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					FOI Ref   Request Description                                                                                    Request    Origin        Released
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F09/001   Could you please send me any and all reports (internal or otherwise) and background papers on            1/5/2009 Individuals
          the implementation of commitment accounting prepared since 1st October 2008 to date;
          including but not limited to; those presented to the Corporate Management Team on 25th Nov
          2008 and any and all subsequent updates?                                                                          Member
          Decision of Appeal Panel subsequently appealed through the Office of the Information                              Appeal to     19/11/2009
                                                                                                                                          redacted
          Commisioner. The Information Commisioner advised disclosure was appropriate on 30th                               Information   documents
          October. Redacted documents released 19th November. Following further advice from the                             Commisioner's 26/11/2009
                                                                                                                                          unredacted
          Information Commisioners Office unredacted documents released 26th November.                                      Office        documents
F09/002   I wish to request under the Freedom of Information Act; a copy of the 2008 zoo renewal                   1/6/2009 Individuals      1/20/2009
          inspection report and a copy of the current zoo licence with any attached conditions with respect
          to Paradise Wildlife Park.
F09/003   Can you confirm if your organisation has a Preferred Supplier List/Framework Agreement for the           1/6/2009 Business          1/8/2009
          supply of temporary; contract; interim or permanent IT/ICT staff? (if answer yes some
          supplementary questions)
F09/004   1. I would like to request the highest amount of rent/housing benefit that your council is currently     1/8/2009 Media           1/28/2009
          paying to a household per month; and for how long the council has been paying this amount?: :
          2. Secondly I would like to request what is the highest amount of rent/housing benefit that your
          council has paid to a household in the past 12 months; and for how long the council paid this
          amount?
F09/005   1/ What was the total planning fee income in 2006/07 and 2007/08? 2/ Are you expecting the               1/8/2009 MPs             2/11/2009
          total planning fee income to be lower in 2008/09? 3/ When setting the 2008/09 council budget;
          what was the total income from planning fees that you were expecting to receive in 2008/09? 4/
          What total amount of income from planning fees are you predicting to receive in 2008/09
          following the housing market downturn? 5/ Are you predicting a shortfall in income from planning
          fees in 2008/09? If so; how much
F09/006   Would you please supply us with a record of all unspent Section 106 Planning Obligation                 1/13/2009 Business        1/30/2009
          monies whether secured by agreement or unilateral undertaking held by the Council in relation
          to the following property: : 5 Sele Mill North Road Hertford SG14 1LS.
F09/007   I am writing to request details of the cost to the council of staff pensions:: 1. The total amount     1/9/2009 Organisation   1/13/2009
          paid in employer's contributions to staff pensions in 2007/08; not including contributions to the
          pensions of staff in schools and the pensions of fire-fighters. Employer's contributions should
          include all payments; including added years benefit and unfunded payments.:
          2. The total amount paid in employer's contributions to staff pensions in 2006/07, not including

          contributions to the pensions of staff in schools and the pensions of fire-fighters. Employer's

          contributions should include all payments, including added years benefit and unfunded

          payments.

          3. How many serving councillors are members of the pension scheme?
F09/008   During the last five years how many times has the Local Government: Ombudsman (as a result            1/12/2009 Individuals    1/28/2009
          of investigating a complaint against East: Hertfordshire District Council) brought to the attention
          of the council the fact that a member of East Hertfordshire District Council staff had misled
          them; lied to them or done anything else to hinder their investigation. If they have what
          disciplinary action was taken against the individual(s) concerned by the: council.
F09/009   Has your council fitted wheelie bins with microchips that can measure how full they are?              1/13/2009 Media          1/14/2009
F09/010   1) Is your authority expecting to reduce the number of staff employed by the authority in 2009        1/19/2009 Media          2/17/2009
          due to the economic down turn? a/ If so; how many FTE staff posts may be reduced and what
          percentage is this of the authorities FTE work force? b/ Is your authority expecting to make
          compulsory redundancies and if so; how many FTE posts may be lost this way?: 2) How many
          temporary and agency staff were employed by your authority in 2008/09 and how many are you
          expecting to employ in 2009/10?:
          3 What assessment has your authority made of the impact of the economic downturn on your
          authority’s financial situation?
          4) What income has the authority received from i) land searches ii) rent from commercial
          property iii) parking charges iv) income from local authority run leisure facilities and v) sale of
          capital assets in a) 2008/09 b) 2007/08 c) 2006/07?
          5)    How many individual enquiries i) from separate individuals ii) total enquiries has the
          authority dealt with about a) Council Tax Benefit b) Social Housing c) Housing Benefit d) other
          financial help or support offered by the authority in each month since December 2007? 6) How
          many new applicants have applied for i) Council Tax Benefit and ii) Housing Benefit have you
          had in each month since December 2007? 7) How many i) major and ii) minor planning
          applications have you received in each month since December 2007?

F09/011   Please answer the following questions in relation to your authority's use of provisions under the   1/19/2009 Media   2/17/2009
          Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act during the 2008 calendar year (1-1-08 to 31-12-08).: 1.
          How many authorisations did your authority make in relation to Directed Surveillance? Please
          provide a breakdown of these authorisations showing how many applications were carried out
          by the various departments within the council and a summary explaining what sort of inquiry the
          surveillance related to
F09/012   Q1. What systems are in place in your authority to approve; monitor and regulate the use of         1/23/2009 MPs     2/24/2009
          RIPA powers? : Q2. How many members of staff in your authority have the power to grant
          authorisation for use of RIPA powers?: Q3. What are the grades of staff (highest to lowest) that
          can authorise the use of RIPA powers?: Q4. How many times have RIPA powers been
          authorised by each staffing grade in each of the last 5 years?:
          Q5. For the investigation of what crimes did your authority authorise the use of RIPA powers in
          each of last 5 years? Please specify the number of times each crime was pursued in each year.
          Q6. How many times overall was the use of RIPA powers authorised by your authority in each of
          the last 5 years?
          Q7. Which specific RIPA powers has your authority used when conducting investigations in
          each of the last 5 years?
          Q8. How many charges and successful prosecutions have followed the use of RIPA powers in
          each of the last 5 years?
          Q9. How many complaints has your authority
          Q9: How many complaints has your authority received following the use of RIPA powers in each

          of the last 5 years?
F09/013   I am writing to you; in order to request a list of the hackney carriages and private hire vehicles    1/26/2009 Individuals   2/24/2009
          your council currently licenses. The specific information I am interested in is:: - Plate number as
          issued by the council: - Registration plate of vehicle concerned: - Type of vehicle concerned: -
          Allowed number of passengers of vehicle concerned: - Owner of vehicle concerned: - Operator
          of vehicle concerned
F09/014   I would be grateful if you could supply the following information:: 1) Cost of Finance /              1/26/2009 Business      2/24/2009
          Accountancy service for 2007/08. : 2) Number of invoices processed in 2007/08; and number of
          Full Time Equivalent Staff as at 31 March 2008 within the Creditors Team .: 3) Number of
          invoices processed in 2007/08; and number of Full Time equivalent staff as at 31 March 2008
          within the Sundry Debtors Team.: 4) Cost of Human Resources service for 2007/08.:
          5) Number of Full time equivalent staff within the Human Resources team.
          6) Cost of IT service for 2007/08.
          7) Cost of Legal services for 2007/08.
          For all above please could you supply this information net of recharges and capital charges. I
          would be happy to accept cost centre reports for 2007/08 expenditure.
F09/015   I would like to know the following information:: How many assaults have been reported against         1/26/2009 MPs           2/17/2009
          Local Authority Housing staff in each of the last 5 calender years?
F09/016   I would like to know details of the amount spent by East Hertfordshire Council for each of the         1/2/2009 Business      2/19/2009
          past five years including but not limited to; the following:: 1/ Upgrading and repairing bus
          shelters: 2/ Installing bus gates and bus lanes: 3/ Subsidies directly given to local public
          transport companies.: 4/ The cost of providing free travel for eligible people.: 5/ The amount
          spent with transport companies on advertising:
          6/ The total cost of providing free bus/train passes/tickets for those employed by the authority.
          7/ The amount spent on infrastructure specifically directed at supporting public transport
          8/ What is the level of financial support given to the local passenger transport authority?
          9/ The expenses incurred by local councillors attending meetings specifically for public transport
          issues.
F09/017   Request for information concerning children in EHC area who are under a child protection plan.        1/29/2009 Media
F09/018   1. Does your authority provide concessionary travel passes to those: individuals registered with     2/10/2009 Individuals   3/3/2009
          their local Social Services department as disabled on the grounds of being a mental health user
          or survivor?: 2. If your authority does have such arrangements why was the decision taken to
          extend the scheme in this way and what arrangements are in place?: 3. If your authority does
          not have such arrangements does your authority have some other arrangement beyond the
          statuary minimum to provide
          passes to those with mental health issues?
          4. If your authority does not have such arrangements why was the decision taken not to extend
          the scheme in this way and has consideration been given to extending the scheme in this way
          in the future?
          5. Would it be possible to provide copies of any relevant policy documents you may have.
F09/019   1) How many allotment sites are there in the Council area for which: the council has access to        2/2/2009 Individuals
          waiting list data?: 2) In total; how many plots are on these sites ?: 3) In total; how many people
          are on these waiting lists for an allotment?: 4) Are any of these waiting lists closed to further
          applications?: 5) How many sites are there in total in the Council area?
F09/020   Some local authorities are beginning to use the internet as a method of procuring goods and           2/4/2009 Media         3/3/2009
          services. In some areas it is called a reverse e-auction. The method involves a number of
          companies bidding against one another online to win the local authoritys contract.: 1. Has your
          local authority ever used a reverse e-auction as a method of procurement? If so; when and for
          what service?: 2. Has your local authority ever used a reverse e-auction for contracts relating to
          domiciliary care for older
F09/021   What is the Council budget for 09/10; estimated forecast?: How much of the Councils budget is         2/4/2009 Individuals
          spent on procuring goods and services from the private sector?: How much of the Councils
          budgets on procuring goods and services is spent on: Human Resources (excluding ICT); ICT-
          (whole council); Finance (excluding ICT);Estates and Facilities Management (excluding ICT);
          Others- please state.: Please state these figure in both percentages and sterling; if possible.:
          Have the Council bought any products and services through government frameworks? If so how

          many? What types of Frameworks where used?

          How much of the Councils budgets on procuring goods and services is spent government

          frameworks: Human Resources (excluding ICT), ICT- (whole council), Finance (excluding ICT)

          Estates and Facilities Management (excluding ICT), Others- please state

          Please these figure in both percentages and sterling, if possible.

          How does the Council implement shared services? Have they taken part in any co
F09/022   Please provide a copy of Tree Preservation Order No.6 of 2003.                                       2/11/2009 Business
F09/023   I recently contacted you regarding the names and addresses of licensed animal boarding               2/11/2009 Individuals    2/19/2009
          establishments within your local authority and iwould be very grateful if you could email me the
          list of all the establishments that you have.
F09/024   a/ Your policy regarding dealing with tenants who request rehousing following: receipt of notice     2/10/2009 Organisation   2/19/2009
          under Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 notice seeking: possession under an assured
          shorthold tenancy.: b/ A copy of any relevant policy. : c/ Whether or not you operate a policy
          that you insist on a Court order being made before you are prepared to consider the tenant
          homeless or potentially homeless.: d/ Any exceptions to this policy.:
          e/ If you do not operate such a policy what is your policy as to how you deal with tenants who

          request rehousing in such circumstances.
F09/025   I request the following information under The Freedom of Information Act.: 1 What is the             2/13/2009 Individuals    3/12/2009
          outstanding debt for Council Tax for the year 2008-2009. : 2 What is the outstanding debt for
          Council Tax for the year 2007-2008.
F09/026   Would you please provide me with the following information :: Details of Non Domestic premises       2/18/2009 Individuals
          with a Rating Valuation under £10;000; and who do NOT claim small business rates.: If
          possible; would you please provide the name of the occupier; full postal address;ratable value
          and propety description of each relevant premises.: In the instances of sole trader occupiers; I
          understand you may withold the occupiers identity;
          but I would be grateful if you would provide the information relating to address and ratable value
          of each premises.
F09/027   I purchased the above property in April 2003; and am the current owner.: : Please can you                 2/2/2009 Individuals    3/12/2009
          inform me as to whether there have been any disputes / issues raised between the previous
          owners of our property and any of my neighbors.
F09/028   Red elasticated bands as used by Royal Mail.: : Royal Mail delivery staff discard there red bands        2/20/2009 Individuals    3/12/2009
          at any location. This is litter and I would like to know what you are doing about it; how you are
          combating the environmental issues and how many times the Royal Mail or delivery staff have
          been prosecuted or fined. This information is required under the provisions of the Freedom of
          Information Act.
F09/029   I am writing to obtain information about all cash disbursements made by the local authority and          2/23/2009 Organisation    4/9/2009
          its agencies for all programmes under the Prevent strategy and other initiatives designed to
          promote community cohesion; from October 2006 to date. To outline my query as clearly as
          possible; I am requesting:: 1. The total amount spent by the local authority and its agencies on
          all Prevent programmes; broken down by both strand (Pathfinder Fund;
          Faith Communities Capacity Building Fund, Community Leadership Fund, Channel Project) and
          by specific project. Please provide information for the financial years 2006-07, 2007-08 and
          2008-09. 2. For each project listed in Question 1, please include a breakdown of its budget,
          indicating how much was disbursed to each individual and organisation by name from 2006 until
          the present.

          3.   A list of cases where staff involved in administering funds under the Prevent scheme have
          declared conflicts of interest, detailing the nature of the conflict of interest and how that conflict
          was resolved.
F09/030   1) How many Dangerous Wild Animal licenses are issued in your area?: 2) How many of these                2/23/2009 Organisation   3/12/2009
          licenses are issued for primates (monkeys; apes or prosimians; including lemurs; bush babies;
          and lorises)?: 3) What is the cost of obtaining a DWA license in your area?: 4) What is the cost
          of renewing a DWA license in your area?: 5) Are there any breeders or dealers of primates
          licensed under the Pet Animals Act 1951 in your area?: : Some supplementary questions if
          license issued for primates.
F09/031   I hereby request a list of Business Rate accounts that meet the following criteria:: 1. Current   2/23/2009 Business       3/12/2009
          overpayment/credit shown for 2008/2009 or any other financial year if credit balance hasnt been
          carried forward: 2. Accounts where a write on has been used since 1st April 2000 to cancel an
          overpayment which has not since been reversed.: I would request that the list contains the
          following information:: a/ Ratepayer name* :
          b/ Address of property concerned

          c/ Amount of overpayment/write on. d/ If possible, the period/financial year relating to

          overpayment/credit/write on.

          *Information is only requested where the ratepayer is a company and not an individual as I

          appreciate this is limited by the Data Protection Acts.
F09/032   Please can you provide in email format the name; email and phone number for the following         2/24/2009 Business       2/24/2009
          council contacts;: Head of Customer Services (or equivalent): Head of Business
          Transformation/e-government (or equivalent): Head of Corporate Resources/Finance (or
          equivalent): Head of Asset Management/Property (or equivalent): Head of Highways (or
          equivalent): Head of Housing (or equivalent): Chief Executive (or equivalent)
F09/033   Under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 I wish to request information relating to    2/23/2009 Individuals

          any property within the Local Authority boundary which may be at risk from sewer flooding used

          in conjunction with the Local Authorities own Flood Risk Plans.
F09/034   Please send me details of how much East Hertfordshire District Council spent on interpreting      2/25/2009 Individuals    3/16/2009

          and translation services (including VAT where applicable) in 2005/6, 2006/7 and 2007/8. Please

          could you also give details of which languages these services were used for
F09/035   Could you provide us with the following information:                                              2/25/2009 Organisation   3/12/2009

          1. The number of homelessness applicants your authority found to be intentionally homeless

          between 1 January 2008 and 31 December 2008, and

          2. How many of those were found to be intentionally homeless as a result of mortgage arrears.
F09/036   I would like to know the following information:                                                     2/25/2009 MPs           3/25/2009

          What was the total income from local land charges in 2006/07 and 2007/08?

          Are you expecting the total income from local land charges to be lower in 2008/09?

          When setting the 2008/09 council budget, what was the total income from local land charges

          that you were expecting to receive in 2008/09?

          What total amount of income from local land charges are you predicting to receive in 2008/09

          following the housing market downturn?
F09/037   I would be grateful if you could respond to my FOI request regarding content of the full tender     20090225 Organisation
          responses for roundabout sponsorship contracts within the last 24 months.
F09/038   1. Have you or are you in the process of deploying any of the following? : Enterprise electronic    20090225 Individuals    20090312
          document and records management system: Enterprise content management system: Web
          content management system: Web 2: 2. If so what is/are the name/s of the product/s that
          has/have been purchased and on what date was it purchased? : 3. Can you please indicate the
          total value of the contract or contracts signed? :
          4. Can you please provide a breakdown of costs as follows?
          Total software purchase price
          Annual maintenance
          Services
          5. Did anyone bid an open source solution in response to your tender?
          6. What concerns do you have, if any, about the use of open source in your organisation?
F09/039   I am interested in knowing the following:: 1. How much in performance related and other             20090226 Media          20090325
          financial incentive bonuses were paid by your council to staff (full-time; part-time or
          contract/freelance) in the financial year 2007/08? : 2. In this period; how much was the highest
          bonus paid and to whom (including their name and position)?: 3. What was your councils total
          budget in 2007/8?: 4. Since January 2008 how many staff members from your council have
          been made redundant?
F09/040   1. Do you have a dedicated employee overseeing autism services for children in your local           20090226 Business
          authority? : 2. What is the budget you allocate to autism services for children? : 3. What
          proportion of your Special Educational Needs budget is allocated to autism services? : 4. How
          many children with autism are registered in your local authority? : 5. What is the average age of
          children with autism when they receive a diagnosis in your local authority?
          6. What is your policy of ensuring parents of children with autism are consulted on the provision
          of your autism services?
          7. What services are provided in your state schools for children with autism?
          8. How does your local authority categorise autism, eg learning disability, mental health, etc?
          9. a) What training do you provide for school staff (eg teachers and support staff) on working
          with children with autism?
          b) How regularly do you provide such training?
F09/041   We understand that you maintain a register of Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers              20090227 Business      20090312
          under the above regulations and that it is available under the Freedom of Information act.: :
          Would it be possible to obtain a list of this register?
F09/042   Re Buntingford Car Park: I look forward to receiving Information about the costs incured and the     20090302 Individuals
          revenue actually received for the initial year of operation.
F09/043   Can you please send me a list of the licensed tattoo studios; body piercing studios and ear          20090302 Business      20090318
          piercing establishments in East Herts.
F09/044   Does your Authority have any Document or Records Management system in place; If yes to the           20090303 Individuals   20090317
          above: : Please provide the Product information such as supplier; Application name; and
          version number.: If you have done any intergration to other core systems please list these
          systems. : Please provide information on how long the DMS / EDRM system has been in place
          for and how many users have access to the system (or how many you expect will have access
          to it if still implementing).
          If you scan documents (to be placed into the system) is this done inhouse or is this outsourced
          also If scanning is undertaken what business areas are scanned.
          Please provide the Job Titles, a Job Description for each post , a Job Evaluation form for each
          post (where applicable) and any advert for such post your authority may hold in relation to the
          post(s) which manage or assist in Managing the EDRMS / DMS
          Please Provide the Current Grade and Salay range for each of the post above.
          Please provide the Organ
F09/045   I am writing to ask you for a copy of the list of registered cooling towers in your area.            20090303 Individuals   20090310
F09/046   1. How much revenue was generated by the council by operating sunbeds or other tanning               20090304 Media         20090311
          equipment in its leisure centres during financial year 2007-2008?: : 2. Does the council currently
          operate sunbeds or other tanning equipment in its leisure centres?
F09/047   I am writing a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000; for details of vacant              20090204 Business
          commercial and domestic properties in your Authority. The details required are the address of
          the property and the length of time it has remained vacant and whether the property is owned by
          the Authority; or in private ownership.
F09/048   1. How much a) fruit b) vegetables c) meat and d) dairy produce has your council procured in           20090305 MPs            20090311
          each of the most recent three years for which figures are available?: 2. What proportion of the
          food procured by your council is produced within a) the authority boundaries b) within a 100 mile
          radius (please provide figures for each of the last three years where possible)?: 3. What
          proportion of food served in a) primary schools b) secondary schools and c) 6th form colleges
          within your council boundary
F09/049   Who is your current contract for British Sign Language (BSL)/ English: Interpreting with. : When       20090306 Business       20090408
          is this contract due to expire. : When will this contract come up for tender.: Where will the
          contract be advertised.: How many BSL English Interpreting bookings are made by your:
          organisation on a yearly basis. : What is the total cost of this contract.: How many Deaf people
          do you have in your area.
F09/050   Please provide the following information in respect of all golf courses within your planning           20090306 Organisation
          authority area where an application for planning consent has been registered since 1 January
          2003 or any or all of the following: : The construction of a new golf playing area.: The extension
          or alteration of an existing golf playing area.: We would request that the information in respect of
          each course should incl.: 1 The full postal address or other information sufficient to identify the
          location
          2 The planning authority reference number
          3 Clarification as to whether the event arises from
          i A planning approval granted by the Planning Authority
          ii A successful Appeal by the applicants to the Planning Inspectorate
          iii Is an undetermined planning application
          iv Is awaiting a Decision following the submission of an Appeal against Refusal
          4 The date of planning approval or the date of the planning application where the matter
          remains extant.
F09/051                                                                                                          20090306 Business
          A number of questions relating to Gravestones 'topple testing’ in Cemeteries run by the Council.
F09/052   I purchased a new-build property at xxxxxxx; B/Stortford CM23 xxx. At that time; police officers       20090309 Individuals
          who were not provided with accommodation were eligible for an allowance in lieu; which was
          based on the rateable value of their house. East Herts authority at that time declined to issue a
          rateable value on my house as the new Council Banding Charge was due to come into affect in
          April 1990.
          Can I ask if it is possible to obtain what a comparable rateable value was at that time for a
          similar property (i.e. 4 bedroom detached which was later given a banding value Band F)? or if a
          rateable value was given out to those identical properties in Knights Close which were occupied
          prior to the completion of my house?
F09/053   Since April 2007 to end May 2007 East Herts has stopped fraudulent benefit payments totalling        20090309 Individuals    20090312
          £56;000.: Can you confirm how much has been spent saving £56;000 please?
F09/054                                                                                                        20090311 Individuals    20090312
          I visited Welwyn Garden City on Tuesday 28th April and parked in the car park by Sainsburys. :
          How many penalties have occured in this car park from the financial year April 08- April 09. : The
          Financial amount of revenue from April 08-April 09 that these penelties have produced.
F09/055   Police missing person search.                                                                        20090310 Organisation   20090408
F09/056   How many prosecutions have been launched by the Local Authority in respect of non-                   20090310 Business       20090325
          compliance with the Conservation of Fuel & Power requirements (Part L) of the building
          regulations for a] all new buildings b] new dwellings c] new non-domestic buildings; and d]
          refurbishments? in the last 7 years.: and 2. How many of these resulted in a conviction?
F09/057   I would like to request information regarding the early retirement of senior officers and managers   20090311 MPs            20090423
          of services.: I would like to know how many senior officers and managers of services at the
          authority have taken early retirement in the last 10 years; how old the person was in each case;
          and how much the annual pension was in each case; if there was a lump sum or discretionary
          settlement in addition to the pension and how much this was in each case. I do not wish to know
          the names
F09/058   In the 2008 calendar year did your authority allow or participate in any surveys of domestic         20090312 Media          20090520
          household waste where rubbish put out for collection was analysed for research purposes and
          the householders were NOT told about this course of conduct.: : If this is the case for each
          survey please state (i) who was in charge of the research; (ii) how many households were
          sampled and where were they from within your area; (iii) what type of waste was analysed; (iv)
          what was the purpose of the research
          and (v) please provide me with any summary of the research findings.
F09/059   10 Questions relating to existing ICT contracts including requesting a copy of the ICT contracts     20090312 Individuals    20090424
          register.
F09/060   How frequently is the number of people sleeping rough in your area counted? : What are the           20090312 MPs            20090316
          criteria used in your area to determine if individuals should be counted as sleeping rough? :
          What is the method used to count or estimate the number of rough sleepers in your area? :
          Based on the previous two questions; how many people have been rough sleeping in your area
          in each year between 2005 and 2009?
F09/061   Access to copies of the enforcement files relating to Land opposite New Barns Cottages;              20090313 Individuals
          Anstey.
F09/062   Hertford East Resident Permit Parking Scheme (H3) Proposed Extension.: As such (and as a            20090316 Individuals   20090325
          request under the FOI act) could you please provide the information requested in questions 2
          and 4.: 2. A breakdown of the running costs of the existing scheme along with revenue earned
          from it and projected revenue from the proposed extended zone. : 4. I was given figures a
          couple of years ago indicating that there had been about 15 letters in 5 years complaining about
          parking problems near Hertford East
F09/063   My request must be made under the Freedom of Information Act for a complete list of printers        20090316 Business      20090408
          the Council uses on a contract or sub contract basis.
F09/064   How much landfill tax has been paid by the local authority in (a) 2006-07; (b) 2007-08; and (c)     20090316 MPs
          2008-09 to date?
F09/065   We request the following disclosure of information in relation to Completion Notices served         20090318 Business
          since 1 April 2003 under Schedule 4A of the Local Government Finance Act 1988. The
          information that we require in respect of each Completion Notice is as follows:: Recipient
          company name.: Address to which the notice was sent.: Address of the property which is being
          deemed complete by the notice.: Date specified for deemed completion.: Date of service of the
          Completion Notice.
F09/066   We act on behalf of the above named client in relation to a case against his employers at the       20090319 Business      20090409
          time. We understand that the accident and its circumstances have been reported to you. We
          are aware that you have compiled a report and recommendations and you have also taken
          photographs of the defect problem which has caused our client s accident and subsequent
          injuries. : Please can you now urgently send us a copy of this report.
F09/067   Please could you send me details for any businesses which have either opened within the last 6      20090320 Business
          months or are proposing to open in the next 6 months. I require the following details;: Location:
          Sector: Number of employees: Telephone number: Email address
F09/068   Please reveal the number of complaints that have been received by Leventhorpe Pool and Gym          20090324 Individuals   20090331
          on or since 1 January 2009. Please let me know the nature of the complaints. By complaints
          received by Leventhorpe Pool and Gym; I mean those that have been sent to the Pool and Gym
          building itself and posted into those premises or which have been recorded at the Pool and
          Gym.
          Have Leisure Services received any complaints, on or since 1 January 2009, about any of the
          other facilities that have been contracted out? If so, how many and how much relate to which
          facilities?
F09/069   Please can you send me the following ICT contacts details:-: 1. Director/Head of ICT. 2.                20090324 Individuals    20090414
          Director/Head of Finance.: 3. Head of Corporate Procurement. 4. ICT Manager: 5. Hardware
          Manager. 6. Software Manager.: 7. Networks Manager. 8. Telecoms Manager.: 9. ICT Support
          Manager . 10. ICT Training Manager.: 11. ICT Procurement Manager. 12. ICT Security
          Manager.: 13. Print Manager.: For each of these contacts could you please send me their full
          name; direct contact number; direct email add
F09/070   Request details of person who alleged significant internal alterations to our Grade II listed           20090324 Individuals
          property.
F09/071   I would like to request a breakdown of the job title of every paid post within the council as well as   20090325 Media          20090421
          the average salary for each post.
F09/072   I would like to request the number of anti-social behaviour orders obtained by the council.: If         20090325 Media          20090401
          possible I would request that the information is broken down into what the ASBO was obtained
          for.
F09/073   I am sending this request to ask for the following information:: 1. The number of councillors who       20090325 Media          20090401
          sat on East Hertfordshire Council during the 2007-08 financial year. : 2. The total bill for
          councillors pay / allowances - including basic and any special responsibility allowances - during
          the 2007-08 financial year.: 3. The total bill for councillors expenses during the 2007-08 financial
          year. :
          4. If the council employed paid political advisers to the party groups on the council, how many
          were employed in 2007-08.
          5. The total salary and expenses bill for any political advisers in 2007-08.
          6. The salary band for any political advisers in 2007-08.
F09/074   Please can you provide your Coporate Finance Organisational chart.                                      20090325 Business       20090326
F09/075   I am interested in the structure of your organisation; can you complete the following details for       20090326 Individuals    20090401
          each officer Job Title; Name; Email; Tel no.: Chief Executive Officer: Chief Information Officer:
          Chief Technology Officer: Chief Finance Officer: Procurement Director: HR Director: IT Director:
          IT infrastructure manager: Networking manager: Datacentre manager: Telecommunications
          manager
F09/076   As part of a 2009 survey of pet selling establishments; we are writing to all local councils in         20090326 Organisation   20090409
          England and Wales to request information on pet shop licences that they issue. We would be
          very grateful; therefore; if you would assist us in the following request:: 1. Please provide
          photocopies of any licences issued to pet shops along with their attached conditions. : 2. Please
          give details of the pet shop licence fee. Is it a standard fee or does it vary from one type of
          establishment to anothe
F09/077   Further to F09/063: 1 On the request of printers used by the Council could it be established        20090331 Business
          how many of these printers have full accreditation under FSC PEFC and ISO 14001 certification
          under the government legislation on environmental policies.: : 2 What percentage of the spend
          on printing for the council is purchased outside of Hertfordshire.
F09/078   a) How many incidents of data loss involving personal records were there and how many               20090401 MPs            20090402
          records were lost from your social services department & adult social services. : b)How
          many incidents of data loss involving personal records were there and how many records were
          lost from your education department. : c) How many incidents of data loss involving personal
          records were there and how many records were lost overall by your organisation in each of the
          last three years?
          d) Were the Police informed of any of the incidents involving the loss of personal data by your
          organisation? If yes please give details.
          If a) and b) do not apply to your council then please accept our apologies. We would be grateful
          if you could respond to sections c) and d).
F09/079   Care Aspirations has purchased a property in the village of Westmill near Buntingford. The          20090401 Organisation
          company is planning to open a locked hospital on the premises. We understand that a risk
          assessment and statement of purpose have been prepared. : Are you able please to assist us
          in the obtaining of these documents which we assume we are entitled to see under the Freedom
          of Information Act?
F09/080   Re: Archers Spring; Hertford and I am concerned with contamination since the field has been         20090330 Individuals    20090514
          left vacant and the site has deteriorated.: Could I have ALL information held by East
          Hertfordshire District Council (whether planning applications and supporting information;
          committee papers; : reports; emails; letters or other correspondence; internal and external) on
          the land west of Bentley Road and north of me BlOOO Welwyn Road; commonly called Archers
          Spring; since 1993.
F09/081   I request the following in relating to international travel.: 1. In total; how much was spent on    20090403 Media          20090519
          airfares by your councillors in the financial year 2007/08?: 2. In total; how much was spent on
          international sustenance (hotels; food; taxis etc.) in the financial year 2007/2008?: 3. What was
          the most expensive trip (in terms of combined cost of airfare and sustenance costs) by a council
          employee in the financial year 2007/2008? Can you provide details of where the trip was; what it
          cost in total
F09/082   The number of children/young people aged under 16 years referred to the council by police as        20090406 Media
          runaways in each of the last five years for which figures are available; : : The number of
          emergency/refuge beds available to such people in each of these years; the providers of these
          places - eg local authority; voluntary group; etc - and the number of young people allocated to
          them in each year.
F09/083   Please note that in asking to inspect the Building Control Registers and records under the EIR;          20090326 Business
          we believe that we are only requesting what we are entitled to under Regulation 5(1) and nothing
          more. Please therefore advise where the information is held and what arrangements are in place
          for its inspection.
F09/084   I request a list of all Non-Domestic rate accounts that are currently overpaid or in credit.: In         20090406 Business      20090414
          addition; I shall also be grateful if you would provide me with a list of rate accounts where a
          `write on has been used since 1 April 2000 to cancel an overpayment in circumstances where
          you have been unable to contact the ratepayer.: In both cases please include the following::
          Name of Ratepayer: Address of property concerned: Amount of overpayment or write on as
          applicable: Period that the overpayment related to
F09/085   I request a list of all Non-Domestic rate accounts that are currently in receipt of mandatory            20090406 Business      20090414
          relief.: Will you please include the following:: Name of Ratepayer: Address of property
          concerned: Amount of relief applicable: Date that mandatory relief started
F09/086   From April 6th 2009 STL Group pic will require access to all information held by East                    20090403 Business
          Hertfordshire District Council required to complete the answers to Local Authority Search
          Reports (Con29) for inclusion in a Home Information Pack (HIP) in accordance with the HIP
          Regulations.: :
          Under the Environmental Information Regulations, a Public Authority that holds environmental
          information shall make it available on request tn addition a Public Authority shall not make any
          charge for allowing an applicant to examine the information requested at the place which the
          Public Authority makes available for that examination
F09/087                                                                                                            20090408 Individuals
          I am writing to request all information held by the council relating to the future of the council or
          other district councils in the county area. : 1. Copies of any research or reports produced;
          commissioned or possessed by the council on its financial future or viability or that of any of the
          district councils in its county area.: 2. All correspondence (be it electronic or written) between the
          council and the county council or any or all of the district councils within the county area relating
           to its or their financial future or viability.
          3. All correspondence between the council and ministers or officials at the Department for
          Communities & Local Government relating to its financial future or viability of that of the
          other district councils within the county area.
          4. Any internal or external information, research or correspondence relating potential
          reorganisation of councils within the county area.
F09/088   Council revenue for traffic wardens and motoring related fixed-penalty : 1. How many traffic            20090409 Individuals    20090429
          wardens were employed by the council in 2007/08 and 2008/09?: 2. How many tickets were
          issued by the councils traffic wardens in 2007/08 and 2008/09? 3. How many motoring-related
          fixed penalties were issued by the council in 2007/08 and 2008/09? 4. What was the total sum
          collected by the councils traffic wardens 2007/08 and 2008/09?

          5. What the total sum collected for all motoring-related fixed penalties in 2007/08 and 2008/09?
          6 . What was the typical cost of a parking fine issued by traffic warden and motoring-related
          fixed penalties issued by the council in 2007/08 and 2008/09? Pay and conditions 6. What is the
          standard number of hours a traffic warden is contracted to work by the council? 7. What was the
          highest remuneration (including salary, overtime, bonus and any other payments) paid to a
          traffic warden employed by the council in 2007/08 and 2008/09?
F09/089   1. How much money was spent by your organisation on the provision of all translation into               20090409 Individuals    20090506
          languages other than English - including translating and publishing documents; as well as
          interpreting services; in the financial years 2003/4; 2006/07 and 2008/09?: 2. Did you engage
          with other authorities to share resources concerning the translation of documents in the financial
          year 2008/09?: 3. For translated documents made available online during the financial year
          2008/09; could you please provide
F09/090   We are writing to request information regarding commercial and industrial buildings within your         20090415 Business       20090423
          borough that are currently paying empty property rates. Under the Freedom of information Act
          2000 we request all billing authority reference numbers for your current list of buildings council
          and privately owned that are paying empty property rates.
F09/091                                                                                                           20090415 Business       20090421
          I would like a copy of the letter of complaint lodged from a local resident. Your letter ref: PL0458;
          dated 8th April 2009.: : I am fully aware that the act prohibits the names / addresses of the writer
          being disclosed; along with any information which may lead to the person being identified.
F09/092   1. In setting the budget for 2009 10 what assumption did the Council make: about the                    20090409 Organisation   20090421
          percentage increase in a teachers pay and b NJC employees : pay that would apply from 1
          April 2009.: 2. Medium Term Financial Strategy: What is the period covered by the most recent
          Medium Term Financial: Strategy approved by the Council For each financial year covered by
          that: Medium Term Financial Strategy what is the assumed percentage increase: for a) teachers
          and b) NJC employees pay.
F09/093   DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998 SECTION 29 (3) : I am making enquiries which are concerned                  20090420 Organisation   20090424
          with the apprehension or prosecution of offenders.: An offence has been reported to us whereby
          an email has been sent to an employee of East Herts District Council on 14th March 2009 at 16
          52. The email was sent to the following email address eservices@easthert.gov.uk The recipent
          brought this to the attention of XXXX who found the content offensive and subsequently reported
          to Police.: I would be grateful i
F09/094   On a study of the list provided; it does seem obvious that the Design Company; who dealt with        20090422 Business       20090507
          the production of the leaflets referred to in my correspondence with Mr XXXX; which are listed
          on their website; dealt with printers unknown to the Council.: In these circumstances; I am
          requesting information on who were the printers involved; and whether this can be obtained via
          the department who authorised this on behalf of the Council; or whether I need to obtain this
          information under the act
F09/095                                                                                                        20090423 Individuals    20090630
          Im currently researching environmental management systems in relation to the impact of non-
          obligated IT WEEE within selected councils. : 1. Who is in charge of organising/managing
          disposals of redundant IT equipment within the council? Is there a person specifically dedicated
          to this? : 2. Do you currently have a recycling solution in place? If so; which company handles
          this on your behalf? : 3. What volume of IT equipment do you dispose of annually?

          4. Do you have an annual budget for this service - do you expect to be charged for IT disposal
          services?
          5. When is your existing contract up for renewal? I am interested in establishing whether the
          council / borough deems it important enough to contract/tender, or to proceed by employing
          services based on best price at that time....my investigations into this area so far suggest that
          best price does not always equal best solution. Id be interested in your thoughts.
F09/096   Can you provide the full contact details for your Colleagues who hold the following titles within    20090427 Business       20090429
          your Leisure Services & Education Department? :-: - Leisure & Culture Development
          Officer.: - Sports Development Officers For :- : Rugby - Football - Cricket - Netball - Hockey -
          Basketball - Swimming - plus any other associated Sports.: - School Sports Coordinators.: - Any
          other miscellaneous Sporting Department Contacts.: Please could you also provide the full
          contact details for all
F09/097   I would like to request information showing the lists of all contact details that you hold for       20090427 Organisation
          organisations which either: provide outreach to pensioners; recreational facilities for pensioners
          or support to pensioners.
F09/098   I am trying to find out information on the Refuse; Recycling and Street Cleansing contracts that       20090428 Business       20090430
          were up fro renewal in Jul 08 (Refuse and Recycling) and Apr 08 (Street Cleansing).: Please
          could you provide the following information:: Who won the various Contracts?: How long are
          they for for?: What is the cost per year to the council for each of the contracts?
F09/099   A number of question relating to transport-related professional service provision (ie consultancy      20090428 Business       20090630
          advice rather than direct works); can you please indicate your procurement method for external
          consultants.
F09/100   I would like to request the following information:: The number of football pitches; swimming           20090429 Media          20090506
          pools; athletics tracks; and sports halls that are owned by the council.: Please include current
          data (or as recent as possible): Please also include data for 2004 and 1999 if possible.: Please
          break down data according to each category so:: Swimming pools - 56: Athletics tracks - 12:
          Sports halls - 24: Football pitches - 70
F09/101                                                                                                          20090430 Individuals
          Under the general requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000; I would be grateful if
          you would provide the following information in relation to Jervis Road; Bishops Stortford; and in
          particular the section between Apton Rd roundabout and Nursery Rd. (At the end of Sidney
          Terrace): 10 Questions relating to Highway Inspections; Complaints and procedures.
F09/102   Further to your letter dated 24th April attached under the above Act I am writing to request by        20090429 Individuals    20090519
          whom and how the concern was raised to the Council regarding the selling of cars from the drive
          of the above property.
F09/103                                                                                                          20090501 Business       20090519
          I am applying for information that has been released to the Treasury Solicitor regarding persons
          dying with no known next of kin within the last 6 months.: I would be grateful if you would provide
          the following information including; names; dates of birth; dates of death; last known addresses;
          and if possible estimated size of estates together with the date this information was passed over.
F09/104   Please can you provide me with the following information under the:         Freedom Of Information     20090508 Individuals    20090610
          Act 2000:-: :     (a) addresses and rateable values of empty Commercial properties:         that are
          within East Hertfordshire District Council area; and: :      (b) the names of the owners of those
          properties referred to in (a)
F09/105   I would like the following for the last two years (i.e. 2008/09 and 2007/08):: 1. The working          20090513 Organisation   20090610
          definition of a complaint used by East Hertfordshire District Council.: 2. The total number of
          complaints and appeals made to East Hertfordshire District Council each year and the number
          upheld. Broken down into:: a. The number of complaints resolved at each stage of the process
          (for example the number resolved at local service level; the number referred to the Chief
          Executive etc).
          b. The time taken to respond to complaints (e.g. the number within target time and the number
          over target time).
          c. The different subject areas or causes of complaints and appeals (in whatever categories you
          record them).
          3. The total cost of handling complaints for East Hertfordshire District Council. Specifically, the
          number of FTEs dealing with complaints, salary costs for these staff and the amount paid out to
          customers in compensation.
F09/106   11 questions relating to the procurement of Stairlifts                                                   22/05/2009 Business      10/06/2009
F09/107   Could you please supply details of off-street and on-street daytime parking within the control of        22/05/2009 Individuals   10/06/2009
          your authority which:: 1) is able to be used for parking of motorhomes; including use of multiple
          bays if allowed: 2) is not able to be used for parking of motorhomes together with any
          restrictions (e.g. height; weight; length limits) which apply.: : Could you please also supply details
          of those areas (if any) which may be used for overnight parking and whether or not
          sleeping/eating in the vehic
F09/108   I am writing to request details of your authoritys executive members and special responsibility          26/05/2009 Media         03/09/2009
          allowances. I make this request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Specifically; could
          you please provide me with:: The number of cabinet or executive committee members for each
          of the past 10 years including individual titles: The number of deputy cabinet or executive
          committee members for each of the past 10 years including individual titles: A full breakdown of
          what special responsibility
F09/109   Concerning the leaflets Garden Waste Collection Scheme produced by Hobo UK.: 1. Was Mr                   03/06/2009 Business      26/06/2009
          xxxxxx the principal officer who placed the order for this work? : 2 Were three quotations
          requested and submitted for approval; and who made the final selection? Please supply copies
          of the Companies submitting these quotations; and should the lowest quotation not been
          accepted; then a written record for this should be available and explained.: 3 On the website of
          Hobo UK; the name of xxxxx for East Herts
F09/110   1. Does your council have responsibility or partial responsibility for : parking and motoring            02/06/2009 Media         10/06/2009
          regulations (ie traffic wardens; parking fines and : other motoring-related fixed penalties) in your
          area?: : If the answer to (1) is yes: Their are 14 supplementary questions relating to PCNs
          issued; appeals; income; number of PAs etc.
F09/111   I need a copy of the petition put together by Edward and Debra Hanson and signed by the local            03/06/2009 Individuals   03/06/2009
          residents of Buntingford in relation to the bulding of kennels in our back garden when we first
          purchased the house. It was dated January 2008
F09/112   In Ware there has been an explosion of catering establishments providing eating facilities on the      03/06/2009 Individuals    23/06/2009
          public pavement as well as other shops displaying their goods all over the place.: Under the
          freedom of information act could you tell me the revenue received by the council for licencing
          such activities.: Also how far outside licensed premises does the licence extend for drinking
          alcohol?
F09/113   We would like to request your council cooling tower registration list under the freedom of             03/06/2009 Business       24/06/2009
          information act 2000
F09/114   1. How many burials/cremations has the local authority had to organise and pay for broken down         04/06/2009 Media          20/07/2009
          by year for the last five years?: 2. How much have the burials/cremations cost the local authority
          broken down by year for the last five years? : 3. In how many cases were no friends or relatives
          involved in the burials/cremations i.e. it wasnt the case that friends or relatives couldnt afford a
          burial/cremation but there were no friends or relatives to pay for a burial/cremation ?
F09/115   Police - Missing person/proof of life request                                                          05/06/2009 Organisation   25/06/2009
F09/116   Please can I have figures for the number of CCTV cameras operated by the council between               09/06/2009 Media          14/07/2009
          2004 and 2008? Please can I have the figures broken down by year.: In addition; for each year
          could you please provide details of the amount of money spent (i) installing CCTV cameras; (ii)
          maintaining CCTV cameras and (iii) operating CCTV cameras.
F09/117   We are endeavouring to contact the above named individual in relation to an important matter.:         09/06/2009 Business

          We would be extremely grateful for any information you may be able to give us in this matter.
F09/118   Please can you send me details of all expenses claimed by the councils Chief Executive during          11/06/2009 Media          01/07/2009
          the last 3 financial years - including all travel; accomodation; subsistence; entertainment and all
          other expenses (specifying what they were).
F09/119   1/ How many complaints has the relevant department in your council received regarding noise            11/06/2009 Business       24/06/2009
          disturbance from private residences in the last 12 months?: 2/ How many noise abatement
          notices has the council issued in the last 12 months as a result of complaints of disturbance
          from private residences?: 3/ In how many instances has the council been granted an order to
          remove equipment from a private residence as a result of complaints regarding noise
          disturbance?: 4/ How many Anti Social Behaviour
F09/120   Buntingford High Street; Traffic Order: I request the following information:: 1/ A copy of the         12/06/2009 Individuals    24/06/2009
          ‘No parking’ regulation pertinent to the part of High Street; Buntingford from the corner of
          Baldock Rd/High street to the first parking bay outside ‘Brunels’ Restaurant; 20m north of
          Church street turning. Both sides of the road is included in the regulation.: 2/ Also the
          application including details of the consultation that would have taken place prior to introduction
          of the regulation.
F09/121   Follow on from F08/181: Copies of any Council reports; Policy documents; Guidance notes or           17/06/2009 Business
          other documents pertaining to the allocation and expenditure of Sec106 monies.
F09/122   1/ Can you please detail; for each year since your public website was launched; how much             17/06/2009 Business      22/07/2009
          money has been spent on creating; developing and running it.: Where possible; please break
          these costs out by function: : development; design; updates; changes; hosting; co-location;
          domain; registration; licensing.: 2/ Where the costs have been incurred with external providers;
          please list the company in question. : 3/ For internal staff time; if this is not recorded and/or
          charged explicitly; please prov
F09/123   1/ The date your provision of bailiff services contract expires in relation to the enforcement of    17/06/2009 Business      01/07/2009
          Road Traffic Act and Traffic Management Act penalties.: 2/ The names of the parties
          (companies) that were awarded the contract.: 3/ Name; job title; email address; contact address
          and telephone number of the person responsible for managing Road Traffic Act and Traffic
          Management Act penalties enforcement.: 4/ The number and value of Road Traffic Act and
          Traffic Management Act penalties passed to e
F09/124   1/ The date your provision of bailiff services contract expires in relation to the enforcement of    17/06/2009 Business      01/07/2009
          Council Tax and Non Domestic Rate Liability Orders.: 2/ The names of the parties (companies)
          that were awarded the contract.: 3/ Name; job title; email address; contact address and
          telephone number of the person responsible for managing Council Tax and Non Domestic Rate
          Liability Orders enforcement.: 4/ The number and value of Council Tax Liability Orders passed to
          enforcement providers in 2008/20
F09/125   I am particularly interested to know the name of the Head of IT and the number of members of         17/06/2009 Business      22/07/2009
          staff in the IT Team. Both permanent and contractors.
F09/126   Q1. Does your council have a green IT procurement policy (ie a policy that encourages the            17/06/2009 Business      22/07/2009
          consideration of environmental factors when purchasing technology)?: Q2. What percentage of
          your councils current IT infrastructure complies with this green IT procurement policy? : Q3.
          Does your council measure the electricity output of its IT servers? : Q4. Does your council offset
          the carbon emissions from its IT infrastructure? : Q5. Does your council enforce users of the
          councils IT equipment to
F09/127   Can you send me the following documents in regards to ICT (Information; Communication and            18/06/2009 Individuals   22/07/2009
          Technology):-: 1/ The Council ICT Strategy 0910; including any supporting ICT documents. If the
          ICT Strategy is out of date please can you send me information on when the ICT Strategy will be
          published along with contact details of the relevant officer/manager responsible for the ICT
          Strategy including full name; job title; direct contact number and direct email address?: 2/ The
          Councils ICT Service/Busin
F09/128   Re Molewood Hall formely known as Woodlands; High Molewood; Hertford.: I have recently                  18/06/2009 Individuals    14/07/2009
          visited Wallfields to obtain copies of the various letters local residents have been sending EHDC
          regarding recent and proposed developments to my property.: I have noted from the file that a
          number letters have pages missing or letters referred to are not filed at all.: I would like to claim
          copies of all the letters regarding the above sent to EHDC and replied to under the Freedom of
          Information Act.: In p
F09/129   Contact details for: Chief Executive; Director Finance; Directors of Procurement; ICT; Estates          22/06/2009 Individuals    25/06/2009
          & Communications.: Please provide copies of or links to Corporate Management Structure;
          Corporate Plan 0910; Medium Term Financial Plan 0910; Capital Programme 0910 &
          Treasury Management strategy 0910.
F09/130   Could you please supply (ideally in Excel) a complete list of all commercial and industrial             23/06/2009 Individuals    25/06/2009
          properties within your boundaries complete with size; rateable value and name and address of
          landlord - as a sub list could you highlight all the properties that are currently vacant.
F09/131   I would be grateful if you could supply me with the following information concerning properties         24/06/2009 Business       15/07/2009
          that are generally described as defective; PRC; or non-standard construction:: 1. Street Names
          where these properties are located within your jurisdiction: 2. Property Types. For example
          Airey; Cornish; Reema; Wates; Unity etc.: 3. How many are in each street
F09/132   East Herts has recently asked Michael Howard Associates to carry out a survey of private sector         25/06/2009 Individuals    15/07/2009
          housing stock in the Bishops Stortford area.: : I have looked on your website for the wording of
          the tender that was put out for this work but cannot find it. Could you send me a copy please?
F09/133   Please provide the following the following information in respect of business rate properties           25/06/2009 Business       15/07/2009
          listed on the attached spreadsheet;: 1/ Whether the property was empty or occupied (at the
          effective date).: 2/ The date that the properties became occupied or please state if the property
          is still unoccupied.: 3/ The ratepayer name(s) if the ratepayer was/is a limited company. :
          4/Whether a completion notice was issued; and if so on what date.
F09/134   Can you please furnish me with the number of Houses/Flats allocated to Asylum Seekers; as               29/06/2009 Individuals    02/07/2009
          classified by government guidelines; in the last 10 months. A breakdown of Countries of
          residence would be helpful.
F09/135   Can you supply me with details of your Chief Executives total overall pay package?                      30/06/2009 Organisation   01/07/2009
F09/136   I note from the website that a list of bye laws is available under the FOI policy. Would it be          30/06/2009 Organisation   28/07/2009
          possible to have a copy of the bye laws for Hertford please?: : Also; I wonder whether it would
          be possible to have a copy of the contract spec for John OConnor Grounds Maintenance; in
          relation to the maintenance of Hertford Castle grounds and the associated costs please.
F09/137   Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 could you please provide me with        30/06/2009 Individuals
          the information as requested below:: 1. A brief summary of what the council provides in the way
          of treating/caring for those with Dementia.: 2. A breakdown of what the council has spent on
          providing such services from 2006/2007 up to 2008/2009 including the amounts that have been
          spent with individual suppliers (of goods or services such as expert advice) along with the
          names of those suppliers.
F09/138   Please provide the following details:: 1) The number of sports venues in your local authority as    02/07/2009 Media         15/07/2009
          of July 1; 2009 : 2) The number of sports venues in your local authority on July 1; 2004 : 3) The
          number of sports venues in your local authority which are in the process of being sold or
          redeveloped?: For each sports venue that has been lost in the five year period; please provide
          (i) The name of the venue (ii) The location of the venue (iii) The nature of the venue (iv) The
          date the venue was los
F09/139   Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 could you please supply me with         02/07/2009 Individuals   02/07/2009
          any and all representations on members allowances made by any and all Group Leaders; or
          others excluding myself; made in response to Mr Jeff Hughes’ request to members to
          submit written representations on Members’ Allowances for the Independent remuneration
          Panel to consider; as per his e-mail dated 25 February 2009; or made for any other reason;
          between 24th February 2009 to date?                                                                            Member
F09/140   How much money your council has spent on an External Funding Software over the last three           02/07/2009 Individuals   06/08/2009
          years; between the dates of April 2006 - April 2009?: How much money has been spent on a
          Funding Information Website; this is an external website that allows charities; not-for-profit
          organisations and businesses to identify external funding?: These are the list of
          companies/products that local authorities mainly use. Can you please tell me which one(s) you
          have purchased; when purchased; and how much has
F09/141   Follow up to F09/134: Can you please furnish me with the number of Flats/Houses allocated to        03/07/2009 Individuals   15/07/2009
          people granted refugee status. Could you give me figures for the last 10 months please. Failing
          this can you give me a breakdown of people awarded house/flats by ethnicity in the last 10
          months.
F09/142   I am writing to request details for the financial year ending 31.03.09 concerning Buntingford Car   08/07/2009 Individuals   20/07/2009
          Park.: 1/ The actual revenue from the car park.: 2/ The actual cost of the permanent Parking
          Attendant.: With further reference to advice dated 18th March 2008 would you kindly explain
          what is meant by the desired level of enforcement in nearby villages. To my certain knowledge
          no such enforcement is either necessary or applied to any of the nearby villages. You must
          obviously be aware that the us
F09/143   I am writing to ask for information relating to East Herts Council Trading Standards test               08/07/2009 Business
          purchasing activity for under age sales of tobacco products Specifically we are interested in
          smaller shops such as newsagents and small convenience stores rather than large national
          supermarkets I would like to know: 1/ How many shops have been test purchased for under age
          sales of tobacco products since May 2005? 2/ What percentage of shops passed failed test
          purchases for tobacco products a in the
F09/144   1/ Whether your Council has a policy in place for sourcing and procuring UK-produced food for           06/07/2009 Organisation   29/07/2009
          its catering operations.: 2/ What any such policy may be.: 3/ What proportion of food procured
          by the Council in the past twelve months was produced in the UK.
F09/145   Under the terms of the FOIA 2000 could I please request the renewal date; value and a copy of           08/07/2009 Business       20/07/2009

          the winning tender for any contract you may hold for Computer/Server hardware maintenance.
F09/146   1. How many staff have been on long term sick leave in each of the last three financial years           09/07/2009 Individuals    11/08/2009
          (2006-7; 2007-8; 2008-9)? Please break this figure down by type of sickness.: 2. How much
          have you spent paying staff on long term sick leave in each of the last three years?: 3. What is
          the average length of annual sick leave staff ie x days a year?: 4. How many staff have been on
          gardening leave - suspended on full pay - in each of the last three financial years?: 5. How much
          in total for each of th
F09/147   I would like to make an Information Request with regards to Car Parking. Under the Freedom of           09/07/2009 Individuals    20/07/2009
          Information Act 2002 could you please provide details on the total number of parking spaces
          that are owned or controlled by the Council; and a note of the number of parking spaces at each
          facility; with the current prices and the type of facility; for example; surface car park or multi-
          storey. It would also be extremely helpful if you could please provide any information you have
          on the number of park
F09/148   We are seeking to identify the following information regarding environmental measures from              10/07/2009 Organisation   29/07/2009
          your council:: 1. What percentage of buildings owned or rented by the council contain phenolic
          foam insulation?: 2. Does your council have a policy regarding end-of-life-cycle recyclability of
          products used in construction or refurbishment of council buildings?: 3. Does your council have
          a policy regarding the use of phenolic foam insulation in the construction or refurbishment of
          council buildings?: 4.
F09/149   1...Has the council hosted a visit by foreign dignitaries and or other overseas visitors since          14/07/2009 Media          29/07/2009
          January 1 2008.: 2...Could the council please state how many such visits have taken place
          during the aforementioned period?: 3...Could the council please provide a brief explanation of
          each individual trip.: 4...Could the council state when each visit took place; could it highlight the
          duration of the trip and state which organisation/council or other body the visitors were
          representing.: 5...Could
F09/150   1.      How many applications have been made to the local authority for a disabled facilities grant    16/07/2009 MPs           29/07/2009
          in (i) 2007-08; (ii) 2008-09 (iii) to date in 2009-10?: 2.    How many applications in each of
          these three periods have been approved?: 3.           What the total budget allocation and spend
          has been by the authority on disabled facilities grants for each of these periods?: 4.       How
          many applications in each period did not receive a decision in writing within 6 months of a
          completed valid a
F09/151   15 Questions relating to the provision of childcare vouchers                                           16/07/2009 Business      29/07/2009
F09/152   I am looking to find information regarding economic services such as economic regeneration;            16/07/2009 Individuals   04/08/2009
          economic development; development planning and regeneration etc. Is this procured on a
          framework basis or one-off individual (discrete) contract or conducted internally. If procured
          externally are you able to advise when the last framework was awarded and the renewal date?
          Also the value of said contracts?
F09/153   Re: PCN ETO1448566: 1. How may PCN notices have been issued at this precise location in                22/07/2009 Individuals   29/07/2009
          the past 12 months.: 2. How many of those notices have been challenged.: 3. How many of
          those challenges have been refused.: 4. How much revenue has been raised during that period.:
          5. How many have later taken the matter up with the IPA.: 6. The same five questions above but
          applying to Fore Street as a whole.: 7. If any were taken as far as the IPA what were the
          recommendations and have they been implemen
F09/154   I am looking to source figures on noise complaints relating to non-residential and commercial          24/07/2009 Individuals   29/07/2009
          premises.: 1/ How many complaints has the relevant department in your council received
          regarding noise disturbance from non-residential/commercial premises in the last 12 months? :
          2/ How many noise abatement notices has the council issued in the last 12 months as a result of
          complaints of disturbance from on-residential/commercial premises? : 3/ In how many instances
          in the last 12 months has the cou
F09/155   I am only interested in information which relates to the period July 1 2008 to the present day. :      27/07/2009 Business      29/07/2009
          1/ Could the council please supply a list of all full and part time job vacancies which it has
          advertised and or filled during the aforementioned period. : In each case can the council provide
          the exact job title which was advertised and or filled; can it state the salary which relates to the
          post and can it state when the post was advertised and or filled. I am interested in both full time
          an
F09/156   1...How many of the councils employees are currently suspended from their duties on full pay? :        27/07/2009 Media         29/07/2009
          2...In the case of each individual can you please state for how long they have been suspended?
          Can you please provide the date when the period of suspension began?: 3...In the case of each
          individual person can the council state their annual salary? Can the council please state how
          much the individual has been paid during their suspension?: 4...Can the council please provide
          a brief explanation o
F09/157   How many affordable homes were identified as needed in the latest Housing: Needs Survey            29/07/2009 Organisation   06/08/2009
          and the date of that survey. : : How many affordable homes are planned for 2009-10 and 2010-
          2011
F09/158   1/ Survey form regarding Zoo licenses.: 2/ For each licensed premises please supply a copy of      29/07/2009 Organisation   03/09/2009
          the zoo stock list.: 3/ For each licensed premises please supply a copy of the most recent
          Full/Formal/Renewal or Periodical Inspection Report.
F09/159   1/ Has the Council used any procurement or purchasing framework within the last 12 months to       29/07/2009 Individuals    11/08/2009
          purchase goods or services?: 2/ Is the Council intending to use any procurement or purchasing
          framework in the next six months to purchase goods or services?: : Further questions depending
          on answers to above.
F09/160   Can you please let me know the following relating to planning applications featuring a change of   30/07/2009 Individuals    11/08/2009
          use from A1 (shop); under the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987.: In the
          last 5 years:: 1) How many planning applications have you received featuring a change of use
          from A1?: 2) Of those applications in 1; how many of these were retrospective? : 3) How many
          planning applications have you received from Starbucks: (or their representatives) featuring a
          change of use from A1?: 4) Of
F09/161   1) Please provide full contact details of the person(s) responsible for managing bailiff           30/07/2009 Business       04/08/2009
          enforcement of Council Tax; Non Domestic Rate & Business Improvement District Liability
          Orders.: 2) Please provide full contact details for the person(s) responsible for managing
          bailiff enforcement of TMA 2004 parking penalties.: 3) Please provide details of the incumbent
          bailiff service provider(s) for: Council Tax LOs; NNDR LOs; TMA 2004 Parking Penalties.: 4)
          Please provide details
F09/162   I would be grateful if you could let me know the following information for the financial year      04/08/2009 Business       03/09/2009
          2008/09 : 1) The average number of full time equivalent staff for the following services: -
          Development Control; Planning Policy; Purchase Ledger/Invoice payments; Sales
          ledger/Debtors; Accountancy Services (excluding Purchase ledger/Sales ledger staff); Legal
          Services; IT; Food Safety; Other Environmental Health; Planning Policy; Building Control;
          Human Resources; Payroll; Estates Management
F09/163   1/ Please state whether your local authority has sent a submission to the Department for           03/08/2009 MPs            06/08/2009
          Communities & Local Government to its recent review into the extent and impact of housing
          development on garden land.: 2/ If the answer to question 1 is yes; please send me a copy of
          the full submission to the Department for Communities & Local Government; including any
          datasets.
F09/164   Please may I request a complete list of subcontractors; suppliers and consultants that have        04/08/2009 Media
          worked on or are working on the councils Decent Homes Improvement programme from
          2007;2008 and 2009
F09/165   I would like to have:: 1/ A copy of all swimming pool or spa pool bacteria reports which have         04/08/2009 Media
          been carried out since 1st September 2008 in your council area. These reports should; where
          possible; include results of tests for coliforms; cryptosporidiosis (cryptosporidium); Legionnaires
          disease (legionella); Pseudomonas aeruginosa; and E coli.: 2/ A copy of all complaints received
          about swimming pools and spa pools which are specifically about hygiene; illness or safety since
          1st September 2008
F09/166   Phillipa Hampton v East Herts Council: I would be grateful if you could provide details of this:      05/08/2009 Business      06/08/2009
          compensation case giving: 1. The nature of the case (S203 claim/: compulsory purchase etc) 2.
          The amount paid by the authority as a: result of the Lands Tribunal ruling.
F09/167   Who provides your voice services at your premises? This relates to your on-site solution.: ·         06/08/2009 Individuals
          How many extensions do you have across how many locations?: · When was the purchase of
          this technology?: · Who maintains the system?: · When does your current support contract
          terminate? (Date: Month/Year): · Please provide me with your name and address details.
F09/168   1)     How many new applicants for Council Tax Benefit and Housing Benefit received their first       06/08/2009 MPs           10/09/2009
          payment of the benefit within i) 14 days ii) one month iii) two months iii) three months and iv)
          more than three months after application in a) first quarter of 2009/10 b) full year 2008/9 c) full
          year 2007/8 d) full year 2006/7?: 2)       What was the longest time between application for
          Council Tax Benefit/Housing Benefit and receipt of first payment of the benefit; in cases where
          the applicant ha
F09/169   1/ Has your authority spent any significant money (in excess of £10;000) in the last four years      10/08/2009 Individuals   08/09/2009
          on Geographic Information System (GIS) projects? (Yes or No): If so; please provide a
          breakdown of the costs per named item per named supplier to deliver the project in its totality.:
          2/ Please provide the ongoing costs associated with the support of your GIS (whether introduced
          in the last four years or not); to include staff numbers (full-time equivalent) and staffing costs;
          maintenance costs by
F09/170   1/ Please provide a list of any celebrities or high profile public figures who have been paid to      11/08/2009 Individuals   12/08/2009
          front publicity campaigns or attend events in each of the last three financial years.: 2/ Please
          provide their names; a brief description of what they did and the nature of the event; and the
          date that they provided their services.: 3/ Please also state how much you have paid the
          personalities over the course of each financial year. Please note I am not asking for details of
          the amount paid to each
F09/171   Town and Country Planning Act 1990 - Complaint: I hereby request details; under the Freedom           11/08/2009 Individuals
          of Information Act.; of the person or persons who have raised the said concern.
F09/172   With regards to the properties that are owned; leased or managed by Riversmead Housing                  12/08/2009 Individuals   09/09/2009
          Association and in particular Beacon Court I am seeking information on the transfer of the land
          and any assets such as buildings between East Hertfordshire District Council to Riversmead
          that took place on the 18th March 2002. In particular I wish to know what terms &
          conditions were agreed between the parties; any covenants that may exist over the properties
          and any restrictions on the land and/or prope
F09/173   1.I would like to request the raw data set of parking tickets: issued in the name of the council        13/08/2009 Individuals   15/09/2009
          within the last five year period: (22 July 2004 till now) broken down by: date; time; location;:
          narrative of infraction; current status of case; next status of: case; transaction details (ie. date;
          time and method of payments: made); officer ID.: 2.I would also like to request any information
          regarding Reward; bonus schemes; contracts in place for your parking enforcement officers.
          This is envisag
F09/174   You have received special authorisation from the DoT to set up controlled parking zones without         13/08/2009 Individuals   14/08/2009
          signage that complies with The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002 and with
          no road markings contrary to that legislation. Please provide me with a copy of that special
          authorisation# In addition please provide copies of all correspondence between the DoT and
          the Council in relation to that special authorisation.
F09/175   Please provide me with details of all schemes funded by the council since February 2008; which          18/08/2009 Media
          promote or inform the public of the achievements of the council; achievements of the local area;
          or benefits of living in the local area.: The meaning of the word schemes shall include; but not be
          limited to: street adverts; banners; plasma screen information displays; videos; television and
          radio adverts; leaflets; council newspapers or newsletters; text messages; email circulars; poster
          campaigns;
F09/176   1) Please provide me with details of all representations received by the Council from The               18/08/2009 Media         09/09/2009
          Princes Foundation for the Built Environment in relation to proposed or existing buildings and/or
          developments; masterplans; heritage issues; views; and other urban issues - since 1 September
          2007.: 2) Please provide me with copies of all internal Council emails; minutes of meetings;
          memos; reports and other forms of communication and documentation; discussing The Princes
          Foundation for the Built Environm
F09/177   1...What is the largest weekly or monthly housing benefit payment which the council is currently        24/08/2009 Individuals   09/09/2009
          paying to help with the cost of a particular rent. Can the council please state the monthly or
          weekly figure? For how long has the council been paying rent at this level? 2...Can the council
          please provide some details about the property linked to the payment. For example is the
          property a privately owned house; a flat; a bed and breakfast establishment or an hostel. Is the
          property within the cou
F09/178   5 detailed questions relating to planning Application LPA3/090/1061/FP: London Road;                24/08/2009 Individuals   09/09/2009
          Buntingford.
F09/179   Can you please tell me how many children in your area have been placed on your at risk register     25/08/2009 Media
          for each of the last three years; and up until todays date; where the childs obesity has played a
          key part in making this action necessary? (please; exclude any cases where there have also
          been concerns about physical or sexual abuse): : Can you please tell me how many children in
          your area have been taken into care for each of the last three years; and up until todays date;
          where the childs obesit
F09/180   Re: Takeaway Restaurant - High Street; Buntingford.: Can I please have full disclosure of the       26/08/2009 Individuals   09/09/2009
          manner in which suitability of the extract system was determined including the standards to
          which you worked.
F09/181   Please supply me with the details of the standard payment terms your authority employs in           28/08/2009 Media         09/09/2009
          dealings with its suppliers; contractors and any other party supplying a service or product. :
          Please also supply the most recent available figures showing; within a 12-month period: : * The
          percentage of bills your authority settled in 10 days or less; : * The percentage of bills your
          authority settled in 30 days or less;: * The percentage of bills your authority took more than 30
          days to settle.: Please
F09/182   1/ How many premises in your licensing authority area are carrying on the licensable activity of    01/09/2009 Business      09/09/2009
          the sale by retail of alcohol?: : 2/ How many of these premises; which carrying on the licensable
          activity of the sale by retail of alcohol have a condition on their premises licences relating to
          polycarbonate drinking vessels?
F09/183   From September 1 2008 to the present day:: 1...During the aforementioned period has the             02/09/2009 Media         15/09/2009
          council sent any of its senior managers on courses and or exercises designed to improve team
          building and or leadership and or communication and or management skills. : 2...Can the council
          please provide a list of companies and or individuals who provide these services on its behalf ?:
          3...Can the council please provide a list of occasions when these individuals have taken part in
          such activities. In each c
F09/184   Could you please send me under the provision of the Freedom of Information Act and/or under         03/09/2009 Individuals
          section 100F of the Local Government Act 1972 all previous versions of the report which was
          finally produced by the Executive Member for Resources and Internal Support and presented to
          Corporate Business Scrutiny Committee on 25th August 2009 under the title Implications of the
          Changing the Way We Work Programme (Infrastructure and Finance)?                                               Member
F09/185   Please send me the following information:: All public available blue badge parking data and          03/09/2009 Business
          information for your boroughs area that is responsible by you for the benefit of disabled blue
          badge users for and near amenities; car parks.: To include exact location -: Number of parking
          bays -: Street; house number/ building; area; full postcode; organisation if relevant; coordinates
          i.e. geo coordinates or X and Y co ordinates; and specific parking restrictions for each bay.
F09/186   I would be grateful if you could supply me with the following information: : Between September 1     07/09/2009 Media          08/09/2009
          2004 to September 1 2009 (ie the last five years) (revised to last 3 years); how many times has
          the council paid celebrities to make a guest appearance. : By celebrities I mean anyone widely
          known to the public including but not limited to TV personalities; actors; musicians and singers;
          authors; politicians and sports stars. : Could you please give the name of each celebrity; the
          reason for/occasi
F09/187   1) How many allotment plots you manage as of 1 September 2009.: 2) How many allotment                07/09/2009 Media
          plots you managed on 1 September 1999.: 3) How many people are on your waiting list for an
          allotment?: 4) How long is the average wait for a plot?: 5) How many plots are empty?
F09/188   1. The total income obtained through on-street penalty charges for the financial periods 2007-08     08/09/2009 Organisation   15/09/2009
          and 2008-09.: 2. The total income obtained through off-street penalty charges for the financial
          periods 2007-08 and 2008-09.: 3. The total income obtained through working place parking
          levies for the financial periods 2007-08 and 2008-09.
F09/189   Does the Council have a window cleaning contractor to clean all of its buildings? : Is it one        10/09/2009 Business       12/11/2009
          contractor or several? : Who are the current contractors? : What is the annual spend on this
          service? : Can you give me a breakdown of the annual spends? : When is the tender process
          due to be posted for renewal? : What is the renewal date? : Is the NHS authority buildings
          included in the tender or is that a separate tender. : If so who do we contact for information on
          the NHS tenders for window clean
F09/190   Subject access request under sec 7 Data Protection Act 1998                                          10/09/2009 Individuals    16/09/2009
                                                                                                                          Member
F09/191   Can you please send me:: 1/ Any minutes or other documentation of meetings that have been            14/09/2009 Individuals    04/11/2009
          held by the district council since (and including) November 2008 on any planning issues around
          either the expansion or relocation of the Bishop’s Stortford High School and/or the Herts
          & Essex girl’s school. : 2/ Any other documentation that you hold relating to these two
          schools around expansion and/or relocation of these schools created since (and including)
          November 2008.
F09/192   The three pieces of information I am requesting are:: A/ The papers relating to the investigation     15/09/2009 Individuals
          of Hertford Skate Park: Groups complaint against **** which was investigated by ****.: B/ The
          notes of the meeting attended by ****; ***** and myself when it was agreed that in consideration
          of the Hertford Skate Park Group dropping its appeal East Herts would fund the second
          Planning Application.: C/ ****s forwarding address.
F09/193   1 Do you currently have an external service provider for bailiff services and: if so which            17/09/2009 Business         14/10/2009
          company s deliver this service : 2 If the answer to 1 above is yes is the service let on a
          contractual basis: and if so when is that contract due for expiry: 3 If the service is not let on a
          contractual basis when is the timeframe for a: procurement exercise : 4 What volumes of
          Liability Orders are referred for bailiff services annually in: respect of Council Tax Road Traffic
          Warrants if applicable
F09/194   1 Do you currently have an external service provider for debt collection: services Sundry Debts       17/09/2009 Business         14/10/2009
          Benefit Overpayments and if so which: company s deliver this service : 2 If the answer to 1
          above is yes is the service let on a contractual basis: and if so when is that contract due for
          renewal : 3 If the service is not let on a contractual basis when is the timeframe for a:
          procurement exercise : 4 What volumes of debts are referred for debt collection annually in
          respect: of Sundry Debt
F09/195   salaries of directors + chief exec                                                                    17/09/2009   Organisation   20/10/2009
F09/196   cost of ARC logo                                                                                      22/09/2009   Individuals    06/10/2009
F09/197   Number of planning consents granted for widn turbines (not domestic our household)                    21/09/2009   Business       19/10/2009
F09/198   Instances of waste Oil dumping; action taken and licences for waste oil burners                       23/09/2009   Business       12/10/2009
F09/199   costs of pay increase to staff                                                                        05/10/2009   Media          21/10/2009
F09/200   number of officers allowed Powers Of Entry by legislation                                             02/10/2009   Organisation   28/10/2009
F09/201   I am an Independent researcher working within the area of new migrant Roma communities. As            28/09/2009   Individuals
          a follow up to a study recently completed on behalf of the DCFS I am looking at the situation of
          Roma children and Young people within the care system. Should the initial figures prove to be of
          concern then more a comprehensive research project will be undertaken. I would like
          information on the number of C&YP on CIN; CP or Looked after registers in you authority
          area.
F09/202   % questions relating to children taken into care.                                                     30/09/2009 Individuals
F09/203   I am writing to obtain information about the use of ‘powers of entry’ laws – that is a          02/10/2009 Organisation     20/10/2009
          right; established in legislation; to enter private property without the consent of the owner or
          occupier and without need for a warrant – by officials from East Hertfordshire and its executive
          agencies in the period 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2009. I am requesting:: 1. A breakdown of
          the occasions in the period 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2009; indicating:: (a) under which power
          of entry legis
F09/204   I wish to gather the following information regarding the smokefree legislation;.: How many                   05/10/2009 Individuals
          businesses have been inspected since the ban came into force until the present date?: How
          many of those businesses were not displaying the correct signage?: How many of those
          businesses were not compliant with the legislation?: How many have been fined?: How many
          vehicles have been inspected since the ban came into force until the present date?: How many
          vehicles were not displaying the correct signage?
F09/205   We request a list of all live Non Domestic rate accounts with a Rateable Value between RV500                 24/09/2009 Business
          and RV10;000 (inclusive) that do not have Small Business Rate Relief applied to the account for
          the current rating year 2009/2010.: Please include the following where possible: : Name of
          Ratepayer: Address of property concerned: Rating Description eg. shop and premises;
          workshop etc.: Rateable Value: Account Ref.: If you are able to distinguish which of the
          properties referred to in the data requested
F09/206   We are seeking a current; up to date list of empty properties both domestic and commercial in                24/08/2009 Business
          your area.
F09/207   Re: Land opposite Bayfordbury Mansion Lower Hatfield Road Hertford.: We understand that a                    21/09/2009 Business
          complaint has been addressed to the planning authority regarding use of the above land.: We
          would like to make a request for any information that you hold in relation to this complaint. In
          particular we would request a copy of the complaint letter received by the planning authority.
F09/208   Re: Great Hadham Golf Club.: Request access to inspect all enforcement files relating to the                 17/09/2009 Business
          above address for the last 10 years.
F09/209   Re: Tree adj 40 Lower Green; Tewin: 1/ whether prior notification in respect of works to the tree            23/09/2009 Individuals   24/09/2009
          was given to the District Council in light of the Conservation Area status; : 2/ who submitted that
          prior notification; : 3/ what information was supplied; if any; in support of the prior notification; : 4/
          what information; if any; was submitted asserting entitlement to carry out works to the tree by
          way of permission from the owner; and : 5/ what consultation; if any; was conducted by the Distri
F09/210   Im currently doing some research on how sensitive information is controlled and protected in the             23/09/2009 Individuals   08/10/2009
          public sector. Under the Freedom of Information Act; please could you provide contact details
          for the senior person responsible for your organisations Information Assurance?
F09/211   i) How many foster care applications have been received for which initial interviews with the                01/10/2009 Business
          applicant have not yet been carried out?: : ii) How many registered foster carers/parents are
          there in the councils area?: : iii) How many children awaiting a foster carer?
F09/212   We respectfully wish to obtain the information; from the Council; relating to unclaimed Credit          02/10/2009 Business       28/10/2009
          Balances. We therefore request a breakdown of credit balances accrued since your earliest
          records; for the amounts owing to all incorporated companies within the authorities billing area;
          including:: 1/The name of each business in respect of which Non-Domestice Rate credit
          balances remain payable; : 2/The value of overpayment in each case which remains unclaimed;
          : 3/The year(s) in which overpayment
F09/213   The full addresses including postcode and rateable values of empty commercial properties                05/10/2009 Business       28/10/2009
          (industrial; office and retail) that are within the East Hertfordshire Council area; the dates they
          first became empty and the name of the account holder /owner. Where the account holder /
          owner is an individual and you are unable to provide me with their details due to data protection;
          I would still like the rest of the details for the property
F09/214   I request under the Freedom of Information Act. Mr xxxx (Licencing of the Cattery) sent to the          06/10/2009 Individuals    12/11/2009
          Cattery (Mews Bungalow; Birchall Lane; Cloe Green) 4 5 point plan of improvement.
F09/215   I would be grateful to receive information concerning:: 1/ Names of supplier(s);: 2/ Duration of        08/10/2009 Individuals    08/12/2009
          contract; and;: 3/ Contract values; for the current provision of the following data and
          telecommunications services within your authority: : a) Wide Area Network(s): b)
          Broadband/Ethernet networks: c) Internet Service Provision: d) Web/Data Hosting and
          management: e) Video-conferencing: Also; What is your buying process for these services? For
          example; do you use framework agreements such as Buyi
F09/216   Request regarding the use of snares on council owned property and land.: 1/ Does your council           08/10/2009 Organisation   14/10/2009
          have a policy on the use of snares on council-owned land? If YES; please enclose a copy of
          policy.: 2/ Are snares used on council-owned land?: 3/ If snares are used; where are they set
          and on what types of property/land?: 4/ If snares are used; on what sort of properties are they
          used?: 5/ Could you tell us the approximate total area of parks and open spaces owned by
          council?
F09/217   I would like to know: : 1/ Who your Section 151 (S151) Officer is. : 2/ If the S151 Officer has a       08/10/2009 Business       28/10/2009
          qualification from a recognised chartered accountancy body. : 3/ Whether or not the councils
          S151 Officer reports directly to the Chief Executive. : 4/ Whether the S151 officer is part of the
          councils leadership team or top management team. : 5/ If the S151 Officer does not report
          directly to the Chief Executive; who do they report to. : 6/ If the S151 Officer does report directly
          to the Chi
F09/218   Re: Application for Planning Permission; Millars One; Southmill Road; Bishops Stortford; lodged         09/10/2009 Business       28/10/2009
          on the 14 July 2009.: : We should be grateful if you would provide a copy of the pre-application
          advice in the letter from XXXX dated 28 August 2007 referred to in the application.
F09/219   a) The number of crimes recorded involving metal theft from Local Authority: buildings in each of     12/10/2009 MPs           03/12/2009
          the last three years.: b) Any figures that indicate the cost of metal theft in your Local Authority
          area: in each of the last three years. This might include information like the value of: the metal
          stolen; the approximate value of damage to Local Authority owned: property as a result of the
          crime and any other associated costs.: c) Where possible; I would like a list of buildings that
          have been a
F09/220   How much money has the council raised from section 106 agreements that has not yet been               09/10/2009 Media         01/12/2009
          spent?: : How much money raised from section 106 agreements has the council returned to
          developers because it has not been spent within the required timeframe? Please provide details
          of individual payments including amount of money; date and planning application reference.: :
          The timeframe my request refers to is the last five years.
F09/221   Over the last five years:      : (1) How many Local Government Act Part III Section 32(3) notices:    12/10/2009 Individuals   22/10/2009
          has your council served on a Local Government Ombudsman.:              : (3) How many times has the
          Ombudsman concerned found the council: guilty of maladministration for misusing a Section
          32(3) notice.
F09/222   Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 could you please supply me with           13/10/2009 Individuals
          any and all representations on members allowances made by any and all Group Leaders; or
          others; excluding myself; made in response to Mr XXXXX request to members to submit written
          representations on Members Allowances for the Independent remuneration Panel to consider; or
          made for any other reason; from 1st July 2009 to date?                                                           Member
F09/223   I expect you also have access to versions 1;2;3 etc. of C3W PB 30 06 09 C3W Implications              12/10/2009 Individuals
          (Infrastructure); which form part of the information requested by me on 2nd September (see
          F09/184) under the FOI Act; which the Council has failed to supply. My request was clear. If
          officers were in any doubt; the Act requires them to clarify the request within the statutory
          period.: For the avoidance of doubt; additional information includes:: That prior to 30 June 2009;
          a report was prepared for the Pr                                                                                 Member
F09/223-2 all reports on the costs of C3W no matter to whom those reports were made : I will take this          12/10/2009 Individuals
          opportunity to clarify that this should include all versions of such reports; regardless of whether
          they were actually presented;                                                                                    Member
F09/224   Information requested.: The names of all residential roads in Bishops Stortford that have             13/10/2009 Individuals   02/11/2009
            enforceable disabled parking bays in them. You should exclude roads like Potter St; North St;
            Snowley Parade; etc. as these have commercial or retail units in the immediate vicinity. Neither
            do I require details of spaces available in car parks. Such information is in the public domain -
            see for example www.direct.gov - so I would be obliged if you would provide this.
F09/225   Re: Penalty charge notice ET01490405.: Please treat this letter as a formal Freedom of                 12/10/2009 Individuals    02/11/2009
          Information Act request to be provided with all of your notes; files and records in relation to this
          matter and all other circumstances in which the Council has purported to serve a Notice to
          Owner in circumstances where it has not complied with the requirements of regulation 19 of the
          Order; including contemporaneous notes taken by ET105.
F09/226   1. In the last financial year (08/09) how many incidents did your authority record where refuse        19/10/2009 Media          12/11/2009
          collectors were assaulted by members of the public while carrying out council duties? Please
          give a brief description of the circumstances of the incident.: 2. How many working days were
          lost by refuse collectors during the last financial year (07/08) as a result of injuries connected
          with assaults from members of the public while carrying out council duties?: NOTE: By refuse
          collectors I mean all e
F09/227   A briefing on proposed new Terms and Conditions was held on 30th September for some                    19/10/2009 Individuals    18/11/2009
          members of Council.: : Could you provide me with all correspondence between any officers;
          including but not limited to xxxx; xxxx; xxxx and any members of the HR committee relating to
          arrangements for this briefing under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and my
          rights to know as a member.                                                                                       Member
F09/228   Re: 57 High Street; Buntingford - Further to request F09/180: : Can I please be informed of the        15/10/2009 Individuals    19/11/2009
          agreed height discharge should take place together with a copy of the design of the extract
          system you approved with specific reference to the external ducting configuration.
F09/229   Missing person search under Data Protection Act                                                        15/10/2009 Organisation   03/11/2009
F09/230   The number of times environmental health officers have:: 1/ Intervened due to the continuation         26/10/2009 MPs            03/11/2009
          of fireworks after curfew that was deemed a nuisance. 2/ Acted upon noise violations under the
          Environmental Protection Act 1990.: The number of times social landlords have:: 3/ Applied to
          the courts for injunctions to prohibit antisocial behoviour in their housing; under Clause 13 of the
          Antisocial Behoviour Act 2003.: The number of times the Council has: 4/ Ordered owners to
          remove graffiti/fly pos
F09/231   I would be grateful to know the following information:: 1) The number of purchase invoices             26/10/2009 Business       03/11/2009
          processed by your authority in : 2008/09.: 2) The percentage of purchase invoices paid by your
          authority within : 30 days (the old Best Value Performance Indicator no 8) in 2008/09.: 3) The
          number of sundry debtor invoices raised by your authority in : 2008/09.: 4) The number of full
          plans processed by your building control team in : 2008/09.
F09/232   Please can I request under the Freedom of Information act 2000; information about the public           26/10/2009 Individuals
          monies used by East Herts Council in relation to the planning aplication and enforcment action
          taken by the council in relation to decking at the following address;: XXXXXX: Thundridge: Nr
          Ware: Herts: SG12 0
F09/233   Survey questionnaire relating to Leisure Trusts and Grant Aid - 20 questions.                          26/10/2009 Organisation   08/12/2009
F09/234   Noise Complaint - Furneux Pelham Village Hall.: Can you please provide me with copies of all        26/10/2009 Individuals    19/11/2009
          letters and e-mails passing between members of the band Wildfire; the Parish Council and any
          other parties. Please also provide me with copies of the minutes of internal meetings in relation
          to this matter.
F09/235   Under the Freedom of Information Act I would like to request a list of all residential properties   29/10/2009 Individuals    01/12/2009
          owned by your council; including those currently occupied and unoccupied.
F09/236   1/ How many versions of a document filed as Prefix C3W implications (Infrastructure); or similar;   30/10/2009 Individuals    26/11/2009
          were authored by one or more Council officers; where C3W PB 30-06 09 or similar may be the
          Prefix; or there may be an alternative prefix; and where there may be a version number suffix?
          Please provide a list of all documents that fall under this description. : 2/ When was the first
          version of any document referred to in Question 1 authored? : 3/ What was the version number
          of the document referred                                                                                       Member
F09/237   Following the Councils failure to properly address my FOI request FO9/184; I hereby submit a        30/10/2009 Individuals    26/11/2009
          further request under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and/or under section
          100F of the Local Government Act 1972 for versions 1;2;3;4;5;6;7;8;9;10 of the document filed
          as C3W PB 30 06 09 C3W Implications (Infrastructure). For the avoidance of doubt; additional
          information in these papers which has not been published includes: That prior to 30 June 2009;
          a report was prepared for the P                                                                                Member
F09/238   Under the Freedom of Information Act; I would like to know:: (i) How many people within your        03/11/2009 MPs            24/11/2009
          local authority area are currently in receipt of Local Housing Allowance;: (ii) How many people
          on Local Housing Allowance receive excess payments;: (iii) How many people on Local
          Housing Allowance receive the maximum £15 excess payment;: (iv) What is the average
          excess payment made to people on Local Housing Allowance.
F09/239   Could you please supply me with the most recent copies of following documents: : Procurement        02/11/2009 Individuals    03/11/2009
          Strategy: Corporate Plan/Strategy
F09/240   Name XXXXXXX formally of XXXXX Hariow Essex CM19 4XX: DOB XXXXX: Admitted to PAH                    06/11/2009 Individuals    25/11/2009
          Intensive Care Dep artment on 21 January 2002: Cause of illness Legionnaires Diseas e:
          Stansted Abbots Gym Stansted Abb its Hertfordshire: Contact from Health Dept was a young
          lady name not known : Could you please forward to me all the information that you have with
          regards to this case.
F09/240-1 Could you please supply me with the most recent copies of following documents: : Annual             02/11/2009 Individuals    03/11/2009
          Report: Statement of Accounts/Annual Accounts
F09/241   I am writing to obtain information about Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) controlled by East        09/11/2009 Organisation   26/11/2009
          Hertfordshire.: To outline my query as clearly as possible; I am requesting:: 1. The total number
          of cameras controlled by East Hertfordshire; on 1 October 2009. : 2. If it exists; a copy of any
          internal guidance on CCTV usage.
F09/242   I would like to know for each of the years 2000-01; 2008-09; and 2009-10:: 1. How many staff       09/11/2009 Individuals    03/12/2009
          employed by the council earned more than a total salary of £64;766 pa (inclusive of bonuses
          and other benefits): 2. How many staff employed by the council earned more than a total salary
          of £144;520 pa (inclusive of bonuses and other benefits): 3. How many staff employed by the
          council earned more than a total salary of £197;689 pa (inclusive of bonuses and other
          benefits): 4. The total salary and p
F09/243   Planning for XX Town Lane; Benington..: We seem to be having a few complaints regarding our        09/11/2009 Individuals    11/11/2009
          extension. : Please can you provide me with details on who is making these complaints so we
          can try and iron out any problems.: Extended by telephone call to nature of complaints.
F09/244   I would be grateful if you would provide the following information in relation to Bayford Lane     11/11/2009 Individuals
          SG13 and in particular the section between Lower Hatfield Road (B158) and Broad Green Wood
          .: 10 questions on Highway Inspection and Maintenance.
F09/245   Could you please supply me with the most recent copies of following documents: : ICT Strategy:     02/11/2009 Individuals    11/11/2009
          ICT Business Plan
F09/248   Please would you advise me whether there are any complaints from local residents about the         12/11/2009 Individuals    25/11/2009
          noise generated by speeday racing at the Rye House speedway stadium in Hoddeson.
F09/249   Please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:-: What admin        12/11/2009 Individuals    25/11/2009
          support is provided to your Chief Executive (e.g. PA/Secretary/Executive Assistant)?: What
          admin support is provided to your Chairman?: What hours are allocated to each role?: What is
          the salary band for each role?
F09/250   8 questions relating to document translations and translation services from English into any       12/11/2009 Individuals    10/12/2009
          other languages provided by your Council or commissioned by your Council. Document
          Translation and translation services does not include interpretation and does not include
          machine translation (except for question 5). Document Translation and translation services
          includes; but is not limited to; items such as Council publications; websites and web pages; and
          any documents e.g. official papers; cert
F09/251   Could you please supply with all contact details for anyone working in your local authority that   13/11/2009 Organisation   17/11/2009
          deals with any form of Health Issues.
F09/252   I am trying to trace a Farm called Vineyard Farm at Little Hadham. Hadham; that is all the         13/11/2009 Individuals
          information that I have other than I have number 303 on the certificate; and the date was 1919
          can you help at all; perhaps the name has changed and you may have records of this.
F09/253   Questions relating to Library Service - Refered to HCC                                             13/11/2009 MPs
F09/254   Re: The Merchant House Restaurant.: A complaint has been lodged in respect of a Christmas          13/11/2009 Business
          banner displayed on the outside of the above premises.: We would like to be told who raised the
          complaint.
F09/255   Could you please supply me with answers to the following questions regarding the                   16/11/2009 Individuals    26/11/2009
          announcement by Gordon Brown; in October; to sell government assets and raise up to £16
          billion: : 1. What assets has your authority sold in relation to this announcement?: 2. What
          assets has your authority sold since 19th October 2009?: 3. Were any of your assets earmarked
          for sale following this announcement?: 4. What assets do you plan to sell in 2009-2010?: 5. How
          much do you plan to raise from each of the pr
F09/256   Reference Sale of Causeway Site Lease: I understand that the decision of the above sale has        16/11/2009 Organisation   18/11/2009
          now been finalised and completed. : Therefore; I would be obliged if you could please arrange
          for the Civic Federation to receive a copy of the contract documentation; so that we can review
          the details and as necessary provide feedback to the residents associations and local
          communities who we represent.
F09/257   Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 could you please supply me with        09/11/2009 Individuals
          any and all representations on members allowances made by the Conservative Group Leader in
          response to Mr Jeff Hughes request to members to submit written representations on Members
          Allowances for the Independent remuneration Panel to consider; or made for any other reason;
          from 1st July 2009 to date or confirm that the Council does not hold this information?                        Member
F09/258   24 questions on a questionnaire relating to the Councils procurement system.                       19/11/2009 Individuals    26/11/2009
F09/259   I need the following information:: 1/ How many CCTV cameras do you own and operate? : 2/           19/11/2009 Media          17/12/2009
          How many hours of live footage are monitored each week? : **Please include full details of any
          outsourcing arrangements**: **Please include full details of any geographical variations within
          your area**: 3/ How much does your CCTV system cost to run each year?: **Please include a
          cost breakdown if available - staffing costs; maintenance etc.**
F09/260   I am a education studies student at Hertfordshire University. I am carrying out a small research   20/11/2009 Individuals
          project where I am seeking parents views. As I live in Bishops Stortford I am focusing on this
          area. : In order to meet certain sampling criteria I need to know the number of households with
          primary aged children - preferably in Bishops Stortford but otherwise in East Hertfordshire. Do
          you hold this type of information? Are you able to let me know under the Freedom of
          Information? : If you do
F09/261   Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 could you please supply me with         23/11/2009 Individuals   17/12/2009
          any and all correspondence since 1st January 2009 between officers of East Herts Council
          including; but not limited to; Kevin Steptoe; Simon Drinkwater; Anne Freimanis and Bryan
          Thomsett; and representatives of either Land Securities or Place for People; or both; relating to
          potential development north of Harlow.                                                                         Member
F09/262   Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 could you please supply me with         23/11/2009 Individuals   17/12/2009
          any and all correspondence and records of telephone conversations between 1st January 2009
          and 28th February 2009 between officers of East Herts Council including; but not limited to; Jeff
          Hughes and Simon Drinkwater; and the then members of the Independent Remuneration Panel;
          Barry Norman; Jon Wilson and Jan Alford relating to convening a meeting of the Independent
          Remuneration Panel on 19th March 2009                                                                          Member
F09/263   Under the Freedom of Information Act; please can you provide me with details of all animals         24/11/2009 Media         15/12/2009
          currently licensed by your authority under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act.: Please provide the
          species and precise numbers of animals.: Please also indicate cases where several animals
          may be kept by the same owner.: Please note that I do not seek any information that might lead
          to the disclosure of the identity of the keeper.
F09/264   Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act can you please send me the dates of all      25/11/2009 Individuals   23/12/2009
          Group Leader briefings held by Anne Freimanis since May 2007; and who attended.                                Member
F09/265   Under the Freedom of Information Act; please could you provide details of all Christmas parties     25/11/2009 Media         25/11/2009
          organised for staff this Christmas; for which the council is paying some of the costs.: If your
          authority has issued any guidance to staff regarding Christmas parties this winter; please could
          you provide copies.
F09/266   Re: authorized surveillance under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) 2000 in         26/11/2009 Individuals   15/12/2009
          relation to Housing and Council Tax Benefit fraud investigations only for the years 05/6; 06/07;
          07/08.: 1. How many sanctions have been administered (Formal Caution; Administrative
          Penalty; Prosecution). 2. How many of each type of sanction were administered. 3. What is the
          total monetary value of the fraud identified for the sanctioned cases. 4. How many applications
          under RIPA 2000 have been author
F09/267   1. Can you please provide me with a list of meeting dates for the C3W Programme Board in May        01/12/2009 Individuals   24/12/2009
          2009; June 2009 and July 2009?                                                                                 Member
F09/268   2. Can you please provide me with the list of attendees at the Programme Board meeting(s) in        01/12/2009 Individuals   24/12/2009
          May 2009 and June 2009?                                                                                        Member
F09/269   3. Can you please provide me with the list of attendees at any and all meetings (public or          01/12/2009 Individuals   24/12/2009
          otherwise) of Executive members from Dec 2008 to June 2009 which considered any version of
          the reports detailed in your response to FOI request F09/236?                                                  Member
F09/270   4. In relation to Question 4 in your response (attached); can you please confirm whether or not     01/12/2009 Individuals    24/12/2009
          any version of the C3W Implications (Infrastructure) report was presented to any Programme
          Board meeting before 26th May 2009? If so; can you please provide the date(s) of such
          meetings and list(s) of attendees?: From F09/236 - Question 4 - At which internal meetings and
          on what dates were earlier versions of the document presented to the C3W programme Board
          on 30th June 2009 discussed?: Answer - on                                                                      Member
F09/271   5. Can you please provide me with copies of all emails between any of the Directors and/or          01/12/2009 Individuals    24/12/2009
          Anne Freimanis and/or Executive Members which refer to any version of the C3W Implications
          (Infrastructure) report or include it as an attachment during the period 1st December 2008 to
          31st August 2009?                                                                                              Member
F09/272   Could you please send me copies of all signed minutes of meetings between officers and              01/12/2009 Individuals    24/12/2009
          prospective purchasers and/or their agents for negotiations relating to property at the Causeway
          site since January 2008?: Mr XXXXX has advised that none exist for the period since 17th
          March 2009. : Mr XXXXX has failed to confirm whether any exist for the period before 17th
          March.                                                                                                         Member
F09/273   1. How many new applicants for Council Tax Benefit and Housing Benefit received their first         03/12/2009 Individuals    15/12/2009
          payment of the benefit within i) 14 days ii) one month iii) two months iii) three months and iv)
          more than three months after application in a) second quarter of 2009/2001 b) first quarter of
          2009/10 c) full year 2008/9 d) full year 2007/8 e) full year 2006/7?: 2. How many new applicants
          for Council Tax Benefit and Housing Benefit received their first payment of the benefit within i)
          14 days ii) one mon
F09/274   Data Protection - Subject access request.                                                           07/12/2009 Individuals    14/01/2010
F09/275   Re: Small Business Rate Relief for post code area SG l 3 : : I request a list of all properties     08/12/2009 Business       06/01/2010
          currently not receiving small business rate relief and for this postcode SG13
F09/276   I am writing to request details of the total remuneration of senior council staff. Total            08/12/2009 Organisation   23/12/2009
          remuneration includes; but is not limited to; items such as base salary; bonus; benefits in kind;
          car allowances; expenses; payments for returning officer duties and redundancy payments.: 1.
          For each year 2007-08 and 2008-09; the number of council staff receiving total remuneration of
          £100;000 or more each. : 2. For each year 2007-08 and 2008-09; and for each individual
          included in question 1 above; the
F09/277   1. Please could you advise what proportion of your annual spend is with local small and medium      09/12/2009 Individuals    07/01/2010
          enterprises (SMEs)?: 2. Please could you provide details of the overall net gain / loss to the
          public purse of selling off the Bishops Stortford Council Offices; Charringtons House and the
          Causeway Car Parks and moving the East Herts District Council Offices to Hertford.: 3. Under
          the heading Examples of Revenue Expenditure in the 2007-08 Annual Report £201k is
          ascribed to public conveniences. Pleas
F09/278   The work programme for 12th December 2008 identified two agenda items for the Executive on             10/12/2009 Individuals   12/01/2010
          6th January 2009: C3W Infrastructure Implications; and C3W - Options for The Causeway
          Offices site. The agenda deadline was 11th December 2008. These scheduled agenda items
          were withdrawn.: Could you please:: 1. Confirm that one or more of the reports you supplied
          under FO9/237 was created for the scheduled Executive agenda item C3W Infrastructure
          Implications.: 2. Confirm whether or not one of the repor                                                         Member
F09/279   1. The number of people within the authority registered on both the full and edited electoral          10/12/2009 Individuals   14/01/2010
          registers respectively following each of the canvasses in each of the years from 2001 through to
          2009. 2.The number of inspections by the public of the full electoral register during the last 12
          months*. 3. The number of hours of staff time taken up by supervising the public inspection of
          the full electoral register (including council offices and libraries) during the last 12 months*. If
          such records
F09/280   Could you please supply me with answers to the following questions on Freedom of Information           10/12/2009 Individuals   07/01/2010
          requests (FOIs)?: 1. How many times have you taken more than 20 days to responds to an FOI
          request; in each of the last 5 years?: 2. How many FOI requests have you had and how many
          were deemed unanswerable because to do so would require unreasonable costs to be incurred;
          in each of last 5 years?: 3. How many FOI requests have you had and how many were not
          answered for reasons other than unreasonable co
F09/281   Could you please supply me with answers to the following questions regarding council free              10/12/2009 Individuals   12/01/2010
          sheets:: 1. Does your council have a council free sheet?: 2. How often is the free sheet
          published?: 3. How many (i) Full-time (ii) Part-time staff work on the free sheet?: 4. How much
          advertising revenue has the free sheet generated in each of the last five years?: 5. Does the
          free sheet contain entertainment listings?: 6. What were the total costs of producing the free
          sheet in each of the last five yea
F09/282   Please accept a Freedom of Information request for copies of all correspondence between the            11/12/2009 Media
          council and central government in relation to public consultation on the proposed nuclear site at
          Bradwell as set out in the draft national policy statement on nuclear energy.
F09/283   please could you provide me with the following information:: : a) the numbers of incidents of pest     11/12/2009 Media         12/01/2010
          infestation dealt with by your authority in each of the last five financial years (ie; April 2005 to
          April 2009).: b) a breakdown of the species concerned.: If your authority is unable to provide this
          level of detail; please can you supply a response that will summarise recent trends over the
          given period; if there are any. For instance; whether has been an sharp or slight increase or fall
          in cer
F09/284   25 questions relating to Computer Hardware                                                             14/12/2009 Media
F09/285   Freedom of Information request - social services: - How many social workers do you employ at            15/12/2009 Media
          present? : - How many positions for social work staff do you have vacant at present?: - How
          many social workers have you dismissed this year following disciplinary hearings?: - How many
          social workers have you disciplined for alleged sexual assaults?: - How many social workers
          have you disciplined for alleged drug use?: - How many social workers have you disciplined for
          alleged professional misconduct?
F09/286   Could you please supply me with answers to the following questions regarding the gritting of            16/12/2009 Individuals
          roads: : : How much salt have you stockpiled for gritting roads this year? : How much salt do you
          estimate you will need for the rest of the year? : How much salt you estimate you will need for
          next year? : How much salt did you use over each of the last five years?
F09/287   I would like to be provided with the following information for each polling place in your local         17/12/2009 Organisation   14/01/2010
          authority area:: 1) The name of every designated polling place.: 2) The address of each polling
          place.: 3) The postcode of each polling place: 4) The current Parliamentary Constituency that
          each polling place falls within.: 5) If the polling place has been reviewed under Section 18 of
          Electoral Administration Act 2006?: 6) If it is considered accessible to electors who are disabled
          persons?: 7) If i
F09/288   I would like to make a request to aid my understanding of the electoral registration process.: i)       18/12/2009 Media          19/01/2010
          Please provide any documentary evidence (including correspondence with the public) known to
          the Electoral Roll Officer showing that the existence of the edited electoral register; or the use by
          credit reference agencies of the full electoral register; acts as a disincentive for people to
          register to vote.: ii) Please send me a list of all departments within the authority that have within
          the last
F09/289   Car accident at Jackson Square car park; Bishops Stortford.: While in the car park on 25                18/12/2009 Individuals
          November 09 a car backed into me in the car park and was captured on CCTV.Camera 37. As it
          was a coucil car park I put a request for the footage and a copy of the incident was put on disc
          by the security manager. Although; he was helpful he said he could not give me a copy as the
          driver was cought on camera after the incident had occured. : All I really want is a copy of the
          actual incident; not her image.
F09/290   1)How many flats and houses are registered with you as claiming a council: tax discount?:               21/12/2009 Media          20/01/2010
          2)How many flats and houses are claiming a council tax discount on the: grounds that the
          property has been empty for six months or more?: 3)How many flats and houses claiming a
          council tax discount on the: grounds that the property has been empty for six months or more
          are: owned by people or companies with an overseas address?
F09/291   What procedures are in place within your organisation for an officer of the Council to lodge a          21/12/2009 Individuals    20/01/2010
          grievance or harassment & bullying complaint against the Chief Executive of the Council;
          and in particular who would deal with this?
F09/292   Please can you provide the following:: a) A copy of the electoral register canvass form used in         21/12/2009 Media          20/01/2010
          each year since the edited electoral register was introduced; in exactly the form that it was sent
          out to the electorate (including how the edited electoral register opt out was displayed). : b) If
          your canvass forms are issued with the opt-out box pre ticked; please explain the options that
          households have to override that opt out.: c) Please advise what doorstep canvassers were
          instructed or train
F09/293   Could you please supply me with answers to the following questions regarding the gritting of            17/12/2009 MPs
          roads and pavements:: 1. How much salt have you stockpiled for gritting roads and pavements
          this year?: 2. How much salt do you estimate you will need for the rest of the year? : 3. How
          much salt do you estimate you will need for next year?: 4. How much salt did you use over each
          of the last five years?
F09/294   1 In the financial year 2008 09 the Council employed the services of an interim director of             22/12/2009 Organisation   21/01/2010
          Internal Services Section 151 Officer Please state the total of payments made to HCC and or
          M Collier for these services.: 2 Recently the Council has engaged the services of a senior HR
          professional: from HCC for cover of the maternity leave of the Head of People and: Organisation
          Services Please state the rate at which this service is charged.: 3 Until recently the Council
          received the services
F09/295   Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 could you please supply me with             23/12/2009 Individuals    21/01/2010
          any and all correspondence since 25th November 2009 between officers of East Herts Council
          including; but not limited to; xxxx xxxxxxxx and xxxx xxxxxxxx and any or all members of the
          Independent Remuneration Panel; particularly related to; but not limited to; the release of their
          contact details to elected members?                                                                                Member
F09/296   Regarding response to F09/237 please confirm that none of the reports were emailed to the               17/12/2009 Individuals    19/01/2010
          portfolio holder?                                                                                                  Member
F09/297   Please provide me with the following information under the Freedom of Information Act :: 1. Full        29/12/2009 Business       05/01/2010
          name of your procurement officer.: 2. Full job title of your procurement officer.: 3. Contact details
          including telephone and email address.: 4. Full postal address of local authority.
F09/298   I am Provincial Information Officer for Freemasonry in Hertfordshire and in common with                 16/12/2009 Organisation   19/01/2010
          colleagues in other counties; I am asking each council whether it requires anyone - current
          executive; job applicant; contractor; councillor or other - to make a declaration as to whether
          they have a connection with Freemasonry (or any other body).: If so and should the council have
          a form of words on this subject I would appreciate a copy of them.
Refused       Refusal Reason
Date
  1/27/2009
              Section 22 Intended Future
              Publication. Appeal Panel
              confirmed original decision
2/24/2009
            Sec 21 Accessible by other
            means




2/19/2009

            Some refered to HCC




2/10/2009 Information not held - refered to
          HCC
2/10/2009
            Information not held. Refered to
            Town & Parish Councils




4/14/2009

            No response to clarification
            request
 5/6/2009 Closed fee not paid




3/12/2009
            Sec 21 Accessible by other
            means
3/12/2009 Unable to provide all information




 5/6/2009
            Closed no response to
            clarification request
20090303
             Sec 43 Commercial Interest
20090312
           Sec 41 & 43 Part Info Commercial
                    in Confidence




20090312

                  Refered to County
20090303 Not yet available; to be published
                   end June 09




20090331
                       Sec 40
           Some Information not held; refer
                      to HCC




20090520


                 Closed fee not paid




20090311    Information not held refered to
               Town & Parish Councils.
20090401

                 INformation not held
20090317
           Sec 30 Investigation under way
20090409
                Referred to HCC
20090409


            Exceeds appropriate limit



20090409
           Part withheld under Health &
             Safety Act requirements


20090331
               No standard report
20090326
           Sec 40
20090408
           Sec 21 Not held in format
                  requested




20090421

             No information held


20090514


                Sec 21 Sec 40




20090414

               Refered to HCC
20090507
           Not Public Register nor EIR
                  information

20090414


                     Sec 40



20090414
                Sec 21 & Sec 40

20090416
           Recorded no action taken




20090430


              Information not held
20090421
           Sec 40 Personal Info redacted
20090428
           Exceeds appropriate limit
               No Information held




20090630

            Clarification not received


20090519
           Sec 40 Personal Information
20/07/2009 Part only applies to EHC




11/06/2009 Sec 40
14/10/2009 Lapsed
Sec 4 Personal Info redacted




Answer None
30/07/2009 Not East Herts Function




           No Information held
20/07/2009 Refered to HCC




20/07/2009 Sec 43 Commercial Interest
29/07/2009 Sec 12 part exceeds fees limit.
06/08/2009 Cancelled by applicant
19/11/2009 Closed




06/08/2009 Part Personal Information Exempt

           sec 40
19/11/2009 Closed




10/09/2009 Housing Info not held in format




           required




12/08/2009 Section 40 Personal Info
15/09/2009 Part exceeds cost limit




19/11/2009 Closed
02/09/2009 Information not held - refered to




            HCC.




07/10/2009 No information held.
08/09/2009 Sec 21 Available by other means




08/09/2009 Refered to Town Councils
14/10/2009 Sec 40 & Info not held




05/10/2009 Refered to HCC




05/10/2009 refered to HCC
08/10/2009 Withdrawn




22/10/2009 Unable to provide in format




           requested
07/10/2009 Exceeds appropriate limit

07/10/2009 Sec 30 ongoing investigstion




07/10/2009 Sec 40 Exceeds appropriate limit




08/10/2009 Refered HCC
28/10/2009 Sec 40




28/10/2009 System cant provide information
29/11/2009 Sec 22




13/10/2009 Sec 22 Future Publication




19/11/2009 Exceeds appropraite limit
19/11/2009 Sec 30 Ongoing Investigations
11/11/2009 Sec 40 Personal Information



11/11/2009 Refered to HCC




17/11/2009 Information not Held



18/11/2009 Information not held refered to
           HCC
18/11/2009 Sec 40 Personal Information


26/11/2009 Sec 43 Commercial Interests




25/11/2009 Info not held




17/12/2009 Sec 43 part Commercial Interest




24/11/2009 Refered to HCC
17/12/2009 Sec 40 Some personal Info.




15/12/2009 Sec 31 (3) Law Enforcement
06/01/2010 Unable to provide as requested
15/12/2009 No information held
15/12/2009 Refered to HCC




22/12/2009 Info not held




19/01/2010 Information not held




20/01/2010 Q3 exceeds appropriate limit
22/12/2009 Info not held




21/01/2010 Section 40 Personal Information

				
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