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Scrutiny Board, Wednesday, 7 September 2022

This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet at 6.30 pm.

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FULL AGENDA AND REPORTS

You may find it convenient to use this copy of the agenda and reports in one document. Councillors may refer to the page numbers of this document when they consider the papers.

Icon for pdf Agenda and All Reports Scrutiny Board 07.09.22 [3.18MB]

AGENDA

Icon for pdf Item 00 Scrutiny Board Agenda 07.09.22 [187.9KB]

1        6.30pm  CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Chair will give their announcements.  Mobile phones should be switched to silent and the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency will be explained.

2                        APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting.

3                         DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST 

If a member of the Scrutiny Board or other member of the Council present at the meeting has a personal or prejudicial interest in any agenda item during this meeting, they should declare its existence and nature publicly.

4                         PUBLIC PARTICIPATION  

a)              For items on the agenda

b)              For items not on the agenda

5        6.45pm    MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

The minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2022 will be considered.   Also, the notes of the inquorate meeting held on 17 May 2022 will be considered.

Icon for pdf Item 05a Previous Scrutiny Board Minutes 15.02.22 [173.88KB]
Icon for pdf Item 05b Draft Inquorate Scrutiny Board Notes 17.05.22 [197.29KB]

6         7.00pm     SCRUTINY ACCESS WORKING GROUP CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

A review of the work and progress of the Scrutiny Access Working Group with recommendations for a funding support package to improve access to transport for GP visits, other essential trips, and improved health and well-being.

Icon for pdf Item 06 Scrutiny Access Working Group Conclusions and Recommendations [1.51MB]

7        7.30pm      CONSIDERATION OF A PUBLIC SPACES PROTECTION ORDER 

This report provides information on the options available to the Council with regards to the adoption of a Public Spaces Protection Order.

Icon for pdf Item 07 Consideration of a Public Spaces Protection Order [313.53KB]
Icon for pdf Item 07a Appendices A-H [933.42KB]

8        8.00pm       UPDATES FROM THE SCRUTINY WORKING GROUPS

a Climate and Ecological working group: Councillor Janine Nash

b Policies and Strategies working group:

c Breaking the cycle of disadvantage working group: Councillor Chris Inchley

d Contracts working group: Councillor Barbi Lund

e Glastonbury Town Deal:

9        8.30pm       URGENT BUSINESS

To consider any other business which the Chair decides is urgent.

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