Agenda

Overview Select Committee - Thursday, 8 September 2022 5:30 pm

Venue: Meeting Rooms G.01 and G.02, Ground Floor, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Contact: Francis Connolly, Scrutiny Manager, tel: 0116 454 6353, email:  Francis.Connolly@leicester.gov.uk  Angie Smith, tel: 0116 454 6354, email:  angie.smith@leicester.gov.uk

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1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests they may have in the business to be discussed.

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3.

CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

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4.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 159 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Overview Select Committee held on 30 June 2022 are attached and Members are asked to confirm them as a correct record.

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PROGRESS ON ACTIONS AGREED AT THE LAST MEETING

To note progress on actions agreed at the previous meeting and not reported elsewhere on the agenda (if any).

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6.

QUESTIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND STATEMENTS OF CASE

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any questions, representations and statements of case submitted in accordance with the Council’s procedures.

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PETITIONS

The Monitoring Officer to report on any petitions received.

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TRACKING OF PETITIONS - MONITORING REPORT pdf icon PDF 225 KB

The Monitoring Officer submits a report that updates Members on the monitoring of outstanding petitions. The Committee is asked to note the current outstanding petitions and agree to remove those petitions marked ‘Petitions Process Complete’ from the report.

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9.

CORPORATE ESTATE ANNUAL REPORT pdf icon PDF 318 KB

The Strategic Director for City Development and Neighbourhood Services will deliver a presentation at the meeting which will set out a summary of the performance of the Council’s Corporate Estate for the year ended 31 March 2022.

 

The Overview Select Committee are invited to note the performance of the Corporate Estate in relation to its key metrics and its contribution to the Council’s revenue budget; and consider the wider contribution of the portfolio in supporting the local economy, local businesses and communities, whilst minimising risk to the Council.

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CALL-IN - PURCHASE OF 22 MARKET PLACE pdf icon PDF 344 KB

The Monitoring Officer submits a report informing the Overview Select Committee that the Executive Decision taken by the City Mayor on 19 July 2022 relating to the purchase of 22 Market Place has been the subject of a five-member call-in under the procedures at Rule 12 of Part 4D (City Mayor and Executive Procedure Rules) of the Council’s Constitution.

 

The Overview Select Committee is recommended to either:

 

a)    Note the report without further comment or recommendation. (If the report is noted the process continues and the call in will be considered at Council on 29 September 2022); or

 

b)    Comment on the specific issues raised by the call-in. (If comments are made the process continues and the comments and call in will be considered at Council on 29 September 2022); or

 

c)    Resolve that the call-in be withdrawn (If the committee wish for there to be no further action on the call-in, then they must actively withdraw it. If withdrawal is agreed the call-in process stops, the call-in will not be considered at Council on 29 September 2022and the original decision takes immediate affect without amendment).

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CARBON NEUTRAL ROAD MAP pdf icon PDF 282 KB

The Director for Estates and Building Services submits a report to Overview Select Committee which presents the findings of the Leicester Carbon Neutral Roadmap Study, and next steps in using the study findings to inform action planning and project development, both within the Council and in collaboration with partners.

 

The Committee is recommended to note the content of the study, and the use of the study to develop a new climate emergency action plan and work with partners in the city to reduce carbon and address climate change.

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FINANCIAL REPORTS

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12a

REVENUE MONITORING APRIL - JUNE 2022 pdf icon PDF 743 KB

The Deputy Director of Finance submits a report to the Overview Select Committee which is the first in the monitoring cycle for 2022/23, and provides early indications of the financial pressures the Council is facing.

 

The Committee is recommended to consider the overall position presented within this report and make any observations it sees fit.

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12b

CAPITAL MONITORING APRIL - JUNE 2022 pdf icon PDF 645 KB

The Deputy Director of Finance Submits a report to the Overview Select Committee which shows the position of the capital programme as at the end of June 2022 (Period 3).

 

The Committee is recommended to consider the overall position presented within this report and make any observations it sees fit.

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QUESTIONS FOR THE CITY MAYOR

The City Mayor will answer questions raised by members of the Overview Select Committee on issues not covered elsewhere on the agenda.

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SCRUTINY ANNUAL REPORT pdf icon PDF 257 KB

The Director of Delivery, Communications and Political Governance submits a report to the Overview Select Committee which provides a summary of the Scrutiny Annual Report 2021-22.

 

The Committee is recommended to review the report and provide any comments / recommendations ahead of consideration by Full Council.

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OVERVIEW SELECT COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 282 KB

The current work programme for the Committee is attached.  The Committee is asked to consider this and make comments and/or amendments as it considers necessary.

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ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

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