Agenda and draft minutes

Pennine Lancs Building Control Committee - Tuesday, 19th November, 2019 4.30 pm

Contact: Eric Dickinson  Email: edickinson@burnley.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and Apologies

To welcome attendees to the meeting and receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Councillor Ivor Emo welcomed all attendees to the meeting,

including Nick Bargh (Head of PLBC), and Councillor Phil Riley

(Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Regeneration) from Blackburn and Darwen Borough Council.

 

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 295 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the last meeting held on the 10th September 2019 (enclosed)

Minutes:

The Minutes of the last meeting held on the 10th September 2019 were agreed as a correct record.

 

3.

Additional Items of Business

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair decides should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

In accordance with the provisions of Section 11 (B) (4) (b) of the Local Government Act 1972 the Chair decided that an additional item regarding a verbal report about the Phase 1 Grenfell Fire Report be considered at this meeting, due to the special circumstances regarding the relevance of the report, and that it be taken after the Item on Building Regulation Charges.

4.

Budget and Income Monitoring pdf icon PDF 303 KB

To provide the Joint Committee with Pennine Lancs. Building Control  2019/20 fee income monitoring information for the financial period  August to September 2019.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Purpose

To provide the Joint Committee with Pennine Lancs Building Control 2019/20 fee income monitoring information for the financial period August to September 2019/20, and a verbal update for October 2019.

 

Reason For Decision

To ensure the Joint Committee is kept fully informed of Pennine Lancashire Building Control’s budget position, income targets and performance.

 

Decision

That the Pennine Lancs Building Control 2019/20 fee income monitoring information for the financial period August to October 2019/20 be noted.

 

5.

Performance Monitoring pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To provide the Joint Committee with performance monitoring information updated to include the period August to September 2019.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Purpose

To provide the Joint Committee with performance monitoring information updated to include the period August to September 2019, and a verbal update for October 2019.

 

Reason For Decision

To ensure the Joint Committee is kept fully informed of Pennine Lancashire Building Control’s operational performance against the targets set out in the Business Plan and the Policy and Procedures Manual.

 

Decision

That the performance monitoring data provided for the period August to October 2019 be noted.

 

6.

Building Regulation Charges 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 316 KB

To annually review the current 2019/20 published Scheme of Building Regulation charges in accordance with each Partner Authorities timetable for reviewing their respective Corporate Fees and Charges, and to consider adoption of the Scheme of Building Regulation Charges set out inn Appendix A, with and effective commencement date of 1st January 2020.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Purpose

To annually review the current 2019/20 published Scheme of Building Regulation charges in accordance with each Partner Authorities timetable for reviewing their respective Corporate Fees and Charges.

 

Reason For Decision

To meet the Joint Committee’s statutory responsibility under the Scheme of Building Regulation charges.

 

Decision

That the Scheme of Building Regulation Charges set out in Appendix A, with an effective commencement date of 1st January 2020, be adopted.

 

7.

Phase 1 Grenfell Fire Report

Minutes:

Purpose

To consider a verbal report regarding the recommendations from the Phase 1  Grenfell Fire Report and to discuss issues relevant to PLB and its work.

 

Reason For Decision

To be aware of the recommendations from the Phase 1 Grenfell Fire Report  as they relate to PLBC and its work.

 

Decision

To note the recommendations from the Phase 1 Grenfell Fire Report  regarding the Fire and Rescue Service, materials, plans, lifts, internal signage, communication with residents, and fire doors and how they relate to  PLBC and its work

 

 

 

8.

Appointment of Secretary

To consider the appointment of the Secretary to PLBC for the remainder of 2019/20.

Minutes:

 

Decision

That the appointment of Secretary of PLBC be finally decided at the next meeting on 21st January 2020, with current arrangements to continue until then.

9.

Dates of Future Meetings in 2019/20

To note that future meetings of PLBC during 2019/20 will take place at 4.30pm,as follows;

21st January 2019 (Blackburn)

16th June 2020 AGM (Burnley)

Minutes:

That the date of the next and future meetings during 2019/20 be as follows;

21st January 2020 (Budget-Blackburn)

16th June 2020 (AGM-Burnley)