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Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel
26 Nov 2020 - 16:00 to 18:35
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Agenda

Standard Items
Virtual Meeting - Link to View
This meeting will be a virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams and therefore will not take place at a physical location following guidelines set out in Section 78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020. 
Members of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel

Councillor Brown (Chair), Councillors Mrs Atkinson, Denholm, Glendinning, Meller (Vice Chair), Mitchelson, Mrs McKerrell, and Paton.

Substitutes:

Councillors Alcroft, Bainbridge, Betton, Birks, Bomford, Mrs Bowman, Collier, Ms Ellis-Williams, Mrs Finlayson, Mrs Glendinning, Glover, McNulty, Morton, Patrick, Robson, Shepherd, Miss Sherriff, Southward, Tarbitt, Dr Tickner and Tinnion, Miss Whalen.

Public Items
Register of Attendance and Declarations of Interest

A roll call of persons in attendance will be taken and Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and any interests, relating to any item on the agenda at this stage.

Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions
Public and Press
To agree that the items of business within Part A of the agenda should be dealt with in public and that the items of business within Part B of the agenda should be dealt with in private.
Minutes of Previous Meetings

To note that Council, at its meeting of 3 November 2020, received and adopted the minutes of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel meetings held on 20 August 2020 and 1 October 2020.  The Chair will sign the minutes at the first practicable opportunity.
[Copy minutes in Minute Book 47(3)]

A.1 CALL-IN OF DECISIONS

To consider any matter which has been the subject of call-in.

 

A.2 Pdf CARLISLE AMBASSADORS (193Kb)
Portfolio: Economy, Enterprise and Housing
Directorate: Economic Development
Officer: Jane Meek, Corporate Director of Economic Development
Report: ED.43/20 herewith

Background:
The Corporate Director of Economic Development to submit an update on the Carlisle Ambassadors initiative up to and including the 2020 programme activity. Representatives of Carlisle Ambassadors have been invited to attend the meeting.

Why is this item on the agenda?
Item requested by the Panel at its meeting of 9 July 2020 (Minute EGSP.34/20 refers)

What is the Panel being asked to do?
The Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel are asked to note the contents of the report.


Portfolio: Finance, Governance and Resources, Culture, Heritage and Leisure, Communities, Health and Wellbeing and Environment and Transport 
 Directorate: Finance and Resources
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
 Report:  Members are reminded that the Budget reports were circulated to all Scrutiny Members on 30 October 2020.  Members are asked to bring the relevant budget reports to the meeting.
Minute Excerpts from Executive 9 November 2020 herewith.

Revenue Budget Reports:

(a) Budget Update - Revenue Estimates 2021/22 to 2025/26
Report: RD.32/20 Pages 1 - 26
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources  

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

 - Development Control Income  Page 7 

(b) Individual Charges Reviews

Background:

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:

Community Services
Report: CS.30/20 and addendum circulated on 4 November 2020 Pages 27 - 52
Officer: Darren Crossley, Deputy Chief Executive

 - Car Parking Pages 29, 35, 36, 37, 38
 - Tourist Information Centre                             Pages 30, 46

Economic Development
Report: ED.38/20 Pages 53 - 64
Officer: Jane Meek, Corporate Director of Economic Development  

- Development Control Income Pages 55, 57, 59
 - Building Control Income Pages 55, 56, 57, 60, 61
- Investment and Policy Income Pages 56, 61

(c) Revised Capital Programme 2020/21 and Provisional Capital Programme 2021/22 to 2025/26

 Report:  RD.33/20 Pages 117 - 128
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources  
Background:
To consider the capital spending which falls within the area of responsibility of this Panel:

- Future High Street Fund - Market Square Page 120
- Carlisle Southern Link Road Page 120

Why are these items on the agenda?
Annual scrutiny as part of the Budget process

What it the Panel being asked to do?
Scrutinise the reports and provide feedback to the Executive.

Portfolio: Economy, Enterprise and Housing
Directorate: Economic Development
Officer: Neil Cole, Head of Planning Policy
Report: ED.44/20 herewith

Background:
The Corporate Director of Economic Development to provide the Panel with a summary of the key principles arising from completion of the Masterplan Framework for St Cuthbert’s Garden Village

Why is this item on the agenda?
The matter was included in the Notice of Executive Key Decisions (KD.33/20) and will be considered by the Executive on 14 December 2020.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
To consider the final St Cuthbert’s Garden Village Masterplan Framework and to agree its content as evidence to inform the Garden Village Local Plan - forwarding any appropriate observations to the next meeting of the Executive on 14 December 2020.


Portfolio: Economy, Enterprise and Housing
Directorate: Economic Development
Officer: Jilly Hale, Principal Planning Officer
Report: ED.42/20 and Minute Excerpt herewith

Background:
The Corporate Director of Economic Development to provide an update on proposals for consultation on the St Cuthbert’s Garden Village Local Plan preferred option policies.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The matter was included in the Notice of Executive Key Decisions (KD.28/20) and was considered by the Executive on 9 November 2020.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Scrutinise the Garden Village Local Plan preferred option policies, as set out in Appendix 1 of the report.


Portfolio: Finance, Governance and Resources
Directorate: Community Services
Officer: Gary Oliver, Policy and Performance Officer
Report: PC.28/20 herewith

Background:
The Policy and Communications Manager to submit the quarter 2 performance 2020/21 against current Service Standards and a summary of the Carlisle Plan 2015-18 actions as defined in the ‘plan on a page’.  Performance against the Panel’s 2020/21 Key Performance Indicators are also included.

Why is this item on the agenda?
Quarterly performance monitoring report.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Scrutinise the performance of the City Council with a view to seeking continuous improvement in how the Council delivers its priorities.


Portfolio: Cross Cutting
Directorate: Cross Cutting
Officer: Rowan Jones, Overview and Scrutiny Officer
Report: OS.26/20 herewith

Background:
To consider a report providing an overview of matters related to the work of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel operates within a Work Programme which has been set for the 2020/21 municipal year.  The Plan will be reviewed at every meeting so that it can be adjusted to reflect the wishes of the Panel and take into account items relevant to this Panel in the latest Notice of Executive Key Decisions.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Note the items (within Panel remit) on the most recent Notice of Executive Key Decisions.
Discuss the Work Programme and prioritise as necessary.


Exempt Items

- NIL -

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to:

Jacqui Issatt, Committee Clerk - jacqui.issatt@carlisle.gov.uk

Attendance

Name
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
Councillor John Paton  

Declarations of Interests

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

Visitors

ALSO

PRESENT:              Councillor Mallinson, Leader

Councillor Ellis, Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder

                               Councillor Nedved, Economy Enterprise and Housing Portfolio Holder

                               Councillor Christian, Environment and Transport Portfolio Holder

 

                               Mr Deans, Carlisle Ambassadors

                               Ms Masters, Carlisle Ambassadors

                              

OFFICERS:            Deputy Chief Executive
                               Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
                               Corporate Director of Economic Development
Neighbourhood Services Manager

 

                               Head of Planning Policy

                               Principal Planning Officer

                               Policy and Performance Officer

                               Overview and Scrutiny Officer