Agenda and draft minutes

Executive Board
Monday, 14th January, 2019 1.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Governance Services 

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Items
No. Item

140.

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.

 

 

 

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Minutes:

There was no information designated as being exempt from publication or confidential considered at this meeting.

141.

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)

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Minutes:

No formal late items of business were added to the agenda, however, prior to the meeting, Board Members were in receipt of supplementary information regarding agenda item 5 (‘Site Allocations Plan Update: Main Modifications Consultation’) as follows:

-  Appendix 3 to the submitted report which provided the Sustainability Appraisal of the Inspectors’ recommended potential Main Modifications;

-  An updated version of ‘Table 1’, as included within Appendix 2 to the submitted report;

-  Corrections to figures within the submitted covering report; and

-  A proposed additional recommendation to the covering report.

 

(Minute No. 143 refers).

142.

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.

 

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Minutes:

There were no Disclosable Pecuniary Interests declared during the meeting.

REGENERATION, TRANSPORT AND PLANNING

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143.

Site Allocations Plan Update: Main Modifications Consultation pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development which seeks approval to a 6 week consultation period in respect of Inspectors’ recommended potential Main Modifications to the Site Allocations Plan.

 

(Cover Report and Appendices 1 & 2 attached. Appendix 3 to follow)

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Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 115, 13th December 2017, the Director of City Development submitted a report which provided an update on the current position regarding Leeds’ Site Allocations Plan (SAP), presented details of the Inspectors’ recommended potential Main Modifications to the SAP and which sought approval to a 6 week consultation period in respect of those Main Modifications.

 

Prior to the meeting, Board Members had received for their consideration, supplementary information in the form of:

·  Appendix 3 to the submitted report, which was the Sustainability Appraisal document of the Inspectors’ recommended potential Main Modifications;

·  An updated version of ‘Table 1’, as detailed within Appendix 2 to the submitted report;

  • A proposed additional recommendation for inclusion into the covering report; and
  • Corrections to figures within the submitted covering report, as follows:

 

Page 2 of the covering report: para 4, line 11 (change 3,970 to 4,070)

Page 6 of the covering report: para 3.1, bullet 6 (change 36 to 34 and change 792 homes to 1,850 homes and change 1,090 homes to 2,314 homes)

Page 9 of the covering report: para 3.23, MX2-39 amend 792 to 1,850 and amend the total from 825 to 1,883

Page 10 of the covering report: para 3.33, HG2-124 amend 1,090 to 2,314 and amend total from 1,296 to 2,519.

 

In presenting the submitted report, the Executive Member provided an update regarding the SAPs current position, the key aspects of the Inspector’s Main Modifications and he also extended his thanks to all who had been involved in progressing the SAP to this advanced stage. Members then briefly discussed the nature and extent of the Inspectors’ recommended Main Modifications to the SAP.

 

In considering the submitted report, Members noted that the matter had been considered by Development Plan Panel on 10th January 2019, which had recommended that Executive Board approve that the Inspectors’ recommended schedule of Main Modifications were subject to a 6 week public consultation period.

 

Members noted that, subject to the Board approving the consultation process, the period of public consultation would run from 21st January to 4th March 2019. Responding to an enquiry, the Board also received further information on the next steps of the SAP approval process, with it being noted that following the consultation exercise, the Inspectors’ Final Report together with the SAP recommended by the Inspector for adoption, was to be submitted to Executive Board and then to full Council, with it currently proposed for the SAP to be submitted to Council for the purposes of formal adoption in approximately June / July 2019. 

 

In highlighting the importance for the SAP to continue to be progressed without delay and in acknowledging the key benefits of having a SAP adopted, it was noted that the scheduling of additional meetings of Executive Board and Council may be considered to facilitate its adoption, if required.

 

In reiterating the importance of the SAP continuing to be progressed without delay, Members also emphasised the separate but key role played by the Core  ...  view the full minutes text for item 143.

DATE OF PUBLICATION:   WEDNESDAY, 16TH JANUARY 2019

 

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