Overview and Scrutiny Committee (January 2021)
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1. Apologies for Absence and Substitutions
3. Declaration of Interests
All Members are reminded that they must disclose any interests they know they have in items of business on the meeting’s agenda and that they must do so at this point on the agenda or as soon as they become aware of the interest. If the interest is a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest they are also obliged to notify the Monitoring Officer within 28 days of the meeting.
4. Public Question Time
Any member of the public may ask a question or make a statement at this point in the meeting. Each person has two minutes and a maximum of 15 minutes is allotted to public questions/statements, which must be about matters for which the Committee is responsible.
The Chair may disallow a question if it is offensive, substantially the same as another question or requires disclosure of exempt or confidential information. If the question cannot be answered at the meeting a written response will be provided after the meeting.
Any member of the public who wishes to submit a question or statement to this meeting should email it to firstname.lastname@example.org 24 hours before the start time of the meeting. All valid questions and statements will be published with the agenda on the website at least six hours before the start time and will be responded to at the meeting. Those who have submitted a valid question or statement will be entitled to put it in person at the meeting, provided they have indicated that they wish to do so and have submitted an email address to which an invitation to join the meeting and participate in it can be sent.
5. Decisions Called-In
To report on any Cabinet decisions called in and to decide how they should be progressed.
6. Cabinet Portfolio Update – Cabinet Member for Greener and Safer Chelmsford
7. Annual Presentation by Safer Chelmsford Partnership
Spencer Clarke, Public Protection Manager, Chelmsford City Council, will give a presentation on the work of the Safer Chelmsford Partnership following which Members will have the opportunity to ask questions.
8. Annual Presentation by Essex Police
Kelly Thurston, Detective Inspector, Essex Police, will give a presentation on the performance information relating to crime following which Members will have the opportunity to ask questions.
9. Final report from Community Safety Communication Task and Finish Group
10. Climate and Ecological Emergency Action Plan Update
11. Work Programme
12. Urgent Business
To consider any other matter which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be considered by reason of special circumstances (to be specified) as a matter of urgency.