Overview & Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday 15 January 2019 9.30 am

Venue: Committee Room 2, East Pallant House. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services on 01243 534685  Email:

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Chairman's Announcements

Any apologies for absence will be noted at this point.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To approve the minutes of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 13 November 2018.


To receive an update on progress against recommendations made to the Cabinet and the Council.


Urgent Items

The Chairman will announce any urgent items that due to special circumstances are to be dealt with under the agenda item below relating to late items.


Declarations of Interests

Members and officers are reminded to make any declarations of disclosable pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests they may have in respect of matters on the agenda for this meeting.


Public Question Time

The procedure for submitting public questions in writing no later than 12:00 on 14 January 2019 is available upon request from Democratic Services (the contact details for which appear on the front page of this agenda).


Policing in Chichester District

Following the November 2018 meeting the Committee invited the Police Crime Commissioner and Chief Inspector to attend this meeting.


Chichester Festival Theatre Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 60 KB

The Committee is requested to receive the annual report from Chichester Festival Theatre and assess performance in line with the monitoring framework.

Additional documents:


Novium Business Plan Update pdf icon PDF 61 KB

The Committee is requested to receive the business plan for the Novium Museum and Tourist Information Services and recommend to Cabinet for approval.

Additional documents:


Update on progress relating to the management and levels of sickness within Chichester District Council pdf icon PDF 76 KB

The Committee is requested to note the progress over the last six months and latest sickness absence figures.


Amendments to the Housing Allocations Scheme pdf icon PDF 55 KB

The Committee is requested to note the amendments to Chichester District Council’s Housing Allocations Scheme which clarify the eligibility of members of the Armed Forces and former Service Personnel to join the Council’s Housing Register.

Additional documents:


Budget Review Task and Finish Group feedback

Mr Lloyd-Williams and Mrs Belenger will provide an oral report on the outcomes from this review.


Community Safety Review Task and Finish Group Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 63 KB

The Committee is requested to note the terms of reference and scoping outline plan for the Community Safety Review Task and Finish Group and agree membership of the Group.


Revised Joint Scrutiny Terms of Reference and Protocol pdf icon PDF 60 KB

The Committee is requested to note the protocol for joint scrutiny with West Sussex borough and district councils which was recently agreed by the West Sussex Joint Scrutiny Steering Group (JSSG).


Late Items

Consideration of any late items as follows:


a)    Items added to the agenda papers and made available for public inspection.

b)    Items which the Chairman has agreed should be taken as matters of urgency by reason of special circumstances reported at the meeting.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

There are no restricted items for consideration.