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Agenda and minutes

Agenda and minutes

Inner South Community Committee
Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 7.00 pm

Venue: John Charles Centre for Sport, Leeds, LS11 5DJ

Contact: Governance Services on 0113 39 50878 

Items
No. Item

38.

Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration (The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes)

Minutes:

There were no late items.

 

39.

Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary and Other Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.

 

Minutes:

There were no disclosable pecuniary interests declared to the meeting, however the following matter was brought to the attention of the Scrutiny Board for information:

 

·  Councillor K Groves advised that she had an interest in an application for wellbeing funding that had been submitted.

 

The above Board Member remained present for the duration of the meeting.

 

40.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

 

41.

Minutes - 7 December 2016 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 7 December 2016.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 7 December 2016 be approved as a correct record.

 

42.

Open Forum

In accordance with Paragraphs 4.16 and 4.17 of the Community Committee Procedure Rules, at the discretion of the Chair a period of up to 10 minutes may be allocated at each ordinary meeting for members of the public to make representations or to ask questions on matters within the terms of reference of the Community Committee. This period of time may be extended at the discretion of the Chair. No member of the public shall speak for more than three minutes in the Open Forum, except by permission of the Chair.

Minutes:

In accordance with the Community Committee Procedure Rules, the Chair allowed a period of up to 10 minutes for members of the public to make representations or ask questions within the terms of reference of the Community Committee.

 

The Committee was informed about ‘One Day Without Us’, an event to celebrate migration and its contribution to Leeds and the UK.  The event was taking place at Briggate opposite Debenhams on Monday 20 February 2017 at 1.00pm.

 

A local resident expressed concern about limited access for members of the public to attend council swimming facilities due to private functions and training sessions.  Members acknowledged that there was a need to review this issue.

 

RESOLVED – That the Committee be kept updated regarding proposals to improve access for members of the public to attend council swimming facilities.

 

43.

Inner South Community Committee Delegated Budget Report pdf icon PDF 394 KB

To consider a report from the South East Area Leader setting out the delegated budget position for the Community Committee and inviting Members to consider the Wellbeing applications submitted.

 

Minutes:

The South East Area Leader submitted a report which presented the delegated budget position for the Community Committee and invited Members to consider the wellbeing applications that had been submitted.

 

The following were in attendance:

 

-  Martin Hackett, Area Improvement Manager, Citizens and Communities

-  Tajinder Virdee, Area Officer, Citizens and Communities.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(a)  That the contents of the report be noted

(b)  That the revenue projects listed as Table 1 to the report, be noted

(c)  That the activities fund projects already agreed as listed in Table 2, be noted

(d)  That the capital budgets already agreed as listed in Table 3, be noted

(e)  That the wellbeing applications be determined as follows:

 

·  Area Support Officer for Inner South (additional post) – Communities Team – South East – All 3 Wards Covered – £37,526.00 – Approved

·  CCTV on Tempest Road and Cross FlattsLeedswatch – £50,615.36 (Beeston & Holbeck (£18,265.12), City and Hunslet (£32,350.24)) – Approved

·  Two Speed Devices – Beeston Road and Lady Pitt Lane – Highway Services – City and Hunslet – £6,670.00 – Approved

·  History In South Leeds – “a book and a bench” – Holbeck in Bloom / Middleton Railway – £2662.80 (Beeston & Holbeck (£1331.40), Middleton Park (£1331.40)) – Approved.

 

(f)  That the projects approved by Delegated Decision Notification, be noted

(g)  That the small grants position be noted.

 

(Councillor J Blake joined the meeting at 7.35pm, during the consideration of this item.)

 

44.

Inner South Community Committee Update Report pdf icon PDF 390 KB

To consider a report from the South East Area Leader providing a summary of work which the Communities Team are engaged in that is not covered elsewhere on this agenda.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The South East Area Leader submitted a report which provided a summary of work which the Communities Team was engaged in that was not covered elsewhere on this agenda.

 

The following information was appended to the report:

 

-  Briefing note on the Derelict and Nuisance Property Programme

(15 November 2016)

-  Inner South Consultation and Engagement

 

The following were in attendance:

 

-  Martin Hackett, Area Improvement Manager, Citizens and Communities

-  Tajinder Virdee, Area Officer, Citizens and Communities.

 

RESOLVED – That the contents of the report and appendices be noted.

 

45.

Dates, Times and Venues of Community Committee Meetings 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 318 KB

To consider a report from the City Solicitor requesting Members to give consideration to agreeing the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2017/2018 municipal year.

Minutes:

The City Solicitor submitted a report which requested Members to give consideration to agreeing the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2017/2018 municipal year.

 

The Committee discussed arranging the themed workshop sessions to take place on a separate date to the formal Committee meetings.  It was suggested that the formal Committee meetings commenced at 7.00pm and that consideration be given to the December meeting taking place at Leeds Civic Hall.

 

RESOLVED That the following meeting dates be agreed:

 

·  Wednesday, 14 June 2017 at 7.00pm

·  Wednesday, 6 September 2017 at 7.00pm

·  Wednesday, 6 December 2017 at 7.00pm

·  Wednesday, 7 February 2018 at 7.00pm. 

 

46.

Overview on the Development of the Leeds Plan and West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) pdf icon PDF 408 KB

To receive a joint report from the Chief Officer (Health Partnerships) and NHS Leeds South & East Clinical Commissioning Group providing the Community Committee with an overview of the emerging Leeds Plan and the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chief Officer (Health Partnerships) and NHS Leeds South & East Clinical Commissioning Group submitted a report which provided the Community Committee with an overview of the emerging Leeds Plan and the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs).

 

The following information was appended to the report:

 

-  Area overview profile for Inner South Community Committee

 

The following were in attendance:

 

-  Dr Ian Cameron, Director of Public Health

-  Paul Bollom, Interim Chief Officer, Leeds Health Partnerships

 

The Committee received a presentation on ‘Leeds Health and Care Plan and the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plan’.

 

The key areas of discussion were:

 

·  The development of a joined up approach to community care.  The Committee considered the importance of community involvement and the role of neighbourhood networks.

·  The importance of physical activity and encouraging a healthy lifestyle.

·  The challenges facing those suffering from loneliness and the impact on services.

·  Commissioning of services and ensuring value for money.

·  The need to tackle inequality and issues associated with housing and employment.

·  The role of GPs, particularly in terms of developing a joined up approach to service delivery.

 

RESOLVED – That the contents of the report and appendices be noted.

 

(The meeting concluded at 8.45pm)