Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 7th September 2022 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Morecambe Town Hall

Contact: Jenny Kay, Democratic Services - email 

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Apologies for Absence



Minutes of the Meeting held on  13th July 2022 (previously circulated). 


Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Councillors of interests in respect of items on this Agenda. 

Councillors are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting). 

Whilst not a legal requirement, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9 and in the interests of clarity and transparency, Councillors should declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, at this point in the meeting. 

In accordance with Part B Section 2 of the Code Of Conduct, Councillors are required to declare the existence and nature of any other interests as defined in paragraphs 8(1) or 9(2) of the Code of Conduct. 



Public Realm Issues

·       To consider Public Realm issues, in particular for this Council’s bins and benches in public places and bin collection. 


·       A representative from Lancashire County Council  has been invited to the meeting to discuss weeds on the highways within the district, in particular what are the county council’s plans for the future, the use of chemicals and if/when the use of chemicals is going to cease.


Update on the Recycling Working Group

Councillor Joanna Young, Chair of the Working Group has been invited to attend the meeting.


Work Programme Report pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Report of the Head of Democratic Services. 

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