Agenda and minutes

Inner North West Community Committee
Thursday, 22nd March, 2018 7.00 pm

Contact: Andy Booth 0113 247 4325 

Items
No. Item

31.

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.

 

The Open Forum will be followed by a Police Update.

 

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.  The following was discussed:

 

·  Survey of the use of the Cardigan Centre.  Users of the centre had expressed a focus on issues relating to health and wellbeing such as exercise and outdoor activities for children. 

·  A meeting had been requested by members of the public and local residents with regards to the ongoing redevelopment at Headingley Stadium.

·  Hyde Park Unity Day – the Committee was thanked for its ongoing support.  The Committee was informed of forthcoming activities which included workshops with Leeds United Ladies.  It was reported that there would be changes to the sound system at this year’s event following complaints last year. 

·  The Chair expressed thanks on behalf of Councillors S Bentley, J Chapman and C Towler who would all be standing down from their positions as Ward Councillors.  Thanks were also expressed on behalf of Nicole Darbyshire, Area Officer who was due to move into a new role.  The Chair wished all concerned the very best for the future.

 

 

32.

Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct

 

33.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors J Chapman and C Towler.

 

 

34.

Minutes - 7 December 2017 pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To confirm as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 7 December 2017

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meetimng held on 7 December 2017 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

 

35.

Youth Service Update Report: Youth Service Delivery in the Leeds Inner North West area pdf icon PDF 292 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the Youth Offer Team and the Cardigan Centre

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Leeds City Council Youth Offer Team and The Cardigan Centre detailed youth intervention work which was being delivered in the Inner North West Area in 2017/18.

 

Members were invited to give their views on what provision they wanted to see for young people in the Inner North West Area.

 

Key issues discussed included the following:

 

·  Improvements in provision in Weetwood which had been supported by getting use of the Welcome In Community Centre.

·  Involvement of young people at tasking meetings and developing relationships with the Police and Community Support officers.

·  Areas to target for where detached work could be carried out.  Knowing areas in which young people tended to congregate.

·  Projects supported by Wellbeing and Youth Activities Funds.

·  The need to target young people in the Headingley and Hyde Park areas.

·  The Committee heard from three young people and their positive experiences of youth service provision.

·  It was reported that the Youth Service were wanting to get use of the Little London Community Centre to carry out provision from there.

·  How to get more young people involved.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

 

36.

Youth Activities Fund Consultation pdf icon PDF 482 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of Community Voice and Influence

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of Community Voice and Influence informed the Community Committee of consultation that had taken place with young people regarding the distribution of Youth Activities Funds.

 

Nicole Darbyshire, Area Officer presented the report.

 

It was reported that that youth groups had been visited for this and that three sessions had taken place where exercises had given young people the opportunity to show what they would like Youth Activities Funds to be spent on and when and where they would like to see activities provided.

 

The findings of the sessions were detailed in the report and would be used to form the priorities and influence how money is spent on youth activities.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted and the priorities outlined by young people influence how money is spent on youth activities in the Inner North West area in 2018/19.

 

 

37.

Wellbeing Fund and Youth Activities Fund Allocation Report pdf icon PDF 361 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the West North West Area Leader

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the West North West Area Leader advised the Inner North West Community Committee of the following:

 

·  The current position of the Wellbeing Budget and Youth Activities Fund Budget (YAF)

·  The indicative Wellbeing Budget available for allocation in 2018/19

·  The indicative Youth Activities Fund budget available for allocation in 2018/19

·  Projects for consideration and approval from the Capital Wellbeing Budget.

·  Projects for consideration and approval from the Youth Activities Fund for 2019/19.

 

Nicole Darbyshire, Area Officer presented the report.

 

Issues highlighted included the following:

 

·  Allocations for 2018/19 had not yet been finalised. Figures available would be known in time for the next meeting in June 2018.

·  Funding that had been approved since the last meeting.

·  Members’ attention was brought to Table 2 of the report which detailed Revenue projects for consideration from the 2018/19 Wellbeing Budget.  There was one further project from Leeds University Union (LUU) for the Leave Leeds Tidy project.  The Committee heard from a representative of the LUU who explained their need for increased funds and how this would help them expand further into Headingley.

·  Capital Projects for consideration.

·  Youth Activities Fund projects for consideration – it was reported that as there was a shortfall in the budget, those projects that did not require funding till later in the year be put on hold till further funding was confirmed.  It was suggested that the proposal for the Carnival Mash Up be deferred to allow them to seek alternative sources of funding.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)  That the current Wellbeing Budget and Youth Activities Fund position for 2018/19 be noted.

(2)  That the projects listed in Table 2 for a total of £87,780 from the Wellbeing Budget allocation for 2018/19 be approved.

(3)  That the application from Leeds University Union for the Leave Leeds Tidy project for a sum of £8,106 be approved.

(4)  That the projects listed in Table 3 for a total of £6,305 from the Wellbeing Capital budget be approved.

(5)  That the projects listed in Table 4 for a total of £32, 150 from the Youth Activity Fund budget be approved.  This does not include the application from Geraldine Connor Foundation for Carnival Mash Up.

 

38.

Area Update Report pdf icon PDF 300 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the West North West Area Leader

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the West North West Area Leader provided Members with a summary of recent sub group and forum business as well as a general update on other project activity.  Members were asked to note the following:

 

·  Discussions of the Inner North West Community Committee sub groups and key messages.

·  Update on Community Centre discounted lettings.

·  The area update newsletter.

 

 

Nicole Darbyshire, Area Officer presented the report.

 

The following was highlighted:

 

·  Planning Sub Group – Issues highlighted included a response to the National Planning Policy Framework, student accommodation, footpath registration and A660 transport proposals.

·  Environment Sub Group – Issues highlighted included noise nuisance, graffiti and clearance of the ginnel at the side of Headingley stadium.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)  That the discussions of the Inner North West Community Committee sub groups and any key messages be noted.

(2)  That the update on community centre discounted lettings be noted.

(3)  That the area update newsletter be noted.

 

 

39.

Dates, Times and Venues of Community Committee Meetings 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 321 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the City Solicitor

Minutes:

The report of the City Solicitor requested Members to give consideration to agreeing the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2018/19 Municipal Year and to also consider whether to make any revisions to the current meeting and venue arrangements be explored.

 

RECOMMENDED – That the Outer East Community Committee meets at the following dates and times during the 2018/19 Municipal Year:

 

·  Thursday, 21 June 2018 at 7.00 p.m.

·  Thursday, 27 September 2018 at 7.00 p.m.

·  Thursday, 6 December 2018 at 7.00 p.m.

·  Thursday, 14 March 2019 at 7.00 p.m.