Overview and Scrutiny Management Board
Wednesday, 1st November, 2017 6.00 pm

Venue: The Writing Room - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR

Contact: Allison Taylor  Allison Taylor

Webcast: View the webcast

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Welcome, Introductions and Safety Information pdf icon PDF 126 KB

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Apologies for absence

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Declarations of Interest

To note any declarations of interest from the Councillors.  They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.


Any declarations of interest made at the meeting which is not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.


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Minutes of the previous meetings pdf icon PDF 496 KB

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Chair's Business

To note any announcements from the Chair

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Public Forum

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item


Any member of the public or Councillor may participate in Public Forum.  The detailed arrangements for so doing are set out in the Public Information Sheet at the back of this agenda.  Public Forum items should be emailed to and please note that the following deadlines will apply in relation to this meeting:-


Questions - Written questions must be received 3 clear working days prior to the meeting.  For this meeting, this means that your question(s) must be received in this office at the latest by 5 pm on *name deadline date*


Petitions and Statements - Petitions and statements must be received on the working day prior to the meeting.  For this meeting this means that your submission must be received in this office at the latest by 12.00 noon on *name deadline date*.


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Flood Risk Strategy pdf icon PDF 186 KB

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Libraries Task and Finish Group Report pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Report of the Libraries Task and Finish Group.

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Scrutiny of the budget pdf icon PDF 332 KB

For members to discuss and agree an approach to the public scrutiny of the 18-19 budget. To aide discussions included is the overarching communications plan and timeline within the reports pack. Members from the MTFP Task and Finish group will be invited to feedback on their recommendations following their meeting on 31st October 2017.

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Waste Company Update

Verbal update

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OSM Referral to Cabinet - Response from the Mayor pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Formal written response from the Mayor to the OSMB referral to Cabinet on 3rd October 2017.

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Standing Item: Task and Finish Group Reports pdf icon PDF 227 KB

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Standing Item: Feedback on Scrutiny Structures and New Ways of Working pdf icon PDF 151 KB

This is a standing item to share feedback on the new ways of working for scrutiny. Any emails/feedback received is included within the reports pack for consideration.

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Standing Item: Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Standing item

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Standing Item: OSMB Action sheet pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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Information Item: Mayor's Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 171 KB

The Mayor’s Forward Plan as published 9th October 2017

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Information Item: WECA Scrutiny Update

A standing item for any arising matters on WECA Scrutiny to be fed back from Cllr Stephen Clarke, Chair of WECA Scrutiny. Details of the WECA Scrutiny arrangements can be found here:


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Information Item: Finance Update pdf icon PDF 100 KB

P5 report is scheduled for publication on Monday 30th October and will be circulated to OSMB once published.

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Information Item: Portfolio Leads pdf icon PDF 194 KB

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Information Item: Dates of Forthcoming Meetings pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Overview and Scrutiny Management Board;


Thursday 7th December - 5pm to 8pm

Thursday 11th January - 6pm to 9pm

Monday 12th February - 5pm to 8pm

Thursday 8th March - 5pm to 8pm

Thursday 12th April - 6pm to 9pm



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