Rural and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 12th November, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting - This meeting is being held remotely using Skype for Business. View directions

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Virtual Meeting - Joining Arrangements

Councillors should access the meeting using the link in their calendar.


Members of the press and public can gain access to the meeting by using the following link:


Rural and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee – 12 November 2020


If you are using a smartphone or tablet it may be necessary to download the Skype for Business app before you can enter the meeting; please allow yourself time to do this. If you are using a laptop or desktop computer, you should be able to access the meeting via your web browser.


When you follow the link to the meeting you will enter a virtual lobby; you will be invited into the meeting from the lobby just before the meeting begins. Members of the public should not use the Chat function in Skype for Business. This is for use by Councillors, who will use it to indicate that they would like to speak.


If you have any questions about how to join the meeting, please e-mail


Comments from Members of the Public

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    To receive comments or views from members of the public at the Committee’s discretion


Register of attendance, membership and apologies for absence

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Disclosures of Interest

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    Members are asked to disclose any interest in matters for consideration at the meeting


Action Notes from the meeting held on 10 September 2020 pdf icon PDF 237 KB

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Updates from the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 63 KB

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Verbal Update from Cabinet Members

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    Verbal updates throughout Covid-19 pandemic, on the current situation:

    ·       Update on Covid-19

    ·       Feedback from anti-racism motion to Council

    ·       Community Fund

    ·       Community Policing

    ·       Homelessness Partnership with other Districts

    ·       Cold weather payments for homeless people

    ·       Local Plan

    ·       External Planning Review

    ·       Disabled Facilities Grants Quarter 2

    ·       Housing Repairs Update

    ·       Garden Maintenance Scheme


Mental Health Challenge Workshop

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    To agree a workshop date and request volunteers from the Committee Membership


Health and Safety Compliance Report pdf icon PDF 450 KB

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    Health and Safety compliance report on SKDC’s Housing Service

    Additional documents:


Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) pdf icon PDF 381 KB


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 242 KB


Riverside Flats pdf icon PDF 353 KB


Any other business which the Chairman, by reason of special circumstances, decides is urgent

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Exclusion of the Press and Public

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    To exclude the press and public from the meeting during the discussion of the following items of business due to the likelihood that information that is exempt under paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) because it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


Riverside Flats Exempt Appendix