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Contact: Mark Gregory Democratic Services Officer
To receive and record apologies for absence.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Davis, Howard and Raines.
To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Operations and Place Shaping Board held on 22 May 2018.
The Minutes of the meeting of the Operations and Place Shaping Board held on 25 July 2018 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
With regard to Minute 4(a), the Deputy Leader clarified that he had suggested that the Board might wish to examine its affordable and empty property policies that in view of the lack of affordable housing in the Borough.
Declarations of Interest
To receive and record any declarations of Interests from members present in respect of any of the various matters on the agenda for this meeting.
There were no declarations of interests relating to matters on the agenda.
Scrutiny Panel Updates
To receive verbal updates from Councillor Buckley and Lloyd on the work o the Local Plan Scrutiny Panel and the Parking Review Scrutiny Panel respectively.
Councillors Lloyd and Buckley updated the Board on the work of the Parking Review Scrutiny Panel and the Local Plan Scrutiny Panel respectively.
The Board received a presentation on the Operations and Place Shaping Directorate from the following officers:
• Tracey Wood, Head of Housing and Community Engagement
• Natalie Meagher, Head of Neighbourhood Support
• Simon Jenkins, Head of Planning
• James Hassett, Director of the Operations and Place Shaping Directorate
• Andrew Low, Interim Head of Property
• Lyall Cairns, Head of Coastal Partnership
The officers answered questions from members of the Board.
The Chairman thanked the officers for their presentation
RESOLVED that the following be considered at the next meeting of the Board for inclusion in the Work Programme:
(a) a policy relating to the regeneration of Beachlands (including parking, beach huts, signage and safety issues);
(b) review of the affordable housing and empty property strategies;
(c) health and wellbeing in the Borough;
(d) the Council’s powers relating to parking and other neighbourhood support enforcement;
(e) the private sector housing disabled facilities grant;
(f) an update of the Community Trigger review undertaken last year;
(g) the implementation of a new planning IT system;
(h) a new asset management policy; and
(i) the coastal partnership.