Agenda

Keighley Area Committee
Thursday, 21st November, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Keighley Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Jane Lythgow 

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.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 17 October  2019 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Jane Lythgow – 01274 432270)

4.

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)

 

5.

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 19 November 2019.

 

(Jane Lythgow - 01274 432270)

 

B. BUSINESS ITEMS

6.

OAKWORTH JUBILEE GARDEN - NOMINATION TO LIST PROPERTY AS AN ASSET OF COMMUNITY VALUE pdf icon PDF 189 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Resources, (Document “Q”) informs Members that the Council has received a nomination to list Oakworth Jubilee Gardens, a small landscaped area, as an Asset of Community Value under the Localism Act 2011.

 

Document “Q” considers whether the nomination and nominated asset meet the Asset of Community Value criteria set out in the Localism Act 2011. 

 

Members are asked to make a recommendation to the Strategic Director, Corporate Resources, to approve or not to approve the nomination. 

 

Recommended –

 

That it be recommended to the Strategic Director, Corporate Resources, that in accordance with option 1, contained in Document “Q” the nomination of land at Oakworth Jubilee Gardens be approved as an Asset of Community Value on the grounds that it does meet the criteria and definition of an Asset of Community Value as set out in the Localism Act 2011.

 

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

(Nigel Giillat – 01535 618297)

 

Additional documents:

7.

LOCAL HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE - UPDATE AND FUNCTION OVERVIEW pdf icon PDF 231 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “R”) details how the Planning, Transportation & Highways service currently manages the Local Highway Maintenance (LHM) function and allocates resources.

 

Document “R” also provides an update with regard to current operations being undertaken on the network and the costs of works undertaken in the current financial year.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the current operational methods adopted for Local Highway Maintenance be noted.

(2)       That the costs to date for the 2019/20 financial year be noted.

(3)       That the 2018/19 updated list of CAT C and D works as shown in Appendix 5 to Document “R” be noted.

(4)       That the list of completed and ordered CAT C and D works for 2019/20 as shown in Appendix 6 to Document “R” be noted.

(5)       That the details of gullies cleaned within the constituency as shown in Appendix  to Document “R” be noted..

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

(Andy Fisher – 01535 618297)