Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Friday, 8 July 2022 10.30 a.m.

Venue: Assembly Room, Kendal Town Hall, Kendal

Contact: Adam Moffatt  Legal, Governance and Democracy Specialist

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To receive apologies for absence, if any.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 298 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 4 March 2022 (copy attached).


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda.


Members are reminded that, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests.  (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting.)


Members may, however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.


If a Member requires advice on any item involving a possible declaration of interest which could affect his/her ability to speak and/or vote, he/she is advised to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.


Declaration of the Party Whip

In accordance with Rule 17 of the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules, any Member who is subject to a party whip on any item must declare the existence and nature of the whip.


Local Government Act 1972 - Excluded Items

To consider whether the items, if any, in Part II of the Agenda should be considered in the presence of the press and public.


Terms of Reference

To note the Terms of Reference of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.


Public Participation

Any member of the public who wishes to ask a question, make representations or present a deputation or petition at this meeting should apply to do so by no later than 0:01am (one minute past midnight) two working days before the meeting.  Information on how to make the application can be obtained by viewing the Council’s Website or by contacting the Committee Services Team on 01539 733333.


(1)        Questions and Representations


To receive any questions or representations which have been received from members of the public.


(2)        Deputations and Petitions


To receive any deputations or petitions which have been received from members of the public.


Work Programme 2022/23 and Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To consider the Overview and Scrutiny Committee Work Programme 2022/23, and the contents of the latest Forward Plan.

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Local Government Reform - Recommendations from Task and Finish Group pdf icon PDF 254 KB

To consider the findings and recommendations of the Task and Finish Group in relation to Local Government Reorganisation.

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Revenue and Capital Outturn 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 347 KB

To note the Council's financial performance for 2021/22 and to approve movements to and from reserves and any carry forward of budgets to 2022/23.

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2021/22 Annual Treasury Management Report pdf icon PDF 264 KB

To consider the Treasury Management Annual Report 2021/22.

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Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) policy pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To consider the proposed amendments to the Disabled Facilities Grants policy.

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Cumbria Health Scrutiny Committee Update

To receive an update on the work of the Cumbria Health Scrutiny Committee from the Council’s representative or substitute.


Private Section (exempt reasons under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, specified by way of paragraph number)

There are no items in this Part of the agenda.