Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Items
No. Item

604.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor D Jones, Councillor H R Jones, Councillor D Roberts and Mrs A Harris Co-opted Member.

605.

Declarations of Interest (including whipping declarations)

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct

 

Note:

 

(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and

 

(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave

Minutes:

No Declarations of Interest were made.

CLOSED SESSION

Exempt

In order for the following to be considered in private, it is suggested that the public be excluded from the Meeting on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph/s 14 and 15 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

606.

Transformation & Efficiency Programme; Customer Work Stream

To consider the attached report

Minutes:

Councillor T Rogers left the Meeting at 4.06 pm and returned at 4.08 pm.

 

Councillor J Amos entered the Meeting at 4.10 pm.

 

The Chair welcomed the Officers to the Meeting.

 

The Chair referred the Committee to the ‘Transformation and Efficiency Programme – Customer Work Stream’ report.

 

The Committee also received a Presentation giving details on:

 

·         Purpose of the Committee Meeting

·         Background and Journey so Far

·         Proposals – Vacant Posts

·         Summary of Proposals

·         Service Area, Saving, Deliverability, Service Impact, Proposal / Option

·         Proposal – Business Cases

·         Rationale

·         Options

·         Summary of Proposals

·         Next Steps

 

Questions were then raised by the Committee on the report and the Presentation and were responded to in detail by the Officers.

 

Andrew Mogford also gave details of the Service areas referred to in the report and the framework to work to.

 

Ellis Cooper also referred to standard operating procedures and the need for consistency across the Organisation.

 

Councillor C Davies left the Meeting at 4.56 pm

 

Councillor T Rogers left the Meeting at 5.18 pm, returned at 5.27 pm and left the Meeting at 5.30 pm.

 

Resolved that:

 

The judgements and evaluations be noted.

RE-OPENED SESSION

607.

Scrutiny of Wellbeing Objectives: Lessons Learned pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To consider the attached report

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed Sian Lyons and Ann-Marie McCafferty to the Meeting.

 

Andrew Mogford referred the Committee to the ‘Scrutiny of Wellbeing Objectives: Lessons Learned’ report.

 

Resolved that:

 

The content of the report and lessons learned be noted and that a further report be presented to Committee with potential recommendations and lessons learned.

608.

Scrutiny Referrals, Feedback and Follow up Actions

Minutes:

A Member referred to the location of the Highways Department and recommended that this matter be referred to the Neighbourhood Services, Planning and Countryside Scrutiny Committee

 

Resolved that:

 

The location of the Highways Department be referred to the Neighbourhood Services, Planning and Countryside Scrutiny Committee.

609.

Reflection and Evaluation of Meeting

To receive an update from the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair and Committee reflected in detail on the issues that had been considered at the Meeting.

 

Reference was also made to the quorum of the Committee and the voting procedure.

610.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 1014 KB

To consider the attached report

Minutes:

The Chair referred the Committee to the ‘Scrutiny Committee Work Programme’ report.

 

Resolved that:

 

The content of the report be noted.

611.

Any other business deemed urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

 

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