POLICY AND RESOURCES SELECT COMMITTEE
Date and Time
Telephone enquires to
(01962) 841841 Ext
Andrew Smith OBE MA DPA MBA
The Castle, Winchester SO23 8UJ
PART 1 - PROCEDURAL ITEMS
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive any apologies for absence
2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
All Members who believe they have a personal or a personal prejudicial interest in any matter to be considered at the meeting must declare their personal interest and having regard to the circumstances described in paragraphs 9, 10, 11 and 12 of the County Council's Code of Conduct, consider whether to leave the meeting whilst the matter is discussed, save for exercising any right to speak in accordance with paragraph 12 of the Code. The declaration should be made at the time of the relevant debate
To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 15 July 2008.
4. CHAIRMAN'S COMMUNICATIONS
To receive any communications the Chairman may have for this meeting, including a short update on progress with organising visits to District Council Scrutiny functions.
PART 2 - ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION
5. CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER ACT
To consider a presentation by the Chief Executive. The report adopted by Cabinet is attached as background.
6. INSURANCE AND SELF INSURANCE
The Chief Executive to give an update on the issues highlighted by the Committee in October 2007, including the effects of the Safer Schools Partnerships and details of the total cost of arson and vandalism to the County Council.
7. HUMAN RESOURCES ACTION PLAN - UPDATE
To receive a presentation by the Director of Human Resources, on the basis requested by the Committee in October 2007.
8. COMPLAINTS AND COMPLIMENTS
To consider the report of the Chief Executive on arrangements for the management of complaints and compliments using the customer relationship management system.
9. HANTSDIRECT PHASE III
To consider the report of the Chief Executive setting out progress with implementation of Phase III of the HantsDirect Contact Centre.
To consider a report by the County Treasurer, as requested by the Committee at their July meeting.
11. LARGE OUTSTANDING DEBTS
To consider the report of the County Treasurer, as requested by the Committee at their last meeting.
12. CABINET RESPONSE TO THE RECOMMENDATIONS ON REVIEW OF SCRUTINY ARRANGEMENTS
To consider the report of the Chief Executive setting out the response to the review and the recommendations agreed by the Committee at their meeting in May 2008.
13. CRITERIA FOR PRIORITISING IN-DEPTH REVIEWS
To consider the report of the Chief Executive, pursuant to Recommendation M of the Scrutiny Review referred to in item 12 above.
14. RESPONSE TO THE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE REVIEW OF FURNITURE PROCUREMENT AND REPLACEMENT
To consider the report of the Director of Property, Business and Regulatory Services.
15. REVIEWS PROPOSED BY OTHER COMMITTEES
To consider a suggestion by the Environment and Transportation Select Committee that they should carry out a scrutiny review of Road Infrastructure and population growth.
16. FORWARD LOOKING WORK PROGRAMME
To receive details of proposals for the Committee's future work programme.
ABOUT THIS AGENDA
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