Scrutiny Board, Monday, 7 September 2020

This meeting will be held at 5.30 pm. The Scrutiny Board and the Cabinet will meet concurrently on this occasion to share the presentation. This will be a virtual meeting.

You can view the live stream of the meeting by clicking this link and selecting 'Watch on the web instead'.

UPDATING

Icon for pdf Scrutiny updating 07.09.2020 [278.6KB]

AGENDA

Icon for pdf Item 00 Scrutiny Board Agenda 07.09.20 [78.42KB]

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              REPORT TO CABINET

                THE FUTURE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN SOMERSET

                THE "STRONGER SOMERSET" BUSINESS CASE

The District Councils have been working on the development of a Business Case for the reform of local government including the creation of two new unitary Councils for Somerset, as well as significant change focused on sustainable services, a stronger economy and improved quality of life.

This Report presents the Business Case for Cabinet to consider ahead of it being presented to full Council for consideration.

The Scrutiny Board will be asked to make a recommendation to the Cabinet. 

Icon for pdf Item 05a Report to Cabinet - The Future of Local Government in Somerset [144.74KB]
Icon for pdf Item 05b Report to Cabinet - The Future of Local Government in Somerset - The Business Case [8.13MB]
Icon for pdf Item 05c Report to Cabinet - The Future of Local Government in Somerset - The Business Case Executive Summary [1.67MB]

6              URGENT BUSINESS

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