Agenda and draft minutes

Housing and Communities Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 5th July, 2018 6.45 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Penrith

Items
No. Item

HCc/1/07/18

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence at this meeting.

HCc/2/07/18

Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To appoint a Vice Chairman for the 2018-2019 municipal year.

Minutes:

The Chairman sought nominations for Vice-Chairman of the Committee.

 

Proposed by Councillor Orchard

Seconded by Councillor Temple

 

and RESOLVED that Councillor Sealby be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Housing and Communities Scrutiny Committee for the 2018-2019 municipal year.

 

HCc/3/07/18

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:

There were no declarations of interest at this meeting.

HCc/4/07/18

Scrutiny Coordinating Board Update

To receive a verbal update from the Chairman of the Housing and Community Scrutiny Committee.

Minutes:

The Committee received a verbal update from the Chairman in relation to the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board and

 

RESOLVED that the update be noted.

HCc/5/07/18

Older Persons Champion Report

To receive a verbal update from Councillor J Raine.

Minutes:

The Committee received a verbal update from the Chairman on her work in relation to her role as the Older Person’s Champion and

 

RESOLVED that the update be noted.

HCc/6/07/18

Cumbria Health Scrutiny Committee Report

To receive a verbal update from Councillor V Taylor.

Minutes:

The Chairman presented a written report from Councillor Taylor which had been circulated in advance of the meeting.

 

Councillor Orchard requested that the excellent quality of the report be noted.

 

RESOLVED that the report be noted.

 

HCc/7/07/18

Housing and Community Scrutiny Reviews 2018 - 2019 pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To consider report G67/18 from the Deputy Chief Executive which is attached, which seeks to inform the Committee about the Scrutiny Reviews and briefings that have been allocated to the Committee by the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the report be noted.

Minutes:

The Committee considered report G67/18 from the Deputy Chief Executive which informed Members of the Scrutiny Reviews and Briefings that had been allocated to the committee by the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board and

 

RESOLVED that the report be noted.

HCc/8/07/18

Housing and Community Committee Work Plan pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To consider report G66/18 from the Chairman of the Committee.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered report G66/18 from the Chairman of the Committee which invited suggestions for possible agenda items from all non-Executive Members and

 

RESOLVED that:

 

1.            A briefing from Planning Officers be scheduled in respect of The Housing Supplementary Policy Document in relation to house sizes.

2.            A briefing Deputy Director Environmental Services be scheduled in respect of the Older Persons Strategy.

3.            An information gathering meeting be scheduled to inform Members on the issues faced by care providers, to include input from a care provider and a local care home.

4.            The work plan be updated to receive an update from the Housing and Health Portfolio Holder in October.

 

HCc/9/07/18

Any Other Items which the Chairman decides are urgent

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business from the Chairman at this meeting.

HCc/10/07/18

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The date of the next scheduled meeting be confirmed as 11 October 2018.

Minutes:

The date of the next scheduled meeting of the Committee was confirmed as the 11 October 2018.