Scrutiny for Policies and Place Committee
Wednesday 18th September 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Shire Hall, Taunton

Contact: Lindsey Tawse on 01823 355059, Email:  Jamie Jackson on 01823 359040, Email:

Note: Please note the deadline for Public Question submissions is 5pm, Thursday 12 September 

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


Apologies for absence


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 from the previous meeting held on 16 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 70 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.


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.  


2019/20 Revenue Budget Monitoring - Quarter 1 (Month 3) Report pdf icon PDF 40 KB

To receive the report.

Additional documents:


Property Disposal and County Farms Update pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To receive the report.


SCC response to Devon and Somerset Fire & Rescue Service "Safer Together" Consultation pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To receive the report.

Additional documents:


Connecting Devon & Somerset Broadband Programme Update pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To receive the report.


Scrutiny for Policies and Place Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 49 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:


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.