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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.
Declarations 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.
No disclosable pecuniary interests were declared at the meeting; however the following mater was brought to the attention of the Community Committee for information:
Councillor Blake advised that she had an interest in an application for wellbeing funding as she was a member of Leeds United Foundation, although was not involved in the application.
Apologies for Absence
To receive any apologies for absence.
There were no apologies for absence.
To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2017.
RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 15th February 2017 be approved as a correct record.
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 accordance with the Community Committee Procedure Rules, the Chair allowed a period of up to 10 minutes for members of the public to make representations or ask questions within the terms of reference of the Community Committee.
No matters were raised on this occasion.
To consider a report from the City Solicitor which invites the Community Committee to consider and determine appointments to those designated Outside Bodies, partnerships and organisations as detailed within the report and appendix.
The City Solicitor submitted a report which outlined the Community Committee’s role regarding appointments to: Outside Bodies; Community Lead Members; Children’s Services Cluster Partnerships and the Corporate Parenting Board. In addition, the report invited the Committee to determine the appointments to these groups and organisations.
RESOLVED – That the following appointments be made:
The Chair also asked for a representative from each ward to sit on each Sub group and agreement was reached as follows.
To consider a report from the Chief Officer (Housing Management) requesting nominations from the Inner South Community Committee to the Inner South Housing Advisory Panel (HAP).
The Community Committee considered the report of the Chief Officer Housing Management; seeking Ward Councillor nominations from the Inner South Community to the Inner South Advisory Panel (HAP) on the basis of one Member per ward.
RESOLVED – The Committee resolved to nominate the following Councillors to the Inner South Advisory Panel (HAP):
Councillor Ogilvie – Beeston & Holbeck;
Councillor Truswell – Middleton Park; and
Councillor Nash – City & Hunslet.
To consider a report from the South East Area Leader setting out the delegated budget position for the Community Committee and inviting Members to consider the wellbeing applications submitted.
The South East Area Leader submitted a report which presented the delegated budget position for the Community Committee and invited Members to consider the wellbeing applications that had been submitted.
Martin Hackett, Area Improvement Manager and Tajinder Virdee, Area Officer presented the report.
Alison Dixon and Satbinder Soor from LCC Youth Services attended the meeting and provided the Committee with information in support of the applications (Kicks Project, Middleton Park Youth Service Activity Days and Youth Service Provision) from the Youth Service. Members were keen to receive information detailing the take-up of places from across the three wards, the programme of events and evidence of the value of the activities for the participants and wider community.
a) That the contents of the report be noted
b) That the revenue projects listed at Table 1 to the report, be noted
c) To agree the proposed ring fencing arrangements for 2017/18 as set out in paras 11-19 of the report, with the exception of:
a. City & Hunslet Community Skips £2,000 agreed
b. Beeston & Holbeck Community Skips £2,000 agreed
c. City & Hunslet Christmas Lights £1,970.00 agreed
d) To note the Activities Fund projects already agreed as listed in Table 2
e) To note the Capital Budgets already agreed as listed in Table 3
f) That the Wellbeing applications be determined as follows:
i. Harlech Street Bin Yard improvements – LCC EAT – City & Hunslet ward - £7,000.00 – Approved
ii. Beeston Festival – Beeston Festival Committee – Beeston & Holbeck and City & Hunslet wards - £5,000 – Approved
iii. Belle Isle Gala – Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation – Middleton Park ward - £4,200.00 – Approved
iv. Irish Arts Foundation Community Participation & Learning Programme – Irish Arts Foundation – Beeston & Holbeck and City & Hunslet wards - £2,250.00 – Deferred for receipt of information on where events are held
v. Kicks Project – LCC Youth Service – Beeston & Holbeck and City & Hunslet wards - £5,040.00 – Approved
vi. How To 7.. Belated Fun Palace of Fear – Slung Low - Beeston & Holbeck and City & Hunslet wards - £2,750.00 – Approved
vii. Inner South Christmas Lights – LCC – all 3 wards - £14,370 – Approved
viii. Hanging Baskets & Plants – LCC Parks & Countryside – Middleton Park ward - £3,360.85 – Approved
ix. DAZL Inner South Activity Programme – DAZL – Middleton Park ward - £2,345.00 – Approved
x. Middleton Park Youth Service Activity Days – LCC Youth Service – Middleton Park ward - £3,000.00 – Approved
xi. Youth Service Provision – LCC Youth Services - Beeston & Holbeck and City & Hunslet wards - £12,855.00 – Approved
g) That the small grants position be noted.
To consider a report from the South East Area Leader providing a summary of work which the Communities Team are engaged in that is not covered elsewhere on this agenda.
The South East Area Leader submitted a report which provided a summary of the work undertaken by the Communities Team based on the priorities identified by the Inner South CC.
The following information was appended to the report:
· Employment, Skills and Welfare Board infographic detailing the 2016 priorities and successes
· ‘Third Sector Leeds Goes Local’ report on the Tackling Poverty in Leeds workshop
· Social media highlights for the Inner South CC
The following were in attendance:
Martin Hackett, Area Improvement Manager
Tajinder Virdee, Area Officer.
Discussions covered the following additional issues:
- Update on the Dog Fouling Campaign launched by the environmental sub group and the request for intelligence on hot-spots in the locality to focus resources.
- Highways issues across the locality
- Further information and invitations to the ‘Big Get Together’ on Saturday 17th June 2017
RESOLVED – That the contents of the report and appendices be noted.
Date, Time and Venue of Next Meeting
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 at 7.00pm
(Meeting venue to be confirmed)
RESOLVED – To note the date and time of the next meeting as 6th September 2017 at 7.00pm (venue to be confirmed)