Agenda

Executive Board
Wednesday, 19th September, 2018 1.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Governance and Scrutiny Support 

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Items
No. Item

1.

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)

 

2.

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, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of those parts of the agenda designated as exempt  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.

 

 

 

3.

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)

4.

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.

 

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 25th July 2018.

ECONOMY AND CULTURE

6.

City Centre Vision and Our Spaces Strategy pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development providing an overview of the City Centre Vision to date and which also introduces the draft Our Spaces Strategy, with a view to obtaining approval to commence stakeholder engagement, prior to the formal adoption of the strategy in early 2019.

 

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COMMUNITIES

7.

Street Support: Safeguarding People in Need on the Streets, and addressing Criminality and Anti-Social Behaviour in Leeds City Centre pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Communities and Environment providing an overview of the developing ‘Street Support’ programme of change to deal with the reality of significant and acute safeguarding issues in the city centre.  In addition, the report highlights the significant ‘step-change’ in how the city collectively approaches such issues, with an emphasis on the establishment of an integrated multi-agency approach for the ‘day to day’ function and delivery of services through ‘Street Support’.

 

 

 

 

8.

Right to Buy Replacement Funding: Investment to support the delivery of new supply Affordable Housing pdf icon PDF 38 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Resources and Housing which provides an overview of the ‘Right to Buy’ Replacement Programme and which seeks approval for funding contributions to a number of affordable housing schemes being delivered by Registered Providers and the Third Sector.

 

(Please note that Appendix 2 to this report is designated as being exempt from publication under the provisions of Access to Information Procedure Rule 10.4(3)) 

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9.

Community Asset Transfer of Kentmere Community Centre & Meanwood Community Centre to Leeds Community Spaces pdf icon PDF 47 KB

To consider the joint report of the Director of Communities and Environment and the Director of City Development which seeks approval for the community asset transfer of Kentmere Community Centre and Meanwood Community Centre to Leeds Community Spaces, and which also seeks approval of associated grant funding.

 

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RESOURCES AND SUSTAINABILITY

10.

Best Council Plan Annual Performance Report: Looking Back on 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 799 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Resources and Housing which presents an end of year review on performance in the delivery of the 2017/18 Best Council Plan.

 

11.

Financial Health Monitoring 2018/2019 - Month 4 pdf icon PDF 367 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer, Financial Services providing an update on the Authority’s projected financial health position for 2018/19, as at month 4 of the financial year.

 

REGENERATION, TRANSPORT AND PLANNING

12.

Air Quality Improvement- Office for Low Emission Vehicles Grant for Electric Charge Points pdf icon PDF 709 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development which provides details of the successful grant funding application submitted by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and the West Yorkshire district councils, together with details of the additional funding from the Local Transport Plan. In addition, the report requests an injection of the funding, authority to spend and the approval of the use of a framework contract to engage a single supplier to install rapid charge points in Leeds.

 

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13.

Sovereign Square - Final Development Plot pdf icon PDF 31 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development providing information on the offers and development proposals received for the final development plot at Sovereign Square. The report advises how the recommended development proposals will complement Sovereign Square, the surrounding area and how it will contribute towards the links between the city centre and South Bank proposals.

 

(Please note that Appendix 1 to the submitted report is designated as exempt from publication under the provisions of Access to Information Procedure Rule 10.4(3))

 

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14.

Leeds Bradford Airport Transport Infrastructure Package pdf icon PDF 461 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development providing and update on the recent progress made in developing schemes to improve connectivity and surface access to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in the context of airport growth, the proposed Employment Hub and the wider transport strategy. Also, the report seeks endorsement of a proposed joint consultation exercise between the Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, and seeks approval to enter into funding agreements with the Combined Authority, as may be necessary for scheme development.

 

15.

Holt Park District Centre - Asda pdf icon PDF 35 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development providing an update on the proposals emerging for the Holt Park District Centre site and which seeks approval to the terms of a land transaction with Asda in order to facilitate their centre reconfiguration and improvement proposals.

 

(Please note that Appendix 2 to this report is designated as exempt from publication under the provisions of Access to Information Procedure Rule 10.4(3))

 

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16.

Disposal of Middleton Park Complex to the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government pdf icon PDF 39 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development which seeks approval for the disposal of part of the Middleton Park Complex to the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government in order to provide land for the new Laurence Calvert Academy Free School.

 

(Please note that Appendices 3 and 5 to this report are designated as exempt from publication under the provisions of Access to Information Procedure Rule 10.4(3))

 

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HEALTH, WELLBEING AND ADULTS

17.

Local Authority Healthy Weight Declaration pdf icon PDF 608 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Public Health providing details of the Healthy Weight Declaration, which consists of 14 standard commitments and six locally chosen priorities.  In addition, the report seeks agreement to the adoption and implementation of the Declaration.

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18.

Better Lives for People with Care and Support Needs in Leeds: The 2017-18 Annual Adult Social Care Local Account pdf icon PDF 51 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Adults and Health presenting the 2017-18 Local Account of Adult Social Care Services in Leeds.

 

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19.

West Yorkshire Financial Exploitation and Abuse Team pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Adults and Health providing details of the innovative approach taken across West Yorkshire to create a co-located specialist, multi-disciplinary team to investigate the financial exploitation and abuse of vulnerable and older residents in West Yorkshire in relation to scams, frauds and door step crime. The report specifically details the work of the team, the outcomes achieved and the future plans.

 

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CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

20.

Children and Families Services Workforce - progress and next steps pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families reviewing the progress made in Leeds in developing the Children and Families Services workforce and which also seeks the Board’s support for the next steps in the ongoing strategy for improvement.

 

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LEARNING, SKILLS AND EMPLOYMENT

21.

Outcome of Statutory Notice on a proposal to increase learning places at Moor Allerton Hall Primary School pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families detailing the outcome of a Statutory Notice published regarding a proposal to expand primary school provision at Moor Allerton Hall Primary School and which seeks a final decision in respect of this proposal.

 

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ENVIRONMENT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

22.

Development of a City Physical Activity and Sport Ambition in Leeds pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To consider the joint report of the Director of City Development and the Director of Public Health which highlights the benefits of physical activity and the contribution it can make to city priorities. The report also provides an update on the development of a new city physical activity and sport “ambition” and outlines some of the practical work that is underway by the Active Leeds Service.