Agenda and decisions

Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

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Decision:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Gareth Lloyd Davies and David G Williams.

2.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Members to declare any personal or prejudicial interests in any business identified to be considered at this meeting.

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Decision:

None were declared.

3.

URGENT MATTERS AS AGREED BY THE CHAIR

Notice of items which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

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Decision:

No urgent matters had been raised with the Chair prior to the meeting.

4.

MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING pdf icon PDF 322 KB

To receive the minutes of the Partnerships Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 5 November 2020 (copy attached).

 

10:05 – 10:10am

 

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Decision:

The minutes of the Partnerships Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 5 November 2020 were submitted.

 

The Committee:

 

Resolved: - to receive the minutes of the Partnerships Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 5 November 2020 and approve them as a true and correct record of the proceedings.

 

No matters were raised in relation to the contents of the minutes.

5.

COMMUNITY SAFETY PARTNERSHIP ANNUAL UPDATE FOR 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To receive a report by the Community Safety Manager (copy attached) to detail the Partnership’s achievement in delivering its 2019/20 action plan and its progress to date in delivering its action plan for 2020/21. The report to include financial sources and the progress made in spending the allocated funding.

 

10:10 – 10:45pm

 

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Decision:

The Committee:

 

Resolved: - subject to the above comments and observations to receive the Community Safety Partnership’s

 

(i)           performance and statistical update for 2019-20; and

(ii)          latest 6-month report on crime statistics and the Partnership’s actions

6.

COVID-19 ACTIVE TRAVEL PLAN SCHEMES pdf icon PDF 135 KB

To receive a report by the Traffic, Parking and Road Safety Manager (copy attached) to examine the purpose of the Welsh Government (WG) scheme, the rationale behind the schemes drawn up in Denbighshire to benefit from the funding, and the effectiveness of the initial implementation of the schemes across the county.

10:45– 11:30am

 

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Decision:

The Committee:

 

Resolved:  - subject to the above concerns and observations

 

(i)           to acknowledge the process followed by the Council in identifying and developing projects, applying for the grant and implementing projects, along with the difficulties encountered due to the short timescale given by the Welsh Government;

(ii)          to emphasise the importance of early engagement in future with local Member Area Groups (MAGs), local members, and town/ community councils for proposed schemes to utilise central government grant funding in specific towns or communities; and

(iii)       that a further report be presented to the Committee in six months’ time on the impact of the COVID-19 Active Travel Plan Schemes on Denbighshire’s towns and the lessons learnt from planning for this particular scheme in readiness for future schemes with short application deadlines and lead-in times. 

 

7.

SCRUTINY WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To consider a report by the Scrutiny Coordinator (copy enclosed) seeking a review of the committee’s forward work programme and updating members on relevant issues.

 

11:30 – 11:45pm

 

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Decision:

The Committee:

 

Resolved: -

 

(i)           subject to the above inclusions and amendments to approve the Committee’s forward work programme; and

(ii)          to appoint Councillor Christine Marston to serve as Denbighshire’s Scrutiny representative on the Sub-Regional Children’s Assessment Care Centre Project Board.

8.

FEEDBACK FROM COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES

To receive any updates from Committee representatives on various Council Boards and Groups

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Decision:

The Committee:

 

Resolved: - to receive Councillor Marston’s report on the discussions that took place at the recent Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Stakeholder Reference Group meeting.