Agenda and decisions

Bradford West Area Committee
Thursday, 26th November, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: https://bradford.public-i.tv/core/portal/hom

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 Tuesday 24 November 2020.

 

(Asad Shah - 01274 432280)

 

5.

OBJECTIONS RECEIVED TO THE TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER FOR WAITING RESTRICTIONS ON VARIOUS ROADS IN THE BRADFORD WEST CONSTITUENCY pdf icon PDF 508 KB

The Interim Strategic Director, Place, will present a report (Document “A”) which considers objections to proposed Traffic Regulation Orders on various roads in the Bradford West Constituency.

 

Recommended –

 

1.    That the Traffic Regulation Order be modified to reduce the length of the prohibition of waiting Monday to Friday between 6am and 5pm on Birch Street as detailed on drawing HS/TRSS/104497/CON-29C attached as appendix 2 to Document “A”

 

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

 

3.    That the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the Traffic Regulation Order be modified to reduce the length       of the             prohibition of waiting Monday to Friday between 6am and           5pm on Birch Street as detailed on drawing           HS/TRSS/104497/CON-29C attached as appendix 2.

 

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

 

(3)       That the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

6.

WASTE SERVICES - BRADFORD WEST SERVICE PROVISION pdf icon PDF 502 KB

The report of the Interim Strategic Director, Place, (Document “B”) provides a summary of the Service’s response to date with regards to the additional demands and operational difficulties encountered due to the Covid19 pandemic and its effects within Bradford West and the wider District.

 

Members are asked to consider Document “B” and the obstacles that Waste Services have had to overcome to maintain this essential operation. Any recommendations to further aid with service provision are welcome.

 

(Richard Galthen – 01274 431217)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the Bradford West Area Co-ordinator facilitates a working group of elected Members of the Bradford West Area Committee,     officers from the Bradford West Area Co-ordinators Office and     Waste Services be formed to investigate responses to the issues          highlighted in the report specifically related to side waste and other operational activities.

 

(2)       That the Assistant Director, Waste, Fleet and Transport Services           be requested to personally attend the Bradford West Area      Committee in February 2021 and present a detailed update report          on how the operational activities of the sub-group are being       addressed.

 

ACTION:       Assistant Director, Waste, Fleet and Transport Services

 

 

7.

TEN YEAR CULTURAL STRATEGY - VERBAL UPDATE

The Principal Officer for Cultural Partnerships will provide a verbal update on the ten year cultural strategy the Bradford Place Partnership is co-creating with the support of Arts Council England.  That work is called ‘Culture is Our Plan’ and will be reviewed and refreshed annually. 

 

The presentation will include details of  work so far and the next steps planned toward the production of the plan by April 2021 to support Bradford’s bid for City of Culture. 

 

(Nic Greenan – 01274 431301)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

No resolution was passed on this item.

 

 

8.

COVID-19 - VERBAL UPDATE ON PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE COUNCIL'S COVID-19 PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

The Director of Public Health and the Assistant Director, Neighbourhood and Customer  Services will provide a verbal update on COVID-19 and on the Council’s COVID-19 Programme Management.

 

(Sarah Muckle – 01274 432805 / Ian Day 01274 433507)

 

Decision:

(1)       A written report be presented in February 2021 that gives detailed information on Public Health and the Council’s COVID-19 Programme Management activities, with a particular focus on fair and representative recruitment processes for Covid related positions.

 

(2)       That the spirit of the work ethic of NHS frontline staff including the Ambulance Service be highly praised for their efforts in            pulling together and making essential changes to ensure the best    possible care for patients during COVID-19.

 

ACTION:       Assistant Director, Neighbourhoods and Customer Services