Agenda and minutes

Venue: Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BG

Contact: Maria Lugangira 020 8359 2761 Email: maria.lugangira@barnet.gov.uk 

Note: Public Questions and Comments must be submitted by 10am on the third working day before the meeting. The deadline for this meeting is 10am on Friday 16 June. 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of last meeting pdf icon PDF 83 KB

    Minutes:

    Councillor David Longstaff, Chairman of the Community Leadership Committee welcomed all attendants to the meeting.

     

    RESOLVED-that the minutes of the previous meeting held on 8 March 2017 be agreed as the correct record.

     

2.

Absence of Members (If any)

    Minutes:

    Apologies were received by Councillor Hugh Rayner, Councillor Peter Zinkin was substituting.

     

3.

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

    Minutes:

    Councillor(s)

    Agenda Item

    Type

    Details

    Dave Longstaff

    10 – Nomination of Assets for Community Value

    Non-pecuniary

    Has on occasion visited the pub.

    Kath  McGuirk

    Non-pecuniary

    Has on occasion visited the pub.

     

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (If any)

    Minutes:

    None.

5.

Public Comments and Questions (If any)

    Minutes:

    None.

6.

Members' Items (If any)

    Minutes:

    This was dealt with under agenda item 11.

7.

London Borough of Barnet Violence against Women and Girls(VAWG) Strategy 2017-2020 pdf icon PDF 300 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman Councillor Longstaff introduced the report which provided an overview of the Barnet’s Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) strategy 2017- 2020. It set out the aims and the partnership objectives. The report further set out the strategic context of its development, how it responds to regional, national and international commitments and expected standards relating to the Violence Against Women and Girls agenda. Included were the details of the consultation and engagement exercise held locally to develop this strategy. 

     

    Following consideration and discussion of the item the Committee agreed the recommendations. 

     

    RESOLVED - That the Community Leadership Committee confirms its support of the strategy and endorses the objectives set out in the Barnet’s Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Strategy 2017-2020.

     

8.

Community Leadership Business Planning 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 247 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Committee considered the Work Programme and noted it was subject to change as additional items could be added during the course of the meeting.

     

    Following consideration of the item the Committee agreed the recommendations. 

     

    RESOLVED - That the Committee consider and comment on the items included in the 2017/18 work programme

     

9.

Annual Report on the Community Leadership Committee Commissioning Plan pdf icon PDF 280 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

     

    The Committee considered the report which set out the Committee’s priorities and outcome measures for safe communities; strong and active communities; and emergency preparedness.  The Commissioning Plan priorities and outcome measures are refreshed annually and the report provided a review of the 2016/17 addendum set out in see Appendix A.

     

    Following consideration and discussion of the item the Committee agreed the recommendations. 

     

    RESOLVED - That Members note performance against the Community LeadershipCommittee Commissioning Plan in 2016/17.

     

     

10.

Nomination for Assets of Community Value pdf icon PDF 2 MB

    Minutes:

     

    The Chairman introduced the report which related to a community right to bid application received from the Ye Olde Monken Pub.

     

    Following consideration of the item the Committee agreed the recommendations. 

     

    RESOLVED - That the Committee agree that the Ye Olde Monken Pub should be listed as an Asset of Community Value and added to the Council’s Register, based on the statutory criteria set out in the Localism Act 2011, and the evidence provided in the nomination.

     

11.

Any item(s) the Chairman decides are urgent pdf icon PDF 228 KB

    Minutes:

    Councillor McGuirk introduced her Member’s item which related to LB Barnet’s emergency planning arrangements in light of the Grenfell Tower fire and the Golders Green fire in Princess Parade.

     

    She proposed that the Council review its Building Community Resilience for Emergency. She emphasised the importance of assuring residents that the Council (i) does have resilience in not only short term emergencies but also long term emergencies and (ii) it is able to support them and encourage them to prepare for emergencies by equipping them with the skills and resources to help themselves in the event of an emergency within their community.

     

    The Chairman further added that the report from the Borough Resilience Forum details how their work fits in with Barnet Homes and the rest of the Borough.

     

    With regards to Grenfell the Committee requested a report on what the Council’s involvement has been and the support they provided to Grenfell as part of the London wide response.

     

    The Strategic Lead for Communities informed the Committee that the Housing Committee at their meeting on 26 June 2017 would be considering a report on the Council’s response to the Grenfell Fire.

     

    Following discussion and consideration of the item, the Committee; 

     

    RESOVLED –

    1.    That a report is presented to a future meeting of the Committee on the work of the Borough Resilience Forum setting out what processes and resources are in place to assist members of the public in the event an emergency. The report should detail not only the short term emergency response but also the long term emergency response.

    2.    That the above report further detail how the work of the Forum fits in with Barnet Homes and the rest of the Borough.

    3.    That an update is provided on the emergency response to the recent Golders Green fire in Princes parade, what the council did and who they interacted with.