View Overview and Scrutiny Committee Agenda

Date:
Tuesday, 21st March, 2017
Time:
7.30pm
Place:
Foundation House, Icknield Way, Letchworth Garden City
 
Contact:
Hilary Dineen
Telephone:
(01462) 474353
 
Membership:
Councillor Cathryn Henry(Chairman), Councillor Steve Hemingway(Vice-Chairman), Councillor Ian Albert, Councillor Clare Billing, Councillor Bill Davidson, Councillor Steve Deakin - Davies, Councillor Elizabeth Dennis, Councillor Jean Green, Councillor S.K. Jarvis, Councillor Ben Lewis, Councillor Paul Marment, Councillor Gerald Morris, Councillor M.R.M. Muir, Councillor Janine Paterson, Councillor Frank Radcliffe, Councillor Valentine Shanley, Councillor John Bishop(Substitute), Councillor Paul Clark(Substitute), Councillor Simon Harwood(Substitute), Councillor Lorna Kercher(Substitute), Councillor Alan Millard(Substitute), Councillor Mike Rice(Substitute), Councillor Adrian Smith(Substitute), Councillor M.E. Weeks(Substitute)
 
 
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PART I
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
2. MINUTES

To take as read and approve as a true record the minutes of the meeting of Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on Tuesday, 17th January, 2017

3. MINUTES

To take as read and approve as a true record the minutes of the meeting of Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on Wednesday, 15th February, 2017

4. NOTIFICATION OF OTHER BUSINESS

Members should notify the Chairman of other business that they wish to be discussed at the end of either Part I or Part II business set out in the agenda. They must state the circumstances that they consider justify the business being considered as a matter of urgency.

The Chairman will decide whether the item(s) raised will be considered.

5. CHAIRMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

Members are reminded that any declarations of interest in respect of any business set out in the agenda, should be declared as either a Disclosable Pecuniary interest or Declarable Interest and are required to notify the Chairman of the nature of any interest declared at the commencement of the relevant item on the agenda. Members declaring a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest must withdraw from the meeting for the duration of the item. Members declaring a Declarable Interest which requires they leave the room under Paragraph 7.4 of the Code of Conduct, can speak on the item, but must leave the room before the debate and vote.

6. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

To receive petitions, comments and questions from members of the public including:

1. A presentation regarding the North Hertfordshire Museum and Community Facility at Hitchin Town Hall.

Public participation requests received within the agreed time will be notified to Members as soon as practicable.

Members of the public who have contributed to Task and Finish groups are invited to attend the meeting at which the report is presented.

7. URGENT/GENERAL EXCEPTION ITEMS

The Chairman to report on any urgent or general exception items which required his agreement. At the time of printing the agenda, the Chairman had not agreed any urgent or general exception items.

8. CALLED IN ITEMS

To consider any matters referred to the Committee for a decision in relation to a call-in of a decision. At the time of printing the agenda, no items of business had been called-in.

9. PRESENTATION BY THE LEADER OF THE COUNCIL

To receive a presentation from Councillor Lynda Needham, Leader of the Council.

10. INFORMATION NOTE: REGULATION OF INVESTIGATORY POWERS ACT UPDATE

INFORMATION NOTE OF THE CORPORATE LEGAL MANAGER

To receive the quarterly update regarding the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act.

11. REVIEW OF NHDC MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDINGS (ANNUAL GRANT AWARDS) - CITIZENS ADVICE NORTH HERTS, NORTH HERTS CENTRE FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICES & NORTH HERTS MINORIY ETHNIC FORUM

REPORT OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

To provide feedback and proposals in regard to the recommendation arising fom the Authority’s Grant Policy Report of June 2016.

12. PROPOSED OFF-STREET CAR PARKING TARIFFS

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDING CONTROL

To consider the proposed off-street carpark tariffs for 2017/18.

13. 3RD QUARTER PERFORMANCE INDICATORS MONITORING REPORT 2016/17

To consider the 3rd quarter performance indicator monitoring report.

14. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT MEASURES FOR 2017/18

REPORT OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

To present the performance indicators and associated targets for 2017/18

15. 2016/17 REPORTING AGAINST PROJECTS IDENTIFIED IN THE CORPORATE PLAN

To consider the 3rd quarter report regarding projects identified in the Corporate Plan.

16. KEY PROJECTS FOR 2017/18

REPORT OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

To note the key projects that will be the key focus for the council in 2017/18

17. MEMBERS’ QUESTIONS

To receive and respond to any questions from Members either set out in the agenda or tabled at the meeting.

18. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

REPORT OF THE SCRUTINY OFFICER

To consider the draft Annual Report of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

19. RESOLUTIONS OF THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

REPORT OF THE SCRUTINY OFFICER

To consider the outcome of Overview and Scrutiny Committee resolutions.

20. OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME

REPORT OF THE SCRUTINY OFFICER

To consider the issues that the Overview and Scrutiny Committee plans to review at future meetings and the activities of its sub-groups

21. PROPOSED CREMATORIUM AT WILBURY HILLS CEMETERY - INTERIM REPORT ON BUSINESS CASE

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF LEISURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

To consider an interim report on the business case for a Posposed Crematorium at Wilbury Hills Cemetery, Letchworth Garden City.

22. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider passing the following resolution:

That under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the Press and Public be excluded from the meeting on the grounds that the following report(s) will involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the relevant Paragraph(s) of Part I of Schedule 12A of the said Act. The relevant Paragraph(s) is/are as set out on the first page of each report.

PART II
23. PROPOSED CREMATORIUM AT WILBURY HILLS CEMETERY - INTERIM REPORT ON BUSINESS CASE

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF LEISURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

To consider an interim report on a business case for a proposed Crematorium at Wilbury Hills Cemetery, Letchworth Garden City.

  • Report
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    Appendix 1

The following future meetings of Overview and Scrutiny Committee have been arranged:

  • Tuesday, 6th June 2017
  • Tuesday, 18th July 2017
  • Tuesday, 19th September 2017
  • Tuesday, 12th December 2017
  • Tuesday, 16th January 2018
  • Tuesday, 20th March 2018