This page lists the meetings for Doncaster COVID-19 Oversight Board.
DONCASTER COVID-19 OVERSIGHT BOARD
The Board shall be called the
Doncaster COVID-19 Oversight Board
The Board shall exist
Plans to prevent and manage outbreaks of COVID-19 in
Actions taken to prevent and manage outbreaks and
The Board shall be Chaired by
the Elected Mayor of Doncaster Council and the Cabinet member for
Public Health, culture and Leisure shall be Vice-Chair. In the
event that neither may attend the Deputy Mayor shall attend and
shall chair the meeting.
In addition to the Chair and
Vice-Chair the Board shall comprise the:
cabinet members x4 (the cabinet member for public health counts as
– Doncaster CCG
Inclusion and Fairness Forum
Each Member may nominate a
substitute (who must be an elected member if substituting for an
elected member) if they are unable to attend a meeting. The Vice-Chair will be a standing substitute for
the Chair when unable to attend.
The Director of Public Health,
the Chief Executive of the Council and two members of the
Officer-led COVID-19 Control Board, and such others as the Board
Members’ Services of
Doncaster Council will provide the secretariat.
The Board shall be Quorate if
any five persons are present including the Chair and/or Vice-Chair.
In the absence of both the Elected Mayor of Doncaster and the
Cabinet member for Public Health, Culture and Leisure, the Board
will still be quorate if the Deputy Mayor is in attendance and he
will Chair the meeting.
Meetings may be held with such
frequency as are required.
Members of the public may
attend to observe proceedings. If in the judgement of the Chair
confidential matters are to be discussed the meeting will be held
in private. Members of the public will be allowed a period not
exceeding 15 minutes to ask questions on agenda items. Any
questions to be provided to Democratic Services not later than 3
working days in advance. At the discretion of the Chair a
supplementary question may be asked arising from either the
original question or the answer received.
1. The board does not have any
decision making powers, its main function is one of support and
challenge. This is because delegated decision making under the
council’s constitution rests with individuals and not the
board. In practice, this means decision making by officers in
consultation with the chair or the board.
2. Board members should make every
effort to attend meetings, but they can delegate to named
individuals as appropriate and must endeavour to ensure that the
delegated person attends
3. Others, as appropriate, may be
invited by the chair to attend for specific items on the
4. The board will receive key
documents before consideration by the decision maker and includes:
benefits matrix, business case, draft decision reports, end project
report, exception reports, formal appeal reports, gateway review
reports, highlight reports, lessons learned report, news releases,
press releases, project plan, reports to executive board, tender
documentation (where appropriate) and web content.
5. The decision maker might not be a
member of the board, nor be in attendance, so there must be a clear
mechanism for comments and recommendations to reach the decision