Agenda

Bradford East Area Committee
Wednesday, 8th December, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - City Hall, Bradford. View directions

Contact: Fatima Butt/Tracey Sugden 

Items
No. Item

A. PROCEDURAL ITEMS

1.

ALTERNATE MEMBERS (STANDING ORDER 34)

The City Solicitor will report the names of alternate Members who are attending the meeting in place of appointed Members.

2.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

(Members Code of Conduct - Part 4A of the Constitution)

 

To receive disclosures of interests from members and co-opted members on matters to be considered at the meeting. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.

 

An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.

 

Notes:

 

(1)       Members may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       Members in arrears of Council Tax by more than two months must not vote in decisions on, or which might affect, budget calculations, and must disclose at the meeting that this restriction applies to them.  A failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

 

3.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 10 November 2021 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Farzana Mughal – 07811 504164)

4.

INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

Reports and background papers for agenda items may be inspected by contacting the person shown after each agenda item.  Certain reports and background papers may be restricted. 

 

Any request to remove the restriction on a report or background paper should be made to the relevant Strategic Director or Assistant Director whose name is shown on the front page of the report. 

 

If that request is refused, there is a right of appeal to this meeting. 

 

Please contact the officer shown below in advance of the meeting if you wish to appeal. 

 

(Farzana Mughal - 07811504164)

 

5.

PUBLIC QUESTION TIME

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

To hear questions from electors within the District on any matter this is the responsibility of the Committee. 

 

Questions must be received in writing by the City Solicitor in Room 112, City Hall, Bradford, BD1 1HY, by mid-day on Monday 6 December 2021.

 

(Farzana Mughal – 07811504614)

 

B. BUSINESS ITEMS

6.

YOUTH SERVICE UPDATE - BRADFORD EAST pdf icon PDF 269 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit Document “F” which gives an update on work undertaken by the Youth Service in the Bradford East Area in the past 12 months and outlines the direction of travel for the next 12 months.

 

The report outlines the following information:

·         An overview of youth provision and a timeline of the Youth Service’s response to the Covid 19 pandemic.

·         An update on how the Youth Service continues to respond to increased demand and complexity of need.

·         An introduction to the work of the Young Covid Recovery Ambassadors and their role in the community.

·         An update on youth provision ward by ward and key developments.

 

Recommended-

 

That the work undertaken by the Youth Service in the Bradford East Area as detailed in Document “F” be welcomed.

 

(Louise Williams - (01274) 431066)

                                                                       

 

                                                              

 

7.

LOCALITY WORKING REVIEW - BRADFORD EAST APPROACH AND CREATING A LOCALITIES PLAN FOR THE AREA pdf icon PDF 121 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit Document “G” which reports that the Council with its partners is reviewing the approach to Locality Working.  The report outlines the District wide approach emerging from the Review, considers the data available to support the process and presents some options on how to develop the approach in Bradford East.   

 

Recommended-

 

(1)  That the committee notes the Localities Review and implications for the Bradford East Area Committee.

 

     (2) That the Committee chooses one of the three approaches to develop a localities plan for Bradford East.

 

(3)  That the Area Coordinator is asked to lead on the approach and develop an             engagement plan, keep Councillors updated on the progress and report back progress to the committee in 2022.

 

                                                (Louise Williams – 01274 431066)

                         

 

 

 

 

Additional documents:

8.

NEIGHBOURHOOD WARDENS AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS pdf icon PDF 147 KB

The Area Co-ordinator will submit Document “H” which provides information on the work of the Neighbourhood Wardens, Covid Support Workers and Environmental Enforcement Officers in Bradford East. 

Recommended-

 

(1)  That the Area Committee notes the progress of the Environmental Enforcement Service since the last report in February 2021.

 

     (2)  That the Area Committee support the proposed developments to improve the performance of the service through the work of the Environmental Task Force over the coming 18 months.

 

    (3)  That a further report is brought to the Area Committee in 12 months’      time.

 

(Amjad Ishaq/ Chris Brown, Louise Williams

Phone: (01274) 431155)