Agenda and draft minutes

Inner North East Community Committee
Monday, 1st July, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Reginald Centre, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 3EX

Contact: Natasha Prosser 0113 3788021 

Items
No. Item

INTRODUCTIONS

Brief introductions were made.

 

The Chair thanked the previous Chair of the Inner North East Area Committee, Councillor Taylor, and for the 4 years of good work she has done. The Committee wished her well as Lord Mayor for the 2019/20 municipal year.

 

1.

Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded).

 

(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting).

Minutes:

There were no appeals against refusal.

 

2.

Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.

 

2  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.

 

3  If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-

   RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information, as follows:-

Minutes:

There was no exempt information.

 

3.

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:

The Committee was in receipt of the Inner North East Finance Report, which was considered as a late item of business.

 

4.

Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-18 of the Members’ Code of Conduct

Minutes:

There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests.

 

5.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence was received from Councillors Charlwood, Goddard, Tunnicliffe and E Taylor.

 

6.

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.

 

No matters were raised on this occasion.

 

7.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 345 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the previous meeting held 4th March 2019.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That subject to an amendment to minute 54, to read ‘Leeds West Indian Carnival’, the minutes of the previous meeting held on 4th March 2019, be agreed as an accurate record.

 

8.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

No matters were raised.

 

9.

LEEDS HEALTH AND CARE PLAN - CONTINUING THE CONVERSATION pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer Health and Partnerships Team, providing an update on the progress made in actions contained within the Leeds Health and Care Plan following the previous engagement with the Committees in autumn 2017.

 

(Report attached)

 

Minutes:

The Chief Officer Health and Partnerships submitted a report that provided an update on the progress made in actions contained within the Leeds Health and Care Plan following the previous engagement with the committees in autumn 2017.

 

The following were in attendance:

o  Tony Cooke, Chief Officer, Health Partnership Team

o  Abiye Hector-Goma, Allerton Medical Centre and Clinical Director, Chapeltown Primary Care Network

o  Veena Murray, Programme Manager

 

Tony Cooke presented the report and Abiye Hector-Goma provided the Committee with a presentation. The following was highlighted:

·  The strategies and pathways of moving towards a social model of health care;

·  Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016-2021;

·  The Leeds Health and Care Plan;

·  Video – providing people with services designed around needs’ and techniques on how people can build on strengths to live independently;

·  Inner East health statistics and information.

 

In response to Members comments and questions, the following was discussed:

·  The challenging components preventing healthy lifestyles i.e. smoking, mental health and poverty;

·  Encouraging communities to use the available services. Befriending services was discussed;

·  The partnerships with housing, local GP’s and LCP’s to identify root causes in tackling issues and the impacts LCP’s could have on linking those partnerships;

·  Raising awareness through communications, i.e. GP practises and social media to highlight the benefits of healthy lifestyle choices;

·  The identified language barriers and the availability of services in assisting those.

 

Members identified a further opportunity to broaden LCP’s and to appoint additional Ward Councillors to cover all wards.

 

The meantime, the Committee appointed Councillor Charlwood and Shahzad to the Chapeltown and Meanwood & Moortown LCP.

 

RESOLVED

a.  To note the contents of the report and discussions during the meeting

b.  To note the overall progress in delivery of the Leeds Health and Care Plan

c.  To appoint the following Ward Councillors to the Local Care Partnerships:

  I.  Chapeltown – Councillor Charlwood

  II.  Meanwood/Moortown – Councillor Shahzad

 

10.

COMMUNITY COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 485 KB

To consider a report of the City Solicitor which invites the Community Committee to consider and determine appointments to those designated Outside Bodies, partnerships and organisations as detailed within the report and appendix.

 

(Report attached)

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the City Solicitor invited Members to note the appointment of Councillor Mohammed Shahzad as Chair of the Community Committee 2019/2020 as agreed at the recent Annual Council Meeting, and also invited the Committee to make appointments to the following:

  • Outside Bodies as detailed at para 18 of the submitted report;
  • One representative to the Corporate Parenting Board;
  • Appointment to Children’s Services Cluster Partnerships;
  • Community Champion roles in respect of:
    • Environment and Community Safety (one for Environment, one for Community Safety)
    • Children’s Services
    • Employment, Skills and Welfare
    • Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care

 

RESOLVED

a)  To appoint to the following Outside Bodies:

  1. Moor Allerton Elderly Action – Councillor Shahzad
  2. Community Action for Roundhay Elderly – Councillor Goddard
  3. Chapeltown Citizens Advice Bureau – Councillor Dowson

 

b)  To appoint to the following Community Committee Champion Roles:

  1. Children and Young People – Councillor Shahzad
  2. Environment – Councillor Hamilton
  3. Community Safety – Councillor Rafique
  4. Employment, Skills and Welfare – Councillor Goddard
  5. Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care – Councillor Wenham

 

c)  To note that Councillor Shahzad as the Children and Young People Champion will also fulfil the Corporate Parent role for the Committee.

 

d)  To appoint to the following local Children’s Cluster Partnerships:

  1. 2Gether Cluster – Councillor Dowson (Councillor Rafique to attend as a substitute if required)
  2. ARM (Alwoodley, Roundhay & Moortown) – Councillors Charlwood (Moortown) and Wenham (Roundhay)

 

e)  To note the appointment of Councillor Mohammed Shahzad as the Chair of the Community Committee for the duration of 2019/20, as agreed at the recent Annual Meeting of the Council.

 

11.

INNER NORTH EAST COMMUNITY COMMITTEE SUB GROUP NOMINATIONS REPORT pdf icon PDF 352 KB

To consider the report of the Area Leader seeking nomination to each of the Inner North East Community Committee Sub Groups for 2019/20.

 

(Report attached)

 

Minutes:

The Area Leader submitted a report that sought nomination to each of the Inner North East Community Committee Sub Groups for 2019/20.

 

RESOLVED – That the following appointments be made:

 

Sub Group

Chapel Allerton Ward

Moortown Ward

Roundhay Ward

 

Environment

Rafique

 

Hamilton

 

Goddard

 

Finance

Dowson

 

Hamilton

 

Goddard

 

 

12.

COMMUNITY COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS TO HOUSING ADVISORY PANELS (HAP) pdf icon PDF 555 KB

To consider a report from the Chief Officer (Housing Management) requesting nominations from the Inner North East Community Committee to the Inner North East Housing Advisory Panel (HAP).

 

(Report attached)

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chief Officer, Housing Management, submitted a report seeking Ward Councillor nominations from the Community Committee to the Inner North East Housing Advisory Panel (HAPs).

 

RESOLVED – To appoint the following Ward Councillors to the Inner Housing Panel:

·  Chapel Allerton – Councillor Dowson

·  Moortown – Councillor S Hamilton

·  Roundhay – Councillor A Wenham

 

13.

INNER NORTH EAST COMMUNITY COMMITTEE - FORWARD PLAN 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 633 KB

To consider the report of the Area Leader introducing the Inner North East Community Committee Forward Plan 2019/20. The report details the Community Committee meeting dates and sets out workshop themes, as well as providing an update on engagement with local communities.

 

(Report attached)

 

Minutes:

The Area Leader submitted a report that introduced the Inner East Community Committee Forward Plan for 2019/20. The report detailed the Community Committee meeting dates and sets out the workshop themes, as well as an update on engagement with local communities.

 

The localities officer presented the report and provided a brief overview of the work programme over the next 2019/20 municipal year.

 

Members noted that dates and times for future meetings could be re-visited at the March Community Committee meeting.

 

RESOLVED – That the Forward Plan 2019/20 be noted.

 

14.

INNER NORTH EAST COMMUNITY COMMITTEE - UPDATE REPORT pdf icon PDF 334 KB

To consider the report of the Area Leader, introducing a verbal update regarding the Inner North East Community Committee work programme, recent successes and current challenges.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Localities Officer provided the Committee with a verbal update on the work programme of the Inner North East Community Committee and invited Members to contribute in highlighting events which had taken place in their respective wards.

 

Members highlighted:

·  Moortown Park official opening

·  Great Get Together

·  Friends of Roundhay – field day 6th July 2019.

·  Grand Prix of Race Walking

 

RESOLVED – To note the contents of the report and discussions during the meeting.

 

 

15.

INNER NORTH EAST COMMUNITY COMMITTEE - FINANCE REPORT pdf icon PDF 441 KB

To consider the report of the Area Leader which provides details of the Inner North East Community Committee Wellbeing Budget, including the Wellbeing/ Youth Activing Funding 2019/20.

 

(Report to follow)

 

Minutes:

The report of the Area Leader provided the Committee with an update on the budget position for the Wellbeing Fund, Youth Activity Fund, Capital Budget and the Community Infrastructure Levy Budget for 2019/20.

 

Members’ attention was brought to the following:

 

·  Wellbeing Revenue Funds for 2019/20

·  Youth Activity Funds position

·  Capital Budget position

·  Declined projects

·  Minimum conditions per making delegated decisions. Members were asked to review and agree the conditions.

 

A Member discussed projects match funded by the Community Committee, and requested that specific figures for each ward in regard to funding streams be provided to Committee Members, to show where money had been generated from outside of Leeds City Council in order to fund projects.

 

 

RESOLVED

a.  To note details of the Wellbeing budget position

b.  To note details of the Youth Activities Fund (YAF)

c.  To note details of the Community Skips budget

d.  To approve the minimum conditions as outlined in paragraph 15 of the report

e.  To request that information highlighted in the meeting in regard to funding streams, be provided to Committee Members.

 

16.

Community Comment

To receive any feedback or comments from members of the public on the reports presented to this Community Committee meeting.

 

A time limit for this session has been set at 10 minutes.

 

Due to the number and nature of queries it will not be possible to provide responses immediately at the meeting. However, members of the public shall receive a formal response within 14 working days.

 

Minutes:

The Chair noted the opportunity for members of the public to give feedback and/or queries on the reports presented during the formal part of the Community Committee meeting, the intention being that the written response would be provided within 14 days.

 

There were no comments raised.

 

17.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note the date and time of the next formal meeting as Monday 2nd September 2019.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED – To note the date and time of the next meeting as 2nd September 2019 at 6pm.