Agenda and draft minutes

Community Safety Committee - Thursday, 10 September 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Virtual teams Meeting

Contact: Email: committees@broxtowe.gov.uk 

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13.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interest and/or other interest in any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

14.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 201 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 4 June 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 4 June 2020 were confirmed as a correct record.

15.

NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICING INSPECTOR UPDATE

An update will be provided for the Committee.

Minutes:

Members received an update on local policing issues from Chief Inspector Simon Riley.

16.

Update on the Police and Crime Commissioner Panel.

Councillor Richard MacRae will provide and update on the work of the Panel.

Minutes:

Councillor Richard MacRae, the Council’s representative on the Police and Crime Commissioner Panel, provided the Committee with an update.

17.

PRESENTATION ON THE ON THE NOTTINGHAMSHIRE VIOLENCE REDUCTION UNIT (VRU), DAVID WAKELIN, VRU Director.

The Violence Reduction Unit is a partnership that brings together specialists from Local Government, Health Education, Policing and Criminal Justice to work with communities and the third sector to reduce serious violence and tackle its underlying causes.  

Minutes:

The Director of the Violence Reduction Unit, Mr David Wakelin, presented information to the Committee on the work of the Unit.

18.

PUBLIC CONVENIENCES pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To inform Members of the current provision of Public Conveniences in the borough, to highlight future maintenance needs and to suggest possible improvements and new provision.

 

Minutes:

Members were informed of the current provision of Public Conveniences in the borough.

 

It was noted that each of the four main Town Centres has one public convenience located within it. Members considered the possibility of establishing a changing places toilet to assist people with disabilities in the town centres.

 

RECOMMENDED to the Finance and Resources Committee that a budget of £140,000 be set aside to allow the installation of a high quality Space to Change plus a unisex toilet facility adjacent to the former Explore Learning Unit in Beeston. Reflecting its location immediately adjacent to the bus/tram interchange it is suggested that this be largely funded via s.106 ITPS and any shortfall via a new General Fund capital allocation. A formal tendering exercise would be required.

19.

PURPLE FLAG ACCREDITATION SCHEME pdf icon PDF 324 KB

To advise Committee of the Purple Flag scheme in respect of evening and night time economies and how this may apply in Broxtowe.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee were informed of the Purple Flag scheme in respect of evening and night time economies and how this may apply in Broxtowe.

 

RESOLVED that a Task and Finish Group be formed, to include five members with membership delegated the Head of Public Protection in consultation with the Leader of the Council.

20.

PROPOSED PUBLIC SPACES PROTECTION ORDER (PSPO) pdf icon PDF 242 KB

To seek approval to consult on the introduction a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in order to control nuisance from gatherings of motor vehicles at and around Tinsley Road Bridge, Eastwood.  

 

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Minutes:

Members considered theintroductiona PublicSpaces ProtectionOrder (PSPO) inorder tocontrol nuisancefromgatheringsof motorvehicles atand around TinsleyRoad Bridge,Eastwood.

 

Variousmethods totry andcontrolthebehaviourhave beenconsidered,andit is felt thattheintroductionofa PSPOwould bethe mostsuitable.Thisview isalso supportedby thepolicewhowouldhaveresponsibility forenforcingthe provisions ofthe PSPOifit wereintroduced.

 

RESOLVED that the undertaking of consultation on the making of a PSPO at Tinsley Road Bridge to control nuisance from motor vehicles in accordance with the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.

21.

ALCOHOL CONTROL PUBLIC SPACES PROTECTION ORDER (PSPO) pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To seek approval for the introduction of two more restricted areas as part of the existing Alcohol Control Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in order to continue helping to control issues around public consumption of alcohol. 

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered theintroductionoftworestricted areasas partoftheexistingAlcohol ControlPublic SpacesProtectionOrder(PSPO)in orderto continue helping tocontrol issuesaroundpublicconsumptionofalcohol.

 

RESOLVED that the additional Restricted Areas, as detailed in appendix 2 of the report, be added to the Alcohol Control PSPO in accordance with the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.

22.

MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING STATEMENT pdf icon PDF 193 KB

To advise Committee of an updated Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement for 2019-20.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee wereupdated on the ModernSlaveryandHuman Trafficking

Statementfor 2019-20.

 

RESOLVED that the Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement 2019/20 be approved.

23.

Questions and Comments on Noting reports

23.1

Noting Reports pdf icon PDF 182 KB

·         Bonfires

·         Serious and Organised Crime Strategy

·         Performance Management – Review of Business Plan Progress – Community Safety

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the following reports:

 

·       Bonfires

·       Serious and Organised Crime Strategy

·       Performance Management – Review of Business Plan Progress – Community Safety

 

 

24.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 21 KB

To consider items for inclusion in the Work Programme for future meetings.

Minutes:

Members considered the Work Programme and agreed that a reports on Families in Distress, Update on Covid-19 be submitted to the next meeting and an Enforcement Policy Review to the meeting in January 2021. The Air Quality Action Plan would also be transferred to the Environment and Climate Change Committee.

 

RESOLVED that the Work Programme, as amended, be approved.