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									Resident Involvement Impact Report 2010/11

Title of engagement activity: Dodworth Area Steering Group 15th February2012
Brief description of activity: Regular meetings held in the community to discuss service priorities, BH performance in Estate
Management issues, discussing local issues/ concerns and to agree how to spend local devolved budget

Purpose/Expected outcomes: To agree local action plans to address local concerns in partnership with other service providers. Report
back on outcomes from Estate Walkabouts, matters raised at previous meetings and work ordered from devolved budget

The meeting discussed local issues           No Ball Games signs – The        Who attended :
and agreed several action points for         BMBC signs are only advisory
next meeting.                                no enforcement action can be          5 Berneslai Homes Officers
Agenda Items were:                           taken.                                1 local members                 At next meeting to provide feedback
Welcomes and Introductions                                                         1 Neighbourhood Pride officer   on action points in minutes.
Apologies                                 Eric Steer asked for                    1 PCSO
Minutes of previous meeting                suggestions for projects to be          1 BMBC North Area               Housing Management Team to seek
Matters arising                            funded from next years                   partnership officer             to increase number of resident reps
Housing Management                         devolved budget                         3 residents                     attending the meeting .If you are
Estate Walkabout updates                                                                                            interested in attending this Steering
Devolved Budget                           PCSO advised the group of a                                              Group please contact Eric Steer on
SNT / ASB Update                           couple of issues around the                                              07976 531939
AOB                                        shops at Gilroyd and
Time and date of next meeting              Rockingham Road/Castle
The meeting followed on directly after
the Crime and safety meeting              PCSO has received a number
                                           of complaints about youths
Eric Steer , Housing Management            using the bench on Strafford
Team Leader , presented his                Walk. There is no anti-social
housing management and                     behaviour so no action is to be
performance report for period since        taken.
last meeting
                                         Neighbourhood Pride Report

                                          Grass cutting will start again in
                                           March      weather     conditions
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                                       Eric Steer informed the group
                                        about a new officer’s role. The
                                        role involves providing support
                                        for victims of anti-social
                                        behaviour. Anyone wishing to
                                        refer a case can do though the
                                        Housing Management Team.

                                   ERU Report

                                      Local Member Carr raised an issue
                                      with regards to dogs being off leads
                                      in public areas. Dog owners should
                                      keep their pets under control.

                                   Environmental Issues

                                         Garage Sites : Nothing to report

                                         Fly Tipping : None

                                         Abandoned Vehicles : None

                                         Graffiti : Nothing to report

                                         Dog Fouling: Issue in bottom
                                          recreation ground at on Pilley

                                         Litter : No major issues

                                         Grass Cutting : No issues
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                                   Any Other Business

                                         Local Member raised an issue
                                          of an untidy garden on Fairway
                                          – HMO already dealing with this
                                         Local Member raised an issue
                                          with regards to furnished
                                          tenancies .Suzy (HMO)
                                          informed group on how a
                                          furnished tenancy works. A
                                          discussion then followed with
                                          regards to what happens to
                                          unwanted furniture and the
                                          agencies such as Barnsley
                                          Heart Foundation, The Hospice
                                          and the pro’s and con’s of
                                          furniture schemes and
                                          Berneslai Homes role

                                         Steve Jones raised an issue
                                          with regards to the pavement at
                                          Linton Close where a resident
                                          has fallen recently – HMO to
                                          refer to Highways.

                                         Suzanne/ Joanne (HMOs)
                                          informed the group about an
                                          incident of cold calling on
                                          Arncliffe Drive. If anyone has
                                          any concerns with regards to
                                          cold calling should contact
                                          Trading Standards.
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