Agenda and minutes

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Contact: Kirstin Lambert; 02083592177 Email: kirstin.lambert@barnet.gov.uk 

Note: Public questions and comments must be received by the third working day before this meeting. The deadline for this meeting is 10am on Thursday 5 January 2017 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of last meeting pdf icon PDF 92 KB

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED – The minutes of the meeting of 1 December were agreed as a correct record.

2.

Absence of Members

    Minutes:

    Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Alison Moore. Councillor Geof Cooke attended as substitute member.

3.

Declaration of Members' Disclosable Pecuniary interests and Non Pecuniary interests (If any)

    Minutes:

    There were none.

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (if any)

    Minutes:

    There was none.

5.

Public Questions and Comments (if any)

    Minutes:

    Public comments were received from Mr John Dix on agenda item 7, Future Library provision in New Barnet.

6.

Members' Items (if any)

    Minutes:

    There were none.

7.

Future library provision in New Barnet pdf icon PDF 757 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Committee considered the report.

     

    Following discussion of the report and matters raised in the public comment Councillor Richard Cornelius moved that an additional recommendation be included to note that the intention is that maximum use of the library space should be made while the Leisure Centre is open, and that this will form part of discussion with the new Leisure Centre provider. This was duly seconded and unanimously agreed.

     

    On the recommendations in the report and new recommendation four being put to the vote, the votes were declared as follows:

     

    For

    7

    Against

    0

    Abstain

    5

     

     

    RESOLVED – That the Committee

     

    1.    Note the results of the public consultation and the Equalities Impact Assessment attached in Appendices A and B.

     

    2.    Agree that the Partnership library in East Barnet be re-located to the new leisure facility at the Victoria Recreation Ground (subject to planning consent).

     

    3.    Agree to fund the potential requirement for up to £500k capital contribution towards the cost of the new library, to be added to the council’s capital programme for 2017/18.

     

    4.    Note the intention is that maximum use of the library space should be made while the Leisure Centre is open, and that this will form part of discussion with the new Leisure Centre provider.

     

8.

London Borough Grants Scheme pdf icon PDF 164 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee considered the report.

     

    On the recommendations in the report being put to the vote, the votes were declared as follows:

     

    For

    12

    Against

    0

    Abstain

    0

     

     

    RESOLVED –

     

    1.    That the recommendation of the London Councils Leaders’ Committee for an overall level of expenditure of £8,899,000 in 2017/18, involving total borough contributions of £7,668,152 and a levy on Barnet of £335,671, be approved.

     

    2.    That the Director of Resources be instructed to inform the Chief Executive of London Councils accordingly.

9.

Committee Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 234 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Committee considered the forward work programme. It was noted that there had been some additions to the work programme and that some items had been moved from February to March meeting. It was noted that these changes had been made in the published work programme.

10.

Any other item(s) the Chairman decides are urgent

    Minutes:

    There were none.