Agenda

Climate Change Advisory Committee
Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 1.30 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR. View directions

Contact: Harriet Speight  Email: harriet.speight@leeds.gov.uk

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, 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 so, to formally pass the following resolution:-

 

RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information 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, as follows:-

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 and Other Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2000 and paragraphs 13-18 of the Members’ Code of Conduct. Also to declare any other significant interests which the Member wishes to declare in the public interest, in accordance with paragraphs 19-20 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.

5.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from the meeting.

6.

Chairs Opening Remarks

To receive the Chair’s opening remarks.

7.

Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To consider the report of the City Solicitor that presents the terms of reference for the Climate Change Advisory Committee for Members’ information as, approved by Council 22 May 2019.

Additional documents:

8.

Setting the Scene for the Climate Emergency pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Resources and Housing which details an overview of the presentation that will be given to the inaugural meeting of the Climate Change Advisory Committee to help to provide the background to the Climate Emergency and the actions which have taken place to date.

Additional documents:

9.

City Conversation - Climate Emergency pdf icon PDF 128 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Resources and Housing which provides an overview of the presentation that will be given to the Climate Change Advisory Committee with the aim of providing an overview of the proposed ‘conversation’.

10.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 236 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Resources and Housing that provides a proposal for the forward plan for future meetings of the Climate Change Advisory Committee.