Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee – 20th January 2015

A varied agenda has been compiled for the next meeting of Warwickshire’s Communities OSC. Here are the key items:

Consultation Plan for Voluntary Sector Support

In November, members were advised of the consultation taking place on a savings proposal for changes in funding to the voluntary and community sector. This consultation closes on 12th February and it was requested that an update of feedback received be provided to this meeting.

Pride in Camp Hill
The Committee will review the success of this initiative, what has been achieved, performance levels, a summary of current activity and plans for the future.

Local Flood Risk Management Strategy

Flood Risk

Warwickshire County Council is a lead local flood authority, responsible for managing flood risks from surface water, ground water and ordinary watercourses. It has a duty to develop, monitor and apply a local flood risk management strategy. Following a decision taken by the Portfolio Holder for Community Safety in December, the Committee will receive a report and presentation on this Strategy and the current consultation taking place on it.

The WCC Skills for Employment Programme

An update on the Skills for Employment Programme. This follows a significant consultation, with the aim of ensuring that the County Council’s funding is adding value and supporting our aim to ensure that residents are gaining the skills needed and demanded by our local business community.

One Organisational Plan: Quarterly Progress Report 2014/15

The latest quarterly performance monitoring report will be circulated. It will be accompanied by a presentation comparing the performance data for the second and third quarters of 2014/15.

Members will also have the chance to put questions to Cabinet members on areas under the Committee’s remit and receive the bi-monthly update on the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Scheme.

About Paul Spencer
I'm a Senior Democratic Services Officer at Warwickshire County Council.

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