Scrutiny Board, Wednesday, 20 May 2020
This meeting will be held at 2 pm and will be streamed online.
You can view the live stream of the meeting by clicking this link and selecting 'Watch on the web instead'.
1 CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mobile phones should be switched to silent.
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 February 2020.
6 THE COUNCIL'S ACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES DURING THE ON-GOING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
The Chief Executive will give a verbal report.
7 FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC ON THE COUNCIL'S BUDGET FOR 2020/2021
The Section 151 Officer will give a verbal report.
8 PROGRESS REPORT: SOMERSET CLIMATE EMERGENCY STRATEGY TASK AND FINISH GROUP
The Portfolio Holder for Strategic Policy and Climate Change will give a verbal report.
9 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
10 FORWARD PLANS
a. The Council's Forward Plan is attached for information
b. The Scrutiny Forward Plan is attached for discussion
11 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chair decides is urgent.