Business Support Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 2 July 2020 6.30pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Michael Turner, Democratic Services Officer 

Note: Please note that any member of the press and public may follow proceedings at this ‘virtual’ meeting via a weblink which will be set out below ahead of the meeting. 


No. Item


Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman for the 2020/21 Municipal Year


Election of Vice-Chairman

To elect a Vice-Chairman for the 2020/21 Municipal Year


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 30 January 2020.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report.


Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests and Whipping pdf icon PDF 471 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 6.



Petitions pdf icon PDF 101 KB

This report advises the Committee of any petitions received by the Council which fall within the remit of this Committee including a summary of the response sent to the petition organisers by officers.


The Committee is also requested to consider a petition referral request.



Medway Norse Update pdf icon PDF 162 KB

This report represents a review of the performance of the Joint Venture from the perspective of the Council client for the third and fourth quarters of the 20219/2020 financial year. It is accompanied by an update on the Joint Venture’s achievements and financial performance prepared by the Partnership Director at Medway Norse.


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Housing Enforcement and Licensing Policy 2020 pdf icon PDF 142 KB

This report advised that, following a review of technical and legislative amendments, a revised Housing Enforcement and Licensing policy was approved by Cabinet on 12 May 2020.


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Member's Item - Selective Licensing pdf icon PDF 245 KB

The report sets out a Member’s item submitted by Councillor Curry which asks the Committee to support the principle of introducing a selective licensing scheme in Medway, targeted at those areas of highest deprivation.


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Revenue and Capital Budget Outturn 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 149 KB

This report details the final revenue and capital outturn position for the financial year ended 31 March 2020. The Round 3 Revenue and Capital Budget Monitoring Reports are provided as an Appendix to this report for Members’ information.

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Voluntary Sector Task Group pdf icon PDF 353 KB

This report asks the Committee to consider the final report of the Voluntary Sector Task Group. The report also provides Members with an update on activity in the voluntary sector and the Council in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.


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Work Programme pdf icon PDF 186 KB

This item advises Members of the current work programme and allows the Committee to adjust it in the light of latest priorities, issues and circumstances. It gives Members the opportunity to shape and direct the Committee’s activities over the year. 

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