Outer West Community Committee - Wednesday, 14th February, 2024 1.00 pm

Venue: Farnley Hall Park, Hall Lane, LS12 5HA

Contact: Natasha Prosser on 0113 37 88021 

Link: to view the meeting

No. Item


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.)



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:



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.)



Declaration of Interest

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’.


Apologies For Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Open Forum / Community 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.


Proposed Closure of Pudsey Civic Hall pdf icon PDF 389 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the Chief Officer, Culture and Economy on the proposal to close Pudsey Civic Hall.




Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To confirm as an accurate record, the minutes of the previous meeting held 6th November 2023.



Dates, Times and Venues of Community Committee Meetings 2024/2025 pdf icon PDF 454 KB

To consider the report of the City Solicitor seeking agreement to the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2024/2025 municipal year.



Outer West Community Committee - Finance Report pdf icon PDF 353 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the Head of Locality Partnerships which provides the Community Committee with an update on the budget position for the Wellbeing Fund, Youth Activity Fund, Capital Budget, as well as the Community Infrastructure Levy Budget for 2023/24.



Additional documents:


Outer West Community Committee - Update Report pdf icon PDF 280 KB


To receive and consider the attached report of the Head of Locality Partnerships which brings to members’ attention an update of the work which the Communities Team is engaged in, based on priorities identified by the Community Committee. It also provides opportunities for further questioning, or to request a more detailed report on a particular issue.


The report also provides regular updates on some of the key activities between Community Committee meetings and functions delegated to Community Committees, Community Champions roles, community engagement, partnership and locality working


Additional documents:


The Outer West Cluster Service pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To receive the attached report of the Targeted Service Lead, Children and Families, as an introduction to the presentation which is intended to provide the Committee with information about the Clusters in the Outer West Area.



King's Award for Voluntary Service (KAVS) and the King's Award for Enterprise (KAE) schemes pdf icon PDF 234 KB

A verbal update will be provided to the Community Committee to promote both the King’s Award for Voluntary Service (KAVS) and the King’s Award for Enterprise (KAE) schemes.



Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note the date and time of the next meeting as Wednesday 12th June 2024 at 1.00 pm. (Venue to be confirmed)


Third Party Recording


Recording of this meeting is allowed to enable those not present to see or hear the proceedings either as they take place (or later) and to enable the reporting of those proceedings.  A copy of the recording protocol is available from the contacts named on the front of this agenda.


Use of Recordings by Third Parties – code of practice


a)  Any published recording should be accompanied by a statement of when and where the recording was made, the context of the discussion that took place, and a clear identification of the main speakers and their role or title.

b)  Those making recordings must not edit the recording in a way that could lead to misinterpretation or misrepresentation of the proceedings or comments made by attendees.  In particular there should be no internal editing of published extracts; recordings may start at any point and end at any point but the material between those points must be complete.