Agenda and decisions

Bradford West Area Committee
Thursday, 25th February, 2021 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

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 – 07541 624384)

 

 

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 23 February 2021.

 

(Asad Shah – 07541 624384)

 

 

5.

AN UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN BRADFORD DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 150 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “C”) provides an update on COVID-19 in Bradford District.  It describes the district response between March 2020 and January 2021.  The latest data on cases, admissions and deaths will be reported verbally at the meeting. 

 

The report sets out how the Bradford District COVID-19 response is being managed, explaining the leadership role of the COVID-19 Management Group and the working groups that feed it.

 

Recommended –

 

That Bradford West Area Committee notes the contents of the report and the work that is taking place across district to respond to the Covid 19 pandemic.

 

(Ian Day – 07896 728186)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the information provided in Document C be noted.

 

LEAD:            Assistant Director, Neighbourhoods and Customer Services

 

 

6.

AN UPDATE ON COVID-19 RELATED COMMUNICATIONS IN BRADFORD DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 133 KB

The report of the Chief Executive (Document “D”) provides an update on COVID-19 communications in Bradford District. It describes the district communications response between March 2020 and January 2021. 

 

The report sets out how the Council-led system-wide communications response to COVID-19 across the Bradford District is being managed, explaining the leadership and co-ordination role of the System Communications Group, communications activities throughout the pandemic so far, and NHS-led planning for vaccinations. 

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That Bradford West Area Committee notes the contents of the   report and the communications work that is taking place across   district to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

(Jenny Cryer – 07582 103747)

 

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That Community Action Bradford & District (CABAD), Racial       Equality Network (REN) and the Urban Reach Partnership CIC be   requested to attend the first meeting of the Bradford West Area   Committee in the Municipal Year 2021/22,to give a detailed           presentation on their respective organisation’s focus based            community engagement work on COVID-19 in the Bradford West         area.

 

(2)       That officers be requested to examine the credentials of Urban Reach Partnership CIC and that, following this examination,            Officers report the outcomes directly to the Members of the             Bradford West Area Committee.

 

ACTION:       Assistant Director, Office of the Chief Executive

 

 

7.

OBJECTIONS RECEIVED TO THE TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER FOR WAITING RESTRICTIONS ON VARIOUS ROADS IN THE BRADFORD WEST CONSTITUENCY pdf icon PDF 695 KB

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

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the No Waiting At Any Time restrictions proposed for the   area between Sandsend Close and Neville Grove be removed from     the draft Order, and the remaining objections be overruled and the   Traffic Regulation Order be sealed and implemented as otherwise             advertised.

 

(2)       That the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the No Waiting At Any Time restrictions proposed for the   area between Sandsend Close and Neville Grove be removed from     the draft Order, and the remaining objections be overruled and the   Traffic Regulation Order be sealed and implemented as otherwise             advertised.

 

(2)       That the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

8.

WASTE SERVICES - BRADFORD WEST SERVICE PROVISION - UPDATE pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “F”) will update the Committee on actions from the previous brief in November 2020 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.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       Members are asked to consider this report 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)

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That a report be presented to the first meeting of the Bradford    West Area Committee in the Municipal Year 2021/22 that focuses    on the Waste Services delivery plan that had been designed in         consultation with Ward Officers.

 

(2)       That an online training session be arranged for elected Members          of the Bradford West area that wish to help the community in its    Waste Services.

 

LEAD:            Strategic Director, Place