Disbanded Committees Committee Diary

Central Area Services Committee (Disbanded May, 2007)

Terms of Reference:

The Area Services Committee was disbanded in May, 2007.  It dealt with the following matters:-

- implementing at area level all local actions necessary to achieve objectives of policies and strategies set by Strategic Committees (with the exception of actions specifically referred to Area Development Committees);

- securing the development and implementation of the Community Plan insofar as relating to the area;

- establishing arrangements for a Scheme of Local Forums in their area in accordance with such guidelines as the Council may set;

- considering reports from Local Forums within the area;

- approving community plans and area action plans within the area;

- monitoring and overview of service delivery and policy implementation;

- recommending improvements to practice and policy (including recommendations with Fife-wide implications) and providing a link between Local Forums and Strategic Committees in that regard;

- considering, advising and making recommendations on policies and initiatives of the Council and its community planning partners and assessing the impact of these for the area;

- deciding issues (including those involving Council expenditure) so far as specifically delegated by the Council;

- appointment of members to local groups and bodies where the Council have devolved appointment to the committee;

- local grants (so far as delegated under a scheme adopted by the Council), common good matters and administration of local trust funds (subject to the terms of the trust deed);

- traffic Orders (excluding charging orders or any orders which would impact on charging orders and traffic orders having strategic implications); and - all licensing matters under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 (including hearings and appeals).

Scrutiny and Performance Review
The scrutiny and performance review functions of all committees are set out in paragraphs 3.6 and 3.8 of the Scheme of Administration (see What's the Policy section of the Information Directory).

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