COMMUNITY SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

13TH DECEMBER 2018

 

 

FORTHCOMING ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING

TO BE HELD ON 23RD JANUARY 2019

 

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

 

HRA Budget Service Charges and Rent Setting 2019/20

As part of the Annual Budget preparation setting process, the Committee is consulted on the proposed HRA Budget Service Charges and Rent Setting for the 2019/20 budgetary period.

 

The report will provide members of the Committee with the opportunity to consider and comment on the budget settlement, relevant departmental service budgets and efficiency savings and to make any suggested recommendations for change for consideration by the Executive Board and Council.

Carmarthenshire Home Standards Plus (HRA Business Plan 2019-2022)

As part of the Annual Budget preparation process the Committee is consulted on the proposed Carmarthenshire Home Standards Plus (HRA Business Plan for the budgetary period 2019-2022) which explains its vision and detail and what it means for tenants.

 

 

The report will provide members of the Committee with the opportunity of commenting on the CHS+ Business Plan, and the financial and delivery programme over the next three years and to make any suggested recommendations for change for consideration by the Executive Board /Council and onward submission to the Welsh Government.

 

Welsh Public Library Standards Annual Report 2017/18: Carmarthenshire

The report covers the Annual Assessment for 2017/18 by the Museums, Archives & Libraries Division of Welsh Government of the Annual Return submitted by Carmarthenshire Libraries under the Welsh Public Library Standards

To monitor the performance of the Library Service against the 6th Quality Assessment Framework of the Welsh Public Library Standards, as contained in the Annual Return for 2017/18.

 


 

Budget Monitoring Report 2018/19

This is a standard quarterly budget report covering the revenue and capital budgets for the Communities and Environment Departments which fall within the remit of the Community Scrutiny Committee

To enable the committee to undertake its monitoring role of the Community and Environment Department budgets which fall within its remit

Tenant Vision Engagement Plan

Tenant vision sets out our approach to encourage tenant involvement. The report is based on the findings of Tenant Participation Advisory Service Cymru who we asked to interview a number of our tenants.

The Committee is being requested to consider and approve the report.

 

Fire Management Risk Assessment

The Committee at its meeting held in January 2018 requested a report be submitted to a future meeting on general fire safety

The report is being provided in accordance with the Committee’s request

Universal Credit Action Plan

The Committee, at its meeting in January 2018 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