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Agenda and minutes

Venue: To be held at the Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield, S1 2HH

Contact: Jennie Skiba, Committee Secretary  Email: Jennie.Skiba@sheffield.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

1.1

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Jack Scott.

 

 

 

2.

Exclusion of Public and Press

To identify items where resolutions may be moved to exclude the press and public

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Minutes:

2.1

No items were identified where resolutions may be moved to exclude the public and press.

 

 

 

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Members to declare any interests they have in the business to be considered at the meeting

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Minutes:

3.1

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

 

4.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 9 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 7th July 2021.

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Minutes:

4.1

The minutes of the meeting of the Transitional Committee held on 7th July, 2021, were approved as a correct record.

 

 

 

5.

Public Questions and Petitions

To receive any questions or petitions from members of the public

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Minutes:

5.1

There were no public questions or petitions received from members of the public.

 

 

 

6.

Introduction to Transitional Committees pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Report of the Policy and Improvement Officer.

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Minutes:

6.1

Emily Standbrook-Shaw, Policy and Improvement Officer, submitted a briefing paper which set out the role and remit of Transitional Committees and how expectations were managed. She said that the purpose of the Transitional Committee was to work with Executive Members to identify appropriate areas for the Committee to undertake policy development and make recommendations and give advice.

 

 

6.2

Members made a number of comments as follows:-

 

 

6.3

Councillor George Lindars-Hammond expressed his view that Transitional Committees were the future, and it was about making sure that when transition to the Committee system of governance in May, 2022 comes around, the Council was not at a “standing” start, but was already getting up to speed in making sure it was where it needed to be going forward.

 

 

6.4

Councillor Mohammed Mahroof, Chair of the Committee, felt that the role of the Transitional Committee was critical in formulating the future policies of the City Council.  He said the Committee would be open and transparent and provide feedback to Executive Members on matters that Members felt strongly about.  He said that it would be important to hear from a wide range of stakeholders to inform policy development, using existing mechanisms to ensure that engagement reaches people not usually involved in this way.

 

 

 

7.

Our Approach to Future Priority Budgeting

Verbal update and discussion with Executive Member for Finance and Resources and Head of Policy and Partnerships.

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Minutes:

7.1

RESOLVED: That this item would be brought to the next meeting of the Committee.

 

 

 

8.

Home Care Transformation pdf icon PDF 876 KB

Report of the Executive Director, People Portfolio.

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Minutes:

8.1

The Chair thanked Alexis Chappell and Jo Horobin for attending the meeting and asked them to introduce the report.

 

 

8.2

Unfortunately, due to technical problems with the webcast and audio issues Members of the Committee unanimously agreed that the meeting be suspended.

 

 

 

9.

Work Plan and Ways of Working pdf icon PDF 464 KB

Report of the Policy and Improvement Officer.

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Minutes:

9.1

RESOLVED: That, due to technical problems with the meeting webcast and audio issues, which hindered members in properly considering remaining items of business, it was decided to suspend the remainder of the meeting  and the Chair requested that all outstanding business be deferred to a future date to be arranged.