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Strategic Board (Fire and Rescue)

The Board has been established to enable the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (“the Commissioner”) in hisrole as the Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority (“the Authority”) to:

  1. Provide governance and oversight of the Fire and Rescue Service Strategic Transformation Programme.
  2. Be the primary advisor to the Commissioner for the decisions that they are required to make in respect of the Strategic Transformation programme.
  3. Ensure that the Strategic Transformation Programme delivers effectively against the medium and long-term strategic objectives of the Authority.
  4. Ensure that the Strategic Transformation Programme is public facing and reflects the wider public of Essex.
  5. Support alignment between the Strategic Transformation Programme and other public sector transformation and collaboration programmes across greater Essex.
  6. Be the primary advisor to the Commissioner on the Integrated Risk Management Plan.
  7. Provide strategic oversight of the Medium Term Financial Strategy.
  8. Provide strategic oversight on the key Asset Management Strategies for Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Estates, and Fleet and Equipment.
  9. Provide strategic oversight to the capital programme.
  10. Be the advisory body to the Commissioner for ensuring that the shape, scope and content of the capital programme is in compliance with the work of the Strategic Board.
  11. Receive and scrutinise project bid proposals and amendments for the Commissioner’s recommendation.
  12. Receive and scrutinise the capital disposals plan.
  13. Facilitate financial governance relating to the capital programme in support of the Strategic Transformation Programme.
  14. Advise on the management of strategic risks pertinent to the Strategic Transformation programme.

Strategic Board Minutes and Papers Open Close

Reference Date Subject
PFCC SB 01 6.12.17

20171206 ECFRS Strategic Board Minutes

2.1 Planning timetable

2.1 Appendix 1 – planning timeframes

2.2 SAOR v9.2 2017

2.3 Responding to operational demand V2

2.4 Effficiency Plan & Programe

2.4 MTFS and Progress Against Plan

3. Budget 2018-19.

Essex Fire and Rescue Service Stage One Plan Working Document  

PFCC SB 02 4.4.18

20180312 ECFRS Strategic Board Minutes

4.0 Strategic Planning Timetable V2.0

4.0 Appendix 1- Strategic Planning Timetable V2.0

5.0 Stage One Plan Highlight Report February 2018

6.0 ECFRS Strategic Governance Board – Collaboration Programme Timeline….

ECFRS SB 08062018 6.8.18

Minutes 20180608

4.0 Financial Planning Timetable

7.0 SAOR

8.0 Property strategy

9.0 Fleet Services strategy paper

9.0i Corporate Strategy on a page

9.0ii Fleet Services Quality Policy

9.0iii Org Chart

9.0iv Fleet and Equipment Services_18_19_

9.1 Essex Vehicle Equip Asset Strategy

10.0 Collaboration Report

12.0 2020 Update

12.i Appendix A Risk Register

13.0 IRMP Update

14.0 Fire and Rescue Plan Engagement Strategy


ECFRS SB 18092018 18.9.18

Draft minutes 20180918 v2

4.0 Asset Sub Committee update

5.0 Fire & Rescue Statement 2017-18

5.1 Fire & Rescue Statement of Assurance – appendix 1

6.0 Audit Report Transitional Governance

6.1 Audit Report Transitional Governance – appendix

8.0 Fire and Rescue Plan

9.0 Integrated Risk Management Plan Update

9.1 Integrated Risk Management Plan Appendix 1

10.0 2020 Programme Update

11.0 Collaboration update

12.0 Ten key SLT projects and Change Board Update

12.1 Ten key SLT projects -appendix 3

ECFRS SB 04012019 4.1.19

20190104 Minutes – final

4.0 Strategic Board 4th January 2019 – Budget Paper 2019-20

4.i Strategic Board 4th January 2019 – Chief Finance Officers Report on the 2019-20 budget

6.0 Change Board update and 10 priorities v0.3

6.i. Copy of Appendix A

7.0 Essex Emergency Services Collaboration Programme update 2018

8.0 2020 Programme Update V0.2

ECFRS SB 07032019 7.3.19

20190307 Minutes – approved

4.0 IRMP update

4.a Appendix 1 – FireCover plan V2.1

5.0 Change Board and prioritisation update

5.i Appendix A

5.ii Appendix B

5.iii Appendix C

6.0 Strategic Board update March 2019

7.0 PFCC-SLT Overview of Changes to ECFRS Prevention Delivery.V3docxDB (002)

8.0 SLT Pay Policy Statement 2019-20

9.0 Workforce Planning SLT paper Jan 2019

10.0 Workforce Report Strategic Board 2018

11.0 UKISAR brief to PFCC board 12.0 Response to Transitional Governance Audit Feb 2019

12.i App 1 – Proposed governance structure

12.ii App 2 – ECFRS Strategic Board TOR Feb 2019 v4

12.iii App 3 – ECFRS PR TOR Feb 2019 v4

ECFRS SB 05062019 5.6.19

20190605 Minutes (approved)

4.0 IRMP Planning Progress

5.0 Asset Strategy

6.0 Change Board Update

6.1 – Projects Update

7. 0 Boards – Terms of Reference

8.0 Collaboration Update

9.0 Operational Training Update

10.0 Trade Union Facility Time

11..0 Whistleblowing and Complaints

11.1 Feedback Guidance

11.2 Whistleblowing Policy

11.3 Comments etc policy

11.4 Communications

12.0 Grievance Policy

ECFRS SB 17092019 17.9.19

20190917 Minutes – approved

5.0 IRMP cover paper

5.1 IRMP Consultation Paper

6.0 Control Rooms

7.0 Annual Plan

7.1 Annual Plan Annex

8.0 Annual report – covering

8.1 Annual Report 2018-19 DRAFT

9.0 Grievance Policy – Strategic Board

9.1Grievance Policy 2019 DRAFT for Consultation v4

10. Technical Fire Safety

11.0 Culture Change Strategy Update

11.1 Culture Update for Audit Committee

ECFRS SB 10122019 10.12.19

20191210 Minutes – approved

4a. Operational Training Strategy October 2019 V6 including PFCC Feedback

4b. Operational Training Strategy 2019-22 SLT Cover Paper v.4 inc PFCC feedback 3 Dec 19 (002)

5. Progress against PFCC Business Case – collaboration

6a. IRMP Update

6b. IRMP Update Annex

7. Medium Term Financial Plan DRAFT

8. Draft Budget Paper 2020-21

9. Pay Policy Statement

10. Phase I Grenfell Report – Planned Service Response

11. Protection Strategy 2020-2024

ECFRS SB 11062020 11.6.20

Minutes – pending approval

5a. Cover Report Draft Annual Plan 2020-21_

6a. Change Prog Cover Paper

7a. Risk Management Strategy Cover Paper

7b. Appendix A – Risk Management Strategy 2020

8. Annual Workforce Report 2019-20

9. Final IRMP paper and Appendix A

9a. Final IRMP paper

9b. Final IRMP Appendix

10a. Protection Strategy Paper

13a. Learning and Development Strategy Strat Brd June 2020 Final

13b. Appendix 1 Leadership Development Programmes

13c. Appendix 2 Our Leadership Community

13d. Appendix 3 Core Learning Pathways v3

13e. Appendix 4 ECFRS Learning All

13f. Appendix 5 ECFRS Core Training v3

13g. Appendix 6 Leadership Development Timetable

ECFRS SB 17032020 17.3.20

20200317 Minutes approved

4. Draft People Strategy V8 23 February 2020

5a. Risk Management Strategy 2020

5b. Appendix A – Risk Management Strategy 2020 V2

7a. PFCC Cover Report Protection Strategy Update

7b. APPX A Protection Strategy Version2

7c. APPX B RBIP_Draft


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