Agenda and minutes

Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 18th July, 2019 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

Items
No. Item

SC.7

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 13 June 2019 (SC.3 - SC.6), previously circulated.

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 13 June 2019 (SC.3 - SC.6), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.

SC.8

Driving Economic Vitality, Including Markets - Vibrant Market Towns - Update pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Report of the Director of Economy and Planning

Minutes:

Further to a request by the Committee at the meeting held on 13 June 2019 for an update on the implementation of the recommendations from the policy review, the Vibrant Market Towns Project Manager provided an update with regard to the current position on, and the impact of, the Council’s Vibrant Market Town initiative.

 

The report set out a number of projects identified in the Vibrant Market Towns Investment Plan which fulfilled the Committee’s recommendations, or were near completion.  The Vibrant Market Towns team was also looking to undertake more ambitious projects that would have greater impact on the long term sustainability of the market towns, the details of which were included in the report.

 

A number of questions were asked by the Committee regarding the market towns footfall, heritage status, markets and partnership working which were responded to at the meeting.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That the report be noted.

SC.9

Policy Review - Enforcement Policy on Fly-Tipping - Update pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Report of the Director of Environment

Minutes:

At the request of the Committee, the Director of Environment presented a report detailing further actions that had been carried out since the previous update report was provided to the Committee on 13 September 2018.

 

The report detailed information regarding a revised Policy which had been agreed by Council on 11 December 2018 which covered activities across the Environment Directorate with schedules for Waste and Street Scene and Environmental Health.  The report also detailed a number of actions that had been taken with the Waste and Street Scene and wider project team.

 

A number of questions were asked regarding vehicle cameras, the implementation of an online reporting system, CCTV cameras, collection of white goods from residents and publicity.  These were responded to at the meeting.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That the report be noted.

SC.10

Policy Review - Recycling pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Report of the Chairman

Minutes:

The Chairman reported that the Committee had agreed that its next review should be on Recycling and presented a draft Project Plan for consideration.  The Committee suggested some minor amendments to the Project Plan and agreed that the Director of Environment be invited to the next meeting of the Committee.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That:

 

(1)     the Project Plan as amended be approved; and

 

(2)     the Director of Environment be invited to attend the next meeting of the Committee on 12 September 2019.