Agenda and draft minutes

Service Delivery Committee
Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Offices, Station Road, Wigston. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services  Tel: (0116) 257 2775 Email: democratic.services@oadby-wigston.gov.uk

Note: Q1 (2019/20) 

Media

Items
No. Item

16.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members to determine the quorum of the meeting in accordance with Rule 7 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

None.

 

17.

Appointment of Substitutes

To appoint substitute Members in accordance with Rule 26 of Part 4 of the Constitution and the Substitution Procedure Rules.

Minutes:

None.

18.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded that any declaration of interest should be made having regard to the Members’ Code of Conduct. In particular, Members must make clear the nature of the interest and whether it is 'pecuniary' or ‘non-pecuniary'.

Minutes:

None.

19.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To read, confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting in accordance with Rule 19 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The minutes of the previous meeting held on 04 June 2019 be taken as read, confirmed and signed.

20.

Action List Arising from the Previous Meeting DOCX 41 KB

To read, confirm and note the Action List arising from the previous meeting.

Minutes:

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The Action List of the previous meeting held on 04 June 2019 be taken as read, confirmed and signed.

21.

Petitions and Deputations

To receive any Petitions and, or, Deputations in accordance with Rule(s) 11 and 12 of Part 4 of the Constitution and the Petitions Procedure Rules respectively.

Minutes:

None.

22.

Community Garden - Blaby Road Park (Presentation)

Minutes:

The Committee received a presentation from Julie Richards, on behalf of Garden Organics. The presentation provided details in relation to a local Community Garden that is proposed to be located at Blaby Road Park, Wigston.

 

It was requested that a full report to outline the proposal for the project be taken to the next meeting of Full Council on 24 September 2019 for approval.

 

It was moved by Councillor John Boyce, seconded by Councillor Kevin Loydall and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

(i)       A full report be taken to next Full Council meeting; and

(ii)     The contents of the presentation be noted.

23.

Brocks Hill as a Local Nature Reserve DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Park Ranger

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 6 - 16 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to consider the declaration of Brocks Hill Country Park as a Local Nature Reserve.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

Following the required consultation, the Council’s Legal Services team sign the declaration document and Brocks Hill Country Park be declared as a Local Nature Reserve.

24.

Council Performance Update (Q1 2019/20) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out in pages 17 - 80 of the reports pack) which asked it to note the update regarding the progress during quarter one of the 2019/20 financial year towards achieving the priorities of the Council’s Objectives.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report be noted.

 

25.

Temporary Accommodation Strategy DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Housing Manager

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 81 - 93 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to approve the Temporary Accommodation Protocol and the Temporary Accommodation Strategy.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

(i)       The Temporary Accommodation Protocol and the Temporary Accommodation Strategy be approved and implemented with immediate effect; and

(ii)     The contents of the report be noted.

26.

Universal Credit Update (Q1 2019/20) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Revenues and Benefits Manager

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 94 - 97 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the update provided regarding the implementation of the Universal Credit and its impact within the Borough.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report be noted.