Scrutiny Advisory Board - Communities and Place
Friday, 16th March, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 1 - County Offices, Kendal, LA9 4RQ. View directions

Contact: Stewart Consterdine  Email:

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To receive any apologies for absence.




To note any changes in membership of the Board.




Members are invited to disclose any disclosable pecuniary interest they have in any item on the agenda which comprises:-


1          Details of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.


2          Details of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.  (This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.


3          Details of any contract which is made between you (or a body in which you have a beneficial interest) and the authority


            (a)    Under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and


            (b)    Which has not been fully discharged.


4          Details of any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the authority. 


5          Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the authority for a month or longer. 


6          Details of any tenancy where (to your knowledge).


            (a)    The landlord is the authority; and


            (b)    The tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial interest.


7          Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body where


            (a)    That body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the authority; and


            (b)    Either –


                     (i)         The total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or


                     (ii)        If that share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.


In addition, you must also disclose other non-pecuniary interests set out in the Code of Conduct where these have not already been registered.




A “disclosable pecuniary interest” is an interest of a councillor or their partner (which means spouse or civil partner, a person with whom they are living as husband or wife, or a person with whom they are living as if they are civil partners).




To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any item on the agenda.



MINUTES pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Board held on 27 November 2017. (copy enclosed).



Mechanical Biological Treatment Plants (MBT) pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Consider the report and presentation on the impact of Mechanical Biological Treatment Plants. (MBT).


Additional documents:


Household Recycling Targets pdf icon PDF 296 KB

To consider recent information on household recycling targets and street sweep.



Scope for Recycling and ReUse Task and Finish Group pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To consider draft scope for work to explore how recycling and reuse of household waste can be maximised through work with the 3rd sector.


Additional documents:


Thirlmere to West Cumbria Pipeline

Verbal update on progress of project.


Permit Scheme

Presentation with regards to working arrangements between Highways Department and Utility Companies. ( To be tabled)



Board Briefing pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To consider a report by the Corporate Director – Resources and Transformation (copy enclosed).


This report informs members of new and updated items of significance to the Board (including relevant aspects of the Council’s Forward Plan and Key Decisions).


Additional documents:



To note that the next meeting of the Board will be held on Friday 15 June 2018 at 9.30 am in Conference Room A/B, Cumbria House, Botchergate, Carlisle.