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Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel - up to 20 July 2017
19 Nov 2015 - 10:00 to 13:12
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Standard Items

Please note:  Members should allocate at least 2 hours for Scrutiny Meetings

Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions.
Declarations of Interest
Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and any interests, relating to any items 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 the items of business within Part B of the agenda should be dealt with in private.
Minutes of Previous Meetings
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2015.
[Copy Minutes in Minute Book Volume 42(3)]

Public Items
To consider any matter which has been the subject of call-in.
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 Decision items relevant to this Panel as set out in the Notice of Executive Key Decisions.
(Copy Report OS.23/15 herewith)

(Culture, Leisure and Young People)

The Contracts and Community Services Manager to submit the annual performance report on Greenwich Leisure Ltd. 
Representatives of Greenwich Leisure Limited’s regional team will be attending the Panel to give an annual update presentation on their performance over the last year.
(Copy Report SD.37/15 and presentation herewith)

(Culture, Leisure and Young People)                

The Deputy Chief Executive to a report introducing the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust 2016 – 2017 Business Plan.  The matter was included in the Notice of Executive Key Decisions and was considered by the Executive on 16 November 2015.
(Copy Report SD.26/15 herewith and Minute Excerpt to follow)

A.5 BUDGET 2016/17

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

Members are reminded that the Budget reports were circulated to all Overview and Scrutiny Members on 6 November 2015.  Members are asked to bring the relevant budget reports to the meeting.  The Executive Decisions from 16 November 2015 will be tabled at the meeting.

 Revenue Budget Reports:

 (a)       Budget Update – Revenue Estimates 2016/17 to  
pages 1-18 

To consider new revenue spending pressures and reduced income projections which fall within the area of responsibility of this Panel:

  • New Homes Bonus 2014/15                             p.6 & p.8
  • Homelife                                                              p.7
  • Supporting People Contract                             p.7

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

  • Proposals for Transformation Savings (Appendix C– p.14)

 (b)       Individual Charges Reviews  – pages 19 - 111

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

  • Old Fire Station                                                  p.22-25
  • Summary of Income                                           p.25-26

 Local Environment  

  • Allotments                                                           p.60 - 61
  • Sports Pitches                                                    p.64
  • Play Area Inspection Fees                                p.65
  • Bereavement Services                                      p.67 - 68
  • Environmental Health                                         p.69
  • Summary of Income                                           p.76

Economic Development

  • Housing                                                               p.98 - 102
  • Summary of Income                                           p.103

 (c)       Revised Capital Programme 2015/16 and
             Provisional Capital Programme 2016/17 to
             2020/21   pages 127 - 136 

To consider the Director of Resources report RD.41/15 and in particular comment on the capital spending which fall within the area of responsibility of this Panel:

  • Disabled Facilities Grant                                p.130 - 131
  • Leisure Facilities                                             p.130
  • Revised Capital Programme 2015/16          p.135
(Cross Cutting)

The Policy and Performance Manager to submit performance monitoring reports relevant to the remit of the Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel.
(Copy Report PC.22/15 herewith)
Members of the Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel

Conservative – Ellis, Mrs McKerrell (Vice Chairman), Mrs Vasey, Bainbridge (sub), Bloxham (sub), Mrs Mallinson (sub)

Labour – Burns (Chairman), Osgood, Mrs Stevenson, Ms Williams, Caig (sub), Ms Franklin (sub), Harid (sub)

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers,    
 etc to Democratic Services Officer: 
Rachel Rooney  – 817039
- NIL -
Exempt Items


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
No apology information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor Barrie OsgoodItem A.3Greenwich Leisure LimitedPersonalHe was a member of Stony Holme Golf course



PRESENT:    Councillor Glover – Leader (for part of the meeting)

                        Councillor Ms Quilter – Culture, Leisure and Young People Portfolio Holder (until 12.25 pm)

                        Councillor Mrs Bradley – Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio Holder

                        Councillor Nedved (Observer)

                        Andy King – Greenwich Leisure Limited

                        Tom Rice – Greenwich Leisure Limited

                        Hilary Wade - Tullie House

                        Andrew Mackay – Tullie House

                        Roger Cooke – Tullie House


OFFICERS:  Director of Resources

                        Director of Economic Development

                        Contracts and Community Services Manager

                        Policy and Performance Officer

                        Overview and Scrutiny Officer