Terms of Reference
To exercise the
executive and non-executive functions of the parties in order to
commission, co-ordinate, provide, procure and/or manage any shared
services as are agreed from time to time by two or more of the
To provide strategic
direction to the officers advising the EKJAC.
To exercise any of the
functions or services that are determined to be a shared service in
accordance with these arrangements.
To develop work
programmes and projects in relation to
the functions which the parties are minded to be delegated to the
EKJAC by the parties.
To regularly report to
each of the parties on its activities.
To respond to reports
and recommendations made by the East Kent Joint Scrutiny
To monitor the
operation of the EKJAC and of any shared service.
To propose a budget
for a shared service to the Parties and to monitor and manage any
such budget once approved by them.
To review these
arrangements from time to time and make recommendations to the
Parties for improvement and change and to propose (as appropriate)
the creation of special purpose vehicles for the achievement of the
objectives, including companies, formal partnerships or consortia,
the expansion of these arrangements to include other local
authorities, the conclusion of contracts with other persons and the
provision of services, supplies and works to other