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Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That Councillor A Farrell be appointed as Vice Chair

 

(Moved by Councillor S Goodall and seconded by Councillor P Thurgood)

 

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (personal and/or personal and prejudicial) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.

 

When Members are declaring a personal interest or personal and prejudicial interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a personal and prejudicial interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 

 

 

Minutes:

None

3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Minutes:

The Minutes of the previous Infrastructure, Safety and Growth Scrutiny Committee held on the 2nd April 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor Dr S Peaple and seconded by Councillor S Goodall)

 

4.

Update from the Chair

To receive an update from the Chair

 

Minutes:

There was no update from the Chair as this was the first meeting of the municipal year.

5.

Responses to Reports of the Infrastructure Safety & Growth Committee

Update on responses received to Reports of the Infrastructure Safety & Growth Committee

Minutes:

There were no items to report.

6.

Consideration of Matters referred to the Infrastructure Safety & Growth Committee from Cabinet or Council

(Discussion item)

Minutes:

No matters had been referred to the Committee for its consideration.

 

RESOLVED under Procedure Rule 9.1.3 that agenda items 10 (Exclusion of the Press and Public) and 11 (CCTV Update) be brought forward to items 8 and 9.

 

(Moved by Councillor S Goodall and seconded by Councillor Dr S Peaple)

7.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider excluding the Press and Public from the meeting by passing the following resolution:-

 

“That in accordance with the provisions of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meeting and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, and Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public  interest in disclosing the information to the public”

 

At the time this agenda is published no representations have been received that this part of the meeting should be open to the public.

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That members of the press and public be now excluded from the meeting on the grounds that the business involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended)

 

(Moved by Councillor S Goodall and seconded by Councillor M Greatorex)

 

The Chair advised members of the public that they would be able to return to the meeting following completion of the CCTV Update item.

8.

CCTV Update

(To receive an update from the Assistant Director, Neighbourhoods)

Minutes:

The Committee received a confidential update from the Assistant Director, Neighbourhoods.

9.

2019/20 Forward Plan

(Discussion item – link to Forward Plan is attached)

 

http://democracy.tamworth.gov.uk/mgListPlans.aspx?RPId=120&RD=0&bcr=1

 

Minutes:

There were no new items identified from the Forward Plan for consideration by this Committee.

10.

Infrastructure Safety & Growth Scrutiny Committee Work Plan pdf icon PDF 50 KB

(Update and discussion on the Infrastructure Safety & Growth Scrutiny Work Plan)

Minutes:

The Committee considered its work plan for the year and after discussion agreed to update it as follows:

Work Plan 2019 - 2020

DATE

SUBJECT

TBC

State of Tamworth Debate suggestions (tbc)

July 2019

Review of taxi evidence

Sept 2019

Waste Management Services Review and Street Cleansing (Partnering)

Sept 2019

Castle –12 month review

Oct 2019

Electric Vehicle Charging – working group to include PB, TM, SG and others

Dec 2019

Enterprise Centre Update – working group to include SP, PB and SG and others

TBC

Public transport and taxis

TBC

People Helping People ( Community Safety)

TBC

Anti-Social Behaviour Policy update (Joint item with Health & Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee)

Jan 2020

CCTV review

TBC

Town Centre Growth

TBC

Events / Leisure offer

When clarity on new legislation

Fire Safety update

March / April 2020

Review of Taxi Licensing Policy – Points System – 12 month review

TBC

Crime Figures for Tamworth and Community safety (tbc) – Annual update - Staffordshire Police to be invited

 

Upcoming Infrastructure, Safety and Growth Scrutiny Committee Meetings

24 July 2019

12 September 2019

22 October 2019

17 December 2019

28 January 2020

31 March 2020