Agenda

Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Friday 27 November 2020 9.30 am

Venue: Virtual

Contact: Katherine Davis on 01243 534674  Email:  kdavis@chichester.gov.uk

Note: Special 

Items
No. Item

1.

Chairman's Announcements

Any apologies for absence will be noted at this point.

2.

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.

3.

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.

4.

Public Question Time

The procedure for submitting public questions in writing no later than 12:00 on 25 November 2020 is available upon request from Democratic Services (the contact details for which appear on the front page of this agenda).

5.

Corporate Plan Review Task and Finish Group

The material relevant to this item can be found on pages 151-154 of the Overview and Scrutiny agenda pack for 17 November 2020.

 

The Committee is requested to note this report from the Corporate Plan Task and Finish Group and to confirm that it is satisfied that the Council is achieving satisfactory levels of performance against the targets and activities in the 2020/21 Corporate Plan mid-year progress report.

6.

Southern Water - Discussion on the way forward

Discussion of the way forward for future scrutiny of Southern Water.

7.

Forward Plan

The material relevant to this item can be found on pages 155-169 of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee agenda pack for 17 November 2020.

 

Members are requested to consider the latest Forward Plan and whether any items should be added to the Committee’s Work Programme.

8.

Leisure Services Performance Review

The material relevant to this item can be found on pages 175-199 of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee agenda pack for 17 November 2020.

 

The committee is requested to:

1.1.    Receive the 2019-20 Annual Report from Everyone Active (Sport and Leisure Management Ltd) Appendix A.

1.2.    Review the report and approve that the contractor is achieving satisfactory levels of performance against the outcomes in section 2.0 and the key performance indicators in section 4.0 of the 2019-2020 annual report, appendix A.

 

 

9.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The Committee is asked to consider in respect of the following items whether the public, including the press, should be excluded from the meeting on the grounds of exemption under Parts I to 7 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, namely Paragraph 3 (Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information))as indicated against the item and because, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption of that information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

10.

Leisure Services Performance Review

The material relevant to this item dealt with under this part of the agenda can be found on pages 175-199 of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee agenda pack for 17 November 2020, for members of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and senior officers only (salmon paper).

 

The committee is requested to note the performance of the leisure services to the end of September 2020 following the reopening of leisure centres in July 2020 and refer any comments to Cabinet.

11.

Future Services Framework - Efficiency Savings and Policy Options

The material relevant to this item dealt with under this part of the agenda can be found on pages 207-218 of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee agenda pack for 17 November 2020, for members of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and senior officers only (salmon paper).

 

The Committee is requested to:

1. The Committee note the £1.4m of annual revenue savings identified from the efficiencies exercise and detailed in Appendix 1.

2. The Committee provides comments on the policy options contained in paragraphs 6.5 to 6.9.

3. The Committee provides comments on the proposal to defer Stage 3 of the Future Services Framework for a period of twelve months.

4. The Committee review the non-statutory services contained in Appendix 2 and comment on any that they wish to disinvest in.

12.

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.