Agenda

Bradford South Area Committee
Thursday, 24th October, 2019 5.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 4 - City Hall, Bradford. View directions

Contact: Yusuf Patel 

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 26 September 2019 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Yusuf Patel – 01274 434579)

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. 

 

(Yusuf Patel - 01274 434579)

 

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 Tuesday 22 October 2019.

 

(Yusuf Patel - 01274 434579)

 

B. BUSINESS ITEMS

6.

BRADFORD SOUTH NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICING TEAM ACTIVITY pdf icon PDF 164 KB

The Strategic Director Place will submit a report (Document “L”) which gives an update of some of the work undertaken by the Bradford South Area Neighbourhood Policing Team and an overview of the Bradford South Constituency Performance data.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That Bradford South Area Committee notes the work undertaken by the Bradford South Neighbourhood Policing Team from April 2019 to September 2019 that contributed to addressing priorities within the ward plans for the Bradford South Area.

 

(2)       That the Bradford South Area Committee notes the positive partnership working that has been established with Elected Members, Council Officers, community organisations, volunteers and residents within the Bradford South Area.

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Corporate

(Mick Charlton – 01274 431155)

7.

UPDATE ON FAMILY HUBS IMPLEMENTATION AND OUTCOMES FROM THE CHILDREN'S CENTRE ESTATES CONSULTATION pdf icon PDF 218 KB

On the 3 April 2018, the Council’s Executive agreed to implement the Family Hubs model for delivering prevention and early help to babies, children and young people from October 2018.

 

On the 9 June and 9 July 2019, the Council’s Executive also agreed a number of recommendations to implement changes across the 41 children centre sites.

 

The Strategic Director Children’s Services will submit a report

(Document “M”) which provides an update on implementation and Children’s Centre estates changes.

 

Recommended –

 

Bradford South Area Committee is asked to note the report, progress to date and provide support and guidance on the on-going co-production of the Family Hubs offer.

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Children’s Services

 

(Anne Chester-Walsh - 01274 432904)

8.

LOCAL HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE - DEVOLUTION UPDATE & FUNCTION OVERVIEW pdf icon PDF 155 KB

 

The Strategic Director Place will submit a report (Document “N”) which details how the service currently manages the Local Highway Maintenance (LHM) function and allocates resources.

 

It also updates the committee with regard to current operations being undertaken on the network and the indicative costs of works undertaken in the current financial year.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the Bradford South Area Committee notes the current operational methods adopted for Local Highway Maintenance.

(2)       That the Bradford South Area Committee notes the indicative costs to date for the current financial year.

(3)       That the Bradford South Area Committee approves the list of current and proposed CAT3/4 works as shown in Appendices 5 and 6 to Document “N”.

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Regeneration & Environment

(Andrew Whelan - 01274 434409)

 

 

9.

ENFORCEMENT & NEIGHBOURHOOD WARDENS pdf icon PDF 173 KB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Strategic Director Place will submit a report (Document “O”) which presents information about the work of the Environmental Enforcement Team and the Neighbourhood Wardens.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Bradford South Area Committee notes and welcomes the information in this report.

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Regeneration and Environment

 

(Jonathan Summers - 01274 437459)