Inner West Community Committee - Tuesday, 20th July, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Leeds Civic Hall - Council Chambers

Contact: Debbie Oldham 0113 37 88656 


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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 Chief Democratic Services Officer at least 24 hours before the meeting.)

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Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1 To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information within the meaning of Section 100I of the Local Government Act 1972, 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 the recommendation is accepted, to formally pass the following resolution:-


RESOLVED – That, in accordance with Regulation 4 of The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 or Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 as appropriate, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of those 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:-‘


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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.)

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Declarations of Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s Councillor Code of Conduct.


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Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

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Open Forum / Community Forums

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.

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Minutes - 16th March 2021 pdf icon PDF 195 KB

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Matters Arising

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Youth Consultation Report pdf icon PDF 389 KB

The report of the Head of Locality Partnerships presents to the Committee an overview of the results of the recent Online Youth Consultation, including top three activity choices, locations and times most selected by Young People in Inner West area.


(Report attached)

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Finance Report pdf icon PDF 568 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Locality Partnerships that provides the Community Committee with an update on the budget position for the Wellbeing Fund, Youth Activity Fund, Capital Budget, as well as the Community Infrastructure Levy Budget for 2021/22.


(Report attached)

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Appointments Report pdf icon PDF 491 KB

To consider the report of the city Solicitor which invites Members to not the appointment of Cllr Bithell as Chair of the Community Committee for 2021/22 as agreed at the recent Annual Council Meeting, and also to invite the Committee to make appointments to those positions detailed in section 6 and the appendices.


(Report attached)

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Co-optees Report pdf icon PDF 360 KB

To consider the report of the City Solicitor which invites Members to give consideration to appointing co-optees to the Community Committee for the duration of the 2021/2022 municipal year.


(Report attached)

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Update Report pdf icon PDF 727 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Locality Partnerships that provides an update of the work which the Communities Team is engaged in, based on priorities identified by the Community Committee. It also provides opportunities for further questioning, or to request a more detailed report on a particular issue.


(Report attached)

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Committee Boards and Panels Do's and Don'ts Guidance pdf icon PDF 168 KB

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Third Party Recording Protocol

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 named 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.


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