Inner West Community Committee - Wednesday, 18th March, 2020 6.00 pm, CANCELLED

Venue: Milford Sports Club Beecroft Street, Leeds, LS5 3AS

Contact: Debbie Oldham 0113 37 88656 

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 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 - 27th November 2019 pdf icon PDF 193 KB

To receive and approve the minutes of the Inner West Community Committee held on 27th November 2019.


Matters Arising


Urgent Treatment Centers and public awareness campaigns pdf icon PDF 464 KB

The report of the Head of Stronger Communities is to provide the Inner West Community Committee with an update on Urgent Treatment Centres and public awareness campaigns that will be of interest in the Inner West Community Committee Area.


(Report attached)


Priority Neighbourhood Work Update pdf icon PDF 416 KB

The report of Head of Community Safety provides the Inner West Community Committee with an update on the Priority Neighbourhood work in Inner West. This item includes an update report from Chief Officer Communities which informs the Inner West Community Committee on the work being undertaken within the New Wortley Priority Neighbourhood and the ‘Big Asks’ that have been put forward to the Neighbourhood Improvement Board, in relation to improving this area.


(Report attached

Additional documents:


Finance Report pdf icon PDF 545 KB

The report of Head of Stronger Communities 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 2019/20.


(Report attached)

Additional documents:


Inner West Update Report March 2020 pdf icon PDF 512 KB

The report of Head of Stronger Communities brings to members’ attention an update of the work which the Communities Team is engaged in, based on priorities identified by the Community Committee. 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.


(Report attached)


Additional documents:


Dates, Times and Venue Report pdf icon PDF 457 KB

To receive the report of the City Solicitor which requests Members to give consideration to agreeing the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2020/2021 municipal year, whilst also considering whether any revisions to the current meeting and venue arrangements should be explored.


(Report attached)

Venue details and map for the meeting pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Milford Sports Club Beecroft Street, Leeds, LS5 3AS

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.