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Business & Transformation Scrutiny Panel
15 Jul 2021 - 16:00 to 17:25
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Agenda

Standard Items
Members of the Business & Transformation Scrutiny Panel

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

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

Public Items

The Chair will move the minutes of the meeting held on 3 June 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.

 

Portfolio:

Finance, Governance and Resources

Directorate:

Finance and Resources

Officer:

Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources

Report:

RD.13/21 and herewith / Minute Excerpt to follow

Background:

The Corporate Director of Finance and Resources to submit the Business Rates Outturn report and impact on General Fund reserves as at 31 March 2021.

Why is this item on the agenda?

The matter was included in the Notice of Executive Key Decisions and was considered by the Executive on 5 July 2021 (KD.13/21).  The matter is part of the annual budget process.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
To scrutinise the report.

Portfolio:

Leader

Directorate:

Community Services

Officer:

Darren Crossley, Deputy Chief Executive

Steven O’Keeffe, Policy and Communications Manager

Report:

PC.24/21 herewith

 

Background:

The Deputy Chief Executive to submit an update on the draft Carlisle Plan for consultation.

 

Why is this item on the agenda?

The Chair requested the update following Member APSE commercialisation training.

 

What is the Panel being asked to do?

Consider and comment on the draft Carlisle Plan.

Portfolio:

Cross Cutting

Directorate:

Cross Cutting

Officer:

Rowan Jones, Overview and Scrutiny Officer

Report:

OS.18/21 attached

Background:

To consider an overview of recent discussions by Scrutiny Chairs Group with regard to future scrutiny arrangements at Carlisle City Council.  

 

Why is this item on the agenda?

The matter was considered by the Scrutiny Chairs Group on 29 June 2021 where it was resolved that Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel consider establishing a Task and Finish Group to consider whether any changes should be made.






What is the Panel being asked to do?
- Note the content of the report
- Consider whether they wish to establish a Future Scrutiny Arrangements Task and Finish Group

 

A.5 Pdf OVERVIEW REPORT (268Kb)

Portfolio:

Cross Cutting

Directorate:

Cross Cutting

Officer:

Rowan Jones, Overview and Scrutiny Officer

Report:

OS.17/21 attached

Background:

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

 

Why is this item on the agenda?

The Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel operates within a work plan which has been set for the 2019/20 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 Key Executive Decisions

- Note the current work programme

Exempt Items
B.1 ICT SERVICES PROJECT STATUS REPORT

***This report is not for publication by virtue of Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 as it contains information relating to an individual.***

Portfolio:

Finance, Governance and Resources

Directorate:

Corporate Support

Officer:

David Strong, Lead ICT Officer

Martine Kelly, Lead ICT Office

Report:

CE.09/21 herewith

Background:

The Town Clerk and Chief Executive to submit an up-to-date snapshot of the current status of the ICT Services projects.  Recent project activity; RAG rating; issues and emerging risks; key activities for the next period and requests for change have all been updated.

 

Why is this item on the agenda?

The Panel requested a three monthly update at their meeting on 1 April 2021 (BTSP.29/21 refers)

What is the Panel being asked to do?

Scrutinise and comment on the most recent summary of these projects, and the actions being taken to support projects with issues.  Appendix One is a summary of the standalone IT projects and their current status.

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to: 
committeeservices@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
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.

Visitors

Also Present:    Councillor Ellis, Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder

Officers:   Town Clerk and Chief Executive
Deputy Chief Executive
Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
Lead ICT Officer
        Policy and Communications Manager
Policy and Performance Officer