Agenda

Overview and Scrutiny Board
Thursday, 1st April, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Claire Johnston - 01202 123663  Email: claire.johnston@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

2.

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. 

 

3.

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.

4.

Public Speaking

To receive any public questions, statements or petitions submitted in accordance with the Constitution, which is available to view at the following link:

https://democracy.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/ieListMeetings.aspx?CommitteeID=151&Info=1&bcr=1

The deadline for the submission of a public question is 4 clear working days before the meeting.

The deadline for the submission of a statement is midday the working day before the meeting.

The deadline for the submission of a petition is 10 working days before the meeting.

5.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider and amend the Board’s Forward Plan as appropriate and to consider the published Cabinet Forward Plan.

 

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6.

Scrutiny of Transport and Sustainability Related Cabinet Reports pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To consider the following Transport and Sustainability related reports scheduled for Cabinet consideration on 14 April 2021:

 

·       Highway Asset Management Policy and Strategy

 

The O&S Board is asked to scrutinise the reports and make recommendations to Cabinet as appropriate.

 

Cabinet member invited to attend for this item: Councillor Mike Greene, Portfolio Holder for Transport and Sustainability.

 

The Cabinet report for this item is included with the agenda for consideration by the Overview and Scrutiny Board.

Additional documents:

7.

Scrutiny of Homes Related Cabinet Reports pdf icon PDF 268 KB

To consider the following Homes related reports scheduled for Cabinet consideration on 14 April:

 

   Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy

 

The O&S Board is asked to scrutinise the reports and make recommendations to Cabinet as appropriate.

 

Cabinet member invited to attend for this item: Councillor Bob Lawton, Portfolio Holder for Homes.

 

The Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the Health and Adult Social Care and Children’s Services Overview and Scrutiny Committees are invited to attend the meeting for consideration of this item.

 

The Cabinet report for this item is included with the agenda for consideration by the Overview and Scrutiny Board.

Additional documents:

8.

Scrutiny of Transformation and Finance Related Cabinet Reports pdf icon PDF 203 KB

To consider the following Transformation and Finance related Cabinet reports scheduled for Cabinet consideration on 14 April 2021:

 

·       Futures Fund Governance

The O&S Board is asked to scrutinise the reports and make recommendations to Cabinet as appropriate.

 

Cabinet member invited to attend for this item: Councillor Drew Mellor, Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Transformation and Finance.

 

The Cabinet report for this item is included with the agenda for consideration by the Overview and Scrutiny Board.

9.

Future Meeting Dates 2021/22

To note the following proposed meeting dates and locations for the 2021/22 municipal year:

·       17 May 2021

·       14 June 2021

·       19 July 2021

·       23 August 2021

·       20 September 2021

·       18 October 2021

·       15 November 2021

·       6 December 2021

·       3 January 2022

·       31 January 2022

·       28 February 2022

·       4 April 2022

 

All meetings will be held via video conferencing until further notice.

10.

Urgent Business: Scrutiny of Officer Decision to Supply and Fit Electric Barbecues Across the Seafront pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Following a request from a Councillor for scrutiny of this issue to be added to a Board agenda, the Chairman has agreed that this should be received as an urgent item owing to the implementation timetable for the decision.  The Board is asked to consider the matter and make recommendations as appropriate.

 

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