Agenda and minutes

Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee
Thursday, 14th February, 2019 5.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre

Contact: Judy Cordell, Senior Democratic Support Officer  Tel:- 023 8083 2766

Items
No. Item

39.

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 Committee noted the apologies of Councillor Harwood and Appointed Members Catherine Hobbs and Rob Sanders.  The Committee also noted that following receipt of the temporary resignation of Councillor Harwood from the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee, the Director of Legal and Governance, acting under delegated powers, had appointed Councillor White to replace him for the purposes of the meeting. 

 

40.

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 meetings held on 10th January 2019 and 16th January 2019 (Special) and to deal with any matters arising, attached.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 10th January and 16th January (Special), 2019 Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee be approved and signed as a correct record. 

 

41.

The Future of Glen Lee and Holcroft House Residential Care Homes pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Adult Care relating to the future of Glen Lee and Holcroft House Residential Care Homes.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received the report of the Cabinet Member for Adult Care relating to the future of Glen Lee and Holcroft House Residential Care Homes. 

 

Councillor Fielker, Cabinet Member for Adult Care was in attendance and with the consent of the Chair addressed the Committee. 

 

RESOLVED:

 

i)  That, subject to the Cabinet decision in June 2019, the Committee reviews the performance of the Council’s residential care home(s), including occupancy level, staff sickness rates and financial performance, before the end of April 2020.

ii)  That, to keep the Committee updated on progress, they received staff sickness levels at Holcroft House and Glen Lee prior to the Cabinet decision in June 2019.  The Committee were made aware that the Governance Committee were also engaged in a review of sickness levels across the Authority and that the information they required would form part of this report. 

42.

Reducing Drug Related Litter – Progress report pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Report of the Director of Legal and Governance detailing the progress made against recommendations made by the inquiry

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received and noted the progress made in implementing the recommendations from the Reducing Drug Related Litter in Southampton Scrutiny Inquiry. 

43.

Monitoring Scrutiny Recommendations to the Executive pdf icon PDF 61 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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