Agenda and decisions

Bradford West Area Committee
Wednesday, 19th June, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 3 - City Hall, Bradford. View directions

Contact: Asad Shah, 01274 432280, Committee Secretariat, City Hall, Bradford BD1 1HY 

Items
No. Item

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.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR (Standing Order 35)

To appoint a Chair for the Municipal Year 2019/2020.

 

 

3.

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CHAIR (Standing Order 35)

To appoint a Deputy Chair for the Municipal Year 2019/2020.

 

 

4.

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.

 

 

5.

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. 

 

(Asad Shah - 01274 432280)

 

 

6.

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 17 June 2019.

 

(Asad Shah - 01274 432280)

 

 

7.

OBJECTIONS RECEIVED TO THE TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER FOR WAITING RESTRICTIONS ON VARIOUS ROADS IN THE BRADFORD WEST CONSTITUENCY pdf icon PDF 890 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place will submit a report (Document “A”) that considers objections to the proposed Traffic Regulation Order on various roads in the Bradford West Constituency.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the Traffic Regulation Order be modified to extend the         proposed no waiting at any time restriction on Farnham Road and            applicable businesses be consulted and any relevant objections    be reported to this committee. If no objections are received the amended proposals be sealed and implemented.

 

(2)       That the objections to the proposed Limited waiting parking Mon-        Fri 9am-5pm 2 Hours No Return Within 2 Hours Except Permit        Holders on Grantham Terrace and Grantham Place be upheld.

 

(3)       That the proposed no waiting Monday to Friday 7.30am - 5pm 1             September to 31 July on Leaventhorpe Lane is abandoned and      new proposals progressed in a future area wide Traffic Regulation Order.

 

(4)       That local ward members and St Columbus Church be consulted         on the need for a disabled persons parking place on St Margaret’s    Terrace and if it is found to no longer be required the parking          place be revoked.

 

(5)       That the objections to the proposed loading bay on Durham       Terrace be upheld.

 

(6)       That the remaining objections be overruled and the modified      Traffic Regulation Order be sealed and implemented as otherwise             advertised.

           

(7)       That the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the Traffic Regulation Order be modified to extend the         proposed no waiting at any time restriction on Farnham Road and            applicable businesses be consulted and any relevant objections    be reported to this committee. If no objections are received the amended proposals be sealed and implemented.

 

(2)       That the objections in respect of Grantham Terrace, Grantham   Place, Neal Street, St Leonard’s Road/Thorn Street and Hilton        Grove be overruled and the proposals sealed and implemented as      advertised.

 

(3)       That the proposed no waiting Monday to Friday 7.30am - 5pm 1             September to 31 July on Leaventhorpe Lane be abandoned and    new proposals progressed in a future area wide Traffic Regulation   Order subject to local and ward member consultations.

 

(4)       That local ward members and St Columbus Church be consulted          on the need for a disabled persons parking place on St Margaret’s    Terrace adjacent to the church and if it is found to no longer be       required the parking place be revoked or, if a need is still             identified, the parking bay length be reduced as  advertised.

 

(5)       That the objections to the proposed loading bay on Durham       Terrace be upheld and the advertised proposal be abandoned,     and that officers discuss potential alternative local loading             arrangements with the original applicant.

 

(6)       That the objections to the proposed limited waiting on      Summerville Road be upheld and the advertised proposal be         abandoned, and that officers discuss potential alternative local             loading arrangements with the original applicant.

 

(7)       That the objections to the proposed additional permit allocations          on Clifton Street be upheld and the advertised proposal be           abandoned,             and that officers consider alternative parking             provision for businesses.

 

(8)       That the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

8.

SAFER ROADS DEVOLVED BUDGET - BRADFORD WEST pdf icon PDF 155 KB

The Report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “B”) seeks approval for a programme of Safer Roads schemes in the Bradford West constituency for 2019/20.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the Bradford West Area Committee approves a programme of Casualty Reduction schemes for 2019/20 listed in Appendix 1.

 

(2)       That the Bradford West Area Committee approves the proposed programme of Traffic Management measures for 2019/20 listed in Appendices 2 and 3.

 

(3)       That any Traffic Regulation Orders, or any legal procedures linked to the processing of traffic calming measures or pedestrian crossing facilities which are necessary to implement the chosen schemes be approved for processing and advertising subject to the scheme details being agreed with the local Ward Members.

 

(4)       That any valid objections to the advertised Traffic Regulation Orders, traffic calming or pedestrian facilities be submitted to this Area Committee for consideration or in the event of there being no valid objections the Traffic Regulation Orders be sealed and implemented and the traffic calming or pedestrian facilities be implemented as advertised.

 

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the Bradford West Area Committee approves a programme of       Casualty Reduction schemes for 2019/20 listed in     Appendix 1.

 

(2)       That the Bradford West Area Committee approves the proposed           programme of Traffic Management measures for 2019/20 listed in Appendices 2 and 3 subject to the inclusion of a proposal for             improved loading arrangements on Summerville Road.

 

(3)       That a scheme to install bollards at Charteris Road/Thornton Road      be prioritised in the event of the availability of residual funding    from the 2019/20 Safer Roads programme for Bradford West.

 

(4)       That any Traffic Regulation Orders, or any legal procedures linked       to the processing of traffic calming measures or pedestrian           crossing facilities which are necessary to implement the chosen   schemes be approved for processing and advertising subject to           the scheme details being agreed with the local Ward Members.

 

(5)       That any valid objections to the advertised Traffic Regulation     Orders, traffic calming or pedestrian facilities be submitted to this         Area Committee for consideration or in the event of there being   no valid objections the Traffic Regulation Orders be sealed and             implemented and the traffic calming or pedestrian facilities be      implemented as advertised.

 

(8)       That the list of outstanding requests be reviewed in conjunction           with ward members to remove any entries more than 5 years old,     other than locations where there are ongoing concerns.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

9.

ANNUAL UPDATE ON ROAD SAFETY IN THE BRADFORD DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 251 KB

The Report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “C”) seeks to update Members on current casualty levels and trends in the Bradford District and on the Road Safety education, training and publicity initiatives aimed at reducing these casualties.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Bradford West Area Committee continues to support an evidence based approach to determining Road Safety priorities.

 

(Sue Snoddy – 01274 437409)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the evidence based approach to determining Road Safety priorities continues to be supported.

 

LEAD: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

10.

SPORT ENGLAND LOCAL DELIVERY PILOT - AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROGRAMME OF WORK pdf icon PDF 93 KB

In December 2017 Bradford was selected to become a local delivery pilot for Sport England; one of 12 places nationally tasked to try and better understand what helps people to be active in communities across the country.

 

The report of the Programme Director, Local Delivery Pilot (Document D) will give an introduction to the programme of work.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       Bradford West Area Committee notes and welcomes the information in this report.

 

(2)       Bradford West Area Committee asks that where appropriate the            Ward Actions plans and the LDP delivery plan reflect joint             priorities.

 

(Noreen Akhtar – 01274 432597)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the positive work undertaken to date be welcomed.

 

(2)       That where appropriate, the Ward Actions plans and the Local   Delivery Pilot plan reflect joint priorities.

 

(3)       That the Bradford West Area Co-ordinator establishes regular    update meetings with the Local Delivery Pilot team.

 

(4)       That update reports with action plans be provided to the Bradford        West Area Committee every 3 months.

 

(5)       That the Bradford West Area Co-ordinator be invited to the newly         established partnership delivery group.

 

(6)       That the Member with lead responsibility for looked after children         be included on the Active Bradford Governance Group.

 

ACTION:       Bradford West Area Co-ordinator

                        Programme Director, Bradford LDP

 

 

11.

STRONGER COMMUNITIES PROGRAMME

The Project Officer for the Stronger Communities Together will provide a verbal update on the Stronger Communities Together programme, including the role of the Peoples Board Representatives.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       For the update to be noted

 

(2)       Bradford West Area Committee to work in partnership with the Peoples Board representatives in order to facilitate increased outcomes for the people of Bradford West Area.

 

(Matthew Henderson – 01274 435678)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That Bradford West Area Committee to work in partnership with the Peoples Board representatives in order to facilitate increased outcomes for the people of Bradford West Area.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

12.

COMMUNITY CHEST 1 APRIL 2018 TO 31 MARCH 2019 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

The report of the Bradford West Area Co-ordinator (Document “E”) summarises the Community Chest Grants awarded in the financial year 2018 to March 2019 for the benefit of communities within Bradford West Constituency.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the Bradford West Area Committee nominate the Grants     Advisory Group representatives for the 2019/20 period.

 

(2)       That the wide range of applications from groups, organisations             and individuals across Bradford West Constituency are noted and   welcomed.

 

(3)       That the Bradford West Area Co-ordinator’s Office continues to             ensure the effective allocation of the Community Chest Budget by          providing appropriate advice and support to applicants.

 

(4)       That organisations requesting Community Chest grant funding             must return their completed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)          within a 3 month period from the date it was posted.  Failure to do        so will make the organisation ineligible for the funding and they            will have to reapply.

 

(Noreen Akhtar – 09274 432597)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That for the Municipal Year 2019/20, the following Councillors    from the Bradford West Area Committee be approved as Members   of the Grants Advisory Group:

 

                      I.        Councillor Mohammed, Chair

                    II.        Councillor Kamran Hussain

                   III.        Councillor Aneela Ahmed

 

(2)       That the wide range of applications from groups, organisations             and individuals across Bradford West Constituency be noted and    welcomed.

 

(3)       That the Bradford West Area Co-ordinator’s Office continues to             ensure the effective allocation of the Community Chest Budget by          providing appropriate advice and support to applicants.

 

(4)       That organisations requesting Community Chest grant funding             must return their completed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)          within a 3 month period from the date it was posted. Failure to do         so will make the organisation ineligible for the funding and they            will have to reapply.

 

(5)       That the Guidelines and MOA ask successful candidates to         acknowledge the Support of the Bradford West Area    Committee, successful projects will be expected to invite             appropriate Ward members to any events and activities funded             through the Community Chest.

 

ACTION: Bradford West Area Co-ordinator

 

 

 

13.

STREET DEDICATION TO HONOUR SUFFRAGETTE LILLIAN ARMITAGE pdf icon PDF 455 KB

The report of the Development Manager (Document “F”) seeks to name the street off Trenton Drive after Suffragette Lillian Armitage as “Lillian Armitage Close”.

 

Recommended –

 

To approve the proposed street name “Lillian Armitage Close”.

 

(Adrian Walker – 01274 431237)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the proposed street name “Lillian Armitage Close” be approved.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place