Agenda and decisions

Shipley Area Committee
Wednesday, 28th November, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Denholme Mechanics Institute, Main Rd, Denholme, Bradford, BD13 4BL

Contact: Palbinder Sandhu 

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.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 12 September 2018 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Palbinder Sandhu – 01274 432269)

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. 

 

(Palbinder Sandhu - 01274 432269)

 

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 Monday 26 September 2018.

 

(Palbinder Sandhu - 01274 432269)

 

6.

*SHIPLEY AREA COMMITTEE AND SHIPLEY CONSTITUENCY AREA PARTNERS' ADVISORY GROUP (SCAPAG) ISSUES

Up to a maximum of 15 minutes will be allowed for SCAPAG members to raise new items of information, questions, requests or suggestions that may have arisen within their organisation/neighbourhood and which are relevant to raise at the meeting.

 

Issues raised in accordance with the above must be received in writing by the Shipley Area Co-ordinator’s Office in Shipley Town Hall, Shipley, BD18 3EJ, by mid-day on Monday 26 November 2018.

 

(Damian Fisher – 01274 437146)

Decision:

No resolution was passed on this item.

7.

*SCAPAG MEETING NOTES - 27 JUNE 2018 pdf icon PDF 106 KB

The Area Co-ordinator will present the notes (Document “J”) of SCAPAG contributions made at the meeting with the Area Committee held on 27 June 2018.

 

Recommended –

 

That the notes be received.                                            

(Damian Fisher – 01274 437146)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the notes be received.

 

NO ACTION

8.

YOUTH SERVICE - SHIPLEY AREA pdf icon PDF 603 KB

The Strategic Director Place will submit “Document K” which gives an update on work undertaken by the Youth Service within the Shipley Area during 2017-18.

 

Recommended –

 

That the work undertaken by the Youth Service in the Shipley Area as detailed in Document “K” be welcomed.

 

(Children’s Services Overview & Scrutiny Committee)

 (Carys Bose – 01274 437146)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the work undertaken by the Youth Service in the Shipley Area as detailed in Document “K” be welcomed.

 

(2)       That the young people who attended the meeting be thanked for their participation and providing the Committee with their perspective on the Youth Service.

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Children’s Services

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

9.

NOMINATION TO LIST PROPERTY AS AN ASSET OF COMMUNITY VALUE - HARDEN MEMORIAL HALL pdf icon PDF 544 KB

 

The report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Resources, (Document “L”) informs Members that the Council has received a nomination to list Harden Memorial Hall as an Asset of Community Value under the Localism Act 2011.  The report considers whether the nomination and nominated asset meet the Asset of Community Value criteria set out in the Localism Act and contains a recommendation as to whether or not the nomination should be approved.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Committee recommend that that Director of Corporate Resources accept the nomination of the property known as Harden Memorial Hall, Wilsden Road, Harden, Bingley, BD16 1JP on the grounds that it meets the criteria and definition of an Asset of Community Value as set out in the Localism Act 2011.

 

(Corporate Overview & Scrutiny Committee)

(Nigel Gillatt – 01274 424224)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the Committee recommend that the Director of Corporate Resources accept the nomination of the property known as Harden Memorial Hall, Wilsden Road, Harden, Bingley, BD16 1JP on the grounds that it meets the criteria and definition of an Asset of Community Value as set out in the Localism Act 2011.

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Corporate Services

ACTION: Strategic Director, Children’s Services

10.

PARKS AND GREEN SPACES SERVICE ANNUAL REPORT pdf icon PDF 96 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit the annual report for the devolved Parks & Green Spaces Service (Document “M”) which reviews activity during thepast year and also considers the significant issues and proposed management structural changes that will have an effect over the coming 12 months with optionswhere available for future service delivery, investment and savings.

 

Recommended –

 

That the content of Document “M” be noted and the planned merger of the Cleansing Service be welcomed.

 

(Regeneration & Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee)

 (Ian Wood – 01274 432648)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the content of Document “M” be noted and the planned merger of the Cleansing Service be noted.

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Regeneration & Environment

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

11.

THE ALLOCATION OF THE COMMUNITY BUILDING GRANTS (EXTENDED COMMUNITY CENTRE CORE COSTS) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “N”) sets out the Community Building Grants allocation process.  Community Building Grants are for Voluntary and Community Sector organisations to support them in meeting their associated building related costs.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the proposed allocation process for Community Building Grants be noted.

 

(2)       That the Shipley Area Coordinator be requested to organise meetings of the Area Committee’s Grant Advisory Group to consider Community Building Grant applications for funding from groups within the Shipley Area. 

 

(3)       That the Shipley Area Coordinator be requested to bring a further report to a meeting within the 2018-19 municipal year, with recommendations from the Grant Advisory Group on how to allocate the Community Building Grants funds available. 

 

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

(Mahmood Mohammed – 01274 437467)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the proposed allocation process for Community Building Grants be noted.

 

(2)       That the Shipley Area Co-ordinator be requested to organise meetings of the Area Committee’s Grant Advisory Group to consider Community Building Grant applications for funding from groups within the Shipley Area. 

 

(3)       That the Shipley Area Co-ordinator be requested to bring a further report to a meeting within the 2018-19 municipal year, with recommendations from the Grant Advisory Group on how to allocate the Community Building Grants funds available. 

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Corporate

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

12.

STREET CLEANSING SERVICES, ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT AND COUNCIL WARDEN SERVICES pdf icon PDF 451 KB

The Area Co-ordinator will present a report (Document “O”) which is the annual report on street cleansing, environmental enforcement and council wardens. The report also provides information about the merger of the parks Service into Neighbourhood and Customer Services.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)          That the information in Document “O” be noted and welcomed.

 

(2)       That a further report be presented in 2019 outlining a new operational model based on constituency working.

 

(Corporate/Regeneration & Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committees)

(Damien Fisher/Louise Williams – 01274 437146/431066)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)          That the information in Document “O” be noted.

 

(2)          That a further report be presented in 2019 outlining a new operational model based on constituency working.

 

(3)          That the Area Co-ordinator be requested to set up a Members Working Group to be involved in the new process.

 

(4)          That the Street Cleansing, Environmental Enforcement and Council Warden Services staff be thanked for the day-to-day work they undertake in difficult circumstances.

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Corporate/Regeneration & Environment

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place