Decision details

Establishment of the Reading COVID-19 Outbreak Engagement Board

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

The Assistant Director of Legal & Democratic Services submitted a report on a proposal to set up a Reading Covid-19 Outbreak Engagement Board (OEB) to involve the public and partners in the evolution of the Reading COVID-19 Outbreak Control Plan, and to support swift and effective local communication with all residents potentially impacted by a local outbreak.  The report also dealt with the membership, terms of reference and arrangements for holding meetings of the OEB.

 

It was proposed at the meeting that Councillor Hoskin be appointed as the Chair of the Board and Councillor Brock as the Vice-Chair.  The remaining members would be nominated by Group Leaders and appointed under delegated powers by the Assistant Director of Legal & Democratic Services.

 

Resolved -

 

(1)          That the Reading Covid-19 Outbreak Engagement Board (OEB) be set up as a Sub-Committee of Policy Committee with the terms of reference as set out in paragraph 4 of the report;

 

(2)          That Councillor Hoskin be appointed as Chair and Councillor Brock be appointed as Vice-Chair of the OEB;

 

(3)          That Group Leaders be asked to send their nominations to the Board to the Assistant Director of Legal & Democratic Services in order to finalise the membership of the OEB as soon as possible;

 

(4)          That all non-Councillor members of the Health & Wellbeing Board (including co-opted members) be co-opted onto the OEB;

 

(5)          That the OEB be authorised to determine the frequency of its meetings, as necessary;

 

(6)      That the first meeting of the OEB be scheduled to take place on Friday 4 September 2020 at 2pm.

Publication date: 17/09/2020

Date of decision: 03/08/2020

Decided at meeting: 03/08/2020 - Policy Committee

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