Agenda and decisions

Venue: The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester, Northants NN12 6AD

Contact: Emma Faulkner / Lesley Farrell, Democratic and Elections  Email: democracy@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk/01295 221534

Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

 

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 15 January 2020.

 

4.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any items of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

 

5.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

6.

Affordable Housing

Housing Services Manager Jacqueline Brooks, Strategic Housing Officers Will Anstey and Paul Brunige will attend the meeting to give the Committee an update on Affordable Housing.

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the presentation be noted.

 

7.

Information Rights Policy pdf icon PDF 148 KB

The Assistant Director: Customers and Corporate Services will give an update on the Information Rights Policy.

 

A briefing note, including the policy, is attached for information.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the briefing note and policy be noted

8.

Quarterly Performance, Risk and Finance Report - December 2019 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of Assistant Director: Customers and Corporate Services and Strategic Business Partner and Deputy Section 151 Officer.

 

Purpose of report

 

This report summarises the Council’s Performance monitoring position as at the end of the reporting month.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

 1.1        To note the monthly Performance Monitoring Report.

 

1.2       To note that the Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report is considered by Cabinet on a quarterly basis.

 

1.3       To review and comment on the performance update for December (Appendix 2)

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the monthly Performance Monitoring Report for December 2019 be noted

 

(2)      That it be noted that the Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report is considered by Cabinet on a quarterly basis.

 

 

9.

Scrutiny Annual Report 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Report of Executive Director: Resources (Monitoring Officer).

 

Purpose of report

 

This report presents the draft Scrutiny Committee Annual Report for 2019/20. 

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1          To consider the draft Scrutiny Committee Annual Report 2019/20

 

1.2         To delegate authority to the Executive Director – Resources (Monitoring Officer), in consultation with the Chairman of the Scrutiny Committee, to finalise the areas highlighted in the report, and to make any other changes requested by the Committee, prior to its submission to Council

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the draft Scrutiny Committee Annual Report for 2019/20 be noted.

 

(2)      That authority be delegated to the Executive Director – Resources (Monitoring Officer), in consultation with the Chairman of the Scrutiny Committee, to finalise the areas highlighted in the report, prior to its submission to Council.

10.

Review of Committee Work Plan pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Democratic and Elections Officers will give an update on progress regarding subjects raised at previous Committee meetings (appendix 1, attached).

 

The Committee to consider the indicative work programme (appendix 2, attached).

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That, subject to an update from the Healthy Communities Manager being scheduled to discuss the recently approved new posts of Healthy Communities Strategy Officer and Town Centre Manager, the indicative work programme be noted.

 

(2)      That responses be provided to the Committee regarding the questions raised in relation to Towcester Youth Coffee House, and the Community Infrastructure Levy.