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Meetings for Swinton Community Committee

DateTuesday 14 February 2006
LocationCommittee Room 4 , Salford Civic Centre , Chorley Road , Swinton

1. An electronic version of this agenda is available on the Salford City Council website : <br><br>2. Large print copies of the papers contained in this agenda are available ; Members requiring such documents are asked to give notice in advance of the meeting .<br><br>3. Members attending this meeting with a personal interest in an item on the agenda must disclose the existence and nature of that interest and, if it is a prejudicial interest, withdraw from the meeting room during the discussion and voting on the item

Item Subject
1Apologies for Absence
2Management of the Meeting

So as to make sure that sufficient time is allowed for all items to be discussed Members are asked to indicate , by show of hands , if they wish to raise any items of additional business towards the end of the meeting .
3Membership of the Committee

John Etherson has joined the Committee as a representative of the Community Residents of Wyndham Avenue
4Policing Issues
5Minutes of Proceedings

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 13th December , 2005
mins of 131205 incl budget decisions
6Matters Arising

(a) Minute 56 refers - The enclosed report sets out options for varying the dates when the Committee meets so as to enable meetings to take place when schools are not on holiday and , hence , to be held at local schools

(b)Minute 64 refers - The Area Co-Ordinator has investigated the arrangements for companies filming in the City to make a contribution to the renovation of the area in which they are filming and determined that monies paid by filming companies are ordinarily paid to the land owner or anyone being inconvenienced and, therefore, that there are already arrangements in place where the Council owns land.
dates of cc
7Community Justice in Salford Initiative

The Committee will receive a presentation on this new system which is being piloted in Eccles and receive details of an event to be held in Buile Hill in March .
Cts letter
Courts 140206
Cts poster
8Patient and Public Involvement in Mental Health Services

The Committee will receive a short presentation on the role of mental health services in Salford and on the need to involve both service users and the wider community in decisions concerning the future development of services
MH 140206
9Landlord Licensing - Update

The Committee will receive a presentation from Sarah Hughes Market Support Officer (Licensing)
10Budget Sub - Group

(a)To consider any recommendations made by the Budget Sub Group at their meeting on 31st January , 2006,

(b)To note the financial statement .
11Items for Information

(a) As Members may be aware the Salford PCT have developed proposals for revising healthcare services in the area which covers Salford . This would include , amongst other things , closing the neo-natal and maternity services and the special baby care unit which currently operate at Hope Hospital .
The Consultation document on this subject is substantial . Members with internet access can study the full document at A copy will be available at the meeting and an overview of the proposals is enclosed.
Salford City Council , at its meeting on 18th January , 2006 , resolved unanimously to do everything in its power to prevent the closures. Councillors hope that community representatives will support this approach and would encourage the completion of the response form which is enclosed with the agenda . Members may also wish to take part in the public consultation meetings details of which are enclosed.

(b)Copies of the Swinton Newsletter will be available at the meeting

(c)Arising from Minute 45 of the meeting held on 11th October, 2005, the Area Co-Ordinator will give details of sites in Swinton where problems with motorcycles have occured and of likely national policies to deal with the problem .

Partners IN Salford : the latest Newsletter from Partners IN Salford and details of ways in which Members can get involved will be available at the meeting .
Response form
Public meeting
Off-Road Motorcycling
12Any Other Business

(a) Community Representatives may raise any issues of concern to their area or group

(b) Ward Councillors may raise any item not already covered .

So as to ensure that decisions can be taken at the meeting Members are asked to notify items - especially costs - in advance on telephone 793-3008
13Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Community Committee will be held at 7pm on Tuesday , 11th April , 2006.
Contact officer Dave Cunningham
Title Senior Committee Administrator
Telephone (0161) 793 3008
Fax (0161) 793 3160
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