Agenda

Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 1st December, 2022 6.45 pm

Venue: The Council Chamber, Town Hall, Corney Place, Penrith, CA11 7QF

Contact: Democratic Services  01768 817817

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

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

3.

Minutes

To sign the minutes OS/16/10/22 to OS/26/10/22 of the meeting of this Committee held on the 6th October 2022 as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated). 

4.

Question and Answer Session: Economies and Enterprise Portfolio Holder

To participate in a question and answer session about the work of the Economies and Enterprise Portfolio Holder, Councillor Mary Robinson.

5.

Heart of Cumbria Update pdf icon PDF 556 KB

To consider report no: DoR92/22 of the Assistant Director Finance, which seeks to update the Overview & Scrutiny Committee on the status of the transfer of assets from Heart of Cumbria to Eden District Council.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

It is recommended that the Overview & Scrutiny Committee note the report.

6.

Update on Single Site Programme pdf icon PDF 311 KB

To consider the report no: DCE56/22 of the Deputy Chief Executive, which seeks to update the Overview and Scrutiny Committee on the Single Site Programme.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

It is recommended that the Overview and Scrutiny Committee note the report.

7.

Annual Review of Partnerships pdf icon PDF 194 KB

To consider report no: DoR73/22 of the Assistant Director Finance, which seeks to set out the Council’s involvement in partnerships for Members’ review.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

It is recommended that Members review the appended Partnership Database.

8.

Q2 Corporate Performance Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider report no: DoR81/22 of the Interim Director of Resources, which seeks to provide a summary of progress against the Council’s current performance targets, for the period 1 July 2022 – 30 September 2022.

 

To inform the Cabinet and Overview and Scrutiny Committee of any areas of concern or issues requiring attention and the remedial activity in place to deal with these. Additionally, to highlight areas that are working well or any achievements gained during the quarter.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

It is recommended that the Overview and Scrutiny Committee review the Q2 2022/2023 Performance and make any recommendations to the Cabinet.

9.

Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme and Cabinet Work Programme 2022-2023 pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To consider the report: DoR94/22 of the Interim Director of Resources, which:

 

Reviews the Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s work programme for the remainder of the municipal year 2022-23. The report also invites, as a continuous option, suggestions for possible agenda items from all non-Executive Members.

 

To note the Cabinet work programme and consider any items which might benefit from the input of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee prior to the Cabinet making a decision.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

It is recommended that:

 

1.  The Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s work programme for the remainder of the municipal year 2022-2023 be noted and any revisions be agreed; and

 

2.   That the Cabinet Work Programme be noted, and any decisions to scrutinise items contained therein be made.

 

Additional documents:

10.

Any Other Items which the Chair decides are urgent

11.

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The date of the next scheduled meeting of this Committee be confirmed as the 12th January 2023.