Agenda

Overview and Scrutiny Board
Monday, 20th July, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Via Skype

Contact: Claire Johnston  Email: claire.johnston@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chairman

The Board is asked to elect a Chairman for the ensuing 2020/21 municipal year.

2.

Election of Vice-Chairman

The Board is asked to elect a Vice-Chairman for the ensuing 2020/21 municipal year.

 

3.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

4.

Substitute Members

To receive information on any changes in the membership of the Committee.

 

Note – When a member of a Committee is unable to attend a meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee, the relevant Political Group Leader (or their nominated representative) may, by notice to the Monitoring Officer (or their nominated representative) prior to the meeting, appoint a substitute member from within the same Political Group. The contact details on the front of this agenda should be used for notifications. 

 

5.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

6.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 302 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meetings held at 2.00pm and 6.00pm on Monday 18 May 2020 and Monday 15 June 2020.

Additional documents:

6a

Action Sheet pdf icon PDF 263 KB

To note and comment on the attached action sheet which tracks, decisions, actions and outcomes arising from previous Board meetings.

7.

Public Speaking

To receive any public questions, statements or petitions submitted in accordance with the Constitution. Further information on the requirements for submitting these is available to view at the following link:-

https://democracy.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/documents/s2305/Public%20Items%20-%20Meeting%20Procedure%20Rules.pdf 

The deadline for the submission of public questions is Tuesday 14 July 2020.

The deadline for the submission of a statement is 12.00 noon, Friday 17 July 2020.

The deadline for the submission of a petition is 12.00 noon, Friday 17 July 2020.

8.

Chairman's Update

For the Board to consider any issues raised by the Chairman which are not dealt with elsewhere on the agenda.

9.

Update on the Council's Response to the Covid-19 Epidemic

To consider a verbal update from the Chief Executive and Leader of the Council on the Council’s actions in relation to the impact of the Corona Virus. Along with verbal updates at the meeting, a Cabinet paper provided by the Chief Executive on this matter will inform this discussion. The Cabinet report will be published on Friday 10 July 2020 and available to view at the following link:

https://democracy.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=285&MId=4253&Ver=4

 

The purpose of this scrutiny is to seek assurance that the Council is taking all appropriate actions and to take into account any particular concerns from councillors acting in their community role, in line with the Board’s role as enabler of the voice and concerns of the public. 

 

10.

Covid-19 Recovery - Economy and Tourism

To consider observations on the impact of Covid-19 and prospects for future reset and recovery from representatives of the following organisations:

       Business Improvement Districts operating within BCP Council area,

       BH Area Hospitality Association

       Destination Management Board

 

The following Cabinet Portfolio Holders are also invited to attend the Board meeting for consideration of this item:

       Portfolio Holder for Regeneration and Culture

       Portfolio Holder for Tourism, Leisure and Communities

 

The purpose of this scrutiny is to listen to a wide range of stakeholders to gain a greater understanding of the wider effects of Covid-19 and to take into account the views of the external stakeholder in future scrutiny of the impact of Covid-19, in line with the Board’s role as enabler of the voice and concerns of the public.