Agenda and decisions

South East Local Area Committee - Thursday 29 February 2024 6.30 pm

Venue: The Birley Academy, Birley Lane, Sheffield S12 3BP

Contact: Jay Bell, Democratic Services  Email:


No. Item


Apologies for Absence

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Exclusion of the Press and Public

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

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Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

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Good Parking Scheme

Presentation of certificates to participating schools

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Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the committee held on 16 November, 2023

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South East Local Area Committee Spend Report

Report of Jayne Foulds, Local Area Committee Manager

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The Committee considered a report of the Community Services Manager on the funding allocated to the South East Local Area Committee for 2023-24 and the proposals for its allocation and expenditure for 2023-24 in line with the South East Local Area Committee Community Plan.




In addition to the funding allocation and expenditure detailed in the report, the Committee were asked to approve the following expenditure:-


1.    Crime and Community Safety theme:-


Purchase of a mobile CCTV camera - £9,500


2.    Health and Wellbeing and Children and Families theme:-


Improve and promote youth provision within the South East area - £10,000






That the South East Local Area Committee:-


(i)    Notes the expenditure against the £100,000 project budget to address local priorities in the South East Local Area Committee as detailed in the report;


(ii)   Notes the expenditure from the £22,459 South East Cost of Living fund as detailed in the report;


(iii)Authorises the following expenditure from the £100,000 project budget for the purposes described in the report:


(a)  £30,000 towards the Environmental Stewardship project for the South East area;

(b)  £10,000 for a biodiversity project in the Shirebrook Valley;

(c)  £7,000 to establish an Environmental Grant fund;

(d)  £9,500 for the mobile CCTV camera;

(e)  £10,000 for youth provision; and


(iv)Authorises the Community Services Manager, in consultation with the Local Area Committee Chair, to finalise the eligibility criteria and make decisions, following engagement with the relevant Ward Members, on the award of Environmental Grants of up to £1,000. 




Reasons for Decision




The South East Local Area Committee is asked to note and approve the allocation of funding under the priority headings identified to assist its ability to monitor its budget, and to support delivery of the Community Plan.




Alternatives Considered and Rejected




Decisions on any expenditure above the existing authority to the Community Services Manager could be reserved to the Local Area Committee but this would inevitably 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 and undermine the Local Area Committee’ ability to monitor its delegated budget and delivery of the Community Plan.



Public Questions and Petitions

To receive any questions or petitions from members of the public

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