Rural and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 7th January, 2021 2.00 pm

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Virtual Meeting - Joining Arrangements

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


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Rural and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee – 7 January 2021


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.


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Comments form 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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Disclosure 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 12 November 2020 pdf icon PDF 280 KB

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Updates from the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 125 KB

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Verbal Update from Cabinet Members

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    Verbal report provided by Cabinet Members


Anti-Racism Report pdf icon PDF 381 KB


Review of Voids pdf icon PDF 603 KB

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    To review the current void property process and policy to substantially reduce void period and increase revenues to the Council's housing revenue account and make more properties available per annum to those in housing need

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Future Work Programme pdf icon PDF 221 KB

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    Consider any amendments or addition to the Work Programme for the Committee


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

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