Communities Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 24th July, 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield S42 6NG.

Contact: Tom Scott  01246 217045

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interests and/or other interests, not already on their register of interests, in any item on the agenda and withdraw from the meeting at the appropriate time.


Minutes of Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To approve as a correct record and the Chair to sign the Minutes of the Communities Scrutiny Committee held on 8 May 2024.


Scrutiny - A Practical Overview

Overview of Scrutiny and remit of the Committee.


Joe Hayden, Senior Scrutiny Officer


Update on Combined Authority

An update on the Combined Authority – Who’s who and NEDDC’s role.


Lee Hickin, Managing Director


Leisure Activities for Young Children and Older Children/Teenagers

To receive a presentation on activities available at our Leisure Centres for Young Children and Older Children/Teenagers


Darren Ward, Centre Manager (Eckington & Killamarsh)


Cabinet Business pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To inform Committee of recent and forthcoming Cabinet business.


A digest of Cabinet decisions taken since 23 May 2024.  This information is published by Cabinet meeting on the Council’s website.  Cabinet Agendas, Decisions and Minutes can be viewed at: Cabinet


The Forward Plan of Executive decisions.




These plans are updated to include new business.


Joe Hayden, Senior Scrutiny Officer

Additional documents:


Policy Development

To contribute to major Policies being considered by the Council.


'Horizon Scanning'

To consider and contribute to potential changes in the operating environment which may include legislation, regulation and key projects being undertaken by the Council, for example.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To consider the Committee’s Work Programme.


Joe Hayden, Senior Scrutiny Officer


Additional Urgent Items

To consider any other matter which the Chair of the Committee is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency.


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Communities Scrutiny Committee is scheduled to take place on 18 September 2024 at 10.00 am.