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CMIS Organisation Structure

2011-2012

Budget Review Group

Provides cross-party scrutiny of the Council's performance and its Budget

Cabinet

Puts forward proposals for the Council's budget and main policies and makes day-to-day decisions on Council Services

Children and Young People Select Committee

Scrutinises the provision of services, the achievement of targets and the provision of resources to support the creation of positive outcomes for the children and young people of Milton Keynes so that they can be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve, make a positive contribution and achieve economic well-being

Considerations Sub-Committee

Considers complaints in respect of the Members' Code of Conduct which have been referred for investigation

Council

Takes some of the most important decisions on the Council's major policies, such as the budget and Council Tax levels

Development Control Committee

Deals with planning applications

Economic Development and Enterprise Select Committee

Scrutinises the provision of services, the achievement of targets and the provision of resources to assist in the strategic planning of the city for the benefit of its residents and to enhance the economic propserity and sustainability of Milton Keynes.

Executive Scrutiny Panel

Considers any decisions taken by Cabinet, or delegated to officers, which are called-in

Health and Community Wellbeing Select Committee

Scrutinises the provision of services, the achievement of targets and the provision of resources to help improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Milton Keynes

Joint Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee

A Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee comprising representation from Milton Keynes Council, Bedford Borough Council, Luton Borough Council, Central Bedfordshire Council and Northamptonshire County Council to scrutinise the progress of the 'Healthier Together Programme' (South East Midlands Acute Services Review).

Joint Negotiating Committee (Employer's Side)

Considers recomendations in respect of negotiations made between the Council and its employees on issues such as pay and conditions

Licensing Committee

Responsible for the Council's licensing functions, including public entertainment and house to house and street collections.

Licensing Sub-Committee

To hear and determine applications where objections and / or representations have been received

Local Development Framework Advisory Group

Cabinet Advisory Group - to advise on the content of individual Development Plan documents

Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee

Sets and prioritises the work programme for each of the Select Committees. It is also responsible for receiving performance information to inform this work

Parish Review Working Group

To oversee the conduct of the review of parish electoral arrangements

Partnerships and Growth Select Committee

Scrutinises and reviews the involvement of the Council in its strategic partnerships to ensure that the relationship adds value to the social, environmental or economic well-being of the citizens of Milton Keynes; scrutinises the involvement of the Council in regional and national organisations to ensure value and benefit to Milton Keynes and seeks to ensure that the anticipated needs and aspirations of future Milton Keynes' residents are met in the planning and delivery of new development.

Regulatory Committee

Responsible for the Council's Regulatory functions, including Street Trading and Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Taxi policy

Regulatory Sub-Committee

To hear and determine applications and reviews of licences where objections or representations have been made

Responsible Authorities Group

The governing body of SaferMK, responsible for approving and ensuring the delivery of the three year SaferMK plan for the reduction of crime, fear of crime, anti-social behaviour, substance misuse and re-offending

Safer and Stronger Communities Select Committee

Scrutinises the provision of services, the achievement of targets and the provision of resources to assist in creating a sense of place and a safe and strong diverse community in Milton Keynes, and in reducing crime and disorder by supporting and challenging the residents of the borough, the Council and its partners in the work of operating and maintaining housing, transport and safe environment

Standards Committee

Deals with the ethical standards of Councillors by being resposponsible for the Council's Code of Conduct.

Standards Hearing Sub-Committee

Considers action to be taken in respect of breaches of the Members' Code of Conduct

Sustainable Transport and Road Safety Forum (STARS)

Advisory Group to the Cabinet Member for Transport anf Highways

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