Agenda and decisions

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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.

Appointment of Vice Chairman

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That Councillor Elaine Wiltshire be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Scrutiny Committee for the municipal year 2020-21.

 

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meetings of the Committee held on 9 September 2020 and 16 September 2020.

Additional documents:

5.

Urgent Business

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

 

6.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

7.

Superfast Broadband

Presentation by Ian Achurch, Head of External Funding and Partnerships, Northamptonshire County Council and Sarah Naylor, Senior Project Manager, Northamptonshire County Council.

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)   That the presentation be noted.

 

8.

Climate Change Working Group pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Report of Assistant Director Environment and Regulatory Services

 

Purpose of report

 

To provide a progress report on the Climate Change Action Plan and recommend next steps.

 

Recommendations

 

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1       To note the progress made and the challenges identified

 

1.2       To endorse the proposed next steps

 

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That the progress made, and the challenges identified be noted

 

(2)  That the proposed next steps be endorsed

 

9.

Housing Strategy

The Housing Services Manager, Jacqueline Brooke will give a presentation updating the Committee on the Housing Strategy.

 

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)   That the presentation be noted.

 

10.

Conclusions of the Section 106 Transport Working Group pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Report of the Assistant Director: Planning and Economy

 

Purpose of report

 

To update Members of the Scrutiny Committee on the work undertaken by the Section 106 Transport Working Group and its conclusions.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1      To note the work and conclusions of the Section 106 Transport Working Group, to accept this as the final report of the group.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

            

(1)   That the work and conclusions of the Section 106 Transport Working Group be noted, and the final report be accepted.

 

(2)   That they recommend that Council consider whether to recommend to the new Unitary that it consider the merits of appointing a travel plan coordinator’.

 

 

11.

Review of Committee Work Plan pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To review and note the Committee Work Plan.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1) That, subject to the addition of a special meeting of the Committee in November to receive the Chief Executive of the Clinical Commissioning Group and the additional Business Strategy to be allocated early next year, the work plan be noted.

 

12.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The following report(s) contain exempt information as defined in the following paragraph(s) of Part 1, Schedule 12A of Local Government Act 1972.

 

3– Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

Members are reminded that whilst the following item(s) have been marked as exempt, it is for the meeting to decide whether or not to consider each of them in private or in public. In making the decision, members should balance the interests of individuals or the Council itself in having access to the information. In considering their discretion members should also be mindful of the advice of Council Officers.

 

Should Members decide not to make a decision in public, they are recommended to resolve as follows:

 

“That under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that, if the public and press were present, it would be likely that exempt information falling under the provisions of Schedule 12A, Part I, Paragraph 3 would be disclosed to them, and that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.”

 

 

 

13.

Presentation from the Chief Executive of The Silverstone Experience'

Exempt presentation from the Chief Executive of the Silverstone Experience.

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)   That the exempt presentation be noted.

 

(2)   That the Chief Executive of the Silverstone Experience be invited to attend a meeting of the Committee in the New Year to give a further update