Agenda

Overview & Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday 21 January 2020 9.30 am

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

Contact: Democratic Services on 01243 534674  Email:  democraticservices@chichester.gov.uk

Note: Please note that item 6 has been withdrawn from the agenda. 

Items
No. Item

1.

Chairman's Announcements

Any apologies for absence will be noted at this point.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To approve the minutes of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 19 November 2019 (copy to follow) and of the Special Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 26 November 2019.

 

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

3.

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.

4.

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.

5.

Public Question Time

The procedure for submitting public questions in writing no later than noon 2 working days before the meetingis available upon request from Democratic Services (the contact details for which appear on the front page of this agenda).

6.

Education Provision in the Chichester District

Following the Committee meeting held on 19 November 2019 a representative from West Sussex Education Services to attend the meeting to answer questions on education provision in the District.

7.

Cabinet Member for Planning Address

The Cabinet Member for Planning is invited to present her priorities and areas of focus over the coming months and to answer questions from the Committee on progress towards achieving the priorities within her portfolio.

8.

Update on Sickness Levels within Chichester District Council pdf icon PDF 76 KB

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee is asked to note the latest levels of staff sickness absence.

9.

Housing Strategy 2020-2025 pdf icon PDF 63 KB

The Committee is requested to consider the draft Housing strategy and makes any recommendations prior to its presentation to Cabinet and Council.

Additional documents:

10.

Budget Review Task and Finish Group Feedback

To receive an oral report on the outcomes of this review from the Budget Review Task and Finish Group to be held on 17 January 2020.

11.

Local Housing Delivery Task and Finish Group Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 69 KB

The Committee is requested to note the terms of reference and scoping outline plan for the Local Housing Delivery Task and Finish Group and agree the membership.

 

12.

Community Safety Review Task and Finish Group Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 71 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 the membership.

13.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Members are asked to consider the latest Forward Plan (attached) and to consider whether it wishes to enquire into any of the forthcoming decisions.

14.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 93 KB

The Committee is requested to consider the latest Work Programme.

15.

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.

16.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

There are no restricted items for consideration.