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Environment and Economy Overview and Scrutiny Panel - up to 11 July 2017
27 Nov 2014 - 10:00 to 12:25
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  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests

Documents

Agenda

Standard Items
To approve and sign the Minutes of the meetings held on 14 August 2014, 8 September 2014 and 25 September 2014
[Copy Minutes in Minute Book Volume 41(3)]

To note the Minutes of the meeting held on 21 October 2014
(Copy Minutes herewith)
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 Key Decisions items related to this Panel as set out in the Notice of Executive Key Decisions
(Copy Report OS.28/14 herewith)
(Environment and Transport Portfolio)

The Chair of the Litter Bin Task and Finish Group to submit a report that summarises the work undertaken by the Litter Bin Task and Finish Group to date in order to update Panel Members on the issues arising
(Copy Report OS.30/14 herewith)
A.3 BUDGET 2015/16 - 2019/20

(Economy and Enterprise Portfolio
Environment and Transport Portfolio Holder
Finance, Resources and Governance Portfolio)

Members are reminded that the Budget reports were circulated to all Overview and Scrutiny Members on 31 October 2014.
Members are asked to bring the relevant budget reports and the Executive Decisions from 10 November 2014 to the meeting.



(a) Budget Update – Revenue Estimates 2015/16 – 2019/20 pages 1 – 21
To consider new revenue spending pressures and reduced income projections which fall within the area of responsibility of this Panel:

• Car Parking Income p. 6
• On Street Parking p. 6
• Refuse and Recycling p. 6 & 7
• Development Control Income p. 6 & 7
• Local Plans p. 6 & 7
• Rapid Response Team p. 6 & 7
• Enterprise Centre Income Shortfalls p. 6 & 8
• Temporary Posts in Economic Development p. 6 & 8
• Funding Officer p. 6 & 8

To consider new savings proposals and additional income generation which falls within the area of responsibility of this Panel:

• Proposals for Transformation Savings (Appendix D – p. 18)
(b) Summary of Charges Review – pages 22 - 118
To consider and comment on the Review of charges in respect of the following areas which fall within the area of responsibility of this Panel:

Chief Executive’s Team and Deputy Chief Executive’s Team
• Events Assets p. 24
• Promotion and Marketing p. 24 – 25
• Summary of Income p. 28

Local Environment
• City Centre Events Charges p. 49
• Car Parking p. 51 – 57
• Parks and Green Spaces p. 58 – 61
• Talkin Tarn Car Park p. 63 – 64
• Waste Services and Street Cleaning p. 67 – 70
• Summary of Income p. 71

Economic Development
• Tourism and City Centre Management p. 90
• Assembly Rooms p. 90 & 103
• Enterprise Centre p. 90 & 103
• Planning Services p. 91 – 92 & p. 100 – 102
• Summary of Income p. 97

(c) Revised Capital Programme 2014/15 and Provisional Capital Programme 2015/16 to 2019/20 pages 119 - 128

To consider the Director of Resources report RD.39/14and in particular comment on the capital spending which falls within the area of responsibility of this Panel:

• Old Town Hall Phase 2 p. 122, 123 & 124
• Revised Capital Programme 2014/15 p. 127
A.4 Pdf WASTE AND RECYCLING (205Kb)
(Environment and Transport Portfolio)

The Director of Local Environment to submit a report that reviews the various recent changes and improvement in waste services and updates Members on progress towards implementing the recommendations made by the recent Task and Finish Group on recycling undertaken by the Environment and Economy Overview and Scrutiny Panel
(Copy Report LE.24/14 herewith)
A.5 Pdf FOOD DIGESTERS (2153Kb)
(Environment and Transport Portfolio)

The Director of Local Environment to submit a report that provides the background information on the County Council's Food Digester project and explains the benefits to Carlisle residents.
(Copy Report LE.27/14 herewith)
(Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio)

The Policy and Communications Manager to submit a report that updates the Panel  on the Council's service standards that help measure performance and also includes updates on key actions contained within the Carlisle Plan
(Copy Report PC.19/14 herewith)
Exempt Items

-NONE-




Members of the Environment and Economy Overview and Scrutiny Panel

Conservative – Mrs Bowman, Mitchelson, Nedved (Chairman), Mrs Mallinson (sub), Mrs McKerrell (sub) Mrs Vasey (sub)

Labour – Caig (Vice Chairman), Dodd, Watson, Wilson, Bowditch (sub), Burns (sub), Harid (sub)

Independent – Graham, Betton (sub)

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

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Gerald Caig Councillor Robert Burns
Councillor Michael Robert Mitchelson Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Anne Mallinson
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor William James GrahamEEOSP.76/14A.3 – Budget 2015/16 – 2019/20 A.4 – Waste and Recycling A.5 – Food Digesters RegistrableHis interest related to the fact that they were all Members of Cumbria County Council.
Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Anne MallinsonEEOSP.76/14A.3 – Budget 2015/16 – 2019/20 A.4 – Waste and Recycling A.5 – Food Digesters RegistrableHer interest related to the fact that they were all Members of Cumbria County Council.
Councillor Reginald Watson OBEEEOSP.76/14A.3 – Budget 2015/16 – 2019/20 A.4 – Waste and Recycling A.5 – Food Digesters RegistrableHis interest related to the fact that they were all Members of Cumbria County Council.

Visitors

ALSO PRESENT:        Councillor Mrs Bradley, Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio Holder 
                                       Councillor Mrs Martlew – Environment and Transport Portfolio Holder
                                       Councillor Bloxham – Lead Member of the Litter Bin Task and Finish Group

                                       Councillor J Mallinson - Observer                        

OFFICERS:       Deputy Chief Executive
                            Director of Resources
                            Director of Economic Development 
                            Director of Local Environment
                            Policy and Performance Officer
                            Overview and Scrutiny Officer