Scrutiny Board, Monday 18 September 2017
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
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 26 June 2017.
6 INVITATION TO TOWN COUNCILS
An opportunity for Town Council leaders discuss areas of interest with Scrutiny Board
7 Q1 PLUS PERFORMANCE REPORT
This report introduces the high level actions and projects that will support the delivery of the Council's new Corporate Strategy 2017-29 Shape the District. A status update is provided for those actions and projects that are already live.
8 SPOTLIGHT ON HOUSING SERVICES
The "Spotlight on Housing" report looks at specific areas of both the Housing Options Team and the Private Sector Housing Team within Housing Services. The report focuses of key areas within both teams and statistics are displayed via graphical representation and explanatory text to give additional context.
9 MEMBERSHIP OF WORKING GROUPS
Members will be asked to consider the proposed membership of the four working groups agreed by Council as areas of focus for Scrutiny Board under the new approach to Scrutiny.
10 FORWARD PLANs
The Council's Forward Plan is attached for information
The Scrutiny Forward Plan will be presented for consideration.
11 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chair decides is urgent.