Leicester City Council:

Minutes for Westcotes Community Meeting meeting, Jun 21 2011, 6.30PM official page

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Venue: Main Hall, East West Community Project, 10 Wilberforce Road, Leicester LE3 0BG

Contact: Elaine Baker, tel: 0116 229 8806 

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6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Meet your Councillors and local service providers dealing with:-

 

  • Manor House Neighbourhood Centre
  • Summer Play Schemes
  • Police Issues
  • City Warden
  • Community Meeting Budgets & Enquiries

 

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 

Get involved in your area and planning for the future. There will be presentations and discussions on:

 

  • Bede Park
  • Summer Play Schemes and Activities
  • Manor House Neighbourhood Centre
  • City Warden
  • Police Issues
  • Ward Community Meeting Budget 2011/12 

 

 

 

 

 

Making Meetings Accessible to All

 

WHEELCHAIR 

Meetings are held in a variety of community venues. We will only hold meetings in venues where there is suitable access for wheelchairs. If you have any concerns about accessing a venue by wheelchair, please contact the Democratic Services Officer on the details provided.

 

BRAILLE / AUDIO TAPE – CD / TRANSLATION

If you require this agenda or a particular part of it to be translated or provided on audio tape, the Democratic Services Officer can organise this for you (production times will depend on equipment facility availability). In certain cases, subject to the agreement of the local Councillors, translation facilities can be provided at the meeting.

 

INDUCTION LOOPS – HEARING AT MEETINGS

We provide a loop system at every meeting for people with hearing aids. If you have a hearing aid, please speak to the Democratic Services Officer at the meeting for further assistance if you think you won’t be able to hear what’s being discussed. There is also a facility which can help people hear better if you don’t have a hearing aid but are hard of hearing, again please speak to the Democratic Services Officer about this.

 

 

 

 

 

 

INFORMATION FAIR

 

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS OF SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES YOU CAN TALK TO AT THIS MEETING

 

You can raise matters of concern, give opinions and find out information which may be of use

 

The Manor House Neighbourhood Centre

Find out what is available at the Manor House Neighbourhood Centre

Summer Play Schemes and Activities

Find out what play schemes and activities will be available in the Ward during the summer

Police Issues

 Talk to your Local Police about issues or raise general queries

City Warden Service

Talk to the City Warden about issues in the Westcotes Ward

Community Meeting Budgets & Enquiries

Make any general enquiries about matters in the Westcotes Ward or discuss how you can apply for funding towards a community project

 

 

 

The first part of the agenda covers formal items which the Councillors need to deal with to ensure that regulations on holding meetings are kept to

 

1.

ELECTION OF CHAIR

Councillors will elect a Chair for the meeting.

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

The first main item on theagenda is Declarations of Interest where Councillors have to say if there is anything on the agenda they have a personal interest in. For example if a meeting was due to discuss a budget application put forward by a community group and one of the Councillors was a member of that group, they would not be able to take part in the decision on that budget application.

 

Councillors are asked to declare any interest they may have in the business on the agenda, and/or indicate that Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.

 

4.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING PDF 621 KB

The minutes of the Westcotes Community Meeting held on 8 March 2011 are attached.  Members are asked to confirm them as a correct record.

This next part of the agenda covers items where input from you on issues that affect your community is welcomed

 

5.

BEDE PARK

In response to residents’ concerns about how Bede Park is being used, officers from the City Council’s Parks and Green Spaces service will be at the meeting to discuss these issues.

6.

SUMMER PLAY SCHEMES AND ACTIVITIES

Officers from Leicester City Council have been invited to the meeting to discuss what play schemes and activities will be available in the Ward this summer.

7.

THE MANOR HOUSE NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE

Representatives from the Manor House Neighbourhood Centre have been invited to attend the meeting to give an update on activities and events at the Centre.

8.

CITY WARDEN SERVICE

The City Warden will be present at the meeting to give an update on issues in the area.

9.

POLICE ISSUES IN THE WESTCOTES WARD

Officers from Leicestershire Constabulary will be present to discuss policing issues in the Westcotes Ward.

10.

WARD COMMUNITY BUDGET 2011/12

Councillors are reminded that they will need to declare any interest they may have in budget applications, and/or indicate that Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.

 

a)      The Members Support Officer will provide an update on the 2011/12 Community Meeting budget.

 

b)      Any grant applications received before the meeting will be presented for consideration

11.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

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