Agenda and minutes

Venue: Remote Meeting via Zoom

Contact: Chris Cadman-Dando
Democratic Services Officer
01903 221364  Email: chris.cadman-dando@adur-worthing.gov.uk

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JOSC/1/21-22

Declaration of Interests

Members and officers must declare any disclosable pecuniary interests in relation to

any business on the agenda. Declarations should also be made at any stage such

an interest becomes apparent during the meeting.

 

If in doubt contact the Legal or Democratic Services representative for this meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made

JOSC/2/21-22

Substitute Members

Minutes:

There were no substitute members

JOSC/3/21-22

Confirmation of Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting of

held on 18 March 2021, copies of which have been previously circulated.

Minutes:

Resolved:  that the minutes of the meeting of the 18 March 2021 be approved as the correct record

JOSC/4/21-22

Public Question Time

So as to provide the best opportunity for the Committee to provide the public with the fullest answer, questions from the public should be submitted by 12.00pm Tuesday 8 June 2021

 

Questions should be submitted to Democratic Services democratic.services@adur-worthing.gov.uk

 

(Note: Public Question Time will operate for a maximum of 30 minutes.)

Minutes:

There were no questions from the public

JOSC/5/21-22

Items Raised Under Urgency Provisions

To consider any items the Chairman of the meeting considers to be urgent

Minutes:

There were no urgent items

JOSC/6/21-22

Consideration of any matter referred to the Committee in relation to a call-in of a decision

Minutes:

There were no urgent items

JOSC/7/21-22

Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee Annual Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

To consider a report by the Director for Communities, copy attached as item 7

Minutes:

Before the Committee was a report by the Director for Digital, Sustainability and Resources, a copy of which had been circulated to all members, a copy of which is attached to the signed copy of these minutes as item 7 The report before members set out the draft Annual report for the Committee covering the 2020/21 Municipal year in accordance with the terms of the Councils’ constitutions.

 

The Committee debated the content of the report and agreed that the Comms team be asked to promote the report’s publication

 

            Resolved:

 

      I.         That the Committee approves the Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee Annual report for 2020/21; and

 

     II.         That the Annual report be submitted to the Adur and Worthing Council  meetings in July 2021 for approval.

 

JOSC/8/21-22

Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee Work Programme for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

To consider a report by the Director for Communities, copy attached as item 8

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Before the Committee was a report by the Director for Digital, Sustainability and Resources, a copy of which had been circulated to all members, a copy of which is attached to the signed copy of these minutes as item 8. The report before members outlined progress in implementing the work contained in the Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee (JOSC) Work Programme for 2021/22 which was confirmed by the Councils in April 2021. The report also asks JOSC to consider a Scrutiny request and to appoint members to its Working Groups for the 2021/22 Municipal Year.

 

Members discussed appointment of members to working groups and agreed to fill vacancies as follows:

 

·       Adur Homes Repairs – Cllrs Barton, Sluman, Loader (Cllr Chipp as co-optee)

·       Evening and Night time economy – Cllrs Cochran, Smith, Pannell (Cllr Smytherman co-optee)

·       Cultural Services – Cllrs Nowak, Roser, Bridges

 

Members discussed a request to look into recovery following the end of covid 19 lockdown. Members agreed that a report by officers be brought forward to members so that the scope of the review could be tightened prior to any further consideration.

 

            Resolved: that the report be noted and amended as agreed