Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Environment Select Committee Minutes

Date:
Monday, 11th November, 2013
Time:
2.00pm
Place:
Ground Floor Committee Room, Town Hall, High Street, Stockton-on-Tees
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr Nigel Cooke(Chairman), Cllr David Wilburn(Vice-Chairman), Cllr Derrick Brown, Cllr Jean Kirby, Cllr Mrs Maureen Rigg, Cllr Mick Womphrey, Cllr Bill Woodhead
Officers:
Jane Edmends, Neil Ellison(DNS), Graham Birtle and Kirsty Wannop(LDS)
Apologies for absence:
Cllr Ray McCall
Item Description Decision
Public
ENV
30/13
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 
ENV
31/13
MINUTES FOR SIGNATURE - 9TH SEPTEMBER 2013
The minutes of the meeting held on 9th September 2013 were signed by the Chair as a correct record.
ENV
32/13
REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE OF HOUSING PROVIDERS
AGREED that
1. Members Survey responses not be used as part of the review
2. A later meeting time would be arranged.
ENV
33/13
PROGRESS UPDATES ON PREVIOUSLY AGREED
RECOMMENDATIONS

AGREED the Progress Updates be noted and the assessments for progress be confirmed.
ENV
34/13
WORK PROGRAMME
AGERED that the work programme be noted.
ENV
35/13
CHAIR'S UPDATE
 
2.00pm/3.00pm

Preamble

ItemPreamble
ENV
30/13
Cllr M. Womphrey declared a personal interest in item 5 - Progress Updates on Previously Agreed Recommendations as money from his utility bill paid towards the Go Warm Scheme.

Cllr B. Woodhead declared a personal interest in item 5 - Progress Update on Previously Agreed Recommendations as money from his utility bill paid towards the Go Warm Scheme.
ENV
32/13
Members were informed that the response to the Members Survey was too few to use the information as part of the review.

The Committee raised their concerns regarding the Members Survey and lack of responses.

The Scrutiny Officer informed the Committee of the unavailability of Cath Purdy Chief Executive of Vela Group at this meeting as originally scheduled. Members were informed that she could attend the meeting on 16th December but had requested a later meeting time due to other commitments.
ENV
33/13
Members considered the assessments of progress contained within the Progress Updates on the implementation of previously agreed recommendations for the Review of Affordable Warmth, EIT Review of Built and Natural Environment, EIT Review of Care For Your Area and Task and Finish Review of Community Safety and Security Services.
ENV
35/13
The Chair had nothing to update.

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