Committee details

Communities and Local Services Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

Scrutiny is an important part of the Government's drive to ensure that the Council provides better public services.  The process is about improving services for people by being responsive to their needs.

 

The terms of reference of the Communities and Local Services Scrutiny Committee are :-

·        to undertake the Council’s Scrutiny functions in relation to the following services :-

 

STRONGER COMMUNITIES PORTFOLIO

LOCAL SERVICES PORTFOLIO

Policing

 

Street Scene Policy (refuse/recycling/street cleaning/grounds maintenance

 

Community Safety

 

Crematorium and Cemeteries

 

Community Development

 

Arboriculture

Community Grants

 

Countryside and Allotments

The Council’s responsibilities for the Fire and Rescue Services

Parks, Open Spaces and Play Areas

Street Scene Enforcement

 

Waste Management

Illegal Encampments

 

Fleet Management and Maintenance

 

Private Sector Housing

Head of Steam

Licensing of premises (except where delegated to the Licensing Committee)

 

Hippodrome

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles (except where delegated to the Licensing Committee)

 

Events and Programming

Trading Standards and Animal Welfare

Library Service

Co-ordination of the Council’s responsibilities under the Floods and Water Act

 

Strategic Arts

Civil Contingencies and Emergency Planning

 

2025

 

Parking Enforcement

 

Transport Policy

Transport and Highways Asset Management (roads, paths, rights of way, street lighting, traffic signals, signage

 

CCTV

 

Transport and Highways Network Management and Improvement Schemes

 

Equalities

Road Safety

 

Voluntary Sector

Parking Policy

 

 

Supported Bus Services and Concessionary Fares

 

 

Sustainable Transport

 

 

 

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Hannah Fay, Democratic Officer, Resources Group. email:  [email protected] or telephone 01325 405801