Agenda

Venue: County Hall

Contact: Deborah Miller, Tel: 07920 084239  E-Mail:  deborah.miller@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Link: video link: https://oxon.cc/POSC24112021

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments

2.

Declaration of Interests - see guidance note on the back page

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 294 KB

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on 22 September 2021 and 13 October 2021 (PLOSC3) and to receive information arising from them.

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4.

Petitions and Public Address

5.

Developing a Libraries and Heritage Strategy pdf icon PDF 266 KB

The purpose of this report is to provide the Place Overview and Scrutiny Committee with background information and work undertaken to develop the emerging Libraries and Heritage strategy which will be considered at Cabinet on 21st December 2021.

 

The Committee is RECOMMENDED to:

 

(a)       consider the contents of the report and presentation and provide feedback to the Cabinet Lead Member for Community Services and Safety, Corporate Director, Customers Organisational Development and Resources and supporting Officers;

(b)       decide if any further action is required to support the emerging strategy;

(c)       approve the development and content of the strategy.

6.

Street Design Guide pdf icon PDF 302 KB

The purpose of this report is to provide the Place Overview and Scrutiny Committee with requested background information to inform the review and discussion of the recent Cabinet decision to adopt the Oxfordshire Street Design Guide.  A copy of the Street Design guide can be found here on the County Council’s website.

 

The Committee is RECOMMENDED to:

 

(a)       consider the contents of the report and put relevant questions to the Cabinet Lead member, Director of Growth and Economy and supporting Officers;

(b)       decide if any further action is required;

(c)       consider areas for further development of the Oxfordshire Street Design Guide and other supporting policy developments.

7.

Local Transport and Connectivity Plan Consultation pdf icon PDF 246 KB

At its Meeting on 13 October 2021, the Committee requested a report on the Local Transport and Connectivity Plan (LTCP) consultation plan and the draft questionnaires. It is proposed that these documents form the basis of the LTCP public consultation commencing in January 2022. The committee is asked to provide any comments on the consultation plan or draft questionnaires (Annexes 1-4).

 

The Place Overview and Scrutiny Committee members are RECOMMENDED to provide any comments on the Local Transport and Connectivity Plan Part 1 consultation proposals and draft questionnaires, prior to public consultation.

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8.

Work Programme 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 515 KB

The purpose of this report is to advise Committee members in determining their work programme for the 2021/22 financial year.  The Committee held an informal session on the 4 November 2021 to discuss content of the work programme for 2021/22.  The report presents its findings.

 

The Committee is RECOMMENDED to approve the work programme for the 2021/22 Financial year as detailed in paragraph 11 and 12 of the report.

 

9.

Committee Start Time

Following several requests, the Chair has suggested that the start time of the Committee moving forward is 10.00 am.

 

The Committee are RECOMMENED to agree that from 2 February 2022 the start time of the Committee will be 10.00 am.