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Business & Transformation Scrutiny Panel
3 Jun 2021 - 16:00 to 17:50
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Agenda

Standard Items
Members of the Business & Transformation Scrutiny Panel

Councillor Bainbridge (Chair), Councillors Alcroft (Vice Chair), Allison, Mrs Bowman, Mitchel, Mitchelson, Paton, Sunter, Dr Tickner

Substitutes:
Councillors Atkinson, Mrs Birks, Mrs Brown, Collier, Ms Ellis-Williams, Mrs Finlayson, Mrs Glendinning, Glover, Lishman, Mrs McKerrell, Meller, Morton, Patrick, Robson, Miss Sherriff, Shepherd,  Southward, Tarbitt, Miss Whalen.

Public Items
To note that Council, at its meeting of 27 April 2021, received and adopted the minutes of the meeting held on 18 February 2021.  The Minutes will be signed by the Chair.
[Copy minutes in Minute Book 46(6)]. 

The Chair will move the minutes of the meeting held on 1 April 2021 as a correct record.  The only part of the minutes that may be discussed is their accuracy.  
(Copy minutes herewith).
A.1 CALL-IN OF DECISIONS

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

 

A.2 Pdf COVID 19 UPDATE (202Kb)
Portfolio: Finance, Governance and Resources
Directorate: Finance and Resources
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
Report:  RD.09/21 herewith

Background:
The Corporate Director of Finance and Resources to submit a report updating the Panel on the impact Covid 19 has has on the Council's financial and governance arrangements.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The Panel requested an end of year update report at its meeting of 7 January 2021 (BTSP.09/21 refers).

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Note the content of the report. 
Portfolio: Finance, Governance and Resources
Directorate: Finance and Resources
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
Report: RD.04/21, RD.05/32, RD.06/21, RD07/21, RD.08/21 herewith

Background:
The Corporate Director of Finance and Resources to submit the Provisional Outturn Reports for 2020/21:
(a) Provisional General Fund Revenue Outturn
Why is this item on the agenda?
The matter was included on the Notice of Key Decisions and was considered by the Executive on 2 June 2021 (KD.09/21).  The matter is part of the annual budget process. 

What is the Panel being asked to do?
To scrutinise and provide feedback on the options available to the Council as set out in the reports.
Portfolio: Leader / Cross Cutting
Directorate: Community Services
Officer: Darren Crossley, Deputy Chief Executive
Report: CS.25/21 herewith

Background:
The Deputy Chief Executive to submit a report which updates the Panel on the current progress of the redevelopment of the Sands Centre site, along with an update to manage or adapt the existing project proposals. 

Why is this item on the agenda?
Monitoring report.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Review the report, note the progress made and provide feedback. 

Portfolio: Finance, Governance and Resources
Directorate: Community Services
Officer: Gary Oliver, Policy and Performance Officer
Report: CS.24/21 herewith

Background:
The Deputy Chief Executive to submit a report setting out the authority's sickness absence levels for the period April 2020 to March 2021 and other sickness absence information. 

Why is this item on the agenda?
Annual monitoring of sickness absence within the authority.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Scrutinise and comment on the report.  
Portfolio: Finance, Governance and Resources
Directorate: Community Services
Officer: Gary Oliver, Policy and Performance Officer
Report: PC.21/21 herewith

Background:
The Policy and Communications Manager to submit the end of year performance against the current Service Standards and a summary of the Carlisle Plan 2016-19 actions as defined in the 'plan on a page', along with performance against the Panel's 2020/21 Key Performance Indicators. 

Why is this item on the agenda?
Annual monitoring of performance. 

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




A.7 Pdf OVERVIEW REPORT (238Kb)

Portfolio: Cross Cutting
Directorate: Cross Cutting
Officer: Rowan Jones, Overview and Scrutiny Officer
Report: OS.14/21 herewith

Background:
To consider a report providing an overview of matters related to the Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel operates within a Work Programme which has been set for the 2021/22 municipal year.  The Programme 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:
- Review the content of the report. 

Exempt Items

- NIL- 

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to:

Rachel Plant, Democratic Services Officer - rachel.plant@carlisle.gov.uk

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Michael Robert Mitchelson Councillor Mrs Christine Finlayson
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor Trevor AllisonBTSP.37/21Agenda Item A.2 - Covid-19 UpdateAn InterestHad received a Covid-19 grant
Councillor Mrs Christine FinlaysonBTSP.37/21Agenda item A.2 - Covid-19 UpdateAn InterestHad received a Covid-19 grant

Visitors

ALSO PRESENT:    Councillor Ellis, Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder

OFFICERS:   Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
                      Client Side Project Manager
      
Policy and Performance Officer
         
Overview and Scrutiny Officer