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Agenda, decisions and minutes

Agenda, decisions and minutes

Special Meeting, West (Inner) Area Committee
Tuesday, 17th May, 2011 5.30 pm

Venue: Strawberry Lane Community Centre, Leeds, LS12 1SF

Contact: Guy Close (0113) 24 74356  Email: guy.close@leeds.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

93.

Chair's Opening Remarks

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed all in attendance to the Special Meeting of the West (Inner) Area Committee.

 

94.

Declaration of Interests

To declare any personal / prejudicial interests for the purpose of Section 81(3) of the Local Government Act 2000 and paragraphs 8 to 12 of the Members Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

95.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence

 

96.

Well Being Fund - Bramley Baths Additional Hours 2011/12 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To receive and consider a report from the Chief Recreation Officer in relation to a proposal to extend the opening hours at Bramley Baths, after they fall in September 2011 to 29 hours per week.

Decision:

RESOLVED – That the Area Committee approves wellbeing funding of £37,800  to buy 20 extra hours per week at Bramley Baths from September 2011 until 31 March 2011.

 

Minutes:

The Chief Recreation Officer submitted a report in relation to a proposal to extend the opening hours at Bramley Baths, after they fall in September 2011 to 29 hours per week.

 

The Chair welcomed to the meeting, Ian Waller, Sports Operation Manager, to present the report.

 

RESOLVED – That the Area Committee approves wellbeing funding of £37,800  to buy 20 extra hours per week at Bramley Baths from September 2011 until 31 March 2012.

 

(Councillor Taggart joined the meeting at 5.40 pm during the consideration of this item.)

 

97.

Well Being Fund Budget update pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To receive and consider a report from the West North West Area Leader updating Members on the current amount of capital and revenue funding committed and available via the Area Committee Well-Being Budget for wards in the Inner West area.  The report also seeks approval for new and continuing projects commissioned by the Area Committee.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED –

 

(a)  That the Area Committee notes the potential budget deficit set out in paragraph 3.9 to the report if all projects were funded at their full amount

(b)  That the following applications be considered for wellbeing funding as follows:

  • Inner West Community Centres Consortium (CCC) / BARCA Leeds – Community Asset Management – £41,000 approved
  • West Area Management Team – Small Grants and Skips – £5,500 (Small Grants) and £800 (Skips) approved
  • Leeds Youth Service – Lazer Centre and Friday Night Project – £2,000 approved
  • Streetscene Services / Parks and Countryside – Additional litter bins (revenue funding to supplement capital shortfall) – £691 approved
  • Sport and Active Recreation; Development – Bramley Baths – £37,800 approved to increase the opening hours by 20 hours to 49 hours.

(c)  That funding option 1a (as tabled at the meeting) be approved as the Inner West Area Committee’s preferred funding option to include the following:

  • Town Centre Manager (Leeds Ahead) – Summer Bands in Parks 2011 – £1,200 approved
  • Leeds Ahead – Town Centre Manager (including £5,000 events budget) – £23,000 approved
  • I Love West Leeds – I Love West Leeds festival – £18,000 approved
  • LCC; Sports Development – Holiday Sports provision – £3,563 approved
  • West Yorkshire Police – Covert Crime reduction – alternative sources of funding secured for this project
  • LCC; Youth Service – Armley Sports project – £1,656 approved
  • Armley Common Rights Trust – Armley Community Fun Day – £1,500 approved.

 

Minutes:

The West North West Area Leader submitted a report which updated Members on the current amount of capital and revenue funding committed and available via the Area Committee Well Being Budget for wards in the Inner West area.  The report also sought approval for new and continuing projects commissioned by the Area Committee.

 

Clare Wiggins, Area Management Officer, presented the report.

 

Jane Maxwell, West North West Area Leader, submitted a revision to appendix 5, outlining an additional funding option 1a for Members’ consideration.  Members were advised that other sources of funding had been secured in relation to the West Yorkshire Police, Covert Crime reduction project.

 

It was agreed to provide the Area Committee with a ward breakdown of the funding allocation in relation to all future wellbeing applications.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(a)  That the Area Committee notes the potential budget deficit set out in paragraph 3.9 to the report if all projects were funded at their full amount

(b)  That the following applications be considered for wellbeing funding as follows:

  • Inner West Community Centres Consortium (CCC) / BARCA Leeds – Community Asset Management – £41,000 approved
  • West Area Management Team – Small Grants and Skips – £5,500 (Small Grants) and £800 (Skips) approved
  • Leeds Youth Service – Lazer Centre and Friday Night Project – £2,000 approved
  • Streetscene Services / Parks and Countryside – Additional litter bins (revenue funding to supplement capital shortfall) – £691 approved
  • Sport and Active Recreation; Development – Bramley Baths – £37,800 approved to increase the opening hours by 20 hours to 49 hours.

(c)  That funding option 1a (as tabled at the meeting) be approved as the Inner West Area Committee’s preferred funding option to include the following:

  • Town Centre Manager (Leeds Ahead) – Summer Bands in Parks 2011 – £1,200 approved
  • Leeds Ahead – Town Centre Manager (including £5,000 events budget) – £23,000 approved
  • I Love West Leeds – I Love West Leeds festival – £18,000 approved
  • LCC; Sports Development – Holiday Sports provision – £3,563 approved
  • West Yorkshire Police – Covert Crime reduction – other sources of funding secured for this project
  • LCC; Youth Service – Armley Sports project – £1,656 approved
  • Armley Common Rights Trust – Armley Community Fun Day – £1,500 approved.

 

98.

Date, Time and Venue of Next Meeting

Wednesday 22nd June 2011 at 5.00 pm (venue to be advised.)

Minutes:

Wednesday 22nd June 2011 at 5.00 pm (venue to be confirmed.)

 

Members briefly discussed potential meeting venues for the 2011/12 municipal year, particularly, Rodley Church Hall and Trinity Church.

 

99.

Councillor Harper

Minutes:

The Area Committee paid tribute to Councillor Harper for her hard work and support as Chair of West (Inner) Area Committee.

 

 

(The meeting concluded at 6.16pm.)