Disbanded Committees Committee Diary

Environment, Protective Services & Community Safety Committee

CONTACT: BETH FLYNN - 03451 555555 EXT. 442346

 

Environment, Protective Services and Community Safety Committee

 

The terms of reference and functions of the Committee are to deal with the following matters:-

 

• environment (including monitoring of the Council’s environment protection work);

• coastal protection and flood prevention;

• cleansing and waste management, including oversight of the activities and resourcing of Fife Resource solutions and other arm’s length external organisations relating to waste management and the like;

• grounds maintenance;

• Assessment and approval of the adequacy and effectiveness of the Fife Local Fire and Rescue Plan in terms of priorities, community engagement and performance measures and the provision of assurance on the effective and efficient implementation of the Plan.

• Assessment and approval of the adequacy and effectiveness of the Fife Local Policing Plan in terms of priorities, community engagement and performance measures and the provision of assurance on the effective and efficient implementation of the Plan and monitoring of custody visits in Fife.

• Assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of the Making Fife’s Communities Safer strategy in terms of priorities, community engagement and performance measures and the provision of assurance on the effective and efficient implementation of the strategy.

• Making recommendations on any aspects of the Fife Policing and Fire & Rescue plans and the Making Fife’s Communities Safer strategy.

• Scrutiny and oversight of Fife Council community safety services, including Criminal Justice Services, Protective Services and Emergency Planning and Business Continuity.

• Scrutiny and oversight of the Reducing Offending and Reoffending Group as required under the Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016, including the oversight and agreement of allocated Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 section 27 funding, and any other funding available for the purposes of local community justice provision.

• Consideration of statistical reports on complaints about policing, fire and rescue, and safer communities in Fife.

• Responding to any consultation documents pertaining to policing, fire and rescue services and safer communities including making representations on the content of the Strategic Police Plan and the Strategic Fire Plan.

• Scrutiny and oversight of the work of the Chief Officers Public Safety Group.

 

Environment, Protective Services and Community Safety Committee membership

 

The Committee will comprise 15 members, based on political balance calculated as above.
 

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