Scrutiny Board, Tuesday 15 February 2022
This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet at 6.30 pm. Please note that due to COVID restrictions attendance will be limited.
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FULL AGENDA AND REPORTS
You may find it convenient to use this copy of the agenda and reports in one document. Councillors may refer to the page numbers of this document when they consider the papers.
1 CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair will give their announcements.
Mobile phones should be switched to silent and the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency will be explained.
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 6.45pm MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING
The minutes of the meetings held on 24 January 2022 will be considered.
6 7.00pm GLASTONBURY TOWN DEAL ASSURANCE - REQUEST FOR TASK AND FINISH SCRUTINY GROUP
This paper requests that a Task and Finish Group is agreed in order to support with the Assurance process for the 12 Glastonbury Town Deal Business cases. This work must all be completed by June 2022.
7 7.30pm CORPORATE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT REPORT QUARTER 3 2021-22
This report provides a summary of the high-level priorities that support the delivery of the Corporate Delivery Plan.
8 8.00pm REPORT OF THE SCRUTINY BREAKING THE CYCLE OF DISADVANTGE WORKING GROUP
After a period of research and consultation has taken place and the group now comes with a new set of actions that it proposes are taken forward.
9 8.30pm PERFORMANCE REVIEW FOR SPARK SOMERSET VOLUNTARY SECTOR PARTNERSHIP FUNDING 2021-22
The Council allocated core funding to our partner SPARK Somerset of £31,500 for the financial year 2021/22.
10 9.00pm PERFORMANCE REVIEW FOR CITIZENS ADVICE MENDIP VOLUNTARY SECTOR PARTNERSHIP FUNDING 2021-22
During the financial year of 2021/22 the Council allocated core funding of £110,000 and a one-off payment of £50,000 to support additional casework due to the pandemic, to our strategic voluntary sector partner Citizens Advice Mendip.
11 9.30pm UPDATES FROM THE SCRUTINY WORKING GROUPS
a Climate and Ecological working group: Councillor Janine Nash
b Policies and Strategies working group: Councillor Nigel Woollcombe-Adams
c Access working group: Councillor Phillip Ham
d Breaking the cycle of disadvantage working group: Councillor Chris Inchley.
e Contracts working group: Councillor Barbi Lund
12 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chair decides is urgent