Agenda

Scrutiny for Policies and Place Committee
Tuesday 13th November 2018 9.30 am

Venue: Taunton Library Meeting Room

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

Items
No. Item

**Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe** pdf icon PDF 55 KB

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

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.

3.

Minutes from the previous meeting held on 24 October 2018 pdf icon PDF 108 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.

4.

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.  

5.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Update pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To consider this report.

 

6.

Connecting Devon & Somerset Broadband Programme Update pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To consider this report.

7.

Reduction in the Use of Single Use Plastics: A Strategy for Somerset County Council pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To consider this report, deferred at the last meeting due to time constraints.

Additional documents:

8.

Rights of Way Service pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To consider this report.

Additional documents:

9.

Community Leisure Services pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To consider this report.

Additional documents:

10.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

 

To consider passing a resolution having been duly proposed and seconded under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act, 1972 that the press and public be excluded during the remainder of the meeting on the basis that if they were present during the business to be transacted there would be a likelihood of disclosure to them of exempt information of the following description:

 

         Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

Possible exclusion of the press and public

PLEASE NOTE:Although the main report for this item not confidential, supporting appendices available to Members contain exempt information and are therefore marked confidential – not for publication.  At any point if Members wish to discuss information within this appendix then the Committee will be asked to agree the following resolution to exclude the press and public: 

 

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider passing a resolution having been duly proposed and seconded under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the press and public from the meeting, on the basis that if they were present during the business to be transacted there would be a likelihood of disclosure of exempt information, within the meaning of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972:

 

Reason: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

11.

Scrutiny for Policies & Place Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 111 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 Cabinet’s forward plan

·         The Committee’s work programme

 

Additional documents:

12.

Any Other Urgent Items of Business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.