NOTICE OF MEETING

Meeting

POLICY AND RESOURCES SELECT COMMITTEE

Date and Time

TUESDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2008 AT 10 A.M.

Place

THE WELLINGTON ROOM, ELIZABETH II COURT, THE CASTLE, WINCHESTER

Telephone enquires to

(01962) 841841 Ext

Colin Hinxman

7343

email: colin.hinxman@hants.gov.uk

Andrew Smith OBE MA DPA MBA

Chief Executive

The Castle, Winchester SO23 8UJ

   

AGENDA

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

3. MINUTES

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.

10. HANTSFILE

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

This agenda is available on Hampshire County Council's website (www.hants.gov.uk) and can be provided, on request to the telephone number/e-mail address quoted at the head of this agenda, in alternative versions (such as large print, Braille or audio) and in alternative languages.

ABOUT THIS MEETING

The press and public are welcome to attend the public sessions of the meeting. If you have any particular requirements, for example if you require wheelchair access, please call the telephone number/use the e-mail address at the head of this agenda in advance of the meeting so that we can help.

County Councillors attending as appointed members of this Committee or by virtue of Standing Order 17.5; or with the concurrence of the Chairman in connection with their duties as members of the Council or as a local County Councillor qualify for travelling expenses.

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