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Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel
19 Nov 2013 - 10:00 to 12:25
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Standard Items

** A briefing meeting for Members will be held at 9.15am in Tullie House**

**The meeting will be followed by lunch and a short tour of Tullie House for Members**

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions

Declarations on Interest (including declarations of "The Party Whip")
Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other 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 any items of business within Part B should be dealt with in private.
Minutes of Previous Meetings

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on 22 August 2013 and 3 October 2013
[Copy Minutes in Minutes Book Vol 40(3)]

Public Items
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.26/13 herewith)
A.3 BUDGET 2014/15

(Culture, Health, Leisure and Young People Portfolio
 Finance, Resources and Governance Portfolio
 Communities and Housing Portfolio)

**Members are reminded that the Budget reports were circulated to all Overview and Scrutiny Members on 8 November 2013.  Members are asked to bring the relevant budget reports to the meeting.  The Executive Decisions from 18 November 2013 will be tabled at the meeting.**

Revenue Budget Reports:
a) Summary of New Revenue Spending Pressures - Pages 102-109
To consider the Director of Resources report RD.53/13 and comment on the following new revenue spending pressures and reduced income projections which fall within the area of responsibility of this Panel:
  • Events - p.104 and 106
  • Non-recurring under £30,000 (Sports Pitch Income and DFG Income) - p.107-108
b) Summary of New Savings Proposals and Additional Income - Pages 110-116

The Director of Resources report RD.53/13 to be submitted as background information.

  • New Transformational Saving Required - p.112-113
  • Additional Income Projections (New Homes Bonus) - p.114
(c) Summary of Charges Review - Pages 12-101

To consider and comment on the Review of charges in respectof the following areas which fall within the area of responsibility of this Panel:
  • City Centre - p.14-15
  • Allotments - p.20
  • Use of parks and Green Spaces - p.20-22
  • Sports Pitches - p.22-23
  • Bereavement Services - p.26
  • Environmental Health - p.26-28
  • Summary of Income - p.32
(i) Community Engagement CD.53/13 (Pages 49-57)

  • Hostel Services - p.51
  • DFG Fees - p.52-53
  • Summary of Income Generated - p.53
  • Home Improvement Agency - p.53-54 
Capital Budget Reports
(d) Revised Capital Programme 2013/14 and Provisional Capital Programme 2014/15 to 2018/19 - Pages 117-127
To consider the Director of Resources report RD.56/13 and in particular comment on the capital spending which falls within the area of responsibility of this Panel:
  • Disabled Facilities Grants - p.121 & 122
  • Arts Centre - p.121
  • Harraby School and Community Campus - p.121
  • Leisure Facilities - p.121
  • Revised Capital Programme 2012/13 - p.126

(Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio)
The Policy and Communications Manager to submit performance monitoring reports relevant to the remit of the Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel
(Copy Report PC.18/13 herewith)

The Deputy Chief Executive to submit a report that introduces the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust 2014-2017 Business Plan
(Copy Report SD.09/13 herewith)
Exempt Items


Members of the Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel

Conservative – Ellis, Mrs Prest (Vice Chairman), Mrs Vasey, Bainbridge (sub), Lishman (sub), Mrs Mallinson (sub)

Labour – Scarborough, Miss Sherriff, Mrs Stevenson, Wilson, Dodd, (sub) Forrester (sub), Whalen (sub)
Liberal Democrat – Mrs Luckley (Chairman), Allison (sub)

     Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers,
     etc to Committee Clerk: 
Sheila Norton - 817557


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Miss Lee Barbara Sherriff Mr Donald Michael Forrester
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Mrs Olwyn LuckleyCOSP.27/13Any item on the agenda relating to Riverside CarlisleInterestShe was a City Council representative on the Board of Riverside Carlisle


Also in attendance at the above meeting were:

Councillor Mrs Quilter - Culture, Health, Leisure and Young People Portfolio Holder
Councillor Mrs Riddle - Communities and Housing Portfolio Holder

Roger Cooke - Chair of the Tullie House Board of Trustees
Andrew Smith - Trustee and Chair of the Tullie House Audit Committee
Hilary Wade - Trust Director
David Wheatley - Financial Director and Company Secretary


Deputy Chief Executive
Director of Resources
Overview and Scrutiny Support Officer
Policy and Performance Officer

___ Members of public expressed a desire to address the meeting.