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Meeting of the Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 14/07/2003
Agenda



NOTE FOR MEMBERS

Contact officers are shown at the end of each report and members are welcome to raise questions, make observations etc. in advance of the meeting with the appropriate officer.

AGENDA

1. MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 16th June 2003 (to be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting).

2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

To receive apologies for absence and to report any substitutions.

3. DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

To receive from Members, in relation to any items included on the agenda for this meeting, disclosure of any interests which are required to be disclosed by Section 94(1) of the Local Government Act 1972 and in accordance with the Waverley Code of Local Government Conduct.

4. QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

The Chairman to respond to any questions received from members of the public of which notice has been duly given in accordance with Procedure Rule 10 (this requires people wishing to ask a question to notify the Chief Executive seven working days before the meeting).

FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME

5. EXECUTIVE FOUR-MONTH ROLLING PROGRAMME
[Wards Affected: N/A]

To receive the Four-Month Rolling Programme of key decisions, which was considered by the Executive at its meeting on 23rd June 2003, attached at Appendix A.

6. COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME
[Wards Affected: N/A]

6.1 Oral Updates

At its meeting on 16th June 2003, the Committee agreed to receive oral updates on the latest position on the following issues:-

a) East Street, Farnham Redevelopment Scheme; and
b) Housing Capital Receipts and other pertinent Financial Issues.

6.2 Preferred Ways of Working

Following responses to the questionnaires which were circulated to all members and substitute members of the Committee after the last meeting, the Committee is invited to discuss its preferred ways of working.


6.3 Future Work Programme

The Committee is invited to discuss its future work programme and in particular to identify any items from the Executive Four-Month Rolling Programme they might wish to consider before the Executive discuss them, and any other matters they would wish to consider which are not included in the Rolling Programme.

7. A RACE EQUALITY SCHEME FOR WAVERLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL
[Wards Affected: N/A]

The report at Appendix B seeks approval to the adoption of a Race Equality Scheme for Waverley Borough Council in order to meet, fully, a statutory requirement placed upon the Council by the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 and makes comments about the progress towards achieving equality of opportunity in every aspect of the Council's activities.

Recommendation

The Committee is invited to make any comments or observations on the report to the Executive.

8. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

That, pursuant to Procedure Rule 20, and in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during this item(s), there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by Section 100I of the Act) of the description specified in the appropriate paragraph(s) of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act (to be identified, as necessary, at the meeting).

9. ANY OTHER ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED IN EXEMPT SESSION

To consider matters (if any) relating to aspects of any reports on this agenda which, it is felt, may need to be considered in Exempt session.


For further information or assistance, please telephone Emma McQuillan,
Principal Committee Secretary on extension 3351 or 01483 523351.
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