Communities Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 28th February, 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Meeting Rooms 1 & 2, 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 264 KB

To approve as a correct record and the Chair to sign the Minutes of the Communities Scrutiny Committee held on 20 September 2023.


Draft Notes of the Local Plan Review Working Group pdf icon PDF 202 KB

Following the announcement at full Council the notes of the meeting are being shared with Scrutiny Committees for their information.


Damp and Mould Implications

To receive an update on the Housing Options work to address Damp and Mould problems in private sector rented properties, and to assess the implications of the new Social Housing Standards.


Ken Eastwood, Assistant Director of Environmental Health and Chris Hixon, Housing & Public Health Team Manager


Performance Management pdf icon PDF 360 KB

To consider progress made against the Council Plan Targets and Objectives relevant to the Committee and any issues where further progress is required.


Kath Drury, Information, Engagement and Performance Manager and Amar Bashir, Improvement Officer

Additional documents:


Residents Survey pdf icon PDF 508 KB

Committee to discuss the outcomes of the Residents Survey and to determine if they want to look at any areas as part of their Work Programme.


Joe Hayden, Senior Scrutiny Officer / Kath Drury, Information, Engagement and Performance Manager and Richard Shaw, Improvement Officer


Cabinet Business pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To inform Committee of recent and forthcoming Cabinet business.


A digest of Cabinet decisions taken since 29 June 2023.  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


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 290 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 Wednesday 8 May 2024 at 10.00 am.