Agenda, decisions and minutes

Keighley Area Committee
Thursday, 5th April, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Keighley Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Jane Lythgow 

Items
No. Item

39.

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.

 

Minutes:

No disclosures of interest in matters under consideration were received. 

 

40.

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. 

 

(Jane Lythgow - 01274 432270)

 

Minutes:

There were no appeals submitted by the public to review decisions to restrict documents.

 

41.

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 3 April 2018.

 

(Jane Lythgow - 01274 432270)

 

Minutes:

There were no questions submitted by the public.

 

42.

HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE NON-CLASSIFIED ROADS AND SURFACE DRESSING ALLOCATION FOR KEIGHLEY CONSTITUENCY 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 159 KB

The Strategic Director, Place, will submit a report,  (Document “W”) which provides information on the Capital Highway Maintenance funding element of the Local Transport Plan for 2018/19 and makes recommendations on the allocation for Non-Classified Road Resurfacing Schemes and Surface Dressing Sites in the Keighley constituency. 

 

Recommended –

 

That the proposed programme of works for 2018/19 as shown in Appendices 2 and 3 of Document “W” be approved.

 

(Andy Fisher – 01535 618297)

Minutes:

The Strategic Director, Place, submitted a report, (Document “W”) which provided information on the Capital Highway Maintenance funding element of the Local Transport Plan for 2018/19 and made recommendations on the allocation for Non-Classified Road Resurfacing Schemes and Surface Dressing Sites in the Keighley constituency. 

 

Appendix 1 to Document “W” summarised, for information, the road surfacing schemes completed in the Keighley constituency during the 2017/18 financial year.

A recommended list of Non-Classified and Surface Dressing sites was included in Appendices 2 and 3 (respectively). 

Members were advised that the total value of schemes in Appendix 2 exceeded the allocated budget for Non Classified roads for 2018/19.   This was £1.25m for the whole of the Bradford Metropolitan District which equated to £250,000 for the Keighley constituency. 

The full list of Non-Classified resurfacing sites detailed in Appendix 2 were listed in priority order based on road condition. The schemes listed as a ‘priority’ were to an available budget of £250,000.  Members were advised that they may substitute schemes from the priority list with those from the reserve list as they deemed necessary to address local highway maintenance concerns. It was also reported that if it transpired that it was not feasible to progress any of the originally selected schemes they would  be substituted with alternatives from the reserve list.

The suggested programme of Surface Dressing sites, totalling approximately £215,000 was attached as Appendix 3 to the report.   The total value of those schemes did not exceed the capital allocation for 2018/19 for Surface Dressing and it was intended that all work would be completed on all of those sites although it was possible that some may be deferred due to conflicts with work by other bodies.

Members were advised that in order that programme delivery could be achieved within the 2018/19 financial year it was imperative that Members approved a works programme at the current time.

A Member referred to works proposed at Chantry Drive, Ilkley and expressed concern that any repairs could be undone when services were connected to new properties which were being constructed at that location.

It was requested that works at Wesley Place, Silsden be substituted for the proposed measures at St Johns Street.  A Member reported his belief that this would represent a better utilisation of the resources available as Wesley Place was a back street and used less frequently than St Johns Street.

It was questioned if works contained on the reserve list had a realistic chance of being undertaken and Members were advised that those proposals would eventually move up the priority order.  

 

Measures to improve Category A, B and C roads were questioned and it was explained that there was a separate budget for those works which went to the Executive for approval.   

Resolved 

 

That with the following substitution in Appendix 2 the proposed programme of works for 2018/19 as shown in Appendices 2 and 3 of Document “W” be approved.

 

·         The proposed scheme at Wesley Place, Silsden be replaced with  ...  view the full minutes text for item 42.

43.

KEIGHLEY AREA WARD PLANS 2017-18 UPDATE pdf icon PDF 512 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place, (Document “X”) outlines the work of the Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office during the period October 2017 to March 2018 to support Ward priorities within the Keighley Area Ward Plans 2017-18.

 

Recommended –

 

That the work of the Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office during the period October 2017 to March 2018 to support ward priorities within the Keighley Area Ward Plans 2017-18 be noted.

 

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

(Jonathan Hayes – 01535 618008)

Minutes:

The report of the Strategic Director, Place, (Document “X”) outlined the work of the Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office during the period October 2017 to March 2018 to support Ward priorities within the Keighley Area Ward Plans 2017-18.

 

Resolved –

 

That the work of the Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office during the period October 2017 to March 2018 to support ward priorities within the Keighley Area Ward Plans 2017-18 be noted.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

44.

KEIGHLEY AREA WARD PLANS 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place, (Document “Y”) presents six new Ward Plans for 2018-19 for consideration and adoption by Keighley Area Committee.

 

Recommended –

 

1.    That the six Ward Plans for 2018-19 as set out in Appendix A to Document “Y” be approved and adopted.

 

2.    That the Keighley Area Co-ordinator be requested to submit progress reports on a six monthly basis outlining the progress made in addressing the priorities contained in the Ward Plans 2018-19.

 

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

(Jonathan Hayes – 01535 618008)

Minutes:

The report of the Strategic Director, Place, (Document “Y”) presented six new Ward Plans for 2018-19 for consideration and adoption by Keighley Area Committee.

 

Resolved –

 

1.    That the six Ward Plans for 2018-19 as set out in Appendix A to Document “Y” be approved and adopted subject to the insertion by the Keighley Area Co-ordinator of a paragraph in each Ward Plan setting out Emergency Planning arrangements for each Ward.

 

2.    That the Keighley Area Co-ordinator be requested to submit progress reports, on a six monthly basis, outlining the progress made in addressing the priorities contained in the Ward Plans 2018-19.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

 

45.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES OCTOBER 2017 - MARCH 2018 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place, (Document “Z”) provides information about community engagement activities undertaken by Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office during the period October 2017 to March 2018.

 

Recommended –

 

That the constructive engagement with a wide range of the public undertaken through community engagement activities by the Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office during the period October 2017 to March 2018 be noted.

 

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

(Jonathan Hayes – 01535 618008)

Minutes:

The report of the Strategic Director, Place, (Document “Z”) provided information about community engagement activities undertaken by Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office during the period October 2017 to March 2018.

 

Resolved –

 

That the constructive engagement with a wide range of the public undertaken through community engagement activities by the Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office during the period October 2017 to March 2018 be noted.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)