Agenda

Communities & Housing Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 21st November, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

Media

Items
No. Item

Substitutes

Councillors who require a substitute to be appointed should inform Democratic Services by 4.00pm on Thursday, 17 November 2022 (Councillors who wish to arrange their own substitute should inform Democratic Services of their substitute prior to the commencement of the meeting).

Additional documents:

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 10 October 2022.

Additional documents:

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

Additional documents:

3.

Call-In

To consider call-in items (if any).

Additional documents:

4.

Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test

To consider whether it is in the public interest to exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following item:

 

Item

Title

Reason

 

 

 

12

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (EVCI)

Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended)

 

Additional documents:

5.

One Stockport Safety Partnership Update pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Corporate & Support Services & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

This committee has a statutory responsibility to review and scrutinise community safety partnership activity and routinely receives an annual review and partnership update.  This focuses on the activity of the One Stockport Safety Partnership (OSSP) since committee approved the partnership’s 2022-2025 Plan in March 2022.  OSSP was previously known as the Safer Stockport Partnership – the new name was adopted by the partnership’s board in September 2022 to bring consistency to the names of all our key  strategic partnerships.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to:-

 

a)    Consider the SSP 2022 Annual Update 2020/21 presentation.

b)    Note the priorities within each of the three themes in OSSP’s 2022/23 delivery plan.

c)    Note the proposed actions within the Safer Streets initiative

d)    Provide any comments or reflections on the issues covered in the presentation.

e)    Consider and comment on content and format of future Scrutiny updates (including performance information) and timing of the updates.

 

Officer contact: Karishma Chandaria at: karishma.chandaria@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

6.

Climate Change and Environment PPRR Mid Year Report pdf icon PDF 154 KB

The 2022/23 Quarter 2 Portfolio Performance and Resources Reports (PPRRs) for the following three portfolios are presented to members for consideration.

 

·                     Climate Change and Environment.

·                     Communities and Housing.

·                     Highways, Parks and Leisure Services.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to:-

 

(a)      Consider the Mid-Year Portfolio Performance and Resource Reports.

(b)      Review the progress to date (and forecasts) relating to delivering key targets and budgets for 2022/23.

(c)      Highlight key areas of and responsibility for taking forward corrective action to address any performance or resource issues.

(d)      Highlight any significant issues or changes to be fed back to the Cabinet alongside the Corporate Performance and Resource Report.

(e)      Identify how areas of strong performance and good practice can be shared in other services.

 

Climate Change and Environment 

Alan Lawson, Strategy and Performance Manager  alan.lawson@stockport.gov.uk (07890 563587)

 

Kora Yohannan, CSS Manager Specialist Strategic Financial Adviser

Kora.yohannan@stockport.gov.uk (474 4032)

 

Communities and Housing

Aaron Madray, CSS Senior Officer, Strategy and Performance aaron.madray@stockport.gov.uk (474 4862)

 

Kora Yohannan, CSS Manager Specialist Strategic Financial Adviser Kora.yohannan@stockport.gov.uk (474 4032)

 

Highways, Parks and Leisure Services 

Alan Lawson, Strategy and Performance Manager

alan.lawson@stockport.gov.uk (07890 563587)

 

Kora Yohannan, CSS Manager Specialist Strategic Financial Adviser

Kora.yohannan@stockport.gov.uk (474 4032)

Additional documents:

7.

Update on Fair and Inclusive work March – Sept 22 pdf icon PDF 649 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Public Health and the Service Director for Citizen Focus.

 

The purpose of this paper is to provide an update on the work of the Fair and Inclusive team in the first six months of the programme 1st March – 30th Sept 22.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Julie Jarman by email at: julie.jarman@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

8.

Energy Contract Renewal pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Corporate and Support Services) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

This report provides an overview on the energy contracts held by the Council both for its estate’s portfolio including some schools and the street lighting and other highway-based energy contracts. The report sets out a proposed change in strategy for the procurement of our energy within a framework that requires Cabinet approval on the basis that the likely cumulative value of contracts entered into is greater than £10m which requires Cabinet approval

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer contacts: Emily Brough, James Kington, Sue Stevenson, Kora Yohannan by email at emily.brough@stockport.gov.uk, james.kington@stockport.gov.uk, sue.stevenson@stockport.gov.uk, kora.yohannan@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

9.

School Streets Trial Results 2022 pdf icon PDF 228 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report provides an update on the School Streets trial which ran in Stockport from 13th June 2022 to 31st July 2022.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to note the finding of the report and the potential alternatives which could be considered. They are also asked to note the significant barriers to being able to do School Streets long term and acknowledge the lack of resource, financial and human, for all options.

 

Officer contact: Sue Stevenson on 0161-474-4351 or email: sue.stevenson@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

10.

Scrutiny Review Final Report - Stockport Greenspace Standard pdf icon PDF 502 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details the findings of the Scrutiny Review Panel around a Stockport Greenspace Standard, providing scrutiny with an update on the application of the findings.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is invited to consider and adopt the final report for submission to the Cabinet.

 

Officer contact: Emma Stubbs at emma.stubbs@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

11.

Agenda Planning pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal and Democratic Services).

 

The report sets out planned agenda items for the Scrutiny Committee’s next meeting and Forward Plan items that fall within the remit of the Scrutiny Committee.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is invited to consider the information in the report and put forward any agenda items for future meetings of the Committee.

 

Officer contact: Damian Eaton on 0161 474 3207 or email: damian.eaton@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Item including information 'Not for Publication'

Additional documents:

12.

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (EVCI) pdf icon PDF 390 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management

 

It is evident that support to improve the Electrical Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (EVCI) within Stockport is required to encourage the decarbonisation of transport and improve air quality in the borough. It has been identified that by entering into an agreement with the sustainable infrastructure company Iduna, the council could help improve EVCI provision across the borough. Iduna have funding to support the role out of EVCI in the borough which can be accessed by residents and visitors of Stockport and paid for using Be.EV membership or ‘webpay’. To do this Iduna is seeking to lease parking spaces under council ownership.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Mark Glynn / Sue Stevenson by e-mail mark.glynn@stockport.gov.uk   /  sue.stevenson@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents: