Agenda

Bradford West Area Committee
Wednesday, 25th March, 2020 6.00 pm, CANCELLED

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

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

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.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR (Standing Order 35)

To appoint a Chair for the Municipal Year 20XX/20XX.

3.

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CHAIR (Standing Order 35)

To appoint a Deputy Chair for the Municipal Year 20XX/20XX.

 

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. 

 

(Jill Bell - 01274 434580)

 

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 23 march 2020.

 

(Jill Bell - 01274 434580)

 

B. BUSINESS ITEMS

7.

DURHAM TERRACE FOOTWAYS - PETITION pdf icon PDF 5 MB

The report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “Y”) considers a petition to carry out maintenance work on the footways of Durham Terrace, Girlington.

 

The petitioners have requested: -

           

            The residents would like to request that the footpaths be repaired on Durham Terrace, both sides are badly damaged and will cause someone a serious injury in the near coming future.

 

Recommended -

 

(1)       That the few minor safety defects be repaired at the earliest opportunity.

(2)       That the tarmac footways be included on the list of streets to be considered for the highway maintenance programme of footway slurry surfacing treatment during financial year 2020/21 along with other similar requests received or identified throughout the year.

(3)       That the lead petitioner be informed accordingly.

 

(Andrew Whelan - 01273 434409)

8.

HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE NON-CLASSIFIED ROADS AND SURFACE DRESSING ALLOCATION FOR BRADFORD WEST - 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 104 KB

This report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “Z”) provides information on Capital Highway Maintenance funding and makes recommendations on the allocation for Non-Classified road resurfacing schemes and Surface Dressing sites.

 

Recommended -

That the Bradford West Area Committee approves the proposed programme of works for as shown in Appendix 1 and 2 to Document “Z”.

(Andrew Whelan – 01274 434409)

9.

STREETS DEDICATION TO REMEMBER AANISAH AZAD RASHID AND MOHAMMED RAEES KABIR FARID pdf icon PDF 418 KB

This report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “AA”) considers the proposal to name two new streets in remembrance of “Aanisah Azad Rashid” and “Mohammed Raees Kabir Farid”.

 

The Chief Executive Kersten England and Leader of the Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe have been consulted.

 

Councillor Mohammed Amran is proposing to name two new streets on the development on the site of the old Chellow Grange Quarry, Haworth Road, Bradford. The planning Application number is 19/01150/MAF.

 

Recommended -

 

That the proposed street names “Aanisah Avenue” and “Raees Way” be approved.

 

(Adrian Walker – 0127 431237)

 

10.

PROTECTING CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS AT RISK OF EXPLOITATION pdf icon PDF 240 KB

The report of the Chief Executive (Document “AB”)provides an update to and builds on the report presented to the Bradford West Area Committee on the 30th January 2019 regarding the issue of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). It now focuses on the Strategic Response to all forms of exploitation in Children and Adults and how partners from the Working Together to Safeguard Children – the Bradford Partnership and the Bradford Safeguarding Adults Board work to drive improvements across the District and to hold agencies to account for their work in their area. This report also outlines the emergence of other complex safeguarding themes and outlines how partners are effectively collaborating and focussing upon the protection of vulnerable Children and Adults.

 

Recommended -

 

(1)       The Area Committee is invited to consider the contents of Document “AB” and how members can support local activity.

 

(2)       The Area Committee shall receive a further update on the progress of the response to exploitation in 12 months time.

 

(3)       Partners will seek further funding opportunities from Government funding streams to enable the continuation of service provision as outlined in this report.

 

(4)       This report is a call to action for all partners to recognise exploitation in its widest sense and continue to provide a coordinated safeguarding response to children and vulnerable adults.

 

(Mark Griffin – 01274 433461)

Additional documents:

11.

STRONGER COMMUNITIES STRATEGY AND DELIVERY PLAN pdf icon PDF 166 KB

The report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “AC”) gives an update of the integrated Communities Programme which is a part of the Stronger Communities Strategy and Delivery Plan, produced by the Bradford Stronger Communities Partnership. 

 

Recommended –

 

Bradford West Area Committee is asked to note the progress the Integrated Communities Programme, Bradford For Everyone has made in the last 12 months against the Stronger Communities Together Strategy developed by the Stronger Communities Partnership.

 

(Zahra Niazi – 01274 436082)

12.

COMMUNITY CHEST 1 APRIL 2019 TO 31 MARCH 2020 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

The report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “AD”) summarises the Community Chest Grants awarded in the financial year April

2019 to March 2020 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 2020/21 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 – 01274 432507)

13.

GREAT HORTON ROAD (LIME STREET), BRADFORD OBJECTIONS TO PROPOSED REFUGE ISLAND pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “AE”) considers objections received to proposals for a pedestrian refuge island on Great Horton Road, Bradford

 

Recommended -

 

(1)       That the objections be overruled and the proposed pedestrian island be implemented and the associated TRO formally advertised as shown on Plan No. HS/TRSS/104494/CON-1B – attached as Appendix 1 to Document “AE”

(2)          That the objectors be informed accordingly.

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

14.

CLAYTON VILLAGE - OBJECTIONS TO PROPOSED TRAFFIC CALMING AND 20MPH ZONE pdf icon PDF 391 KB

The report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “AF”) considers objections to recently advertised proposals for a 20mph zone in Clayton Village (including traffic calming measures on Clayton Lane).

 

Recommended -

(1)       That Endsleigh Place be removed from the 20mph zone and the remaining objections be overruled and the modified Speed Limit Order be sealed and implemented.

(2)       That the objection to the traffic calming proposals on Clayton Lane be overruled and the scheme be implemented as advertised.

(3)       That the objectors be informed accordingly.

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)