Agenda and minutes

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

Venue: Council Chamber, Ryedale House, Malton

Contact: Will Baines  43228

Recording: Listen to the recording

Items
No. Item

68.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Brackstone, Councillor Cussons and Councillor Oxley.

69.

Minutes of the meetings held on 24th October and 4th November 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

 Decision

 

That the minutes of the meetings of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 24th October and 4th November (with amendments) be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

 

Voting Record

5 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

70.

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.

71.

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.

72.

Chair's Announcements

Minutes:

There were no announcements from the Chairman.

73.

Standards Complaints Overview and Annual Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Deputy Monitoring Officer.

 

Decision

 

That the report be noted.

 

 

Voting Record

5 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

74.

Local Government Ombudsman Annual Review Letter 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Head of Customer Services (Interim).

 

Decision

 

That the 2019 Annual review letter be noted.

 

 

Voting Record

5 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

75.

Customer Complaints and Compliments Q2 2019/20

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Head of Customer Service (Interim).

 

Decision

 

That Members note the report on the complaints and compliments received during quarter 2 of the reporting cycle.

 

 

Voting Record

5 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

76.

Performance Report Q2 2019/20

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

Decision

 

1.That the progress report be noted.

2.Minuted points raised in the report were noted.

3.Amber or red indicators require an Officer report at Overview and Scrutiny.                                              

 

 

Voting Record

5 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

77.

Decisions from other Committees

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

Minutes:

Considered – Minutes of the Policy and Resources Committee held on 14 November 2019.

 

Decision

 

That the minutes be noted.

 

 

Voting Record

5 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

78.

O & S Workplan

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman suggested a working party be created to look at the Overview and Scrutiny work plan in the New Year to enable new Members to participate .

79.

Exempt item

That under Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items as they contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

Minutes:

Resolved

 

That under Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items as they contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

 

Voting Record

5 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

 

           

80.

Provision of Learn to Swim Programme - Compensatory Payment

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

Decision

 

Overview and Scrutiny notes that no new information has been provided by Everyone Active since the previous discussion, therefore Overview and Scrutiny see no need to change the previous decision and recommends to Policy and Resources that the previous decision should be upheld.

 

Should Policy and Resources wish to pursue a different course of action then Overview and Scrutiny be asked to carry out further investigations.

 

 

Voting Record

5 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

81.

Any other business that the Chairman decides is urgent.

Minutes:

There being no other business,  the meeting closed at 8.25pm.