Agenda and minutes

Scrutiny for Policies and Place Committee
Tuesday 24th April 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Luttrell Room - County Hall, Taunton

Contact: Lindsey Tawse on 01823 355059, Email: ltawse@somerset.gov.uk  Jamie Jackson on 01823 359040, Email: jajackson@somerset.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

78.

Declarations of Interest

Details of all Members’ interests in District, Town and Parish Councils will be displayed in the meeting room. The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected via the Community Governance team.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

79.

Minutes from the previous meeting held on 06 March 2018 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting on 06 March 2018 were accepted as being

accurate by the Committee.

80.

Public Question Time

The Chairman will allow members of the public to ask a question or make a statement about any matter on the agenda for this meeting. These questions may be taken during the meeting, when the relevant agenda item is considered, at the Chairman’s discretion.  

Minutes:

There were 3 Public Questions with regard to Item 6.

 

Trevor Tuck, Vice- Chairman, Sparkford Parish Council 

 

Sparkford Parish Council has concerns over the design of the Hazelgrove Junction and associated slip roads for the east and west bound carriageways of the A303, and the raising of the A303 on  ...  view the full minutes text for item 80.

81.

Local Transport Plan (LTP) Implementation Plan pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To receive the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report outlining the draft Local Transport Plan (LTP) Implementation Plan 2018/19.  Statutory requirements for transport plans require a long-term Local Transport Plan Strategy complemented by shorter term LTP Implementation plans which set out how funds will be used to implement schemes on the ground.

 

In March  ...  view the full minutes text for item 81.

82.

A303 Sparkford to Ilchester Response to Statutory Consultation pdf icon PDF 696 KB

To receive the report. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and presentation regarding the SCC response to the Highways England (HE) public consultation on the proposed A303 Sparkford to Ilchester dual carriageway improvement scheme.  The public consultation precedes the formal process of seeking consent to construct.  There is a strong business case as to the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 82.

83.

Award of Contract for the provision of Temporary Labour pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To receive the report. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report outlining the proposal to award the contract for the provision of temporary labour to SCC.

 

The current contract is due to expire in December 2018 and a comprehensive review of the options available for supplying a cost-effective service for delivering temporary labour has been conducted  ...  view the full minutes text for item 83.

84.

Scrutiny for Policies and Place Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 48 KB

To receive an update from the Governance Manager, Scrutiny and discuss any items for the work programme. To assist the discussion, attached are:

·        The Committee’s work programme

·        The Cabinet’s forward plan

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered and noted the Council’s Forward Plan of

proposed key decisions.

 

Following debate, the Committee requested the following addition to the

work programme:

·        An interim report to review the performance of the Temporary Labour Contract and impact on staff moral (Dec 2019, 12 months from start of contract)  ...  view the full minutes text for item 84.

85.

Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.

Minutes:

A Committee Member asked that abbreviations and acronyms be expanded in future reports.