Agenda

Bradford West Area Committee
Thursday, 29th July, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: the Banqueting Hall - 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.

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 XXXXX 2019.

 

(Asad Shah - 01274 432280)

 

B. BUSINESS ITEMS

5.

DUCHY DRIVE, HEATON, PROPOSED ROAD CLOSURE - OBJECTIONS pdf icon PDF 1 MB

This report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “D”) considers objections received to a recently advertised proposal to close a short section of Duchy Drive at its junction with Toller Lane, Bradford.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the objections be overruled and the proposed road closure to be constructed and implemented as advertised.

 

(2)       That the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

 

6.

COTTINGLEY ROAD, SANDY LANE - TRAFFIC CONDITIONS pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “E”) considers concerns raised by local residents in respect of traffic conditions on Cottingley Road, Sandy Lane

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the Bradford West Area Committee notes the residents’ concerns.

 

(2)       That the Bradford West Area Committee requests that the Police undertake appropriate enforcement action at this location.

 

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

 

7.

UPDATE ON COVID-19 RELATED COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT WORK IN BRADFORD WEST AREA pdf icon PDF 97 KB

 

The report of the Director of Public Health (Document “F”) provides an update on COVID-19 communications and community engagement work delivered or planned in the Bradford West Area by Urban Reach Partnership CIC. 

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That Bradford West Area Committee notes the contents of the report and plan detailing the key works to be delivered as part of the system response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

(Liz Barry – 07582 103101)

 

 

Additional documents:

8.

GRANT ALLOCATIONS 2019/21 pdf icon PDF 168 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “G”) informs the Area Committee of the grants awarded to projects within the Bradford West Area by the Area Co-ordinator’s Office in the financial years 2019/20 and 2020/21.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       Bradford West Area Committee approves that the Bradford West Area Co-ordinator, under delegated powers, has responsibility for making decisions on all grant applications administered by the Bradford West Area Co-ordinator’s Office, after seeking guidance from the Grants Advisory Group.

 

(2)       Bradford West Area Committee requests that the Bradford West Area Co-ordinator’s Office continues to ensure the effective allocation of all grant funding by providing appropriate support and advice to applicants.

 

(Noreen Akhtar – 01274 432597)