Corporate and Community Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 6th February, 2023 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room, First Floor, BCP Civic Centre Annex, St Stephen's Rd, Bournemouth BH2 6LL. View directions


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To receive any apologies for absence from Councillors.


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.



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.


Public Issues

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:-

The deadline for the submission of public questions 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.


Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 457 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 12 December 2022.


Transformation Programme Update pdf icon PDF 255 KB

The Corporate and Community O&S Committee is asked to consider the attached report. The report outlines:


The implementation of the Council’s new Organisational Design and Operating model is a fundamental part of the wider “Our New Normal” transformation programme.

Significant progress is being made in the implementation of the three programmes:

Organisational Design; including new technology and service redesign. 

Where and how we work; in the refurbishment of the BCP Civic Centre and Poole Hub and Library with a full face to face Customer service offering.

Along with Supporting our Colleagues, with Pay & Reward, Values and Behaviours framework and new Talent Acquisition and Wellbeing strategies as well as underpinning the savings required by the Medium-Term Financial Plan.


Scrutiny of Finance Related Cabinet Reports pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the following Finance related reports scheduled for Cabinet consideration on 8 February 2023:


   2023/24 Budget Report


The Corporate and Community O&S Committee is asked to scrutinise and comment on the report and if required make recommendations or observations as appropriate.


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



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Work Plan pdf icon PDF 133 KB

The Corporate and Community Overview and Scrutiny Committee is asked to consider and note the Committee’s work plan. Also included is a copy of the item request form which Committee members are asked to complete if they have an item to add to the Work Plan.

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