Monday, 19 August 2019
This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet at 6.30 pm.
1 CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mobile phones should be switched to silent. An induction loop is fitted in the Council Chamber. Anyone who is a hearing aid user should switch their hearing aid to position 'T'. The Chair will explain the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency
2 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting
3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST See Note 3
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 See Note 4
a) For items on the agenda
b) For items not on the agenda
5 PREVIOUS MINUTES
To confirm the minutes of the Scrutiny Board meeting held on 17 June 2019.
6 SPOTLIGHT ON CONNECTING DEVON AND SOMERSET
The purpose of this report is to update Scrutiny on the current status of the Connecting Devon & Somerset programme (CDS), including rollout, performance management and contractual matters, and alternative provision for funding in rural areas, including voucher provision.
7 CORPORATE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT REPORT QUARTER 1 2019/20
This report provides a summary of the high level actions and projects that support the delivery of the 2017-2020 Corporate Strategy, Shape the District, as at Q1 2019/20.
8 UPDATES FROM THE SCRUTINY WORKING GROUPS
Verbal Reports by each of the Working Group Lead Convenors:
a. Policies and Strategies working group - Councillor Nigel Woollcombe-Adams
b. Contracts working group - Councillor Garfield Kennedy
c. Access working group - Councillor Philip Ham
d. Deprivation working group - Councillor Chris Inchley
9 FORWARD PLANS
a) The Council's Forward Plan is attached for information
b) The Scrutiny Forward Plan is attached for discussion
10 URGENT BUSINESS See Note 6
To consider any other business which the Chair decides is urgent.