Agenda and decisions


Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday 19 February 2019 6.45 pm

Venue: Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA

Contact: Emma Faulkner / Lesley Farrell, Democratic and Elections  Email: emma.faulkner@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk, 01327 322043 / Email: lesley.farrell@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk, 01295 221591

Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting. 

 

3.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any item of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

 

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 199 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 22 January 2019.

 

5.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

 

6.

Monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report - December 2018 pdf icon PDF 972 KB

Report of Assistant Director: Performance and Transformation

 

Purpose of report

 

This report summarises the Council’s Performance, Risk and Finance monitoring position as at the end of each month.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

 1.1        To note the monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report.

 

1.2       To note that the Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report is considered by Executive on a monthly basis.

 

1.3       To review and comment on the performance update for December (Appendix 2) and identify any areas for further consideration by the Executive.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)       That the monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring report for December 2018 be noted.

7.

Draft Housing Strategy 2019-2024: 'Cherwell - A Place to Prosper' pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Report of Assistant Director: Social Care Commissioning and Housing

 

Purpose of report

 

To consider and comment on the draft Housing Strategy 2019-2024 and Action Plan 2019-20, taking in to consideration the results of the public consultation phase.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1         To consider the results of the public consultation and the proposed changes to the Strategy in response to feedback from the public, stakeholders and partners.

 

1.2         To comment on the draft Strategy and action plan in advance of the Strategy going to the Executive for adoption on 4 March 2019.

 

1.3         To consider what the role of Overview and Scrutiny Committee should be in monitoring the Strategy and its outcomes going forward.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)       That, having given due consideration, the results of the public consultation and proposed changes to the Strategy in response to feedback from the public, stakeholders and partners be noted.

 

(2)       That, having given due consideration, the draft Strategy and action plan be supported for adoption by Executive.

 

(3)       That officers be requested to provide an update to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee on progress against the action plan in 12 months’ time.

8.

Work Programme - 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 334 KB

Democratic and Elections Officers will give an update on progress regarding subjects raised at previous Committee meetings (appendix 1, attached)

 

The Committee to consider the work programme 2018/2019. (appendix 2 attached)

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)       That, subject to the addition of ‘Draft Annual Overview and Scrutiny Report’, and ‘Authorised Encampment sites in the Local Plan’ to the 26 March meeting, and the ‘Consideration of Car Parking Review Recommendations’ being moved to items to be allocated section, the work programme be noted.