Agenda and minutes

Scrutiny, Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 21st March, 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Ryedale House, Malton

Contact: Will Baines  228

Recording: Listen to the recording

Items
No. Item

97.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Acomb.

98.

Minutes of the meetings held on 14 February 2019 and 4 March 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

That the minutes of the meetings held on 14 February 2019 be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

Voting record

Unanimous

 

Decision

 

That the minutes of the meetings held on 4 March 2019 be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

Voting record

Unanimous

 

99.

Urgent Business

To receive notice of any urgent business which the Chairman considers should be dealt with at the meeting as a matter of urgency by virtue of Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

100.

Declarations of Interest

Members to indicate whether they will be declaring any interests under the Code of Conduct.

 

Members making a declaration of interest at a meeting of a Committee or Council are required to disclose the existence and nature of that interest.  This requirement is not discharged by merely declaring a personal interest without further explanation.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

101.

Chair's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chairman requested that Members consider how to progress Members’ involvement with outside bodies as no precis reports had been received during the municipal year, as agreed in the Scrutiny review.

 

The Chairman requested that Members consider Minute 93 of the Policy and Resources Committee that did not include the recommendation from the Resources Working Party.

102.

Safer Ryedale Progress with Delivering the Community Safety Plan

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman proposed that this item was to be deferred to the next meeting of the Committee to be held on 17 April 2019. This is due to the absence of the Lead Officer and her wider knowledge of the subject. If Members had any questions or feedback on the report, it was requested that these be referred to officers or the Chairman prior to the meeting.

 

Decision

 

That consideration of the Safer Ryedale progress with delivering the Community Safety Plan be deferred to the next meeting of the Committee to be held on 17 April 2019.

 

Voting record

Unanimous

103.

Scrutiny Review on Climate Change

Part A and B recommendations into how Ryedale District Council can contribute towards the reduction in global temperature rise.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – report of the Delivery and Frontline Services Lead

 

Decision

 

2.1 That the final Scrutiny Task Group report be noted.

 

Voting record

Unanimous

 

Decision

 

2.2 That the Task Group recommendations and actions as amended be agreed.

 

Under Recommendation 3 Operations: Service Delivery, amend action g) to read: Develop the RDC approach to Waste Management in response to climate change and the DEFRA Resources and Waste Strategy.

 

Under Recommendation 3 Operations: Service Delivery, amend action j) to read: Encourage and Promote community based schemes which contribute to reduction in Climate Change through the Council’s grants and capital programmes budgets.

 

 

Voting record

Unanimous

 

Recommendation to Council

 

2.3 That Overview and Scrutiny Committee recommends Council to adopt and implement the recommendations.

 

Voting record

Unanimous

 

Decision

 

2.4 That Overview and Scrutiny Committee thanked the Senior Commissioning Officer for the excellent report.

 

 

Voting record

Unanimous

104.

Scrutiny Reviews - Progress Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – report of the Delivery and Frontline Services Lead.

 

Decision

 

i. That the progress report for previous Scrutiny reviews be noted.

 

ii. On the subject of members involvement on outside bodies, that policies of the Council are delivered and the member protocol for reporting on outside bodies be included as part of the new member induction process.

 

Voting record

Unanimous

105.

O&S Committee Forward Plan

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered

 

Decision

 

That the Forward Plan be noted

106.

Decisions from other Committees

Policy and Resources Committee held on 14 March 2019. (To follow)

Minutes:

Considered.

 

Decision

 

i.    That the minutes of the Policy and Resources Committee held on 14 March 2019 were presented.

 

ii.   That the Committee supports a call in by the Chairman of Minute 93 if necessary.

 

Voting record

Unanimous

107.

Any other business that the Chairman decides is urgent.

Minutes:

There being no items of urgent business, the meeting closed at 7.45 pm.