Agenda and draft minutes

Outer South Community Committee
Monday, 18th March, 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Morley Town Hall

Contact: Andy Booth 0113 247 4325 

Items
No. Item

30.

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.  Supplementary information was distributed for Agenda Item 9, Outer South Community Committee Finance Report.

 

 

31.

Declaration 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 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests.

 

With regard to Agenda Item 9, Outer South Community Committee Finance Report, Councillors Elliott and Leadley informed the Committee that they were both Members of the Morley Elderly Action Management Committee.

 

 

32.

Minutes - 26 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 346 KB

To confirm as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 26 November 2018

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 26 November be confirmed as a correct record subject to the following clarification:

 

Minute 26 – Outer South Community Committee Finance Report

 

The SID device referred to was at the junction of Haigh Moor Road and Batley Road.

 

 

33.

Matters arising from the Minutes

Minutes:

Further to discussion regarding the International Day of Older People Event, confirmation had been received from Morley Elderly Action that confirmed their services covered the whole of the West Ardsley.

 

An update was given following the Committee’s recommendations to the proposed planning application for Sugar Hill Close & Wordsworth Drive, Oulton, Rothwell.  It was reported that Housing Leeds had given an assurance that applications had been dealt with appropriately and an equality impact assessment had been carried out by Planning Services.  The Chair had written to the Chief Planning Officer objecting to the application.  With regard to the request to the Executive Member to consider purchase of the homes it had been decided to wait until the planning application was determined.

 

 

34.

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.  On this occasion none of the members of the public present wished to speak.

 

 

35.

Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team Review pdf icon PDF 334 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team provided an update on progress made in reviewing the service currently provided.

 

Patrick Bird, ASB Team Manager presented the report.  Issues highlighted included the following:

 

·  A review of the Leeds-Anti-Social Behaviour Service was ongoing.

·  The review as to meet the changing needs of the service and not a cost cutting exercise.

·  Since the establishment of the Anti-Social Behaviour team there had been an increase in demand, increased awareness of the service and a rise in more complex cases.

·  The Domestic Noise Service had joined the Anti-Social Behaviour Team.  This accounted for sixty percent of referrals.

·  Development of a triage system for referrals – this would enable to get referrals supported to the right service at the first point of contact.

·  Multi-agency involvement – this would include West Yorkshire Police, social care and health partners.

·  Development of mediation services.

·  Use of social media for communication.

·  Consultation would involve a wide range of partners including the third sector.  A final report would be submitted to Executive Board in June 2019.

 

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

 

·  The Community MARACs would have some overlapping with police tasking meetings but would also include involvement from Mental Health and Social Care representatives.

·  Use of social media for reporting incidents.

·  Members welcomed the move towards partnership working with other agencies especially in relation to mental health.

 

 RESOLVED – That the report and direction of travel of the review be noted.

 

 

36.

Outer South Community Committee Finance Report pdf icon PDF 910 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the Area Leader

Minutes:

The report of the Area Leader presented Members with the following:

 

·  Details of the Wellbeing Budget position

·  Wellbeing proposals for 2018/19 for consideration and approval

·  Wellbeing proposals for 2019/20 for consideration and approval

·  Details of projects approved by Delegated Decision

·  Monitoring information of its funded projects

·  Details of the Youth Activities Fund

·  Details of the Small Grants Budget

·  Details of the Capital Budget

·  Details of the Community Skips Budget

·  Details of the Community Infrastructure Levy budget

 

Kimberly Frangos, Localities Officer presented the report.

 

Members’ attention was brought to the following funding applications:

 

·  Rooms Lane – Prohibition of motor vehicles restriction - £5,000

·  FDM – For Disability Mobility – Wheels to Wellbeing - £12,000 towards replacement minibus - further to questions it was confirmed that FDM worked with both Morley Elderly Action and Rothwell Live at Home scheme.

·  Litter Bins for Drighlington - £840 requested

·  Litter bins for Ardsley & Robin Hood - £1,050 requested

·  Multi Use Games Area – Gildersome Action Group - £15,000 requested

·  Outer South Youth Summit - £2,000 requested

·  FDM – For Disability Mobility – Going Places 2019/20 - £3,500 requested

·  Morley Elderly Action – Outer South Garden Maintenance Service - £28,000

·  Woodlesford Bowling club – Winter green maintenance - £3,500  - The use of social prescribing to promote this scheme was discussed.

·  Rothwell May Day Celebration - £1,000 requested

 

Further attention was brought to the delegated decisions made since the last meeting and the remaining balances for the Youth Activities, Small Grants, Capital and Skips budgets.  An update was also given on the Community Infrastructure Levy budget. 

 

RESOLVED  -

 

(1)  That details of the Wellbeing Budget position be noted.

(2)  That the following Wellbeing proposals for 2018/19 be approved:

·  Rooms Lane – Prohibition of motor vehicles restriction - £5,000

·  FDM – Wheels to Wellbeing - £12,000 (capital)

·  Litter bins for Drighlington - £840 (capital)

·  Litter bins for Ardsley & Robin Hood - £1,050 (capital)

·  Multi Use Games Area – Gildersome Action Group - £15,000 (capital)

·  Outer South Youth Summit - £2,000 (Youth Activities Funds)

(3)  That the following Wellbeing proposals for 2019/20 be approved:

·  FDM – Going Places - £3,500

·  Morley Elderly Action – Garden Maintenance Scheme - £28,000

·  Woodlesford Bowling Club – Winter Green Maintenance - £3,500

·  Rothwell May Day Celebration - £1,000

(4)  That details of the projects approved via delegated decision be noted.

(5)  That monitoring information of funded projects be noted.

(6)  That details of the Youth Activities Fund (YAF) be noted.

(7)  That details of the Small Grants Budget be noted.

(8)  That details of the Capital Budget be noted.

(9)  That details of the Community Skips Budget be noted.

(10)  That details of the Community Infrastructure Levy Budget be noted.

 

 

37.

Outer South Community Committee Update Report pdf icon PDF 758 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the Area Leader

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Area Leader brought Members attention to an update of work which the Communities Team was engaged in, based on priorities identified by the Community Committee that were not covered elsewhere on the agenda.  It provided opportunity for further questioning or to request a more detailed report on a particular issue.

 

Kimberly Frangos, Localities Officer presented the report.

 

Issues discussed included the following:

 

·  A nomination was received on behalf of Councillor A Hutchison to replace Councillor B Gettings on the Morley Literature Festival Committee.

·  Children & Families – the recent sub-group meeting had been co-chaired by a young person form the Outer South Youth Matters Group.  The Outer South Youth summit was to be held on 22 March.

·  Environmental Sub Group – There would be a review for the procurement process of SIDs.  There would be an update from Cleaner Neighbourhoods to ward briefings.

·  Community Safety – updated anti-social behaviour figures were presented.

·  Employment, Skills and Welfare – The support contract for Universal Credit had been awarded to the Citizens Advice Bureaux.

·  Leeds CCG – Members were updated on the review of Urgent Care and the consultation for mental health services.  The closing date for the urgent care consultation is 15 April 2019.

·  Housing Advisory Panel – evaluation of funded projects and an update on community payback activities.

·  Older People – reference was made to fire prevention information and assistance provided by Rothwell Fire Station.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)  That Councillor A Hutchison be appointed to the Morley Literature Festival Management Committee for the remainder of the 2018/19 Municipal Year.

(2)  That the report and discussion be noted.

 

 

38.

Dates, Times and Venues of Community Committee Meetings 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 457 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the City Solicitor

 

 

Minutes:

 

 

 

The report of the City Solicitor presented suggested dates for meetings of the Outer South Community Committee to be held in the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

 

The possibility of later start times was discussed.

 

RESOLVED – That the Outer South Community Committee meetings be held on the following dates in the 2019/20 Municipal Year:

 

·  Monday, 1 July 2019 at 4.00 p.m.

·  Monday, 23 September 2019 at 4.00 p.m.

·  Monday 2 December 2019 at 4.00 p.m.

·  Monday 16 March 2020 at 4.00 p.m.

 

39.

Any other business

Minutes:

The following was discussed:

 

·  Money buddies – a legal service was now being provided for those with emergency debts to help those under threat of eviction and issues with bailiffs.

·  Housing Leeds representation on the Older Person’s Sub-Group.

·  Support for older people who were not housing leeds tenants.