Agenda

Executive Board - Wednesday, 23rd June, 2021 1.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Governance Services 

Link: to View Meeting Recording

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 313 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meetings held on 21st April 2021 and 8th June 2021.

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ECONOMY, CULTURE AND EDUCATION

6.

arts@leeds - Year 5 Extension pdf icon PDF 201 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development that seeks approval to extend the arts@leeds funding programme for a fifth year. Operated through funding rounds usually lasting between 3 to 4 years, a fifth year would extend the current round of funding to 31 March 2023.

 

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7.

Outcome of consultation to permanently increase learning places at Allerton High School from September 2022 pdf icon PDF 191 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families presenting the outcome of a consultation exercise regarding a proposal to expand secondary school provision at Allerton High School and which seeks approval to the publication of a statutory notice on that proposal.

 

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8.

Outcome of consultation to permanently increase learning places at St Edward's Catholic Primary School from September 2022 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families presenting the outcomes from a consultation exercise regarding a proposal to permanently increase learning places at St Edward’s Catholic Primary School from September 2022, and which seeks approval to the publication of a Statutory Notice on that proposal.

 

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PUBLIC HEALTH AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

 

9.

Covid-19 Memorial Woodland within New 48 Hectare Parkland at former South Leeds Golf Course pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider the report of the Director of Communities, Housing and Environment that outlines a proposal to create a new 48 hectare park incorporating a Covid-19 memorial woodland on the site of the former South Leeds golf course.

 

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INFRASTRUCTURE AND CLIMATE

10.

Transforming Cities Fund: Leeds City Centre Cycling Improvements pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development seeking approval for the design and delivery of a package of 6 schemes to provide safe segregated facilities for cycling and walking around the city centre. These projects link existing cycle routes together to form a coherent network, facilitating active travel choices and reducing dependency on the private car for short and medium length journeys.

 

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11.

Leeds Local Plan Update – Public Consultation on the Scope of the Plan pdf icon PDF 168 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development that informs Executive Board of the proposed scope for the Local Plan Update, namely a focus on new or revised planning policy to help further address the climate emergency. On this basis, the report seeks approval to commence consultation on the proposed scope of the Local Plan Update, as detailed.

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12.

Redevelopment of City Square - Outcome of the Design Competition and Appointment of the Preferred Designer pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development that presents the outcome of the design competition for the redevelopment of City Square, and which seeks approval to the appointment of the preferred designer who will work proactively with the Council and stakeholders to redevelop City Square from the design concept submitted as part of the design competition into an approved design.

 

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13.

Parklife - Fullerton Park and Matthew Murray Update pdf icon PDF 225 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development which provides an update regarding the Council’sFullerton Park ‘Parklife’ scheme and the outcome of recent discussions with Leeds United Football Club (LUFC) aroundtheir preference to preserve the potential for a disposal of the former Matthew Murray HighSchool site to LUFC, as part of the club’s ambition to relocate theirtraining ground facilities closer to Elland Road and also as part of proposals regarding the expansion of theElland Road stadium.

 

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LEADER’S PORTFOLIO

14.

Update on Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic – Response and Recovery Plan pdf icon PDF 625 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Executive providing an update on the actions of the Leeds Health and Social Care system and Leeds City Council, working with broader partners, in response to and facilitating the recovery from the

Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

 

(Report to follow)

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RESOURCES

15.

Financial Performance - Outturn financial year ended 31st March 2021 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer (Financial Services) presenting the Council’s final outturn position for the 2020/21 financial year in respect of both the General Fund revenue budget and the Housing Revenue Account.  The report also seeks approval regarding the creation of earmarked reserves, as detailed.

 

 

16.

Treasury Management Outturn Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer (Financial Services) presenting the Council’s Treasury Management Outturn position for the 2020/21 financial year.

 

 

17.

White Rose Railway Station pdf icon PDF 7 MB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development outlining a proposal for the Council to provide a loan facility to Munroe K, in compliance with subsidiary control, to finance Munroe K’s maximum contribution towards this scheme, and to provide the related necessary approvals to help facilitate this proposal.

 

(Please note that Appendix 3 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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18.

Disposal of Land at Dawson's Corner by The Calverley Charity pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer of Asset Management and Regeneration seeking approval of the terms of the sale of approximately seven acres of land at Dawson’s Corner, Pudsey. This land is privately owned by The Calverley Charity and this report is specifically for the purpose of Executive Board, on behalf of the Council, giving consideration to the proposal in the Council’s capacity as sole trustee of the charity.

 

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19.

Acquisition of Land for the A647 / A6120 Dawson's Corner Junction Improvement Scheme pdf icon PDF 439 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development that seeks approval to acquire land from a third party to enable the A647 / A6120 Dawson’s Corner junction improvements to take place.

 

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

 

 

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20.

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Performance and Assurance Report pdf icon PDF 297 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Resources which reviews the period 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021 in terms of: the Council’s performance on health, safety and wellbeing. The report highlights the improvements which have been made and details the challenges ahead.

 

21.

To consider Future Developments with regards to Addressing and Reducing On-Street Sex Work in the City pdf icon PDF 211 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Communities, Housing and Environment presenting a proposal to cease with the ‘Managed Approach’ and replace it with the revised approach, as outlined in this report, to tackle and reduce on-street sex work in the city, subject to agreement by the Safer Leeds Community Safety Partnership.

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ADULT AND CHILDREN’S SOCIAL CARE AND HEALTH PARTNERSHIPS

22.

Adults & Health Service Review 6 - Care Delivery: Care Homes, Post Consultation Recommendations Report pdf icon PDF 357 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Adults and Health that presents the findings of the consultation undertaken regarding the proposals to close Home Lea House Long Stay Residential Care Home in Rothwell, and Richmond House Short Stay Residential Care Home in Farsley. In considering the information within the report, the Board are requested to determine the future of both care homes, with the recommended option being to decommission those care homes for the reasons as set out.

 

(Please note that Appendix 7 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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23.

Update on Thriving: The Child Poverty Strategy for Leeds pdf icon PDF 810 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families that provides an overview of ‘Thriving: The Child Poverty Strategy for Leeds’, and the work that sits underneath the strategy, including details of the response in this area during the pandemic.

 

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Guidance for Attending Meetings in Civic Hall, Leeds pdf icon PDF 168 KB

(Attached)