Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre

Contact: Adam Rees 

Items
No. Item

61.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

Minutes:

None.

62.

Declarations of Interest

To receive Councillors’ declarations of interest (if any) in relation to any matters on the agenda.

Minutes:

None.

63.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 185 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 13 February 2019.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 13 February 2019 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

64.

Matters arising

64a

Minute 45 - Review of the Provision of Health Care Services and Adult Social Care in the Town

Minutes:

Councillor Edwards noted that at the previous meeting it was discussed that adult social care was not invited to the meeting on 4 December 2019. Councillor Davis advised adult social care could be considered for inclusion in the work plan for the next municipal year.  

65.

Written questions from members of the public

To receive any questions from members of the public in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 10.

Minutes:

None.

66.

Written questions from Councillors

To receive any questions from Councillors in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11.

Minutes:

None.

67.

Responses of the Cabinet to Reports of the Scrutiny Committee

To consider responses (if any) of the Cabinet to reports and recommendations from the Committee.

Minutes:

None.

68.

Improving the Provision of Bus Services in Harlow - Final Report pdf icon PDF 596 KB

Minutes:

The Committee received a final report on improving the provision of bus services in Harlow. The Committee discussed the current service and a number of Councillors advised they were not satisfied.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

A     The Committee notes the outcomes of the review.

 

B     The Committee noted the issues surrounding current bus service provision, in particular the reliability of services in meeting their timetable.

 

C     The Committee recommends to Cabinet that the outcomes of the Local Bus Consultation relating to future transport requirements in Harlow and wider areas is referred to the Garden Town Board.

69.

Review of Paddling Pools - Interim Report pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received an interim report on the review of the paddling pools. Jane Greer, Head of Community Wellbeing, suggested that the Committee set up a focus group. The terms of reference were to re-write the brief for community consultation. The Committee agreed to this. The membership of the group would be Councillors David Carter, Davis and Mason. 

 

RESOLVED that:

 

A     A focus group would be established to re-write the brief for community consultation. The membership of the group would be Councillors David Carter, Davis and Mason.

70.

Work Plan pdf icon PDF 356 KB

To review the Committee’s work plan for the current year.

Minutes:

The Committee received a report summarising its work plan for 2018/19.

 

RESOLVED that the work plan be noted.

71.

References from Other Committees

Minutes:

None.

72.

Matters of Urgent Business

Such other business which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be received as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the minutes.

Minutes:

None.