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Note: The Public Petition on Dog Parks was not included on the published agenda in error and instead will be considered at the meeting of the Committee to be held on Monday 13 June 2022.
To receive any apologies for absence.
An apology for absence was received from Councillor S C Manion.
To note appointments of Substitute Members.
The Democratic and Corporate Services Manager advised that no notice had been received for the appointment of substitute members.
To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.
There were no declarations of interest made by Members.
To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 14 March and 25 April 2022 (to follow).
The consideration of the Minutes was deferred.
To receive the Cabinet decisions in respect of recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
The decisions of the Cabinet relating to recommendations made by the Overview and Scrutiny Committee at its meeting held on 9 May 2022 were noted.
There are no items for consideration.
The Democratic and Corporate Services Manager advised that there were no issues referred to the Committee by Council, Cabinet or another Committee.
It is intended that Members should use the Notice of Forthcoming Key Decisions to identify topics within the remit of the Committee for future scrutiny.
The Democratic and Corporate Services Manager presented the Notice of Forthcoming Key Decisions to the Committee for its consideration.
In the absence of any dissent, it was agreed to note Notice of Forthcoming Key Decisions.
It is intended that the Committee monitor and prioritise its rolling work programme.
The Democratic and Corporate Services Manager presented the Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme to the Committee for its consideration.
In the absence of any dissent, it was agreed that the Work Programme be noted.
The recommendation is attached.
MATTERS WHICH THE MANAGEMENT TEAM SUGGESTS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED IN PRIVATE AS THE REPORT CONTAINS EXEMPT INFORMATION AS DEFINED WITHIN PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 12A OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 AS INDICATED AND IN RESPECT OF WHICH THE PROPER OFFICER CONSIDERS THAT THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN MAINTAINING THE EXEMPTION OUTWEIGHS THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN DISCLOSING THE INFORMATION
It was moved by Councillor H M Williams, duly seconded by Councillor D R Friend and
RESOLVED: That, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the remainder of the business on the grounds that the items to be considered involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act.
Restoration of Maison Dieu, Dover
To consider the report of the Strategic Director (Operations and Commercial).
The Strategic Director (Operations and Commercial) presented the report on the Restoration of Maison Dieu, Dover.
The Chairman read out the amended recommendations from Cabinet made at its meeting on 9 May 2022.
RESOLVED: (a) That it be recommended to Cabinet:
(i) That the outcome of the tender process be noted.
(ii) That Coniston Ltd be awarded preferred contractor status for the construction works.
(iii) That the Cabinet be asked to note the Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s concerns over the ability to close the funding gap of £3.934 million to £2.25 million.
(iv) That the Cabinet be asked, prior to the allocation of the £2.25 million in the capital programme to the Restoration of the Maison Dieu, to provide more detail of the impact that this will have on the remainder of the capital programme as the Committee did not wish to see any other projects delayed as a consequence.
(b) That it be recommended to Council:
(i) That the Council be asked to note the Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s concerns over the ability to close the funding gap of £3.934 million to £2.25 million and note its request to the Cabinet that, prior to the allocation of the £2.25 million to the Restoration of the Maison Dieu, it more detail of the impact that this will have on the remainder of the capital programme as the Committee did not wish to see any other projects delayed as a consequence.