COMMUNITY SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

23rd NOVEMBER 2018

 

 

FORTHCOMING ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING

TO BE HELD ON 13TH DECEMBER 2018

 

In order to ensure effective Scrutiny, Members need to be clear as to the purpose of requesting specific information and the outcome they are hoping to achieve as a consequence of examining a report.  Limiting the number of agenda items may help to keep meetings focused and easier to manage.

 

Proposed Agenda Item

Background

 

Reason for report

 

Revenue Budget Consultation 2019/20 – 2021/22

As part of the Council’s consultation procedures on the development of its 2019/20 – 2021/22 budget strategy, all scrutiny committees are provided with the opportunity of considering commenting on the Strategy.

 

To enable the scrutiny committee to consider and comment on the budget settlement, departmental service budgets and efficiency savings proposals and to make any recommendations for change to the Executive Board and Council

Draft Community Services Departmental Business Plan

As part of the Business Plan development process the Committee is invited to consider and comment on the elements of the Community Services Departmental Business Plan 2019/20 – 2021/22 relevant to its remit

 

To afford the Committee the opportunity of commenting on and making any recommendations for change to the Draft Community Services Department Business Plan for consideration by the Executive Board/Council

Chief Executive’s Departmental Business Plan

As part of the Business Plan Development process the Committee is invited to consider and comment on the Chief Executive’s Departmental Business Plan 2019/20 – 2021/22 relevant to its remit.

To afford the Committee the opportunity of commenting on and making any recommendations for change to the Chief Executive’s Department Business Plan

Environment Departmental Business Plan

As part of the Business Plan Development process the Committee is invited to consider and comment on Environment Departmental Business Plan 2019/20 – 2021/22 relevant to its remit.

 

To afford the Committee the opportunity of commenting on and making any recommendations for change to the Environment Department Business Plan

Universal Credit Action Plan

The Committee, at its meeting in January 2018 requested a report requested a report on the Authority’s action plan for the roll out of the Government’s Universal Credit in Carmarthenshire

The report will afford the Committee the opportunity of commenting on the Action Plan

Highway Design Guidance

The Highways Design Guidance will set out the authority’s expectations for the design of developments in the County. It is intended to provide guidance to Developers, Designers and other professionals in preparing transport infrastructure related to residential developments in Carmarthenshire, and has been developed to reflect national and a regional policy within the local Carmarthenshire context.

 

The principal aim of this document is to encourage developers to create layouts which have a distinctive character in their built environment and landscaping, whilst applying design standards which will achieve a safe provision for all users.

 

Committee is being requested to endorse the Design Guidance