Agenda and draft minutes

Council - Wednesday, 14th July, 2021 1.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Kevin Tomkinson, Democratic Services 

Link: Link to View Meeting Recording

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15.

Announcements

Minutes:

(a)  The Lord Mayor welcomed members to this meeting of Full Council and also any members of the public who were joining the meeting.

 

 (b)  The Lord Mayor reminded those present that the meeting was to be streamed live and would not last longer than 90 minutes .

 

(c )  The Lord Mayor informed Council of the recent death of Honorary Alderman Rod Wood and Mick Bates the former Leeds United footballer.

 

 Council stood in silent tribute.

 

(d)  The Lord Mayor congratulated all those recipients from Leeds or who work and volunteer in Leeds and who had been recognised in Her Majesty the Queen’s 2021 Birthday Honours list. The Lord Mayor offered his congratulations on the receipt of the award.

 

(e )  The Lord Mayor also congratulated the England Football Team for reaching the final of the European Championship Tournament, the team included Kalvin Phillips from Leeds and the Lord Mayor informed Council that he had written to the player congratulating him on his success at the tournament. 

16.

Minutes of the last Meeting pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To approve the minutes of the Council Meeting held 20th May 2021.

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Lennox, seconded by Councillor Cohen and

 

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 20th May 2021 be approved.

 

17.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest from Members

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests.

 

18.

Communications

To receive such communications as the Lord Mayor, the Leader,  Members of the Executive Board or the Chief Executive consider appropriate.

Minutes:

There were no communications.

19.

Procedural Motion

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Lennox, seconded by Councillor Cohen and

 

RESOLVED – That Council Procedure Rules 2.2 (g)(devolution report), 3.2 (time allowed for questions), 3.3 (minutes motion end time) and 11.4 (oral answers to questions) be suspended.

 

20.

Recommendations of the General Purposes Committee - Proposal to Amend the Schedule of Sites Governed by the Council's Byelaws for Pleasure Grounds, Public Walks and Open Spaces pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development setting out recommendations from the General Purposes Committee on 2nd July 2021 to Full Council in respect of the proposal to Amend the Schedule of Sites Governed by the Council's Byelaws for Pleasure Grounds, Public Walks and Open Spaces.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the City Solicitor putting forward recommendations from the General Purposes Committee that met on 2nd July 2021, in relation to a proposal to Amend the Schedule of Sites Governed by the Council's Byelaws for Pleasure Grounds, Public Walks and Open Spaces was moved by Councillor Lewis, seconded by Councillor Lennox and

RESOLVED –

 

a)  That the statutory assessment following the consultation responses be noted, and

 

b) That the amendments of the byelaws as detailed in the report be approved.

 

21.

Recommendations of the General Purposes Committee - Amendments to Constitution - Officer Delegation Scheme pdf icon PDF 203 KB

To consider the report of the City Solicitor setting out recommendations from the General Purposes Committee on 2nd July 2021 to Full Council in respect of the proposal to amend the Constitution.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the City Solicitor putting forward recommendations from the General Purposes Committee that met on 2nd July 2021, in relation to Amendments to Constitution-Officer Delegation Scheme was moved by Councillor Lewis, seconded by Councillor Lennox and

RESOLVED – That the amendmentto the following documents (as set out in the report and shown in the appendices attached to the report.

 

Part 3 Section 2C Officer Delegation Scheme (Council (non-executive) Functions)

·  Director of Resources (appendix 1 of the report)

·  Director of Communities, Housing & Environment (appendix 2 of the report)

 

22.

Report on Appointments pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To consider the report of the City Solicitor on appointments.

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Lennox, seconded by Councillor Coupar and

 

RESOLVED - That the report of the City Solicitor on appointments be approved, namely;  

 

1  To note the following appointments to various West Yorkshire Combined Authority Committees;

·  Cllr Peter Harrand to the Corporate Scrutiny Committee

·  Cllr Jane Dowson to the Corporate Scrutiny Committee

·  Cllr Jacob Goddard to the Corporate Scrutiny Committee

·  Cllr Dawn Collins to the Economy Scrutiny Committee

·  Cllr Colin Campbell to the Economy Scrutiny Committee

·  Cllr Kayleigh Brooks to the Economy Scrutiny Committee

·  Cllr Peter Carlill to the Transport Scrutiny Committee

·  Cllr Sharon Hamilton to the Transport Scrutiny Committee,

and to confirm the previous notification of Cllr Robert Finnigan’s appointment to the Transport Scrutiny Committee

·  Cllr James Lewis to replace Councillor Coupar on the Finance, Resources & Corporate  Committee

·  Cllr Jonathan Pryor be the Council’s nominee to the Culture, Arts & Creative Industries Committee

·  Cllr Kayleigh Brooks to be replaced on the Climate, Energy and Environment Committee by Cllr Neil Walshaw

 

·  Cllr Neil Walshaw to be replaced on the Employment and Skills Committee by Cllr Kayleigh Brooks

 

1a  To agree the following change in appointment on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority Economy Scrutiny Committee;

 

·  Cllr Jonathan Bentley to replace Cllr Colin Campbell on the Economy Scrutiny Committee

 

2  To note the following appointment to a Committee, Board or Panel;

 

·  Cllr Jenkins to replace Cllr Heselwood on South and West Plans Panel.

 

3  To appoint to the West Yorkshire Pension Fund Pension Board.

 

·  Cllr Martin to replace Cllr Jenkins on the West Yorkshire Pension Fund Pension Board.

 

 

23.

Executive Questions

To deal with executive questions.

Minutes:

Council suspended Procedure Rules in order that all questions would receive a written answer :-

 

 

Q1  Councillor Wadsworth to the Executive Member (Environment and Housing):-

 

Q2  Councillor Campbell to the Executive Member (Infrastructure & Climate):-

 

Q3  Councillor Ragan to the Executive Member (Environment and Housing):-

 

Q4  Withdrawn

 

Q5  Councillor Heselwood to the Executive Member (Public Health & Active Lifestyles):-

 

Q6  Councillor J Taylor to the Executive Member (Communities):-

 

Q7  Councillor Golton to the Executive Member (Public Health & Active Lifestyles):-

 

Q8  Councillor Jenkins to the Chair of the Health & Wellbeing Board:-

 

Q9  Councillor Gettings to the Executive Member (Environment and Housing):-

 

Q10  Councillor Firth to the Executive Member (Infrastructure and Climate):-

 

Q11  Councillor Howley to the Executive Member (Public Health & Active Lifestyles).

 

Q12  Councillor D Blackburn  to the Executive Member (Environment and Housing).

 

Q13  Councillor Harrington to the Executive Member (Environment and Housing).

 

Q14  Councillor Howley to the Executive Member (Public Health & Active Lifestyles).

 

Q15  Councillor D Blackburn to the Leader of Council.

 

Q16  Councillor J Taylor to the Executive Member (Infrastructure & Climate).

 

Q17  Councillor Howley to the Executive Member (Public Health & Active Lifestyles).

 

Q18  Councillor Wadsworth to the Executive Member (Environment and Housing).

 

Q19  Councillor Firth to the Executive Member (Public Health & Active Lifestyles).

 

Q20  Councillor J Taylor to the Executive Member (Infrastructure & Climate).

 

Q21  Councillor Firth to the Executive Member (Public Health & Active Lifestyles).

 

Q22  Councillor Richards to the Executive Member (Public Health & Active Lifestyles).

 

Q23  Councillor J Taylor to the Executive Member (Infrastructure & Climate).

 

Q24  Councillor Firth to the Executive Member (Public Health & Active Lifestyles).

 

Q25  Councillor J Taylor to the Executive Member (Infrastructure & Climate).

 

Q26  Councillor Robinson to the Executive Member (Environment and Housing).

 

Q27  Councillor Firth to the Executive Member (Economy, Culture & Education).

24.

Minutes of the Health and Wellbeing Board and the Executive Board pdf icon PDF 240 KB

To receive the minutes in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 2.2(i).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Lewis, seconded by Councillor Lennox that the minutes be received in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 2.2(i).

 

 

RESOLVED – That the minutes be received in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 2.2(i).

 

 

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 16.5 Councillor Andrew Carter required it to be recorded that he abstained from voting on this matter.