{meta} Agenda for Torridge Locality (County) Committee on Thursday, 1st March, 2018, 11.45 am

Agenda

Venue: Town Hall, Bridge Street, Bideford

Contact: Gerry Rufolo. 01392 382299  Email: gerry.rufolo@devon.gov.uk

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PART ONE - OPEN COMMITTEE

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Minutes of the previous Committee meeting held on 10 October 2017, attached   

3.

Items Requiring Urgent Attention

Items which in the opinion of the Chairman should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency

 

 

4.

Terms of Reference for County (Locality) Committees and Appointments.

(a) Terms of Refence for County (Locality) Committees

 

·         To receive briefings from and discuss with the relevant Locality Development Officer (who will act as Lead Officer to the Committee) and with other officers as necessary specific service and community issues and projects within the district and to make recommendations to the Cabinet on appropriate action

·         To improve information and communication with the public about its access to County Council services in the area and to monitor its performance in the delivery of these services.

·         To develop and ensure effective partnership working with the City, District or Borough Council (as the case may be) and other partners in the discharge of local functions.

·         To undertake any additional responsibilities and allocate budgets which may be delegated by the Cabinet from time to time.

·         To consider, if required, any grant or award proposed by individual members from locality budget funds allocated by the Cabinet in line with the Locality Budget Operating Principles set out at Section Four hereunder.

·         To express a vision for the areas reflecting cohesion principles and community views, demonstrate understanding of the make-up of the community and champion the participation of under-represented groups and promote integration of different groups.

·         To administer those educational trusts in the Committee’s area for which the County Council is Trustee.

 

(b) Appointments to County (Locality) meetings)

 

All committees (including any Statutory Committee) will be appointed by the Council. The Council will decide on the size of each committee and how many voting or non-voting members it will have.

 

The District Council will appoint who it chooses as their representatives and also that the DALC member attends in an observing role. There is no opportunity for others to speak at the meeting unless in line with public participation rules.

 

5.

The Role of the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Economic Development Opportunities in Torridge'

Head of Economy Enterprise and Skills; and Mr Chris Garcia, LEP Chief Executive, to report  

 

6.

Local Member Updates

An opportunity for Members to update the Committee on community initiatives and responses to service changes in their own division.

7.

Council/Cabinet Forward Plan and Scrutiny Work Programme

The Council/Cabinet Forward Plan and the Scrutiny Work Programme are available for

inspection by using the links below, in the event that the Committee may wish to provide

evidence to specific Task Groups or otherwise comment upon specific areas of activity to

the appropriate Scrutiny Committee or the Cabinet.

http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/mgPlansHome.aspx?bcr=1

 

8.

Dates of Future Meetings

19 June 2018, 16 October 2018 and 26 February 2019

 

Please use link below for County Council Calendar of Meetings:  http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/mgCalendarMonthView.aspx?GL=1&bcr=1

 

PART II - ITEMS WHICH MAY BE TAKEN IN THE ABSENCE OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

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