Safer and Stronger Communities Scrutiny Panel (Special Meeting) – 4 November 2009
PRESENT: Councillor Davison in the Chair.
Councillors Waltham (vice-chair) Ali, Armitage, J Briggs, Clark and Collinson.
The panel met at Pittwood House, Scunthorpe.
203 DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) – The following members declared personal interests in the following matter:
Nature of Interest
|Councillor Davison||204||Husband employed by Neighbourhood and Environmental Services|
|Councillor Clark||204||Relative received flood grant from North Lincolnshire Council|
|Councillor Waltham||204||Member of Scunthorpe Internal Drainage Board|
No whip was declared.
204 LOCAL ACTION TAKEN TO MANAGE FLOOD RISK IN NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE – Members of the scrutiny panel held a workshop with Town and Parish Councillors whose town or parishes had been affected by the floods of 2007 and 2008 as part of their on-going review into the ‘local action taken to manage flood risk in North Lincolnshire’. The workshops allowed the members to ascertain the Town and Parish Councillors views on how the council and its partners reacted to the floods and the support mechanisms that had been put in place subsequently.
Resolved – (a) That all Town and Parish Councillors who attended the workshops be thanked for their attendance and input into the meeting, and (b) that the position be noted.