Agenda and decisions

Keighley Area Committee
Tuesday, 21st January, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Keighley Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Jane Lythgow 

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.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 21 November 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 Friday 17 January 2020.

 

(Jane Lythgow - 01274 432270)

 

6.

ILKLEY TOWN HALL, LIBRARY, KINGS HALL AND WINTER GARDEN - NOMINATION TO LIST PROPERTY AS AN ASSET OF COMMUNITY VALUE pdf icon PDF 110 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Resources, (Document “S”) informs Members that the Council has received a nomination to list Ilkley Town Hall, Library, Kings Hall and Winter Garden as an Asset of Community Value under the Localism Act 2011.

 

Document “S” 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 “S, the nomination of land at Ilkley Town Hall, Library, Kings Hall and Winter 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:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That it be recommended to the Strategic Director, Corporate Resources, that in accordance with option 1, contained in Document “S, the nomination of land at Ilkley Town Hall, Library, Kings Hall and Winter 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.

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Corporate

ACTION: Strategic Director, Corporate Resources

 

 

7.

BRADFORD OPPORTUNITY AREA - KEIGHLEY BRIEFING pdf icon PDF 541 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Children’s Services,(Document “T”) advises Members that Bradford has been identified as one of twelve, “Opportunity Areas”  for which the Department for Education (DfE) funds a small team to work with the District to agree and deliver priorities in improving social mobility.  The work is driven by an Opportunity Area Board made up of key stakeholders from across Bradford.  The group identified four priority areas of work:-

 

·         Strengthening school leadership and quality of teaching

·         Improving literacy and oracy (spoken English) including a focus on parental engagement

·         Helping young people access rewarding careers

·         Removing health related barriers to learning

 

Appended to the report are details of investment in a wide range of activity specifically focused on the Keighley area.

 

Recommended –

 

That the progress outlined in Document “T” be noted and the use of the Social Mobility Dashboard, Appended to Document “T” and  to support the work of the Area Committee, be endorsed. 

 

(Children’s Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

(Kathryn Loftus – 01274 434590)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the progress outlined in Document “T” be noted and the use of the Social Mobility Dashboard, Appended to Document “T” and to support the work of the Area Committee, be endorsed.

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Children’s Services

ACTION: Strategic Director, Children’s Services

 

8.

KEIGHLEY AREA WARD PLANS 2019-20 UPDATE pdf icon PDF 5 MB

Previous reference: Minute 59 (2018/19)

 

The Strategic Director, Place, will present Document “U” which outlines the work of the Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office in the period April to September 2019 to support Ward priorities within the Keighley Area Ward Plans 2019-20.

 

Recommended –

 

That the work of the Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office in the period April to September 2019 to support Ward priorities within the Keighley Area Ward Plans 2019-20 be noted.

 

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

(Jonathan Hayes – 01535 618008)

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the work of the Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office in the period April to September 2019 to support Ward Priorities within the Keighley Area Ward Plans 2019-20 be noted.

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Corporate

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

 

9.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES, APRIL - SEPTEMBER 2019 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Previous reference – Minute 60 (2018/19)

 

The report of the Strategic Director, Place, (Document “V”) provides information about community engagement activities undertaken by Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office during April – September 2019.

 

Recommended –

 

That the constructive engagement with a wide range of the public undertaken through community engagement activities by Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office in the period April to September 2019 be noted.

 

Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

(Jonathan Hayes – 01535 618008)

 

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the constructive engagement with a wide range of the public undertaken through community engagement activities by Keighley Area Co-ordinator’s Office in the period April to September 2019 be noted.

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Corporate

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place