Manchester City Council

Agenda

Agenda

Neighbourhoods and Environment Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension

Contact: Lee Walker 

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Urgent Business

To consider any items which the Chair has agreed to have submitted as urgent.

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Appeals

To consider any appeals from the public against refusal to allow inspection of background documents and/or the inclusion of items in the confidential part of the agenda.

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Interests

To allow Members an opportunity to [a] declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and [b] record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax/Council rent arrears; [c] the existence and nature of party whipping arrangements in respect of any item to be considered at this meeting. Members with a personal interest should declare that at the start of the item under consideration.  If Members also have a prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they must withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of the item.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 305 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 6 November 2019.

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5.

Improving journeys to and from school including an update on Red and Amber School Crossings pdf icon PDF 460 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods)

 

This report provides an overview of the work being carried out to improve journeys to and from school.  This includes opportunities for children and schools to encourage reduced use of the car for school journeys and to encourage alternative modes of active travel, activities to reduce idling and an update on the provision of school buses, including for those children with education, health and care plans.

 

The red and amber school crossings programme is well underway with 46 of the 81 sites being complete and the remainder due for completion by the spring/summer 2020.

 

 

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Item of business withdrawn

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7.

Compliance and Enforcement Service - Performance in 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 639 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods)

 

This report provides Members with an update on demand for and performance of the Compliance and Enforcement service during 2018/19. As requested by the Committee the report also provides information on the activities undertaken around enforcement in relation to commercial waste enforcement, unlicensed drinking establishments, shisha businesses and management of waste associated with licensed HMOs.

 

 

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8.

Item of business withdrawn

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9.

Overview Report pdf icon PDF 283 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit

 

This report includes a summary of key decisions that are within the Committee’s remit as well as an update on actions resulting from the Committee’s recommendations. The report also includes the Committee’s work programme, which the Committee is asked to amend or agree as appropriate. 

 

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