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Agenda item

Minutes of Previous Meetings

To approve the minutes of (a) the meeting of the Committee held on 14th November, 2019 and (b) the special meetings held on 26th and 28th November and 3rd and 18th December, 2019

 

Minutes:

4.1

14th November 2019

 

 

4.1.1

The minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 14th November 2019, were approved as a correct record and, arising therefrom:-

 

 

 

(a)      the Chair reported that he would be meeting Councillor Mark Jones (Cabinet Member for Environment, Street Scene and Climate Change) the following week to discuss plans in connection with the proposed establishment of a Citizens’ Assembly to look at climate change; and

 

 

 

(b)      the Policy and Improvement Officer (Deborah Glen) stated that (i) she had spoken to Louise Brewins (Head of Performance and Intelligence) in connection with the request from the Committee at its meeting held on 19th September 2019, and who had indicated that this would be done, and Ms Glen agreed to follow this up again, and circulate the information to Members, (ii) she would chase up colleagues in the Ethical Procurement Team to request information as to whether the ethical performance outputs were included on the Corporate Performance Framework, and circulate such information to Members; and (iii) she would chase up the information requested of the Executive Director, Resources, in connection with ethical procurement, and circulate such information to Members.

 

 

4.2

26th November 2019 (Special)

 

 

 

The minutes of the special meeting of the Committee held on 26th November 2019, were approved as a correct record, subject to the amendment of Item 1 – Apologies for Absence, by the addition of Councillor Ben Curran to the list.

 

 

4.3

28th November 2019 (Special)

 

 

4.3.1

The minutes of the special meeting of the Committee held on 28th November 2019, were approved as a correct record, subject to the amendment of Item 1 – Apologies for Absence, by the addition of Councillor Ben Curran to the list and, arising therefrom, Councillor Jim Steinke reported that, further to the attendance of the Sheffield Young Advisers and Sheffield Youth Cabinet at the meeting, he, Councillor Mike Chaplin and Deborah Glen had attended a recent meeting of the Sheffield Youth Cabinet, at which positive feedback was received in terms of their attendance at this Committee’s meeting on 28th November, 2019.  Councillor Steinke reported briefly on the proceedings of the Sheffield Youth Cabinet meeting, at which a number of specific issues had been raised and discussed, and at which, the young people had expressed a wish to attend future meetings of the Council’s Scrutiny Committees.  He added that he would be discussing the production of some recommendations with the Policy and Improvement Officer, which would be submitted to a meeting of the Sheffield Youth Cabinet around March 2020, as well as to the Council’s Scrutiny Committees around the same time.

 

 

4.3.2

The Chair welcomed the comments now raised by Councillor Steinke, indicating that Members needed to use this as a platform for continuing the joint working between the Council and the Sheffield Youth Cabinet.

 

 

4.4

3rd December 2019 (Special)

 

 

 

The minutes of the special meeting of the Committee held on 3rd December 2019, were approved as a correct record, subject to the amendment of Item 1 – Apologies for Absence, by the addition of Councillor Ben Curran to the list.

 

 

4.5

18th December 2019 (Special)

 

 

 

The minutes of the special meeting of the Committee held on 18th December 2019, were approved as a correct record.

 

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