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Agenda and decisions

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Apologies for Absence

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Exclusion of the Press and Public

To Identify items where resolutions may be moved to exclude the press and public.

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Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Members to declare any interests they have in the business to be considered at the meeting.

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Minutes of Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the committees held on 23 March, 2022 and 18 May, 2022.

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East Local Area Committee Spend Profile pdf icon PDF 286 KB

Report of Huda Ahmed, Community Services Manager.

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Each Local Area Committee has a £100,000 budget to address local priorities, identified within their respective Community Plans.  This report set out details of the proposed spending in respect of this £100,000 during the 2022/23 financial year.  The report gave an overview of the general categories of proposed expenditure and sought authorisation from the East Local Area Committee to permit the Community Services Manager, in consultation with the LAC Chair, to spend monies to address identified priorities within the Community Plan.




RESOLVED: That the East Local Area Committee:-


(i)       notes the proposed anticipated expenditure against the £100,000 budget to address local priorities in the East LAC Community Plan in 2022/23, as detailed in the report; and


(ii)      to the extent that it is not covered by existing authority, authorises the Community Services Manager to make decisions on expenditure relating to the priorities set out in the report provided that:


      The decision is taken in consultation with the Local Area Committee Chair;

      The decision may not approve expenditure on any element in excess of the anticipated limit for that element set out in the report; and

      A report detailing the delegated spending decisions taken by the Community Services Manager is presented to the next Local Area Committee meeting.




Reasons for Decision




The East LAC was asked to note the broad allocation of funding under the priority headings identified to assist its ability to monitor its budget, and to authorise the Community Services Manager to approve expenditure above the current delegated authority in certain circumstances so that delivery of the Community Plan is not delayed.




Alternatives Considered and Rejected









Decisions on any expenditure above the existing authority to the Community Services Manager could be reserved to the LAC but this would delay delivery of priority actions to address specific issues identified in the Community Plan.


All decisions on expenditure to support Community Plan priorities could be delegated to officers.  However, this would restrict the LAC’s ability to monitor its delegated budget and delivery of the Community Plan.



Economic Recovery Fund

Verbal update by Sarah Lowi Jones (Economic Policy Officer) and Dawn Dale (Community Development Coordinator for Manor Castle Development Trust).

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Holiday Activity Fund

Verbal update by Fidelma Guinan (Commissioning Officer) and Debbie Mathews (Chief Executive Officer, Manor Castle Development Trust).

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Local Area Community Plan - activities progress update pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Presentation by Huda Ahmed, Community Services Manager.

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Public Questions and Petitions

To receive any questions or petitions from members of the public.

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Next public meeting

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