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Scrutiny Board, Monday 24 October 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 241016 [142.97KB]

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 22 August 2016.
Icon for pdf Item 05 Draft Scrutiny Board Minutes 22.08.16 [175.02KB]


6          PERFORMANCE REPORT FOR VOLUNTARY SECTOR PARTNERSHIP FUNDING 2015/16
During the financial year of 2015/16 the Council allocated core funding to two Shape Mendip partners; the voluntary sector organisations of Mendip Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) & Mendip Community Support (MCS). This report summarises the overall Performance Reviews for both these organisations and additionally explains the creation of the new organisation 'Spark Mendip' following the merger of MCS with South Somerset Voluntary Community Action (SSVCA).
Icon for pdf Item 06 Performance Report for Voluntary Sector Partnership Funding 2015-16 [85.63KB]
Icon for pdf Item 06a Appendix 1 [13.71KB]


7          MENTAL HEALTH POLICY
Cabinet has approved the appointment of two mental health champions with the intention that they develop and lead the Council's approach to mental health. This report contains a proposed mental health policy which identifies the approach that the District Council can take to support those agencies with responsibilities for delivering mental health support and the actions it can take to support mental health wellbeing.
Icon for pdf Item 07 Mental Health Policy report [136.19KB]
Icon for pdf Item 07a Appendix to Mental Health Report - Mental Health Policy [140.93KB]


8          FORWARD PLANs
The Council's Forward Plan is attached for information
Icon for pdf Item 08a Mendip District Council Forward Plan [260.18KB]
The Scrutiny Forward Plan is attached for discussion
Icon for pdf Item 08b Scrutiny Forward Plan [72.8KB]


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

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