Agenda

Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Housing - Tuesday, 21st September, 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Georgina Hall  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

MINUTES

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 8 June 2021, (to be laid on the table 30 minutes before the meeting).

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTES

To receive apologies for absence and note any substitutions.

 

Members who are unable to attend this meeting must submit apologies by the end of Tuesday 14 September 2021 to enable a substitute to be arranged, if applicable.

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS

To receive from Members declarations of interests in relation to any items included on the agenda for this meeting, in accordance with Waverley’s Code of Local Government Conduct.

4.

QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

The Chairman to respond to any written questions received from members of the public in accordance with Procedure Rule 10.

 

The deadline for submission of written questions for this meeting is 5pm on Tuesday 14 September 2021.

5.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS

The Chairman to respond to any questions received from Members in accordance with Procedure Rule 11.

 

The deadline for submission of written questions for this meeting is 5pm on Tuesday 14 September 2021.

 

 

6.

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE REPORT Q1 pdf icon PDF 125 KB

The pages which the committee needs to focus on are pages 48 – 59.

 

To consider the performance report and make any observations or recommendations as appropriate.  It will include an update on the Asset Management Strategy and responsive repairs and voids procurement.

 

This will be introduced by the Policy and Performance Officer and presented by The Head of Housing Delivery and Communities and the Service Improvement Manager.

 

 

 

Additional documents:

7.

MENTAL HEALTH AND HOUSING

Presentation by Laura Dillon, Housing Manager, and Andrew Smith, Head of Housing Delivery and Communities.  (No report to come).

8.

ASSET MANAGEMENT STRATEGY UPDATE

This item will be presented by Peter David, Strategic Asset Manager and will include information on Green Homes Grants.

9.

STAR SURVEY pdf icon PDF 214 KB

The Committee will receive a report from Service Improvement Manager Annalisa Howson.

 

Recommendation

 

It is recommended that the Committee:

i. reviews this report and identifies any areas of further scrutiny,

ii. requests an update report sharing the improvement action plan following the consultation and further review of results at the next Committee meeting, and/or agrees any observations

 

Additional documents:

10.

SCOPING REPORT FOR ALLOCATION POLICY REVIEW pdf icon PDF 153 KB

This will be presented by Mark Mills, Scrutiny Officer.

11.

SCRUTINY REPORT pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Recommendation

 

That the Committee endorse the report included as annexe 1 whilst making any suggestions for amendments.

 

 

This item will be presented by Mark Mills, Scrutiny Officer.

Additional documents:

12.

COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 137 KB

The Housing Overview & Scrutiny Committee, is responsible for managing its work programme.

 

The work programme (attached) takes account of items identified on the latest Executive Forward Programme (Annexe 2) as due to come forward for decision.

 

A Scrutiny Tracker has been produced to assist the Committee in monitoring the recommendations that have been agreed at its meetings. The Tracker details the latest position on the implementation of these recommendations and is attached as Part C of the work programme.

13.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider, if necessary, the following recommendation on the motion of the Chairman:

 

Recommendation

 

That pursuant to Procedure Rule 20 and in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during the items, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by Section 100I of the Act) of the description specified in the appropriate paragraph(s) of the revised Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act (to be identified at the meeting).

14.

ANY ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED IN EXEMPT SESSION

To consider any matters relating to aspects of any reports on this agenda which it is felt need to be considered in Exempt session.