Agenda and minutes

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To approve as correct the minutes of the meeting held on 26/09/16


The minutes of the meeting of the committee held on 26th September 2016 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.


Declarations of Members' Interests

To receive any declarations of interest from Members of the Committee


There were no declarations of interest.



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


There were no announcements.


S106 Review


a)    The response from Cabinet was still being written and would be circulated to Members before the end of December.


b)    The Chairman of Overview and Scrutiny set out the reasons for the Business Improvement Sub-Committee to undertake a Section 106 Funding Review.


It was agreed that Michael Willett would lead the review and that the work would be completed before the end of the Council year.


Medium Term Financial Strategy 2017/18 - 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 178 KB


Members noted the contents of the Medium Term Financial Strategy.


Proposal for Cabinet Member Interview Method pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Additional documents:


Members were pleased to see the proposal for Cabinet Member interview method. Members discussed a few alterations they would like to be made to the method including the time allotted for interviews, and the notice period given to Cabinet Members.


Members were in favour of this proposal although they would continue to refine the method in consultation with officers.


Sub-Committee Chairman's Update


a)    The Chairman of the Business Improvement Sub-Committee presented the minutes of the last Sub-Committee meeting.


b)    The Crime and Disorder Sub-Committee had not met since the last Overview and Scrutiny Meeting.


c)    The Chairman of the Finance and Performance Sub-Committee presented the minutes of the last Sub-Committee meeting.


d)    The Chairman of the Social Inclusion and Health Sub-Committee gave Members a brief summary of the previous Sub-Committee meeting.


To Receive any Suggestions for the Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 73 KB


Members suggested inviting the WSCC Cabinet Member for Education to a future meeting.


Urgent Business

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as urgent because of the special circumstances


There was no urgent business.