Agenda and minutes

Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 7th June, 2018 9.30 am

Venue: Main Committee Room, Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Northallerton, DL6 2UU

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

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SC.3

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meetings held on 15 February and 15 May 2018 (SC.30 – SC.34 and SC.1 – SC.2), previously circulated.

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the minutes of the meetings of the Committee held on 15 February and 15 May 2018 (SC.30 – SC.34 and SC.1 – SC.2), previously circulated, be signed as correct records.

SC.4

Council Performance 2017/18 (Quarter 4) pdf icon PDF 175 KB

Report of the Director of Finance (s151 Officer)

Minutes:

The Director of Finance (s151 Officer) presented a report setting out the Quarter 4 Performance for 2017/18.  The Committee asked a number of questions which were responded to at the meeting.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That progress made against the Council Plan for Quarter 4 of 2017/18, as detailed within Annex A of the report, be noted.

SC.5

Review of Risk Management pdf icon PDF 167 KB

Report of the Director of Finance (s151 Officer)

Minutes:

The Director of Finance (s151 Officer) presented the quarterly monitoring report on the strategic risks affecting the Council.

 

To ensure that strategic risks were appropriately measured and that suitable actions were undertaken to mitigate the effect of each risk it had been agreed that the Scrutiny Committee would receive a quarterly monitoring report.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That the quarterly report on the strategic risks affecting the Council and the actions that are in place to mitigate the impact upon the Council of each risk be noted.

SC.6

Policy Review Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 22 KB

Report of the Chairman of Scrutiny Committee

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to areas of policy review work for 2018/19 and a number of suggestions were discussed at length. These included scrutinising leisure centres; planning enforcement; promoting economic vitality including markets; overnight parking in industrial estates and environmental health.

 

Members suggested two topics be prioritised for in depth review, these being promoting economic vitality including markets and planning enforcement.

 

The Committee requested that a Project Plan for the review on promoting economic vitality including markets be produced for consideration at the Committee’s next meeting on 19 July 2018.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That a draft project plan be produced for the in-depth policy review on promoting economic vitality including markets for consideration at the Committee’s next meeting on 19 July 2018.