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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1, Town Hall, Upper Street, N1 2UD

Contact: Mary Green  (020) 7527 3005

Items
No. Item

44.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Received from Councillor Anjna Khurana.

45.

Declaration of substitute members

Minutes:

None.

46.

Declarations of interest

 

If you have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest* in an item of business:

·         if it is not yet on the council’s register, you must declare both the existence and details of it at the start of the meeting or when it becomes apparent;

·         you may choose to declare a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest that is already in the register in the interests of openness and transparency. 

In both the above cases, you must leave the room without participating in discussion of the item.

 

If you have a personal interest in an item of business and you intend to speak or vote on the item you must declare both the existence and details of it at the start of the meeting or when it becomes apparent but you may participate in the discussion and vote on the item.

 

*(a)Employment, etc - Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.

(b)   Sponsorship - Any payment or other financial benefit in respect of your expenses in carrying out duties as a member, or of your election; including from a trade union.

(c)  Contracts - Any current contract for goods, services or works, between you or your partner (or a body in which one of you has a beneficial interest) and the council.

(d)    Land - Any beneficial interest in land which is within the council’s area.

(e)    Licences- Any licence to occupy land in the council’s area for a month or longer.

(f)   Corporate tenancies - Any tenancy between the council and a body in which you or your partner have a beneficial interest.

(g)   Securities - Any beneficial interest in securities of a body which has a place of business or land in the council’s area, if the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body or of any one class of its issued share capital.  

 

This applies to all members present at the meeting.

 

Minutes:

None.

47.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:

That the minutes of the meeting held on 8 April 2019 be confirmed as an accurate record of proceedings and the Chair be authorised to sign them.

48.

Membership, terms of reference and dates of meetings for the Voluntary and Community Sector Committee 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That the membership of the Voluntary and Community Sector Committee, appointed by the Executive on 20 June 2019, its terms of reference and dates of meetings for the municipal year 2019/20, as set out in Appendix A of the report of the Acting Director of Law and Governance, be noted.

 

Reasons for decision

To inform members of the remit of the Committee

 

Other options considered

None

 

Conflicts of interest/Any dispensations granted

None

49.

Local Initiatives Fund awards pdf icon PDF 263 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In introducing the report, Councillor O’Halloran amended the report on submission as follows:

 

Paragraph 3.11 – add “Cllr Rakhia Ismail is the founder and a previous trustee of Back 2 Basics Create which has been allocated £5,100 by 6 wards for swimming and spa sessions”.

 

RESOLVED:

(a) That the proposals for funding under the Local Initiatives Fund submitted by Ward councillors and the changes to previous proposals, detailed in Appendix A (attached to these minutes) of the report of the Executive Member for Community Development, be approved in principle, subject to the Corporate Director of Housing being satisfied that the necessary checks have been made and any other issues resolved.

(b) That it be noted that the application submitted by Muslim Welfare House (p12 of the agenda), for an event at Highbury Fields, was subject to clearance by the Safety Advisory Group on 9 July 2019.

(c) That the declarations of interest made by councillors, detailed in paragraph 3.11 of the report, be noted.

(d) That the amendments to Ward budgets resulting from project funding being returned, as detailed in paragraph 3.12 and Appendix A of the report, be noted.

 

 

Reasons for decision

To assist in developing and sustaining a healthy and voluntary and community sector in Islington.

 

Other options considered

None

 

Conflicts of interest/Any dispensations granted

None

50.

Islington Council Community Chest: round three grant awards 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That the funding decisions (5 March 2019) made by Islington Council’s Community Chest (ICCC) Panel, in relation to the third round of ICCC grant funding for 2018/19, as detailed in Appendix A of the report of the Executive Member for Community Development, be noted.

 

Reasons for decision

The decisions on grant awards had already been made by ICCC and therefore the report was for the Committee’s information only.

 

Other options considered

None.

 

Conflicts of interest/Any dispensations granted

None.