South (Inner) Area Committee - Wednesday, 13th February, 2013 6.30 pm, CANCELLED

Contact: Phil Garnett (0113) 39 51632  Email:

No. Item


Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 25 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 25, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting.)



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:



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.)



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 2011 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.


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes - 9th January 2013 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 9th January 2013.



Open Forum

In accordance with Paragraphs 6.24 and 6.25 of the Area Committee Procedure Rules, at the discretion of the Chair a period of up to 10 minutes may be allocated at each ordinary meeting for members of the public to make representations or to ask questions on matters within the terms of reference of the Area Committee.  This period of time may be extended at the discretion of the Chair.  No member of the public shall speak for more than three minutes in the Open Forum, except by permission of the Chair.


(10 mins discussion)



Hate Crime in Inner South Leeds pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To receive a report of the Director of Environments and Neighbourhoods which provides an overview of reported incidents of hate crime in Inner South Leeds during 2012 and to raise awareness of the review of the Hate Crime Strategy and planned changes to improve on hate crime reporting and responses by services.

Additional documents:


Welfare Reform Impact On Council Tenants pdf icon PDF 151 KB

To receive a report of the Chief Executive Aire Valley Homes Leeds, Chief Officer (Revenues & Benefits) and the South East Area Leader updating the Committee on Welfare Reform changes that impact on council tenants and are due to be implemented inApril 2013.


Annual Report - for the Parks and Countryside Service pdf icon PDF 177 KB

To receive a report of The Chief Officer of Parks and Countryside which provides an overview of the service and sets out some of the challenges faced along with key performance management initiatives.



Wellbeing report February 2013 pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To receive a report of Assistant Chief Executive (Planning, Policy and Improvement) providing the Area Committee with an update on the current amount of revenue and capital funding committed and available via the Area Committee well-being budgets for Inner South.

Additional documents:


Summary of Key Work pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To receive a report of the Area Leader – South East Leeds, detailing work by the Area Management Team on key priorities in the Inner South Area of Leeds since the last Area Committee meeting.

Additional documents:


Dates, Times and Venues of Future Meetings

6:30pm Wednesday 20th March 2013. Venue TBC.