Scrutiny Board, Monday 19 August 2019
This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet at 6.30 pm.
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
a) For items on the agenda
b) For items not on the agenda
5 PREVIOUS MINUTES
To confirm the minutes of the Scrutiny Board meeting held on 17 June 2019.
6 SPOTLIGHT ON CONNECTING DEVON AND SOMERSET
The purpose of this report is to update Scrutiny on the current status of the Connecting Devon & Somerset programme (CDS), including rollout, performance management and contractual matters, and alternative provision for funding in rural areas, including voucher provision.
7 CORPORATE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT REPORT QUARTER 1 2019/20
This report provides a summary of the high level actions and projects that support the delivery of the 2017-2020 Corporate Strategy, Shape the District, as at Q1 2019/20.
8 UPDATES FROM THE SCRUTINY WORKING GROUPS
Verbal Reports by each of the Working Group Lead Convenors:
a. Policies and Strategies working group - Councillor Nigel Woollcombe-Adams
b. Contracts working group - Councillor Garfield Kennedy
c. Access working group - Councillor Philip Ham
d. Deprivation working group - Councillor Chris Inchley
9 FORWARD PLANS
a) The Council's Forward Plan is attached for information
b) The Scrutiny Forward Plan is attached for discussion
10 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chair decides is urgent.