Agenda

Environment, Culture and Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JD. View directions

Contact: Louise Connelly  01344 354047

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chairman

2.

Appointment of Vice Chairman

3.

Apologies for Absence/Substitute Members

To receive apologies for absence and to note the attendance of any substitute members.

4.

Minutes and Matters Arising pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Environment, Culture and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Panel held on 5 March 2019.

5.

Declarations of Interest and Party Whip

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests and the nature of that interest, including the existence and nature of the party whip, in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.

 

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

 

Any Member with an Affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.

6.

Urgent Items of Business

Any other items which, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chairman decides are urgent.

7.

Public Participation

To receive submissions from members of the public which have been submitted in advance in accordance with the Council’s Public Participation Scheme for Overview and Scrutiny.

8.

Directorate Overview

Members will be provided with an overview of the Directorates that relate to Environment, Culture and Communities.

9.

LED Lighting Task and Finish Group Update

Cllr Porter, Chairman of the LED Lighting Task and Finish Group will provide a verbal update on the work of this group.

10.

Houses in Multiple Occupation Task and Finish Group Update

Cllr Brossard, Chairman of the Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Task and Finish Group will provide a verbal update on the work of this group.

11.

Parking Strategy pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Members are asked to discuss and consider the headlines from the Council’s parking strategy. 

12.

Quarterly Service Report (QSR) pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider the latest trends, priorities and pressures in terms of departmental performance as reported in the QSR for the fourth quarter of 2019/20 (January to March 2019) relating to Environment, Culture and Communities. 

 

Panel members are asked to give advance notice to the Governance and Scrutiny Team of any questions relating to the Quarterly Service Report where possible.

Additional documents:

13.

Executive Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 123 KB

To consider scheduled Executive Key and Non-Key Decisions relating to Environment, Culture and Communities.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

The next meeting of the Environment, Culture and Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel has been scheduled for 10 September 2019.