Agenda

Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board
Thursday, 19th September, 2019 6.45 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Penrith

Contact: Members Services  01768 817 817

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Minutes

To confirm and approve the minutes SCb/10/07/19 to SCb/17/07/19 of the meeting of this Board held on 18 July 2019 as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated).

 

3.

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.

4.

Update on Consultants

A verbal update provided by the Chief Executive regarding the use of consultants in Eden District Council.

5.

Corporate Performance Report: April to June 2019 pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To consider report CE13/19 from the Chief Executive which is attached and which seeks to provide a summary of progress against our targets for the period April to June 2019; and inform the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board of any areas of concern or issues requiring attention and the remedial activity in place to deal with these.

 

RECOMMENDEDED that the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board notes the progress to date, and the action being taken to address areas of concern.

Additional documents:

6.

Treasury Management Annual Transactions Report: 1 April 2019 to 31 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 215 KB

To consider report F42/19 from the Director of Corporate Services which is attached and which enables the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board to monitor the treasury management activities of the Council.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the report is noted.

7.

Budget Monitoring: 1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 509 KB

To consider report F44/19 from the Assistant Director Finance which is attached and which presents the quarterly budget monitoring report from 1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the report is noted.

8.

Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations pdf icon PDF 235 KB

To consider report G67/19 from the Director of Corporate Services which is attached and which seeks to advise Members of the review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations and to provide the opportunity for the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board to submit any comments.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the Board provides its comments on the review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations and the Returning Officer’s proposals.

Additional documents:

9.

Budget Scrutiny Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 223 KB

To consider report G62/19 from the Director of Corporate Services which is attached and which seeks to agree the terms of reference for the Budget Scrutiny 2020-2021 review group prior to the budget setting process.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the terms of reference and first meeting date for the Budget Scrutiny 2020-2021 review group be agreed.

Additional documents:

10.

Work Plans

To verbally update and decide on the work plans for the next meetings of the three Scrutiny Committees.

11.

Any Other Items which the Chairman decides are urgent

12.

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The date of the next scheduled meeting be confirmed as 14 November 2019.