To suggest potential items to be included in the Committee’s 2019/20 work programme.
The Committee considered a report, set out at Agenda pages 45 to 49, which gave details of potential items for inclusion in its work programme for 2019/20.
The report stated that robust work programming was essential for the delivery of effective Scrutiny as it helped to focus on key issues of local concern. Appended to the report was a list of potential items for inclusion in the Committee’s 2019/20 work programme.
Members noted that the Committee had already agreed to carry out a review of the development of the Council’s 2020/21 Budget and the associated budget setting process.
In the ensuing discussion Members suggested that the following items be included in the Committee’s work programme for 2019/20:
· Implementation of the new food waste collection;
· Borough Design Guide;
· Update from the fire and rescue and police services;
· WBC Bus Strategy.
It was confirmed that the final 2019/20 Scrutiny work programmes would be agreed by the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee at its meeting on 20 March 2019.
The Chairman thanked Members and Officers for their contribution to the work of the Committee over the past year.
1) the draft Committee work programme for 2019/20 be noted;
2) the additional items agreed at the meeting be added to the proposed work programme.