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To approve as correct the minutes of the meetings held on 18th March 2021 and authorise the Chairman to sign them.
The minutes of the meeting held on 18 March 2021 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
Report and appendices attached
The report before Members detailed information regarding the mobilisation of the new Enforcement and Safety Service which commenced on 1 June 2020.
Members commented that the report was very similar to the one received in September 2020 with only a few minor alterations to the budget figures.
Officers explained that the report was a holding report until the next meeting as the officer who authored the report had now left the service and a new Head of Environmental Enforcement and Community Safety had only recently been appointed.
Members were advised that some of the enforcement staff had been placed on other duties during the pandemic.
At present the night time enforcement team had 2 members of permanent staff and 2 agency workers.
Officers were currently re-considering the structure of the teams.
Members advised that there appeared to be £86k saving from the previously quoted figures and asked if any savings could be re-directed to the Havering Joint Task Force.
Members highlighted that there had been some notable increases in some wards of waste incidents.
Officers undertook provide an update of the report at the next meeting.
The Sub-Committee noted the contents of the report.
Annual report attached
The Sub - Committee noted the contents of the Sub – Committee’s Annual Report for 2020-21 and agreed that it be submitted to the full Council.
CRIME & DISORDER OSSC WORK PROGRAMME
Members are invited to suggest items for the Sub-Committees work programme.
During discussions Members suggested the following areas to be considered by the Sub-Committee at future meetings:
· Domestic Abuse Bill
· E Scooters