Dorset Council - Place Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 24th October, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: South Walks House

Contact: Fiona King  01305 224186 - Email:

No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 10 July 2019.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.


Statutory Guidance on Overview & Scrutiny Committees May 2019 (SW Councils Scrutiny Recommendation)


Annual Community Safety Report pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To consider the Annual Community Safety report which also includes:-


·         The Reducing Re-offending Strategy; and

·         The Community Safety Plan and

·         Alcohol & Drugs Strategy


for recommendation to Full Council via the Cabinet.

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Proposed content of Public Consultation for a dog-related Public Spaces Protection Order pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To consider a report from the Corporate Director for Place Services.

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Complaints pdf icon PDF 568 KB

To consider a quarterly update report on complaints by the Corporate Director, Legal and Democratic.


Forward Plan Place Scrutiny and Cabinet Decisions pdf icon PDF 462 KB

To agree a framework for future meetings and to note Cabinet decisions made prior to Place Scrutiny meetings; please click below to review the recent Cabinet decisions:-


30 July 2019 http://do-modgov.wdwp.local/documents/g221/Decisions%2030th-Jul-2019%2010.00%20Dorset%20Council%20-%20Cabinet.pdf?T=2


3 September 2019 http://do-modgov.wdwp.local/documents/g222/Decisions%2003rd-Sep-2019%2010.00%20Dorset%20Council%20-%20Cabinet.pdf?T=2


1 October 2019 http://do-modgov.wdwp.local/documents/g225/Decisions%2001st-Oct-2019%2010.00%20Dorset%20Council%20-%20Cabinet.pdf?T=2


Cabinet Forward Planhttp://do-modgov.wdwp.local/documents/s15316/Forward%20plan.pdf


Place Scrutiny Forward Plan - As attached


To also receive an update from the Chairman of the Place Scrutiny Committee on the Town and Parish Councils/Local Area Forum Task and Finish Group.


For members to discuss the undertaking of a piece of work on the merging of the policies of previous councils into Dorset Council Policy.

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Urgent Items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.