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Scrutiny Priorities

October 2021to November 2021

Published on 31/08/21

 

Key:

Reports in black text are Cabinet reports

Reports in green text are Scrutiny-commissioned reports

Reports which are greyed out do not meet the threshold for Scrutiny consideration

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October 2021

Climate Emergency Review Group update

Priority level: Very High

Preferred Forum: Scrutiny

To hear an update on the Council’s activities in relation to the recommendations of the Climate Emergency Review Group

 

Housing and Carbon Reduction

Priority level: Very High

Preferred Forum: Housing and Homelessness Panel

To hear an update on the Council’s activities in relation to carbon reduction, focusing on the progress of retrofitting its own housing stock, learning from recent net zero building pilots, and the specifications of the Council’s stock as being developed by OCHL.

 

Responses to the Tenant Satisfaction Survey

Priority level: Very High

Preferred Forum: Housing and Homelessness Panel

 

A report to update the Panel on the issues arising from the recently-completed tenant satisfaction survey of the Council’s housing tenants.

 

 

 

Determination of Shared Ownership Rent Levels

Priority level: High

Preferred Forum: Scrutiny

To determine future Shared Ownership rent levels.

 

Development of Land at South Oxford Science Village

Priority level: Medium

Preferred Forum: Scrutiny

Report on the progress towards the delivery of land that is part of the South Oxford Science Village (land South of Grenoble Road) and options for the delivery of development at the site.

 

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November 2021

Workplace Equalities and Action Plan

Priority level: Very High

Preferred Forum: Scrutiny

A report to seek approval for the publication of the annual Workforce Equality Report and report on progress on the Equalities Action Plan 2018 to 2021.

 

Waterways Update

Priority level: Very High

Preferred Forum: Scrutiny

To receive an update on the Council’s activities in relation to the City’s waterways from a number of perspectives, including ecology, tourism and culture, and housing.

 

Small Sites Development Proposal

Priority level: Very High

Preferred Forum: Housing and Homelessness Panel

To seek approval for the process for the evaluation of the small sites in OCC ownership and recommendations for development for affordable housing, retention or disposal.

 

Introduction to the Central Government White Paper on Housing

Priority level: High

Preferred Forum: Housing and Homelessness Panel

To receive an introduction on the main elements of central government’s white paper on Housing and to highlight its main changes and expected impacts. A particular focus on its views on tenant empowerment. 

 

Anti-social behaviour Policy

Priority level: High

Preferred Forum: Scrutiny

Renewal of the Council's Anti-Social Behaviour Policy.

 

Discretionary Housing Payment Policy

Priority level: High

Preferred Forum: Scrutiny

To review the operation of the Discretionary Housing Payment policy, and to amend the policy, if required.

 

Asset Management Strategy

Priority level: High

Preferred Forum: Finance and Performance Panel

The Asset Management Plan - strategy for the property portfolio for OCC.

 

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