Agenda and decisions

Community and Wellbeing Committee - Tuesday, 9th July, 2024 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Epsom Town Hall, https://www.youtube.com/@epsomandewellBC/playlists. View directions

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Items
No. Item

1.

Questions and Statements from the Public

To take any questions or statements from members of the Public.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or other registrable or non-registrable interests from Members in respect of any item to be considered at the meeting.

3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 214 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a true record the Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee held on 16 January 2024 (attached) and to authorise the Chair to sign them.

4.

Homelessness: Annual Action Plan Update pdf icon PDF 751 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Following consideration, the Committee unanimously resolved to:

(1)          Agree the priority actions points which have been taken to manage homelessness over the past 18 months.

(2)          Note the use of Homelessness Prevention Grant (HPG) and homelessness grant reserves to cover the increase in expenditure, during 2023/24, to enable the Council to meet its duties under the Housing Act 1996 and Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.

(3)          Agree that a further update regarding nightly paid accommodation (NPA) expenditure be provided at the Community & Wellbeing Committee in October 2024.

 

 

5.

Urgent items pdf icon PDF 226 KB

To report to the committee the decisions taken by the Chief Executive and Directors on the grounds of urgency, in compliance with the requirements of the Constitution.

 

Decision:

Following consideration, the Committee unanimously resolved to:

(1)          Note the urgent decisions taken and the reasons for those decisions, since the last meeting of the Committee.