Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

    Members are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary, personal or personal and prejudicial interests they may have and the nature of those interests relating to items on this agenda and/or indicate if S106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.   

    Minutes:

    There were no declarations of interest.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 68 KB

    To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Communities, Regeneration and Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee held on 21st March 2018.

    Minutes:

    Resolved: That the minutes of the meeting of the Communities, Regeneration and Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee held on 28th June 2018 be approved as a correct record.

3.

Local Welfare Provision Year End Report 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 162 KB

    To consider the Local Welfare Provision 2017/18.

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Committee scrutinised the performance of the Local Welfare Provision in 2017/18. 

     

    Members were informed that 5,014 individual items were awarded over 2017/18 from the Discretionary Crisis Fund (DCF), with single bed with mattress, bedding items, energy payments, crockery and cutlery being the most requested items for support.  The total fund spends on DCF awards for 2017/18 was £251,541 compared with £267,594 for 2016/17.

     

    Member sought clarification on the number of applications received from each Ward and the types of advertising undertaken to ensure those most in need where aware of the provision.

     

    Resolved: That the report be noted.

4.

Neighbourhoods Directorate Plan 2017/18 Quarter 4 Performance Update pdf icon PDF 116 KB

5.

Economy Directorate Plan 2017/18 Quarter 4 Performance Update pdf icon PDF 123 KB

6.

Communities, Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

    To consider a Work Programme for the Committee in 2018/19.

    Minutes:

    The Committee considered the first draft Communities, Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee Work Programme 2018/19 as a basis for development. Members were advised that amendments to the Work Programme would be made on an ongoing basis throughout the year to reflect current and forthcoming challenges to be faced by the Authority in general and this Committee in particular.

     

    Members of the Committee suggested the following further items to be included within the Work Programme:

    ·       Play pitch strategy

    ·       Dog fouling

    ·       Bulky waste policy

    ·       Highways Investment Programme Contracts

     

    Resolved: That the report be noted.