Work programme

Scrutiny work plan - December 2017 to May 2018  (27/11/2017 to 05/01/2018, 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

15 January 2018 - Provisional meeting

1.

Air quality

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

6 February 2018 - Provisional reports

2.

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  -

3.

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  -

4.

Review of use of Community Protection Notices

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

Decision due:   23 Jan 2018

Lead officer:  Tim Sadler

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

5.

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  -

6.

Children & Young Person Strategy 2018-2023

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

Decision:   13 Feb 2018; More work needed

Originally due:   16 Oct 2017

Lead officer:  Ian Brooke

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

7.

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

8.

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  -

9.

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  -

10.

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 April 2018 - Provisional reports

11.

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  -

12.

Sustainability Strategy 2019

Decision maker:  Council, , Cabinet

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

13.

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

14.

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  -

15.

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  -

16.

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  -

17.

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

18.

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  -

19.

Inclusive cities

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Lead officer:  Caroline Green

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/10/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Finance Panel

7 December 2017 - Provisional reports

20.

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  -

21.

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  -

22.

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  -

23.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2019/20

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

Decision due:   18 Sep 2018

Lead officer:  Paul Wilding

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/08/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

24 January 2018 - Provisional reports

24.

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  -

14 March 2018 - Provisional reports

25.

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  -

26.

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  -

27.

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  -

28.

Impacts of changes to IR35 (intermediaries legislation)

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:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/08/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Housing Panel

16 January 2018 - Provisional reports

1.

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  -

2.

Review of Oxford City Council’s tower block refurbishment project relating to fire safety New!

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

Decision due:   16 Jan 2018; meeting dates of CEB

Lead officer:  Andrew Brown, Mike Newman

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/01/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

8 March 2018 - Provisional reports

3.

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  -

4.

Empty garages and former garage sites

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: 14/07/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

5.

Allocation of Homelessness Prevention Funds in 2018/19

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

Decision:   20 Mar 2018

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

6.

Oxford City Council's Tenancy Strategy & Policy Statement 2018

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Housing Panel - to be scheduled

7.

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  -

8.

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  -

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.

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  -

11.

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  -

12.

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  -

Shareholder Panel

Shareholder Panel - to be scheduled

13.

Oxford Housing Company Business Plan

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

14.

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  -