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Environment and Economy Overview and Scrutiny Panel - up to 11 July 2017
26 Nov 2015 - 10:00 to 13:03
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Standard Items
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 17 September 2015
[Copy in Minute Book Volume 42(3)]

To note the minutes of the meeting held on 29 October 2015
[Copy Minutes herewith]
Public Items
(Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio)

Mr Haywood, Director of Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership has been invited to give a presentation on the Partnership's Programme.

The Director of Economic Development to submit a report providing an update on the work of the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership.
(Copy Report ED.41/15 herewith)
A.3 BUDGET 2016/17 – 2020/21

(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 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.

(a)       Budget Update – Revenue Estimates 2016/17 – 2020/21 - pages 1 - 18 

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

  • Festive lights                                                                p. 14
  • Re-thinking Waste                                                       p. 14


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. 14)

(b)       Summary of Charges Review –  pages 19 - 126    

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. 21
  • Promotion and Marketing                                 p. 21
  • Summary of Income                                           p. 25

 Local Environment

  • City Centre Events Charges                             p. 47 - 50
  • Car Parking                                                        p. 50 - 60
  • Neighbourhoods  and Green Spaces              p. 60 - 64
  • Talkin Tarn Car Park                                           p. 65 - 66
  • Environmental Health                                         p. 69 - 71
  • Waste Services and Street Cleaning               p. 72 - 75
  • Summary of Income                                           p. 76

Economic Development

  • Tourism and City Centre Management            p. 96
  • Assembly Rooms                                               p. 96
  • Enterprise Centre                                               p. 96
  • Planning Services                                               p. 96 - 98
  • Summary of Income                                            p. 103

 (d)       Revised Capital Programme 2014/15 and Provisional Capital Programme 2015/16 to 2019/20 - pages 127 - 136

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: 
  • Crinkledyke Cycleway                                              p. 130
  • Durranhill Industrial Estate                                       p. 130
  • Revised Capital Programme 2014/15                   p. 127

(Environment and Transport Portfolio)

The Strategic Property Manager to provide a presentation updating the Panel on the public Realm.
(Copy Presentation herewith)
(Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio)

The Policy and Communications Manager to submit performance monitoring reports relevant to the remit of the Environment and Economy Overview and Scrutiny Panel.
(Copy Report PC.23/15 herewith)

To consider a report providing an overview of matters related to the work of the Environment and Economy 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.25/15 herewith)

Exempt Items
- NIL -

Members of the Environment and Economy Overview and Scrutiny Panel

Conservative – Christian, Mitchelson, Nedved (Chairman), Bloxham (sub), Mrs McKerrell (sub), Mrs Mallinson (sub)

Labour – Bowditch, Caig (Vice Chairman), Dodd, Ms Franklin, Burns (sub), Ms Patrick (sub), Watson (sub)

Independent – Betton, Graham (sub)

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


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Robert William Betton  
Councillor Gerald Caig Councillor Reginald Watson OBE
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


Also in attendance at the above meeting were:

Councillor Glover (Leader)
Councillor Mrs Martlew (Deputy Leader, and Environment and Transport Portfolio Holder)
Councillor Mrs Bradley (Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio Holder)
Councillors J Mallinson and Mrs McKerrell (Observers)

Mr G Haywood (Director, Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership)

Chief Executive
Deputy Chief Executive
Director of Resources
Director of Economic Development
Director of Local Environment
Policy and Performance Officer
Strategic Property Manager
Overview and Scrutiny Officer

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