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Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

2.

Declaration of substitute members

Minutes:

There were no declarations of substitute members.

3.

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:

There were no declarations of interest.

4.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:

That the minutes of the meeting held on 25 July 2022 be confirmed as an accurate record of proceedings and the Chair be authorised to sign them.

5.

Islington Council Venues Free Community Use Scheme Round 1 2022-23: Request to approve summer 2022 awards for use of free hire during Spring 2023 pdf icon PDF 500 KB

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATION

 

Reasons for decision – as specified in the report

Other options considered – none

Conflicts of interest/Any dispensations granted – none

 

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:

1.    That organisation such as Hillside Clubhouse and Guildhall School of Music and Drama be offered a free hire use of the Assembly Hall between January and March.

2.    To hold the applicant, Arco-Music for All Ltd in reserve, in case of inability of the above applicants to negotiate appropriate dates and timings.

3.    That the application window for Round 2 for 2022/23 will be from 9 January until 10 February 2023 so as to enable consideration of all free hire applications at the VCS meeting scheduled on 20 March. This will include the deferred hire of the Assembly Hall by the Islington Faith Forum as detailed in paragraph 1.7 of the report.

 

 

AGREED RECOMMENDATION

 

Reasons for decision – as specified in the report

Other options considered – none

Conflicts of interest/Any dispensations granted – none