Agenda

Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Chair's Announcements

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 485 KB

 

Recommendation: That the minutes of the meeting held on 03 November 2020 be APPROVED as a true and accurate record.

 

5.

Work Plan and Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 118 KB

The Scrutiny Committee operates within a work plan which is agreed at the start of the Council year the latest version of which is attached.  The work plan is driven to a very large extent by the Cabinet Forward Plan.  A summary of the latest version of the Forward Plan is attached.

 

The Committee is asked to agree the work plan having taken account of any updates and after discussion.

 

 

 

Additional documents:

6.

Draft Strategic Vision for Oxfordshire pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Cabinet, at its meeting on 09 December, will consider a report on the  Draft Strategic Vision for Oxfordshire. The Committee is asked to consider the report and agree any recommendations thereon.

Councillor Susan Brown, Leader of the Council and Caroline Green, Assistant Chief Executive, have been invited to attend for this item.

 

Additional documents:

7.

Annual Monitoring Report and Infrastructure Funding Statement 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 426 KB

Cabinet, at its meeting on 09 December, will consider a report on the Annual Monitoring Report and Infrastructure Funding Statement 2019/20.  The Committee is asked to consider the report and agree any recommendations thereon.

Councillor Alex Hollingsworth, Cabinet Member for Planning & Housing Delivery, Rachel Nixon, Senior Planner and Lan Nguyen, Data Analyst and Reporting Officer have been invited to attend for this item.

 

Additional documents:

8.

Workplace Equalities and Action Plan pdf icon PDF 244 KB

Cabinet, at its meeting on 09 December, will consider a report on the Workplace Equalities and Action Plan. The Committee is asked to consider the report and agree any recommendations thereon.

Councillor Nigel Chapman, Cabinet Member for Customer Focussed Services and  Helen Bishop, Head of  Business Improvement  have been invited to attend for this item.

 

Additional documents:

9.

Matters for the Committee's Agreement pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Budget Review Group Scope

The Committee is asked to agree the Budget Review Group Scope, a draft of which is attached.

Report to Cabinet on the Oxford’s Waterways

Further to the Committee’s consideration of a report on Oxford’s Waterways  at its last meeting it is asked to agree a report to Cabinet resulting from that meeting, a draft of which is attached.

Additional documents:

10.

Report back from Panel representatives

Cllr Aziz will feedback on the most recent meeting of the Housing & Homelessness Panel.

11.

Report back on recommendations pdf icon PDF 304 KB

At its meeting on 03 November Cabinet considered the recommendations from the Committee and its Panels’ in relation to:

 

·       Impact of Covid-19 on the Private Rented Sector

·       Housing Performance Q1

·       Scrutiny-commissioned Rough Sleeping report

·       Performance Monitoring 2020/21 Q1

·       Integrated Performance Report 2020/21 Q1

 

The Committee is asked to note Cabinet’s responses to those recommendations which are attached.

 

12.

Dates of future meetings

Meetings are scheduled as followed:

 

Scrutiny Committee

·       12 January, 02 February, 02 March, 08 April

 

Standing Panels

·       Finance & Performance: 03 December

·       Companies Scrutiny:  14 December

·       Housing & Homelessness Panel: 01 February

 

All meetings start at 6.00 pm.