Agenda

Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 2nd March, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: HMS Brave Room. View directions

Contact: Rebecca Brough  Democratic Services Manager

Note: Please note that this meeting replaces the previously scheduled meeting for 9 March 2020. 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

Appointment of Substitute Members

To note appointments of Substitute Members.

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 3 February 2020 (attached) and 10 February 2020 (to follow).

5.

Decisions of the Cabinet Relating to Recommendations from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee

To consider the following decisions of the Cabinet meeting to be held on 12 February 2020 relating to recommendations from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee:

 

·         Review of On and Off-Street Parking Charges

 

To consider the following decisions of the Cabinet meeting to be held on 24 February 2020 relating to recommendations from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee:

           

·         Extension of Parking Charge Period and On-Street Parking Charges

·         Tides Leisure Centre

·         Corporate Plan 2020-2024

·         Fees and Charges 2020/21

6.

Issues referred to the Committee by Council, Cabinet, another Committee or Public Petition

The Council received the following petition on 03 February 2020:

 

“We the undersigned petition the council to examine the comitment [sic] to open and transparent government set out in Article 1 of the Council Constitution and how it is applied to each department the council opperates [sic].

 

The Council members do not always engage with its electorate in an open and transparent way and as this is the first Article of the Constitution it must be frequently checked and monitored by the Council.”

 

The petition was submitted by the Council’s epetition system and had 57 valid electronic signatures.

 

The Petition Organiser, Mr D Edelman, will have 10 minutes to speak in support of the petition.

 

Following that the options open to the members of the committee are:

(a)   To take no further action;

(b)   To refer the matter to the Cabinet or other committee of the Council;

(c)   To undertake an inquiry or research into the matter;

(d)   To request an officer or member provide a written response to the petition organiser setting out the Council’s views about the request in the petition; or

(e)   To take any other action that is felt appropriate

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Notice of Forthcoming Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 23 KB

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.

8.

Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 336 KB

It is intended that the Committee monitor and prioritise its rolling work programme.

9.

Public Speaking

Please note that in accordance with the agreed Protocol for Public Speaking at Overview and Scrutiny, the right to speak only applies to agenda items 10 - 14 and 15.

 

Members of the public wishing to speak must register to do so by no later than 2.00 pm on the second working day (Thursday) before the meeting.

10.

Performance Report - Third Quarter 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 204 KB

To consider the attached report of the Head of Leadership Support.

Additional documents:

11.

Gender Pay Gap Report pdf icon PDF 261 KB

To consider the attached report of the Chief Executive.

12.

Overview and Scrutiny Committee Functions pdf icon PDF 3 KB

To consider the report of the Democratic Services Manager (to follow).

13.

Update on Regulatory Fees and Charges 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To receive an update from the Head of Regulatory Services.

14.

Overview of Procurement Policy pdf icon PDF 371 KB

To consider the report of the Procurement Manager (to follow).

15.

Review of Unauthorised Encampment Policy & Enforcement

To receive a verbal update from the Head of Community and Digital Services.

16.

Crime and Disorder Update - Community Safety

To receive an update from the Head of Community and Digital Services.

17.

Appointments to Tides Project Advisory Group pdf icon PDF 183 KB

To consider the attached report of the Democratic Services Officer.