Agenda and draft minutes

Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board
Thursday, 30th May, 2019 6.45 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Penrith

Contact: Members Services  01768 817 817

Items
No. Item

SCb/1/05/19

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Smith, Councillor Eyles attended as a substitute.

SCb/2/05/19

Appointment of Vice Chairman

To appoint a Vice Chairman of the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board for the 2019-2020 municipal year.

Minutes:

Proposed by Councillor Eyles

Seconded by Councillor Patterson

 

and RESOLVED that Councillor Holden be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board for the 2019/20 municipal year.

SCb/3/05/19

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered.

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were made at this meeting.

SCb/4/05/19

Treasury Management Annual Transactions Report 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To consider report F29/19 of the Director of Corporate Services which seeks to enable the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board to monitor the treasury management activities of the Council.

RECOMMENDATION that the report be noted.

Minutes:

Members considered report F29/19 from the Director of Corporate Services which sought to enable the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board to monitor the treasury management activities of the Council.

 

RESOLVED that the report was noted.

SCb/5/05/19

Treasury Management Annual Transactions Report 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2019 pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To consider report F30/19 of the Director of Corporate Services which seeks to enable the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board to monitor the treasury management activities of the Council.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the report be noted.

Minutes:

Members considered report F30/19 from the Director of Corporate Services which sought to enable the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board to monitor the treasury management activities of the Council.

 

RESOLVED that the report was noted.

 

The Assistant Director Finance left the meeting at 7.11pm

SCb/6/05/19

Scrutiny Structure Review pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To consider report G55/19 of the Chairman of the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board which seeks to update Members in relation to the scrutiny structures review and to enable consideration to be given to proposed amendments to the current structure.

RECOMMENDATION that a Working Group be convened with a view to revising the structure of the Scrutiny Committees, based on recommendations made by the Centre for Public Scrutiny, to Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board on 18 July 2019; Accounts and Governance on 25 July 2019 and Council on 12 September 2019.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered report G55/19 from the Chairman of the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board which sought to update Members in relation to the Scrutiny Structures Review and to enable consideration to be given to proposed amendments to the current structure.

 

RESOLVED that a Working Group be convened with a membership of Councillors Banks, Hanley, Holden, Lawson and Owen, with a view to revising the structure of the Scrutiny Committees.

SCb/7/05/19

Corporate Performance Management Framework pdf icon PDF 665 KB

To consider report CE10/19 of the Chief Executive which is attached and which seeks to update the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board on the Council’s performance in 2018/19 and outline the revised arrangements for reporting performance under the new performance management framework.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS that:

 

1.            the Council’s performance in 2018/19 is noted; and

 

2.            the new performance management framework for 2019/20 and onwards is endorsed.

Minutes:

Members considered report CE10/19 from the Chief Executive which sought to update the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board and Executive on the Council’s performance in 201819 and outline the revised arrangements for reporting performance under the new performance management framework.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

1.            the Council’s performance in 2018/19 was noted; and

 

2.            the new performance management framework for 2019/20 and onwards was endorsed.

SCb/8/05/19

Any Other Items which the Chairman decides are urgent

Minutes:

No urgent items were discussed at this meeting.

SCb/9/05/19

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The date of the next scheduled meeting be confirmed as 18 July 2019.

Minutes:

The date of the next meeting was confirmed as 18 July 2019.