Agenda and minutes

Scrutiny, Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 10th May, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Ryedale House, Malton

Contact: Will Baines 

Recording: Listen to the recording

Items
No. Item

102.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllr Sanderson and Cllr Frank.

103.

Minutes of the meeting held on 19 April 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

 Decision

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 19 April 2018 be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

Voting record

7 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

104.

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.

105.

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.

106.

Scrutiny Review - Provision of Swimming Lessons in Ryedale District Councils Swimming Pools

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Frontline and Delivery Services Lead.

 

The Chair wanted to put on record his thanks to the officers involved in working with the task group and to vice-chair Cllr Acomb for his support during the review.

 

Recommendations to P&R and Decision

 

That Members agree the final report which includes the following recommendations:

 

1. Ryedale Swimming Club (RSC) and Derwent Valley Swimming Club (DVSC) are allowed to continue their Learn to Swim (LTS) lessons for the people of Ryedale during the hours agreed in the Leisure Specification.

 

2. Everyone Active (EA) and the swimming clubs work together to ensure a smooth transition pathway from Everyone Active lessons to Club sessions.

 

3. Council considers an incremental increase in the specified hire charge per hour to the swimming clubs.

 

4. Overview and Scrutiny Committee is to take a greater role in scrutinising the Performance Management of the Contract, in line with the terms of reference for the Committee.

 

Recommendations 1-3 will be made as a Part B item to the next meeting of Policy and Resources Committee and then onto Full Council as these require a decision to involve potential policy changes.

 

Recommendation 4 to be agreed by the O and S Committee within the terms of reference for the Committee.

 

 

Voting Record

7 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

107.

Scrutiny Update

Verbal update from the Chair on the progress of:

 

-       The affordable housing target

-       Adult community health services in Scarborough and Ryedale CCG

-       Staff survey results

Minutes:

Updating the committee on the progress of the Affordable Housing Target, the Chair noted that the matter was considered at the last meeting of the committee and a number of recommendations made in relation to this which were ongoing.

 

Simox Cox, the Chief Officer of the Scarborough and Ryedale CCG will be invited to present to members of the committee on adult community health services as part of the next meeting of the committee on the 14 June.

 

To consider the results of the Staff Survey, the Chair moved that the committee move into exempt session.

 

Upon being put to the vote, this was approved.

 

Voting record

7 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

 

Decision

That Members:

 

i. Receive the report re: Staff Survey – treat as exempt, including officers

ii. Place on the agenda for the next Overview and Scrutiny meeting

iii. That meeting to consider further actions to be taken

iv. That meeting to consider a response to the Full Council motion on 6 July 2017, in particular “was Council misled”.

 

 

Voting Record

7 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

108.

Any other business that the Chairman decides is urgent.

Minutes:

There being no other business, the meeting closed at 7:20pm.