Agenda and decisions

Bradford West Area Committee
Wednesday, 26th February, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - 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.

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.

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)

 

4.

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 24 February 2020.

 

(Asad Shah - 01274 432280)

 

5.

SAFER ROADS DEVOLVED BUDGET - BRADFORD WEST pdf icon PDF 186 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “X”) seeks approval for programmes of Safer Roads schemes in the Bradford West constituency for 2020/21 and 2021/22.

 

Recommended -

 

(1)       That the Bradford West Area Committee approves the programmes of Casualty Reduction schemes for 2020/21 and 2021/22 listed in Appendix 1 to Document “X”.

 

(2)       That the Bradford West Area Committee approves the proposed programmes of Traffic Management measures for 2020/21 and 2021/22 listed in Appendices 2 & 3 to Document “X”.

 

(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 the       programmes of Casualty Reduction schemes for 2020/21 and    2021/22 listed in Appendix 1 subject to further assessment of the      item in respect of Cockin Lane/Chat Hill/Low Lane and      consideration of Green End/The Avenue as a possible substitute            scheme.

 

(2)       That the Bradford West Area Committee approves the proposed           programmes of Traffic Management Measures for 2020/21 and          2021/22 listed in Appendices 2 & 3 subject to the inclusion of 329      Thornton Road in the approved Traffic Regulation Order list.

 

(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.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

6.

NORTHERN POWER GRID- ESSENTIAL WORKS

Northern Power Grid report will verbally update members on the plans for Phase 2 of essential works in the Bradford District

 

Work begins in July/August 2020 and runs until the end of 2020, directly impacting Heaton, Manningham, Toller and City Wards.

 

 

                                                                        (Sue Ferguson – 07780572252)

Decision:

Northern Power Grid reported verbally to update the Committee on the plans for Phase 2 of essential works in the Bradford District.

 

No resolution was passed on this item.