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Scrutiny Board, Monday 25 July 2016

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

Icon for pdf Approved Scrutiny Board Minutes 25 07 16 [137.9KB]

AGENDA
1 CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mobile phones should be switched to silent. An induction loop is fitted in the Council Chamber. Anyone who is a hearing aid user should switch their hearing aid to position 'T'. The Chair will explain the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency

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
For items on the agenda
For items not on the agenda

5 PREVIOUS MINUTES
To confirm the minutes of the Scrutiny Board meeting held on 16 May 2016.
Icon for pdf Item 05 Previous Scrutiny Board Minutes 16.05.16 [152.46KB]

6 PROPOSED CHANGES FOLLOWING REVIEW OF HOMEFINDER SOMERSET ALLOCATIONS POLICY
The Homefinder Somerset Monitoring Board has reviewed the Homefinder Common Allocations policy in the light of ongoing changes to welfare payments and also in changes to the way in which applicants express an interest on properties. The review has taken account of issues raised by Local Authorities and Landlord Partners when administering and applying the Policy. The updated draft policy has been reviewed in detail by Local Authority and Registered Providers (Housing Association and Council Landlords) and has been the subject of a consultation exercise with applicants and stakeholders.
Icon for pdf Item 06 Proposed Changes following Review of Homefinder Somerset Allocations Policy [78.17KB]

7 PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT REPORT QUARTER 4 2015/16
This performance report provides an overview of the Council's performance up to the end of Quarter 4 (31st March 2016) in the key areas of business relating to the Strategic Priorities and Delivery Enablers. This report represents the close out of the council's Corporate Plan 2012-2015, which has been superseded by the new Corporate Plan 2015-2019. A new performance management framework is being developed to support the delivery of the new Corporate Plan and the business of the council as a whole.
Icon for pdf Item 07 Performance Management Scrutiny Report Q4 [255.88KB]
Icon for pdf Item 07a 2015-16 Appendix A Corporate Dashboard Q4 [237.23KB]
Icon for pdf Item 07b 2015-16 Appendix B Enablers Q4 [119.46KB]
Icon for pdf Item 07c 2015 2016 Appendix C Customer Complaints and Praise Q4 [91.78KB]
Icon for pdf Item 07d 2015-16 Appendix D Service Updates Q4 [110.88KB]

8 ASTER HOUSING UPDATE
A verbal report will be given by Stuart Cave on behalf of Tracy Aarons.

9 CABINET MINUTES
To note the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 11 July 2016.
Icon for pdf Item 09 Draft Cabinet Minutes 11.07.16 [174.21KB]

10 FORWARD PLANS
The Council's Forward Plan is attached for Information
Icon for pdf Item 10a Mendip District Council Forward Plan [304.16KB]
The Scrutiny Forward Plan is attached for discussion
Icon for pdf Item 10b Scrutiny Forward Plan [70.79KB]

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

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