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Welcome and Introductions
Apologies for Absence
The Chair will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out under the notes opposite.
Declarations of Interest Under the Local Government Act 1972
Members who have an interest to declare are asked to state: a)The item number in which they have an interest, b)The nature of the interest, c)Whether the interest is personal, or personal and prejudicial. Any Member who is unsure about the above should seek advice from the Monitoring Officer prior to the meeting in order to expedite matters at the meeting itself.
Submissions from the Public
Any resident of the South Gloucestershire Council Area or person affected by decisions to be taken by the Council, may address this Committee (for no more than 5 minutes) to present a petition, make a statement, make a written submission of evidence, or participate as a witness. No prior notice is needed. Witnesses will be at the prior invitation of the Committee or following successful application to the Monitoring Officer and Head of Legal and Democratic Services – requests to be made in advance. Normally this will be at the start of the meeting, however the Chair of the meeting has the discretion to allow submissions at the beginning of the relevant agenda item.
Submissions from Members
Any other items which the Chair considers urgent
To confirm the minutes as a correct record for signing by the Chair.
The Committee is
asked to consider the call-in of Executive Decision: CA 08/27,
which relates to the decision to approve the closure of the
Council’s Cash Offices from January 2010.
An opportunity to ask questions of the Executive Members on matters relating to their portfolios and decisions within the Forward Plan.
Written Executive Member Update Reports are included within the Agenda Papers. Members will also have received their copies of the Forward Plan and a link to the electronic Forward Plan is set out below:
Councillor John Godwin, Chair of the following Strategic Partnerships, will provide an update on their work:
- Economy & Skills Partnership
- Safe & Stronger Partnership
- Local Strategic Partnership.
To report on the work carried out by Property Services during 2008/09 and to propose key activities for 2009/10 to support strategic plans and corporate objectives.
To provide the Committee with an update on the progress made on the Accommodation Strategy, Smarter Working and Travel Planning.
To provide the Committee with information on the performance of the CE/CR Department over the last year - April 2008-March 2009.
To consider the Select Committee Work Programme.