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Public Guidance Notes contained in Agenda Annexe pdf icon PDF 518 KB

Click here to join the online meeting pdf icon PDF 42 KB


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest

To receive and note any declarations of interests in respect of any matters included on the agenda for consideration at this meeting.

(The other registrable interests of Councillors of Somerset Council, arising from membership of City, Town or Parish Councils and other Local Authorities will automatically be recorded in the minutes: City, Town & Parish Twin Hatters - Somerset Councillors 2023 )


Minutes from the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To approve the minutes from the previous meetings held on 29 May 2024 and 19 June 2024.

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Public Question Time

The Chair to advise the Committee of any items on which members of the public have requested to speak and advise those members of the public present of the details of the Council’s public participation scheme.

For those members of the public who have submitted any questions or statements, please note, a three minute time limit applies to each speaker and you will be asked to speak before Councillors debate the issue.

We are now live webcasting most of our committee meetings and you are welcome to view and listen to the discussion. The link to each webcast will be available on the meeting webpage, please see details under ‘click here to join online meeting’.


Forward Plan 2024/25

To consider the Forward Plan for Executive and for this committee and propose areas or items for consideration by the committee.


Somerset Council Forward Plans


Somerset Council Executive Forward Plan



Budget Monitoring Report – 2023/24 Draft Outturn and 2024/25 Emerging Issues pdf icon PDF 212 KB

To receive a report with an update on the 2023/2024 draft outturn position for each service and to outline key issues that have been identified for 2024/2025 budget monitoring ahead of the Quarter 1 budget monitoring report.

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Improvement and Transformation Programme Update pdf icon PDF 197 KB

To receive a report to update the Scrutiny Committee on the progress of the programme in the form of the Monthly Programme Reporting Dashboard; this includes progress made since the 29 May meeting and the current assessment of programme risks.

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Disposal of Non-Operational Assets pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To consider the recommendations as set out in the draft report as at Appendix A and to make any recommendations and or comments for consideration by the Executive.

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Exclusion of 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 Council 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).