View Overview and Scrutiny Committee Agenda

Date:
Tuesday, 18th July, 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 John Booth, Councillor Bill Davidson, Councillor Steve Deakin - Davies, Councillor Elizabeth Dennis, Councillor Jean Green, Councillor S.K. Jarvis, Councillor Ben Lewis, 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 T.W. Hone(Substitute), Councillor Paul Marment(Substitute), Councillor Mike Rice(Substitute), Councillor Adrian Smith(Substitute), Councillor Martin Stears - Handscomb(Substitute)
 
 
ItemDescription
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, 6th June, 2017

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

To receive petitions, comments and questions from members of the public. Any public participation requests received within the agreed time will be notified to Members as soon as practicable.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. TASK AND FINISH GROUP ON THE COUNCIL’S MANAGEMENT OF LARGER PROJECTS

REPORT OF THE SCRUTINY OFFICER

To consider the revised report of the Task and Finish Group on the Council’s Management of Larger Projects.

9. INFORMATION NOTE - CHANNEL SHIFTING

INFORMATION NOTE OF THE CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

To receive an information note on Channel Shifting.

10. INFORMATION NOTE - FULL YEAR REPORT ON COMMENTS, COMPLIMENTS AND COMPLAINTS (3CS)

INFORMATION NOTE OF THE CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

To update Members on the end of year position in regards to the Comments, Compliments and Complaints (3Cs).

11. CORPORATE PLAN 2018 TO 2023

REPORT OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, PERFORMANCE AND GOVERNANCE

To consider the Corporate Plan 2018 to 2023 prior to consideration by Cabinet.

12. INFORMATION NOTE - GREEN SPACE STRATEGY

INFORMATION NOTE OF THE HEAD OF LEISURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

To receive an information note on the Green Space Strategy.

13. INFORMATION NOTE - CITIZENS ADVICE NORTH HERTFORDSHIRE - MAJOR FUNDERS

INFORMATION NOTE OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

To receive an information note on Citizens Advice North Hertfordshire - Major Funders.

14. MEMBERS’ QUESTIONS

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

15. RESOLUTIONS OF THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

REPORT OF THE SCRUTINY OFFICER

To consider the outcome of Overview and Scrutiny Committee resolutions.

16. 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.

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

  • Tuesday, 19th September 2017
  • Tuesday, 12th December 2017
  • Tuesday, 16th January 2018
  • Tuesday, 20th March 2018