Agenda and minutes

Service Delivery Committee
Tuesday, 4th June, 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: Q4 (2018/19) 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillors J W Boyce, Mrs L M Broadley, F S Broadley, D M Carter and Mrs S B Morris.

2.

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.

3.

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.

4.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To read, confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting in accordance with Rule 17 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 29 January 2019 be taken as read, confirmed and signed.

5.

Action List Arising from the Previous Meeting DOCX 122 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 arising from the previous meeting held on 29 January 2019 be read, confirmed and noted.

6.

Petitions and Deputations

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

Minutes:

None.

7.

Corporate Performance Update (Q4 2018/19) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 8 - 15 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the update regarding the progress in achieving the Council’s priorities and strategic objectives at the end of the 2018/19 financial year.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report be noted.

8.

Community Services Update (Q4 2018/19) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Housing Services Manager and Property Manager

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendices (as set out at pages 16 - 32 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the update regarding the delivery of Community Services for quarter 4 of 2018/19.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report and appendices be noted.

9.

Revenues & Benefits Update (Q4 2018/19) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Head of Finance, Revenues and Benefits

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 33 - 37 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the activity within the Revenues and Benefits Section during the fourth quarter of 2018/19, in addition to updating Members regarding the progress of Universal Credit implementation.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report to be noted.

10.

Health, Wellbeing & Leisure Services Update (Q4 2018/19) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Head of Community & Wellbeing Services

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 38 - 45 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the details provided with regards to the range of projects that have taken place during the fourth quarter of 2018/19.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

(i)       Members did provide their comments on yarn-bombing and plastic bags usage accordingly; and

(ii)     The contents of the report to be noted.

11.

Greening of the Borough & Operational Services Update (Q4 2018/19) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Head of Community & Wellbeing Services

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 46 - 51 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the update on the Borough’s green and natural spaces during the fourth quarter of 2018/19.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report to be noted.

12.

Asset and Facilities Service Update (Q4 2018/19) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Corporate Asset Manager and Economic Regeneration Manager

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 52 - 56 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the update regarding work being undertaken by the Corporate Assets and Economic Regeneration Section during the fourth quarter of 2018/19.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report to be noted.

13.

Customer Service & Transformation Update (Q4 2018/19) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Head of Customer Service & Transformation

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 57 - 62 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the update regarding Customer Service and Business Transformation during the fourth quarter of 2018/19.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report be noted.

14.

Review of the Pest Control and Dog Warden Services (June 2019) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Regulatory Services Manager

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendix (as set out at pages 63 - 69 of the agenda reports pack) together with the supplementary tables (as tabled at the meeting and copies of which are filed with this minute) which asked it to note the details of the report in relation to the review of the Pest Control and Dog Kennelling and Dog Warden Service.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

(i)       The award of the Dog Kennelling and Dog Warden service to College Garth Limited be noted; and

(ii)     The Pest Control Service be noted as an important commercial service, and the progress which has been made in developing the service, which should be maintained in-house.

15.

Oadby & Wigston Tree Strategy (May 2019) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Planning Control Manager and Arboricultural Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendix (as set out at pages 70 - 120 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to approve the Oadby & Wigston Borough Council Tree Strategy.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The Oadby and Wigston Borough Council Tree Strategy (as set out at Appendix 1) be approved and brought into immediate effect.