minutes for this agenda
A meeting of the Exeter Locality (County) Committee will be held on the above date at 2.15 pm in the Committee Suite at County Hall, Exeter to consider the following matters.
Phil Norrey Chief Executive
A G E N D A
PART I OPEN COMMITTEE
1. Apologies for Absence
Minutes of the meeting held on 8 February 2011 (Page 1)
3. Items Requiring Urgent Attention
Items which in the opinion of the Chairman should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.
(a) Exeter Council for Voluntary Services (CVS)
Mr John Bunting to make a presentation on future work and priorities
(b) Exeter Citizen Advice Bureaux (CAB)
Mr Steve Barriball to make a presentation on future work and priorities
(c) Exeter Community Initiatives (ECI)
Mr Matt Bell to make a presentation on future work and priorities
(d) West Bank of Friends
Mr Andy Butler to make a presentation on the future of Memory Cafes in Exeter
5. Part-Time Street Lighting (Minute 53 2/12/10)
Chairman to report
6. Children and Young People s Services Matters
(a) Youth Service Developments and New Management Arrangements (Minute 61a iii)
(b) Schools: Community Use and Lettings Policy: Update
(In accordance with Standing Order 23 (2) Councillor Spence has requested that this item be raised at the meeting)
(c) Extract from the Cabinet Minutes: CYPS Update (Minute 61)
The Cabinet at its meeting on 9 March 2011 considered a reference from this Committee. The response of the Cabinet (Minute 327b) below:
Exeter Locality (County) Committee: CYPS Update - Youth Services
(Councillors Newcombe and Spence attended in accordance with Standing Order 25(2) and spoke to this item).
The Exeter Locality (County) Committee on 8 February 2011 had received an update on a number of issues across the County including school organisation, academies and free schools, school admissions, Connexions and Devon Youth Services and had resolved:
(i) that the Cabinet be made aware of the Committee s concerns about the proposed cuts in funding of the Connexions Service and the related risk to the excellent tracking service in respect of vulnerable young people Not in Employment Education or Training; and that measures be taken to protect the tracking service;
(ii) that this Committee s disappointment regarding the decision to sell the entire Foxhayes site (and not retain a proportion for new permanent Youth Service provision) be relayed to the Cabinet and that it be asked to make concerted efforts working with the local member to find a suitable alternative site in the Exwick area.
It was MOVED by Councillor Hart, SECONDED by Councillor Channon and
RESOLVED that the Locality Committee be advised that:
(A) the commissioning specification for the CSW [Connexions] function has already included these key accountabilities in the 2011/12 draft specification, which is currently being finalised, and monitoring of the impact will be via Contract Review meetings; and
(B) the Youth Service remains committed to working with the local Member to identify a suitable site and capital for a new build and the revenue to run the new build once completed and that, in the interim, the Youth Service will continue to offer a service using the Mobile and Street based Youth Work Team.
7. Property Update: (Minute 62A)
8. Residential Care Homes Transfer and Transforming Community Services: Update (Minute *64).
9. Exeter County Committee Locality Budget - Confirmation of Spending Proposals and Spend to Date 2010 -11
Report of the County Community Strategy Officer (CX/11/43 - text onlyCX/11/43) (Page 11)
10. Devon Minerals and Waste Development Framework
11. Feedback from Member Representatives on Multi Agency Groups: SHIP, Exeter Children s Trust, and Community Safety Partnership
(a) Representatives to report on other bodies
(b) Member Development Steering Group
Minutes of the meeting held on 31 March 2 011 (Page 28)
PART II ITEMS WHICH MAY BE TAKEN IN THE ABSENCE OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
MEMBERS ARE REQUESTED TO SIGN THE ATTENDANCE REGISTER
Councillors Spence (Chairman), Brock, Foggin, Hannaford, Leadbetter, Newcombe, Owen, Prowse and Westlake
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