Work programme

Scrutiny work plan - August 2017 to May 2018  (05/07/2017 to 21/07/2017, Scrutiny Committee)

Work programme description

The Scrutiny Committee agrees a work plan every year detailing selected issues that affect Oxford or its inhabitants.  The work plan is agreed each June and is reviewed monthly by the Committee.

Work programme items
No. Item

Scrutiny Committee

7 September 2017 - provisional reports

1.

Assessing disabled impacts in planning

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision:   ; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Patsy Dell

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

2.

Oxford Design Review Panel

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision:   ; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Patsy Dell

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

3.

City Centre Strategy

Decision maker:  Council, , City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/11/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

4.

East Oxford Community Centre - & Housing Development - closed issue

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   14 Oct 2020

Originally due:   12 Feb 2020

Lead officer:  Hagan Lewisman

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/10/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

5.

Review of Community Grants Programme and Commissioned Advice Strategy 2018-2021.

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   21 Nov 2017; More work neeed

Originally due:   16 Oct 2017

Lead officer:  Paul Wilding

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/10/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

6.

Scrutiny Committee Annual Report

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   2 Oct 2017

Lead officer:  Andrew Brown

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/10/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

9 October 2017 - Provisional reports

7.

Discretionary Housing Payments spend

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision:   7 Nov 2016; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Paul Wilding

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

8.

Review of Discretionary Housing Payment Policy

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   16 Oct 2017

Lead officer:  Paul Wilding

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/05/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

9.

Annual Monitoring Report 2016-17

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   16 Oct 2017

Lead officer:  Rebekah Knight

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/11/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

10.

Monitoring Grants Allocated to Community and Voluntary Organisations 2016/17

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   19 Sep 2017

Originally due:   16 Oct 2017

Lead officer:  Julia Tomkins

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/07/2015

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

11.

Review of Community Grants Programme

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/05/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

7 November 2017 - provisional reports

12.

Air quality

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/07/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

13.

Equality and Diversity

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Chris Harvey

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

14.

Sustainability Strategy 2019

Decision maker:  Council, , Cabinet

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/08/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

5 December 2017 - Provisional reports

15.

Annual Update on the Corporate Plan 2016- 2020 - 2018 update

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   13 Feb 2018

Lead officer:  Caroline Green

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/01/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

15 January 2018 - Provisional meeting

6 February 2018 - Provisional reports

16.

Devolution plans for Oxfordshire

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Caroline Green

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

17.

Grant Allocations to Community and Voluntary Organisations 2018/19

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019), Head of Community Services

Decision:   2 Apr 2018

Lead officer:  Julia Tomkins

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/01/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

6 March 2018 - Provisonal reports

18.

Health inequalities

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Val Johnson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

5 April 2018 - Provisional reports

19.

Graffiti prevention and removal

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   4 Jul 2016; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Liz Jones

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

20.

Public Spaces Protection Orders

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee, City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision due:   11 May 2017

Lead officer:  Richard Adams

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

21.

Addressing anti-social behaviour on Oxford's waterways

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Richard Adams

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

22.

Guest houses

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Richard Adams

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

17 May 2018 - Provisional reports

23.

Fusion Lifestyle Audit

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision due:   13 Jun 2018

Lead officer:  Lucy Cherry

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Scrutiny Committee - to be scheduled

24.

Recycling rates

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   Before 5 Apr 2019; meeting dates of CEB

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

25.

Streetscene services

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Doug Loveridge

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

26.

Impacts of the Westgate Shopping Centre

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Ian Gray

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

27.

Restorative justice

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Richard Adams

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

28.

Isolation in older people

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Ian Brooke

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

29.

Oxford Town Hall

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   Before 6 Jul 2019; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Ian Brooke

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

30.

Oxford Living Wage

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   2 Apr 2019

Lead officer:  Matthew Peachey

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

31.

Planning enforcement

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision:   7 Jun 2016; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Patsy Dell

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Finance Panel

6 July 2017 - Provisional reports

32.

Budget monitoring - quarter 4

Decision maker:  Finance Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision due:   6 Jul 2017; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

33.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2018/19

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019), Council

Decision:   29 Jan 2018

Lead officer:  Paul Wilding

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/05/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

11 September 2017 - Provisional reports

34.

Budget monitoring - quarter 1

Decision maker:  Finance Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision due:   11 Sep 2017; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

35.

Local impacts of Brexit

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision due:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/07/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

36.

Review of Financial Inclusion Strategy 2017

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   16 Oct 2017

Lead officer:  Paul Wilding

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/05/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

37.

Additional funding for feasibility studies for investment property development opportunities New!

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019), Council

Decision:   2 Oct 2017

Lead officer:  Nick Twigg

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

38.

Treasury Management Performance: Annual Report and Performance 2016/17

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   19 Sep 2017; CEB: Confirmed

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/07/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

7 December 2017 - Provisional reports

39.

Budget monitoring - quarter 2

Decision maker:  Finance Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision due:   7 Dec 2017; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

40.

Budget Review 2017/18 - recommendations update

Decision maker:  Finance Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision due:   7 Dec 2017; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

41.

Budget 2018/2019

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019), Council

Decision:   19 Feb 2018

Lead officer:  Section 151 Officer

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/11/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

42.

Treasury Management Strategy: Annual Report and Performance 2017/18

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   18 Sep 2018

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/11/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

31 January 2018 - Provisional reports

43.

Capital Strategy 2018/19

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   13 Feb 2018

Lead officer:  Anna Winship

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/01/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

44.

Treasury Management Strategy 2018/19

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019), Council

Decision:   19 Feb 2018

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/01/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

14 March 2018 - Provisional reports

45.

Budget monitoring - quarter 3

Decision maker:  Finance Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision due:   Before 14 Mar 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

46.

Fundamental service reviews

Decision maker:  Finance Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   14 Mar 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/08/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Finance Panel - to be scheduled

47.

Monitoring social value

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision due:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Housing Panel

10 July 2017 - Provisional reports

1.

Housing performance - quarter 4

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   10 Jul 2017; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Stephen Clarke

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

2.

Fire safety in tower blocks New!

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   27 Jul 2017

Lead officer:  Stephen Clarke

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/07/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

3.

Tower block refurbishment

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   10 Jul 2017; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Stephen Clarke

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

5 September 2017 - provisional reports

4.

Draft Housing and Homelessness Strategy 2018 - 2021

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019), Council

Decision:   29 Jan 2018

Lead officer:  Frances Evans

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

5.

Impact of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 New!

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   20 Dec 2017

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/07/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

6.

The Use of Empty Buildings as Temporary Accommodation for Homeless People New!

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision:   19 Sep 2017

Lead officer:  Nerys Parry

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/07/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

7.

Options paper on Additional Homelessness Provision for the City New!

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision due:   19 Sep 2017

Lead officer:  Nerys Parry

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/07/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

12 October 2017 - Provisional reports

8.

Housing performance - quarter 1

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   12 Oct 2017; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Stephen Clarke

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

9.

Leaseholder relationships

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision due:   ; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Stephen Clarke

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

10.

Tenant Involvement

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   11 Apr 2016; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Simon Warde

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

11.

Review of Home Choice Pilot

Decision maker:  Council, , City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/05/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

12.

Oxford City Council's Tenancy Strategy & Policy Statement 2018

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

13 November 2017- Provisional reports

13.

Housing performance - quarter 2

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   13 Nov 2017; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Stephen Clarke

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

14.

Rent performance - 2016

Decision maker:  Finance Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee), Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Lead officer:  Tanya Bandekar

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

8 March 2018 - Provisional reports

15.

Housing performance - quarter 3

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   8 Mar 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Stephen Clarke

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

16.

Allocation of Homelessness Prevention Funds in 2018/19

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/03/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

9 April 2018 - Provisional reports

17.

Great Estates update

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision due:   9 Apr 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Martin Shaw

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Housing Panel - to be scheduled

18.

Tenant satisfaction

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   7 Jul 2016; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Paul Wilding

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

19.

Void property management

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Bill Graves

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

20.

Building the housing for the future

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision due:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Frances Evans

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

21.

Impacts of absent owners on housing availability

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision due:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Stephen Clarke

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

22.

Flexible tenancies

Decision maker:  Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision due:   ; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Bill Graves

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/08/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

23.

Regulating the Private Rented Sector

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision due:   15 Aug 2017

Lead officer:  Adrian Chowns

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/05/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Shareholder Panel

17 July 2017 - Provisional reports

24.

Direct Services Trading Company - progress report

Decision maker:  City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019), Council, Chief Executive

Decision:   23 May 2018

Lead officer:  Simon Howick

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/01/2017

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Shareholder Panel - to be scheduled

25.

Oxford Housing Company Business Plan

Decision maker:  Finance Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee), Housing Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)

Decision:   ; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  David Edwards

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  -

26.

Companies review

Decision maker:  Companies Scrutiny Panel

Decision due:   Before 22 May 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -