCAL AUTHORITIES
31 January 2003
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
Report by the Policy Manager
That the report be noted.
This report sets out our current work programme, based on the Action Plan agreed by Members for the year. Headlines of the Action Plan are given in the Annex.
6 June (AGM)
Economic Partnerships - Chairman of the South East Economic Development Agency invited.
8 July: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Safety Conference at St Marys Stadium, Southampton, with workshops planned on:
(The Rt. Hon. John Denham MP, Home Office Minister, attending).
Date not yet fixed: Meeting with Home Office Minister for Community Policy, Lord Filkin, about the Treasurys "cross-cutting review" of the role of the community and voluntary sector in service delivery. This will be for Members, Chief Officers and the community/voluntary sector.
CAPACITY BUILDING FOR STAFF
Half-day workshop for District Council staff engaged in CPA, hosted by Hart District Council
Half-day workshop for staff engaged in community strategies and LSPs facilitated by Hampshire County Council
WORKING WITH THE ENVIRONMENT AGENCY
Review of joint agenda currently under way (led by the Chief Environmental Health Officer, New Forest District Council) including such matters as abandoned vehicles.
Date: 17 January 2003
Contact: Nick Goulder - 023 8068 8431, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
ASSOCIATION ACTION PLAN 2002-2003
Prepare for Comprehensive Performance Assessment, building on the work carried out by Hampshire County Council and the Unitary Authorities
Develop the pattern and consultative arrangements for local strategic partnerships and community strategies across the area
Develop Health Scrutiny arrangements alongside the Strategic Health Authority
Develop the new Hampshire and Isle of Wight arrangements for safer communities
Follow up the Local Government White Paper, especially "capacity-building" with South East Employers and IDeA
Support the campaign for adequate funding to reflect extra costs in the South East
Review action being taken on some key concerns of member authorities:
- affordable housing and key worker housing
- provision of care and nursing homes
- parking standards in new housing developments
Support and promote locally the strategic and organisational objectives of the Local Government Association (set out in the LGA business plan) and consider whether to incorporate the Association as the Hampshire and Isle of Wight LGA.
|Author:||Nick Goulder, Policy Manager|
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