Agenda and draft minutes

Housing and Communities Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 22nd November, 2018 6.45 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Penrith

Items
No. Item

HCc/21/11/18

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Derbyshire, Councillor Taylor attended as a substitute and Councillor Meadowcroft.

HCc/22/11/18

Minutes

To sign the minutes HCc/11/10/18 to HCc/20/10/18 of the meeting of this Committee held on 11 October 2018 as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated).

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes HCc/11/10/18 to HCc/20/10/18 of the meeting of this Committee held on 11 October 2018 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman as a correct record of those proceedings.

 

HCc/23/11/18

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/24/11/18

Portfolio Holder Update

To receive a verbal update and ask questions of Communities Portfolio Holder.

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee received an update from and asked questions of the Communities Portfolio Holder and the Leisure and Communities Manager. Members received an update about and asked questions of the following matters:

·         Planning Policy support in respect of Neighbourhood Plans

·         Penrith Castle Park Heritage Lottery bid

·         Fit 4 All Pilot projects at Shap and Dufton

·         Leisure Facilities

·         Over 65s activities

·         Concessionary pricing

·         Holiday activity programme for young people

·         Penrith Parkrun

·         Community play facilities

·         Armed Forces Covenant report

·         Community Safety Partnership hubs

·         Cumbria Association of Local Councils and Eden Association of Local Councils

·         Support for Community Led Plans and Emergency Plans

·         Service Innovation Board

 

The Chairman thanked the Communities Portfolio Holder and the Leisure and Communities Manager for attending the meeting and it was RESOLVED that the update be noted.

 

The Communities Portfolio Holder and the Leisure and Communities Manager left the meeting at 7:45pm.

 

HCc/25/11/18

Scrutiny Coordinating Board Update

To receive a verbal update from the Chairman.

Minutes:

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

 

RESOLVED that the update be noted.

HCc/26/11/18

Housing and Community Committee Work Plan

To consider the attached report of Chairman of the Committee

Minutes:

The Committee considered report G103/18 of the Chairman of the Committee which set out current and possible future agenda items for the Housing and Communities Scrutiny Committee. The report invited suggestions for possible agenda items from all non-Executive Members.

 

RESOLVED that the report be noted.

 

HCc/27/11/18

Any Other Items which the Chairman decides are urgent pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

HCc/28/11/18

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The date of the next scheduled meeting is 24 January 2018.

Minutes:

The next meeting of the Committee was confirmed as 24 January 2019.