Agenda

Venue: Cowdray & Goodwood Room, Parkside, Chart Way, Horsham

Contact: Email: CommitteeServices@horsham.gov.uk  Direct line: 01403 215465

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 245 KB

To approve as correct the minutes of the meeting held on 22nd July 2019

(Note: If any Member wishes to propose an amendment to the minutes they should submit this in writing to committeeservices@horsham.gov.uk at least 24 hours before the meeting.  Where applicable, the audio recording of the meeting will be checked to ensure the accuracy of the proposed amendment.)

3.

Declarations of Members' Interests

To receive any declarations of interest from Members of the Committee

4.

Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chairman of the Committee or the Chief Executive:

 

The Chairman has requested that the PowerPoint presentation on the Government’s Scrutiny Guidance be given at the next Council meeting

 

The minutes of all Overview and Scrutiny Committee meetings will be reported to full Council.

5.

Report on the Council's Finance and Performance in 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To receive a report on the Council’s Finance and Performance in 2019/20.

 

Any questions must be submitted to the Scrutiny Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 18th September.

Additional documents:

6.

Work Programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Progress with establishing task and finish groups

 

The proposed task and finish groups are:

 

a)     Cycling protocols and infrastructure

To cover establishing from West Sussex County Council Highways how they will facilitate and build good cycling infrastructure across Horsham District and how they will adopt liveable streets schemes to enable filtering and reduce rat runs, particularly around schools and how they will implement the Government’s Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) Strategy which sets out the Government’s ambition to make walking and cycling the natural choices for shorter journeys or as part of a longer journey.  

 

 

b)    Health provision

It is proposed that the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and the GP practices are called to account for how they propose to reduce the waiting times which are known to reach as much as three or four weeks at some surgeries.

 

 

c)    Parking

Proposed task and finish group to review the planning links between Horsham District Council and West Sussex County Council in relation to parking regulations, transport conditions, electric vehicles and other interface aspects of planning applications.

 

7.

Cabinet Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To note the Cabinet Forward Plan

8.

Discussion of a request by the Overview & Scrutiny Committee for an update on all non statutory expenditure (revenue / capital) since 2015

9.

Report on leisure attendance figures and affordable housing provision pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To receive a report from the Head of Leisure & Culture

 

Any questions regarding this report must be submitted to the Scrutiny Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 18th September.

10.

Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To receive the Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report.

 

Any questions regarding this report must be submitted to the Scrutiny Officer by 5pm on 18th September.

11.

Crime and Disorder Annual Update pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To receive a report from the Health & Community Safety Partnership Manager

 

Any questions regarding this report must be submitted to the Scrutiny Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 18th September.