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Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel
28 Mar 2013 - 10:00 to 12:20
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Agenda

Standard Items

**Briefing meeting for Members will be at 9.15 am in

the Victory Hall, Dalston** 

Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions.
Declarations of Interest (including declarations of “The Party Whip”)
Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests, and any interests, relating to any item on the agenda at this stage.
Public and Press
To agree that the items of business within Part A of the agenda should be dealt with in public and that the items of business within Part B of the agenda should be dealt with in private.
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 10 January 2013 [Copy Minutes in Minute Book Vol 39(5)]
To note the minutes of the meeting held on 14 February 2013 (Copy Minutes herewith)
Public Items
A.2 QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

 

Riverside Carlisle

 

Pursuant to Procedure Rule 10, the Director of Governance to report the receipt of the following questions to the Chairman which have been submitted on notice by Mr Barker, Secretary of the Carlisle and Rural Tenants’ Federation.

 

“1.  The serious social housing shortage in the rural areas of Carlisle was highlighted at the Panel meeting on February 14 2013 when Riverside representatives were asked how the shortage of affordable accommodation is being tackled bearing in mind that one in three city  residents are from the rural area.  Members of the Panel were informed that there are no current or planned rural developments by Riverside.  How will Members of the Panel ensure that this shortage of affordable social housing is given due consideration by Riverside Carlisle when they are developing their capital schemes?

 2.  Members of the Panel were informed how Riverside Carlisle are supporting their tenants during the Welfare Reform changes.  Are Members of the Panel assured that that all Riverside tenants will receive equal support and assistance regardless of their locality or membership of tenants association and how do the Panel intend to further scrutinise this issue?”

A.3 Pdf LOCALITY WORKING (820Kb)
(Communities and Housing)
The Chairman of Carlisle Parish Councils Association to submit a report on Locality Working and the progress made in the Carlisle district.
(Copy Report herewith)
A.4 Pdf PARISH CHARTER (506Kb)

(Communities and Housing)
The Director of Community Engagement to submit a report concerning the Parish Charter and its Formal Agreements, which set out the arrangements for how Parishes and the City Council will work together.  The matter was considered by the Executive on 11 March 2013.
(Copy Report CD.21/13 and Minute Excerpt herewith)

 

To consider a report providing an overview of matters related to the work of the Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel, together with the latest version of the Work Programme and details of the Key Decisions items relevant to this Panel as set out in the Notice of Executive Key Decisions.
(Copy Report OS.07/13 herewith)

(Communities and Housing)
The Director of Community Engagement to submit an update on the actions from the Community Centre Task and Finish Group.
(Copy Report CD.27/13 herewith)
A.6 Pdf CDRP PARTNERSHIP PLAN (348Kb)
(Communities and Housing)
The Director of Community Engagement to submit an update of the activities of the Carlisle and Eden CDRP, including details of the drafting of the Partnership Plan. 
(Copy Report CD.20/13 herewith)
Exempt Items
B.1 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TRANSFORMATION PROPOSALS
(Communities and Housing Portfolio and Culture, Health, Leisure and Young People Portfolio)            
This report is not for publication by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as the update contains exempt information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)              The Director of Community Engagement to report on proposed changes within the Community Engagement Directorate.
(Copy Report CD.22/13 herewith)

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers, etc to Committee Clerk:     Rachel Rooney – 817039

Notes to Members:     Briefing meeting will be held at 9.15am at Victory Hall, Dalston

Additional Meeting Documents

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Mrs Heather Margaret Bradley Councillor William Whalen
Councillor Miss Lee Barbara Sherriff Councillor Steven John William Bowditch
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor Steven John William BowditchCOSP.22/13Agenda item A.5(b) – Update – Support to Community Centres. RegistrableThe interest related to the fact that he was a City Council representative on Yewdale Community Centre Management Committee.
Councillor Barry Ogilvie EarpCOSP.22/13Agenda item A.4 – Parish Charter. RegistrableThe interest related to the fact that he was a Parish Councillor.
Mrs Olwyn LuckleyCOSP.22/13Agenda item A.2 – Questions from Members of the Public. RegistrableThe interest related to the fact that she was a City Council representative on the Riverside Carlisle Board.
Councillor Charles Walter Terence ScarboroughCOSP.22/13Agenda item A.5(b) – Update – Support to Community Centres. RegistrableThe interest related to the fact that he was a City Council representative on Botcherby Community Centre Management Committee.
Councillor Mrs Elaine Mary StevensonCOSP.22/13Agenda item A.5(b) – Update – Support to Community Centres. RegistrableThe interest related to the fact that she was a City Council representative on Morton Community Centre Management Committee.
Councillor Mrs Patricia VaseyCOSP.22/13Agenda item A.5(b) – Update – Support to Community Centres. RegistrableThe interest related to the fact that she was a City Council representative on Belah Community Centre Management Committee.
Councillor William WhalenCOSP.22/13Agenda item A.4 – Parish Charter. RegistrableThe interest related to the fact that he was a Member of Cumbria County Council.

Visitors

ALSO
PRESENT:               Councillor Mrs Riddle – Communities and Housing Portfolio Holder
                                    Mr R Auld – Chairman of Carlisle Parish Councils Association
                                    Ms C Rankin – Carlisle Parish Councils Association
                                    Mr J Barker - Secretary of the Carlisle and Rural Tenants’ Federation
                                    Mr S Carter – Yewdale Community Centre Manager
                                    Ms C Hannah – Denton Holme Community Centre Manager    
                                    Councillor T Allison, Dalston  Ward Councillor – Observer
                                   Councillor B Craig, Dalston Ward Councillor - Observer

 OFFICERS:              Director of Community Engagement
                                    DFG Coordinator – Cumbria
                                    Wellbeing Manager
                                    Scrutiny Officer