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The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.
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)
There were no appeals against refusal of inspection of documents.
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:-
There were no exempt 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)
There were no late items.
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 13-16 of
the Members’ Code of Conduct.
There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests.
Apologies For Absence
To receive any apologies for absence.
Apologies for absence had been received from Cllr. Townsley.
In accordance with Paragraphs 4.16 and 4.17 of the Community 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 Community 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.
On this occasion no members of the public wished to speak.
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 28th November 2017.
The minutes of the meeting held on 28th November 2016 were approved as a correct record.
Councillors Cleasby and Downes requested the minutes of the last Transport sub-group.
The report of Interim Chief Officer, Leeds Health Partnerships is to provide Outer North West Community Committee with an overview of the emerging Leeds Plan and the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs). It sets out the background, context and the relationship between the Leeds and West Yorkshire plans. It also highlights some of the key areas that will be addressed within the Leeds Plan which will add further detail to the strategic priorities set out in the recently refreshed Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016 – 2021.
The Chair welcomed Cllr. G Latty back to the Committee after his illness. He asked that Cllr. Latty in his role as Health Champion and member of the Health and Wellbeing Board introduce item 9 – Overview on the Development of the Leeds Plan and West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP).
Cllr. G Latty introduced the item informing Members that the report set out a number of ways in which Members could contribute to the Leeds Plan and the West Yorkshire and Harrogate STP.
Cllr. Latty praised individual departments in the NHS but went on to say that unfortunately not all areas were joined up such as admissions and discharges.
Cllr. Latty went on to say that the provision of the health services was not one that should be taken lightly. He was of the view that the survival of the health service required cultural and attitude change. He said that Members needed to encourage social prescribing looking to local health services in the community to offer preventative and ongoing care.
Steve Walker, Director of Children’s Services, Dr Chris Mills, local GP from Rawdon, and Paul Bollom Interim Chief Officer, Leeds Health Partnerships presented the report.
The Committee was informed that this was the start of consultation on the Leeds Plan which had been launched in April 2016.
Members were advised that the Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016-2021 set out 5 outcomes and 12 priorities. The Strategy has twin aims of feeding into the West Yorkshire and Harrogate STP and providing a delivery plan for our citywide health and care ambitions in Leeds.
The Committee was informed that the Leeds Plan was a ‘roadmap’ for how the city would improve health and wellbeing, improve care and quality and work towards more financial sustainability, providing a focus for services to work together.
The Leeds Plan has four main themes underpinned by a commitment to culture change built on working with people wherever possible in all aspects of their health and care they were listed as follows:
· Self-management, proactive and planned care
· Optimising the use of secondary care resources and facilities
· Urgent care / rapid response in times of crisis
It was also noted that there were 3 gaps in the outcomes. Members were advised that the gaps were as follows:
· Health and Wellbeing – Life expectancy for men and women remains significantly worse in Leeds than the national average
· Care and Quality – NHS Constitutional KPI’s have been identified as areas to focus on to reduce the care and quality gap these include
o Metal Health
o Patient Satisfaction
o A&E and Ambulance response times
o Delayed transfers of care
o Hospital admission rates
· Finance and Efficiency
Dr Mills of Rawdon Surgery and Chair of Leeds GP Provider Group provided Members of an overview on statistics for the outer North West area in relation to:
· Life expectancy at birth
· Under 75 Cardiovascular disease mortality
· Under 75 Cancer mortality
· And the suicides identified by audit ... view the full minutes text for item 47.
To consider the report of West North West Area Leader to provide the Community Committee with an update on the budget position for 2016/17, detailing the current position of the Wellbeing revenue fund, the Small Grants and Skips pots, and the Capital pot. This report also provides an update on the Youth Activity Fund.
The report of the West North West Area Leader provided the Community Committee with an update on the budget position for 2016/17, detailing the current position of the Wellbeing revenue fund, the Small Grants and Skips pots, and the Capital pot. The report also provided an update on the Youth Activity Fund.
Members’ attention was drawn to point 6 of the submitted report which advised them that the Community Committee had £49,109 of funding available for allocation. It was noted that this did not include the Youth Activity Fund, small grants or skips budgets still available to spend.
Members were informed that table 1 of the submitted report included details per ward of the total revenue available for allocation in 2016/17, including any carry forward from previous years, and the amount of Wellbeing currently available to spend per ward.
Members considered and discussed the following new projects as set out in the submitted report:
· Aireborough Support Activity Scheme 2017/18
· Site based Gardener 2017/18
· OPAL – Welcome In roof repairs
· Target Hardening 2017/18
· Rawdon Community Library Bookshelves
It was noted that the remaining balance of the Youth Activity Fund is £5,041.
Members were advised of an under spend on a completed project for the delivery of basketball taster sessions by Bradford Dragons Basketball Club. The under spend of £1,152 had been paid back into the Youth Activity Fund.
Members noted the amount of Capital available to spend per ward as set out at Table 6 of the submitted report.
RESOLVED – That the Community Committee:
· Note the current budget position for the Wellbeing Fund for 2016/17 (Table 1of submitted report) and attached at appendix 1
· Consider the new Wellbeing large grant application detailed at sections 9 – 13 of the submitted report.
· Note the current budget position for the Youth Activity Fund detailed at sections 14 to 17 of the submitted report and considered the new Youth Activity Fund application at section 16 of the submitted report
· Note the small grants that have been approved since the last meeting (Table 2) of submitted report and the remaining small grants budget (Table 3) of the submitted report
· Note the skips that have been approved since the last meeting (Table 4) of the submitted report and the remaining skips budget (Table 5) of the submitted report
· Note the current budget position for the Capital Wellbeing Fund for ... view the full minutes text for item 48.
The report of the West North West Area Leader updates the Community Committee on the work of the sub groups of the Committee: Environment & Community Safety; Employment, Learning and the Local Economy; Children’s Services and Family Health; Adult Social Care, Health & Well-being; Highways & Transportation and Policy.
The report also updates the Community Committee on community forums and partnership working that has taken place in the area since the last meeting.
Members are also asked to note the latest edition of the Newsletter.
The report of the West North West Area Leader updated the Committee on the work of the sub groups of the Committee: Environment and Community Safety; Learning and the Local Economy; Children’s Services and Family Health; Adult Social Care, Health and Wellbeing; Highways and Transportation and Policy.
The report also updated the Community Committee on community forums and partnership working that had taken place in the area since the last meeting.
Members discussed the success of the digital app ‘CARE-VIEW which had originated from a suggestion at the outer North West Community Committee workshop on Social Isolation and developed through the Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care sub group. It was noted that a bid submitted to NHS England for funding from the ‘New Care Models Programme’ for £70,000 had been successful.
Members also discussed the 3rd annual outer North West Children’s and Young People’s Voice event that had been held on 23rd January 2017 at Prince Henry’s Grammar School, Otley. The event had been a success with Cllr. Lay thanking Cllr. P Latty and officers for a most enjoyable day.
Cllr. P Latty also thanked the officers of the Communities Team for all their hard work.
Members noted the Action Tracker attached to the submitted report.
Members discussed the Newsletter attached to the submitted report informing officers that they were pleased with the newsletter and were of the view that focussing on one subject was better. The Community Committee were of the view that future newsletters should be themed. It was suggested that the next newsletter would focus on health.
RESOLVED – That Members:
· Note the work of the sub groups and areas of partnership working since the last Community Committee meeting
· Note the area update newsletter
The report of the City Solicitor is to request Members to give consideration to agreeing the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2017/2018 municipal year, whilst also considering whether any revisions to the current meeting and venue arrangements should be explored.
The report of the City Solicitor requested that Members give consideration to agreeing the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2017/18 municipal year.
Members had noted the dates as set out at paragraph 6 of the submitted report.
It was noted that at the present time there were no potential clashes with any other meetings. However, not all Committee and Board membership would be confirmed until the Annual Council Meeting in May.
It was noted that the report did not cover the venue for the meetings. However, it was proposed that the meetings would continue to be held in the Airedale Room, Yeadon Town Hall.
RESOLVED – That the Committee considered the options detailed within the submitted report and agree the Committee’s meeting schedule for the 2017/18 municipal year as follows:
· Monday 19 June 2017 at 1:30pm
· Monday 25 September 2017 at 1:30pm
· Monday 27 November 2017 at 1:30pm
· Monday 5 March 2018 at 1:30pm
All meetings to be held in the Airedale Room, Yeadon Town Hall.