Inner West Community Committee Workshop (6:00pm - 7:15pm, Inner West Community Committee
Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: West Leeds Activity Centre Lenhurst Avenue, LS12 2RE

Contact: Debbie Oldham 0113 37 88656 

No. Item

Community Committee Themed Workshop

The Community Committee will hold a themed workshop from 6:00pm with presentations on the following:

·  Air Quality

·  Kirkstall Bridge Traffic Congestion




The formal business of the Community Committee will start at approximately 7:15pm


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 Chief Democratic Services Officer 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 within the meaning of Section 100I of the Local Government Act 1972, 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 the recommendation is accepted, to formally pass the following resolution:-


RESOLVED – That, in accordance with Regulation 4 of The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 or Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 as appropriate, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of those 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.)


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 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.




Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Open Forum / Community Forums

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 - 21st November 2018 pdf icon PDF 178 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 21st November 2018.



Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team Review pdf icon PDF 576 KB

The report of the Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team provides the Community Committee with an update on the Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team Review.


(Report attached)


Finance Update Report pdf icon PDF 573 KB

The report of the Area Leader provides the Community Committee with an update on the budget position for the Wellbeing Fund and Youth Activities Fund for 2018/19 and the current position of the small grants and skips pots. The report also provides updates on the Wellbeing Fund, Youth Activity Fund, small grants and skips that have been approved since the last meeting.


(Report attached)

Additional documents:


Area Update Report pdf icon PDF 423 KB

The report of the Area Leader provides an update for the Community Committee on the work of the committees sub groups. The report also updates the Committee on events, local projects and partnership working that has taken place in the area since the last meeting.


(Report attached)

Additional documents:


Dates, Times and Venues Report pdf icon PDF 456 KB


The report of the City Solicitor is to request Members to give consideration to agreeing the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2019/2020 municipal year, whilst also considering whether any revisions to the current meeting and venue arrangements should be explored.


(Report attached)

Venue details for the meeting pdf icon PDF 125 KB

West Leeds Activity Centre Lenhurst Avenue, LS12 2RE

Third Party Recording Protocol

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.