Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Abigail Lewis 020 8359 4369 Email: abigail.lewis@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 17 November. 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of last meeting pdf icon PDF 71 KB

    Minutes:

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

     

2.

Absence of Members (If any)

    Minutes:

    None.

3.

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

    Minutes:

    Member

    Agenda item

    Non-Pecuniary Interest

    Councillor Graham Old

    Councillor Hugh Rayner

    Councillor David Longstaff

    Councillor Eva Greenspan

    7 – Corporate Grant applications – Finchley Victoria Bowling Croquet Club.

    Have received hospitality from the club at various events.

     

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:

    None.

7.

Corporate Grants Programme 2017-2018 grant applications pdf icon PDF 255 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the Corporate grant applications for Finchley Victoria Bowling Croquet Club and Living Way Ministries.

     

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

     

    REOLVED that subject to the Council’s Standard Conditions of Grant and the special conditions shown in the respective grant assessments enclosed:

     

    (i)            A combined start-up and one-off grant of £8,900 be awarded to Finchley Victoria Bowling and Croquet Club;

    A one-year start-up grant of £7,800 be awarded to Living Way Ministries.

8.

London Community Rehabilitation Company and National Probation Service - Offender Management Review pdf icon PDF 356 KB

    Minutes:

    Officers from the London Community Rehabilitation Company and National Probation Service introduced the report which provided the Committee with a review of the offender management arrangements in place in Barnet. The Community Safety Manager agreed to provide the Committee with a briefing note on the cost aspects associated with rehabilitation in the Borough. The Strategic Lead for Safer Communities also explained that a report would be circulated at a later date that included more comprehensive data in relation to offender management and rehabilitation.

     

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

     

    RESOLVED that the Community Leadership Committee note and comment on this update about the Offender Management arrangements in place in Barnet.

     

9.

Emergency Planning Review pdf icon PDF 272 KB

    Minutes:

    The Head of Information Management and Emergency Planning Manager introduced the report which provided an update on the emergency planning arrangements within the Council as well as a summary of the recent Emergency Planning Review.

     

    Members requested that a list of lessons identified as a result of the Emergency Planning Review be circulated. Members also requested a response from Chief Officers on actions being taken to ensure emergency vehicles can gain access to roads where this was identified as an issue.

     

    It was agreed that a report on the list of actions that have arisen from the Emergency Planning Review be brought to a future meeting of the Community Leadership Committee.

     

    It was agreed that a report on other emergency planning arrangements such as those related to terrorism be brought to a future meeting of the Community Leadership Committee.

     

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

     

    RESOLVED that the Committee noted the report.

     

10.

Nomination for Assets of Community Value (if any) pdf icon PDF 8 MB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman provided a brief introduction of the report which related to the nomination of Cricklewood Greenspace as an Asset of Community value.

    It was noted that there was an error in the report, the Ward being Childs Hill and not Golders Green.

     

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

     

    RESOLVED that the Committee agree that Cricklewood Greenspace 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 on the evidence provided in the nomination.

     

11.

Proposed removal of Barnet Cricket Club as an Asset of Community Value pdf icon PDF 2 MB

    Minutes:

    The Assistant Chief Executive introduced the report. He explained the Council has a duty to meet statutory criteria in relation to the acceptance of assets of community value and where there is evidence that the criteria is no longer being met, it should be removed from the list.

     

     It was noted that there was an error within the report, the ward being UnderHill and not New Barnet (which is not a Barnet Ward).

     

    Following consideration and discussion of the item Councillor McGuirk moved a motion to defer the item to a future Committee, due to a lack of consultation with Ward Members. The motion was seconded by Councillor Rayner.

     

    Votes on the motion were as follows:

    For

    7

    Against

    1

    Abstain

    3

     

    RESOLVED that the report be brought back to a future Community Leadership Committee meeting in order for consultation with Ward Members to be carried out.

     

12.

Review of the Community Participation Strategy pdf icon PDF 342 KB

    Minutes:

    The Strategy Officer for Community Participation and Engagement introduced the report which provided an update on the Council’s progress on the implementation of the Community Participation Strategy

     

    Following consideration and discussion of the item the Committee unanimously agreed the recommendation.

     

    RESOLVED that:

    (i)            Members note progress made and developments relating to the Community Participation Strategy.

    (ii)          That Members feedback on options for the next phase of the strategy.

     

     

13.

Business Paper pdf icon PDF 287 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Strategic Lead for Safer Communities introduced the report.

    Following consideration and discussion of the item the committee unanimously agreed the recommendations.

     

    RESOLVED that Community Leadership Committee agrees the proposed saving target set out at 2.4 for recommendation to the Policy and Resources Committee.

     

14.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 81 KB

    Minutes:

    -          Report on list of actions that have arisen from the Emergency Planning Review.

     

    -          Report on other emergency planning arrangements included those related to terrorism.

    RESOLVED that the Forward Work Programme was noted by the Committee

15.

Any item(s) the Chairman decides are urgent

    Minutes:

    None.