Issue - meetings

Councillor Charmaine Morgan

Meeting: 17/12/2020 - Council (Item 54)

Councillor Charmaine Morgan

This Council will undertake an urgent and complete review of the management and enforcement of environmental regulations in relation to the maintenance of the wellbeing and safety of private tenants and other residents within the South Kesteven District.

a)         The review will include the examination of communications and formal complaints received in relation to the failure of private landlords and/or tenants to comply with legislative requirements.

b)         The review will consider how promptly and how effectively those complaints are handled.

c)          An examination will take place of existing national legislation

d)         the procedures implemented by South Kesteven District Council, and the speed and level of enforcement action and use of escalation taken by South Kesteven District Council Environmental Officers, particularly where there is an issue relating to safety and the wellbeing of tenants and residents affected.

e)         It will identify if adequate resource has been allocated to the Environmental team to enable officers to carry out their duties fully to ensure South Kesteven District Council remains compliant.

f)           The findings of the review will be reported back to full Council with any issues identified and agreed action/resources required to address them.

Minutes:

Motion withdrawn.


Meeting: 26/11/2020 - Council (Item 46)

Councillor Charmaine Morgan

This Council will undertake an urgent and complete review of the management and enforcement of environmental regulations in relation to the maintenance of the wellbeing and safety of private tenants and other residents within the South Kesteven District.

a)         The review will include the examination of communications and formal complaints received in relation to the failure of private landlords and/or tenants to comply with legislative requirements.

b)         The review will consider how promptly and how effectively those complaints are handled.

c)          An examination will take place of existing national legislation

d)         the procedures implemented by South Kesteven District Council, and the speed and level of enforcement action and use of escalation taken by South Kesteven District Council Environmental Officers, particularly where there is an issue relating to safety and the wellbeing of tenants and residents affected.

e)         It will identify if adequate resource has been allocated to the Environmental team to enable officers to carry out their duties fully to ensure South Kesteven District Council remains compliant.

f)           The findings of the review will be reported back to full Council with any issues identified and agreed action/resources required to address them.

Minutes:

As the extended time limit had been reached, the motion was deferred to a meeting to be arranged.