Economic Development and Corporate Issues Scrutiny Panel – 12 April 2010
PRESENT: Councillor Glover in the chair.
Councillors Ali, Bainbridge, Barkworth, Berry, Ellerby, and Wardle.
The panel met at Pittwood House, Scunthorpe.
149 DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) – The following member declared a personal interest in the following matter:
Subject & Nature of Interest
|Councillor Ali||General||Licence Holder|
|Councillor Ali||151||Lead Member for Transportation and Member of the Quality Bus Partnership|
No whip was declared.
150 PUBLIC SPEAKING – There were no requests received.
151 ‘GREENING THE WORKPLACE’ REVISIT – (i) Discussions with Jodie Booth, Team Manager, Transport Planning – The Chair welcomed Jodie to the meeting and invited her to address the panel on general transport matters.
Jodie explained the work underway to prepare for the third Local Transport Plan, sustainability and future priorities. Members asked questions on a range of related issues, including regional methods of working, future transport infrastructure and technology, school transport and encouraging cycling.
Resolved – (a) That Jodie be thanked for attending the meeting and for engaging in such informative discussions, and (b) that the position be noted.
152 (ii) Next Stages – The Service Director Legal and Democratic confirmed that the Service Director Neighbourhood and Environment, an officer from Fleet Management, and the Head of Travel Choice would be attending future scheduled meetings to address and respond to issues raised.
Resolved – That the position be noted.
153 (24) LEADER OF THE COUNCILS FORWARD PLAN – APRIL TO JULY 2010 – The Service Director Legal and Democratic circulated the Leader of North Lincolnshire Council’s Forward Plan for April to July 2010.
The plan contained details of all matters and issues likely to be the subject of key decisions for a period of the next four months, updated on a monthly basis.
Resolved – That the Leader of the Council’s Forward Plan for April to July 2010 be noted.
154 ADDED ITEM – There was no added item for discussion at this or requested for consideration at a future meeting.