Inner South Community Committee - Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021 2.00 pm

Contact: Harriet Speight - Governance Services 

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No. Item


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)


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 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.



Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 235 KB

To approve the draft minutes of the meeting held 9 December 2020 as an accurate record.


Open Forum

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.


In order to facilitate the Open Forum item whilst Community Committee meetings are being held remotely, the process has been adapted slightly, so that members of the public are invited to make written submissions in advance of the meeting on any matter which falls within the Committee’s terms of reference. These will be read out under this agenda item and considered by the Community Committee.


Inner South Community Committee Finance Report pdf icon PDF 921 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Stronger Communities setting out the delegated budget position for the Community Committee and inviting Members to consider the wellbeing applications submitted.


Additional documents:


Inner South Community Committee Update Report pdf icon PDF 760 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Stronger Communities providing a summary of work which the Communities Team are engaged in that is not covered elsewhere on this agenda.

Additional documents:


Draft Connecting Leeds Transport Strategy – Consultation pdf icon PDF 352 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development that provides details of the consultation on the draft Connecting Leeds Transport Strategy and introduces a presentation to be delivered at the meeting.

Additional documents:


Dates, Times and Venues of Community Committee Meetings 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 456 KB

To consider the report of the City Solicitor that requests consideration of the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2021/2022 municipal year.



Date and Time of Next Meeting

To be confirmed


National Census 2021 pdf icon PDF 327 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Stronger Communities that introduces a verbal update on the National Census 2021 to encourage completion by residents in the Inner South Community Committee Area.

Third Party Recording

Recording of this meeting is allowed to enable those not present to see or hear the proceedings either as they take place (or later) and to enable the reporting of those proceedings.  A copy of the recording protocol is available from the contacts on the front of this agenda.


Use of Recordings by Third Parties – code of practice


a)  Any published recording should be accompanied by a statement of when and where the recording was made, the context of the discussion that took place, and a clear identification of the main speakers and their role or title.

b)  Those making recordings must not edit the recording in a way that could lead to misinterpretation or misrepresentation of the proceedings or comments made by attendees.  In particular there should be no internal editing of published extracts; recordings may start at any point and end at any point but the material between those points must be complete.