Agenda

Executive Board
Monday, 25th November, 2019 1.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Governance Services 

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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 278 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 16th October 2019.

INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND CULTURE

6.

Update on Leeds City Council's Preparations for the UK's Exit from the European Union pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Executive providing a further update on the preparations that Leeds City Council has been making for the UK’s exit from the European Union, following previous reports earlier this year in March, September and October 2019.

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HEALTH, WELLBEING AND ADULTS

7.

Enhancing Access to Community Public Access Defibrillators in Leeds pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Adults and Health which outlines the benefits associated with Community Public Access Defibrillators (CPADs) and provides details of the current provision of them across the city. The report also seeks a number of approvals including the proposed approach to the allocation, community awareness raising and the training of communities on Basic Life Support and the use of the CPAD.

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CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

8.

Thriving: The Child Poverty Strategy for Leeds pdf icon PDF 236 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families which presents for the Board’s approval the Child Poverty Strategy for Leeds, entitled, ‘Thriving’. In addition, the report provides an overview of the range of ongoing work being undertaken across the city aimed at mitigating the impact of poverty for children and young people.

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9.

Children and Families - Strengthening Families, Protecting Children Programme pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Resources and Housing regarding proposals to enable the Council to take a lead role in national improvementprogrammes and at the same time ensure that there is sufficient leadership capacityto maintain the Council’s own position whilst supporting other Authorities.

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LEARNING, SKILLS AND EMPLOYMENT

10.

Proposal to acquire the Rose Court site for additional SEN places from September 2021 pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To consider the joint report of the Director of Children and Families and the Director of City Development setting out details of a proposal brought forward to meet the local authority’s duty to ensure a sufficiency of learning places including provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Specifically, the report describes the requirement to purchase Rose Court (the former Girls Grammar School site) to deliver a new special free school from September 2021.

 

(Appendix 1 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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11.

Proposal to establish a new special free school on the Elmete Wood Site pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families on a proposal brought forward to meet the local authority’s duty to ensure a sufficiency of learning places including provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Specifically, the report describes the outcome of a consultation regarding a proposal to establish a new 200 place special free school on the Elmete Wood site following Leeds City Council successfully securing funding through Wave 2 of the Special Educational Needs / Alternative Provision free schools funding.

 

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RESOURCES

12.

Capital Programme 2019/20 - 2022/23: Quarter 2 Update pdf icon PDF 329 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer (Financial Services) providing an update on the Capital Programme position as at Quarter 2 of the financial year. In addition, the report also seeks some specific approvals in relation to funding injections, as detailed.

 

 

13.

Treasury Management Strategy Update 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 556 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer (Financial Services) providing a review of, and update on the Council’s 2019/20 Treasury Management Strategy.

 

 

 

14.

Financial Health Monitoring 2019/20 - Month 6 pdf icon PDF 784 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer (Financial Services) which sets out the Council’s projected financial health position for the 2019/20 financial year as at Month 6.

15.

Disposal of land located on Seacroft Crescent, Killingbeck and Seacroft, for Extra Care Housing delivery and final terms of Development Agreement pdf icon PDF 185 KB

To consider the joint report of the Director of Adults and Health; the Director of City Development and the Director of Resources and Housing seeking approval to dispose of a Council owned site on Seacroft Crescent in Killingbeck and Seacroft ward to facilitate the development of new Extra Care Housing in support of the Better Lives Programme.

 

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CLIMATE CHANGE, TRANSPORT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

16.

City Connect 3 Leeds Package - Segregated Cycleways at Dewsbury Road (Phase 3), Elland Road and Clay Pit Lane pdf icon PDF 239 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development which seeks approval for the design and delivery of a package of 3 schemes to provide segregated cycleways linking to Leeds City Centre. These cycleways run along Clay Pit Lane, Dewsbury Road and Elland Road. The schemes form part of the Combined Authority’s ‘CityConnect 3’ package of improvement to cycle infrastructure in West Yorkshire.

 

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COMMUNITIES

17.

The Leeds Pledge to Strengthen Civil Society pdf icon PDF 231 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Communities and Environment which presents for the purposes of endorsement the ‘Leeds Pledge to Strengthen Civil Society’ which is the result of a cross sector co-production exercise, initiated and led by Leeds Third Sector Partnership.

 

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18.

Tackling Poverty and Inequality through Digital Inclusion pdf icon PDF 204 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Communities and Environment providing an update on the approach being taken to promoting digital inclusion in Leeds through the 100% Digital Leeds programme.