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Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel - up to 20 July 2017
14 Jan 2016 - 10:00 to 12:33
Scheduled
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests

Documents

Agenda

Standard Items
To approve the minutes of the meetings held on 15 October 2015 and 19 November 2015.
[Copy Minutes in Minute Book Volume 42(4) and copy herewith]
Public Items

Councillors Bainbridge, Ellis and Mrs McKerrell have called in for scrutiny Officer Decision OD.184/15 – Appointment of Leisure Contract Retender Advisor taken by the Deputy Chief Executive.

The reason given for the call-in is:

"This Panel has concerns that £125,000, such a significant amount of resource is going to be used to employ outside consultants"

(N.B.   The above reason does not confine the areas of questioning which Panel Members may pursue when examining the decision)

The Deputy Chief Executive and the Culture Leisure and Young People Portfolio Holder has been advised of the call-in in order that they may consider representation at this meeting.

In dealing with a call-in, the Panel can –

(a)         
Refer the matter back to the decision making body, in this case the Deputy Chief Executive, for reconsideration setting out in writing the nature of its concerns;
(b)         
Refer the matter to full Council; or
(c)         
Not refer the matter back to the decision making body, in which case the decision shall take effect from the date of this meeting.

Please find herewith copies of the following documentation –

  • Officer Decision OD.184/15 - Appointment of Leisure Contract Retender Advisor

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.02/16 herewith)

(Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio)

The Panel will receive presentations from Mr Butterworth, Riverside Cumbria's Director for Cumbria, Ms Monk, Director of Assets and Homes with Impact Housing Association and Mr Armstrong, Housing Services Director with Two Castle, commenting particulary of the impact on their service delivery as a result of Right to Buy, Pay to Stay, Universal Credit etc and how they work together to ensure high quality services to current and potential tenants'.  They will also provide an update on their immediate and on-going response to the recent floods.
(Copy Report ED.43/15 herewith)
Exempt Items
- NIL -
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), Ms Franklin, Osgood, Mrs Warwick, Ms Williams, Mrs Atkinson (sub), Caig (sub),  Harid (sub)

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

Additional Meeting Documents

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Mrs Patricia Vasey Councillor James Robert Bainbridge
Councillor Mrs Ann Warwick  
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor James Robert BainbridgeItem A.3Housing Association UpdateInterestHe was a member of Riverside Board
Councillor Ms Jacqueline FranklinItem A.3Housing Association UpdateInterestShe was a member of Riverside Board
Councillor Barrie OsgoodItem A.3Housing Association UpdateDisclosable Pecuniary He was purchasing a property from Riverside Housing Association

Visitors

Also in attendance at the above meeting were:

Councillor Glover – Leader (until 10.50am)

                        Councillor Ms Quilter – Culture, Leisure and Young People Portfolio Holder (until 10.50am)

                        Councillor Mrs Tickner – Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder (until 10.50am)

                        Councillor Mrs Bradley – Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio Holder

                        Mr Butterworth – Riverside Housing Association

                        Ms Monk – Impact Housing Association

                        Mr Armstrong – Two Castle Housing Association