Climate Emergency Advisory Committee - Thursday, 23rd June, 2022 2.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Governance Services  0113 37 88657

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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 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 Interests

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


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from the meeting.


Minutes of Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 107 KB

a)  To receive and approve the minutes of the last formal meeting held on 10th March 2021

b)  To receive and note the meeting notes of the Consultative Meeting of Members of the Climate Emergency Advisory Committee meeting held on 9th March 2022

Additional documents:


Open Forum

At the discretion of the Chair, a period of up to 15 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 Committee. No member of the public shall speak for more than five minutes in the Open Forum, except by permission of the Chair.


Please note: Members of the public are asked to submit a video of their question or statement to by 5.00 pm on Monday 20th June.




Forward Plan 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 201 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer (Sustainable Energy and Air Quality) which sets out the proposed meeting schedule for 2022/23 at Appendix 1 and suggested amendments to the Committee’s working groups for discussion. The report also seeks the Committee’s consideration of the approach to holding physical and/or remote meetings for the forthcoming year.


Additional documents:


Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer (Sustainable Energy and Air Quality) summarising some of the learning and activity that has taken place since the Committee considered the Climate Adaptation Update at the meeting held in March 2022. The report also details plans to undertake a deeper council-wide climate risk assessment to further prevent and protect against future climate impacts.



Leeds Local Plan Update pdf icon PDF 210 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development submitted in support of a presentation to be given which provides an update on the development of the Leeds Local Plan.



Date and Time of Next Meeting

Thursday 21st July 2022 2.00 p.m.