Contact: Angie Smith / Jerry ConnollyItems No. Item
6:00pm – 6:30pm
Meet your Councillors and local service providers dealing with:-
- City Warden
- Housing Office
- Parks Team
- Community Library
- Healthy Living Centre
- Self Advocacy in Action
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Get involved in your area and planning for the future. There will be presentations and discussions on:
- Policing Update
- City Warden Update
- Funding Applications
- Ward Priority Action Plan
Making Meetings Accessible to All
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.
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
Ward Councillors and General Information
Talk to your local councillors or raise general queries
Talk to your Local Police about issues or raise general queries
Speak to your local city warden to raise any local environmental issues.
Staff from the local housing office will be able to provide information on services available
Raise any queries about parks / grounds maintenance issues with officers
Find out about Library services.
Healthy Living Centre
Find out about services available at your local Healthy Living Centre
Self Advocacy in Action
Support Workers will be available to discuss support for adults with learning difficulties
ELECTION OF CHAIR
Councillors will elect a Chair for the meeting.
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.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
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.
MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
The minutes of the Beaumont Leys Community Meeting, held on 7th December 2012 have been circulated and 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.
An update will be given on recent Police developments and successes. There will also be an update on the Joint Action Group.
CITY WARDEN UPDATE
The Local City Warden will provide an update for the area.
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.
Approved under the fast-track process:
1. Ur Choice Young Peoples Project
Proposal: Funding towards rent and running costs.
The following budget applications will be considered:-
Applicant: Ur Choice Young Peoples Project
Proposal: Youth Action Group and Drop-In
Summary: Ur Choice Project would like to work with young people over four months to train them as local young community leaders who are concerned with, or are interested in developing provision and looking at community issues, and to establish a youth action group with a drop-in facility for local young people.
Applicant: Beaumont Town football Club
Proposal: The Beaumont Leys Football Club and the Midland Rainbow Tournament
Summary: The proposal is for funding towards support for the Midland Rainbows Football Tournament, and equipment required, as part of fundraising for the Rainbows Hospice.
Applicant: Cornerstone PCC (Church of England) with Churches together in North West Leicester
(also applied to Fosse Ward - £1,000 and Abbey Ward, £500)
Proposal: Community Fun Day
Summary: The event would be held in the grounds of Alderman Richard Hallam School, Avebury Avenue, on Saturday 15th September 2012 – 13.30 to 16.30, and aims to build on the events held over the previous five years. The event is free – no charge would be made for those who attend except for refreshments.
A consultation paper for the Beaumont Leys ward community plan for 2012 is attached to the agenda. The public will be asked what they think are the main issues and priorities for the community, in order of importance.
A discussion will take place at the meeting to talk through the issues.
ANY OTHER BUSINESS