Agenda and minutes

Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee
Thursday, 16th March, 2017 5.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre

Contact: Judy Cordell, Senior Democratic Support Officer  Tel:- 023 8083 2302

Items
No. Item

49.

Apologies and Changes in Panel Membership (If Any)

To note any changes in membership of the Panel made in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4.3.

Minutes:

The apologies of Councillor Fuller were noted and that following receipt of the temporary resignation of Councillor Fuller from Committee, the Service Director Legal and Governance acting under delegated powers, had appointed Councillor Laurent to replace him for the purposes of this meeting.

 

50.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting (including matters arising) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Committee meeting held on 16th February 2017 and the minutes of the Scrutiny Inquiry Panel held 2nd March 2017 to deal with any matters arising, attached.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes for the meeting held on 16th February 2017 and the minutes of the Scrutiny Inquiry Panel held 2nd March 2017 be approved and signed as a correct record. 

51.

Forward Plan - Grants Consultation final report pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance enabling the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee to examine the content of the Forward Plan and to discuss issues of interest or concern with the Executive, attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance detailing the Grants Consultation final report.

 

The Chief Strategy Officer was present and with the consent of the Chair addressed the meeting. 

 

RESOLVED:

 

(i)  Following the decision on 23rd March 2017 specific timelines relating to the individual priority areas and the outcomes of any subsequent procurement exercise, be made available to the Committee; 

(ii)  A report detailing the grants and contracts issued by the Council be brought back to Committee annually; and

(iii)  A list of current grant recipients to be circulated to the Committee.

52.

Dementia Friendly Southampton - Update on Scrutiny Inquiry Recommendations pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Health and Sustainable Living updating the Committee on progress implementing the recommendations from the Dementia Friendly Southampton Scrutiny Inquiry, attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Cabinet Member for Health and Sustainable Living updating the Committee on the progress made towards achieving the recommendations from the  making Southampton a dementia friendly City Scrutiny Inquiry. 

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(i)  Information on clusters or locality areas identified in the Dementia Action Alliance be circulated to the Committee; and

(ii)  The Committee is provided with details of the implementation of Recommendations 15 and 18, relating to the Streets and Spaces framework and the Community Toilet Scheme, at the next update report.

53.

Scrutiny Inquiry Panel - Combating Loneliness Final Report pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Report of the Chair of the Scrutiny Inquiry Panel requesting that the Committee consider and approve the final report of the Scrutiny Inquiry Panel and forward it to the Executive for consideration and further action, attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chair of the Scrutiny Inquiry Panel detailing the final report of the inquiry looking at combating loneliness in Southampton. 

 

RESOLVED:

 

(i)  That the final report of the Scrutiny Panel, attached as Appendix 1 be approved and forwarded to the Executive for consideration and further action, with the following added to recommendation 16;

 

·  This may require working with partners to prioritise accessibility improvements to pavements.

 

(ii)  To delegate authority to the Chair of the Committee to approve any minor amendments. 

 

54.

Monitoring Scrutiny Recommendations to the Executive pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance enabling the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee to monitor and track progress on recommendations made to the Executive at previous meetings, attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received and noted the report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance detailing the actions of the Executive and monitoring progress of the recommendations of the Committee.