Agenda and decisions

Shipley Area Committee
Wednesday, 15th January, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Shipley Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Jill Bell/Asad Shah  01274 434580/2280

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.

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.

 

(Palbinder Sandhu - 01274 432269)

 

5.

*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 13 January 2020.

 

(Damian Fisher – 01274 437146)

 

 

Decision:

No resolution was passed on this item.

 

 

6.

*SCAPAG MEETING NOTES - WEDNESDAY 17 JULY 2019 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

The Area Co-ordinator will present the notes (Document “O”) of SCAPAG contributions made at the meeting with the Area Committee held on 17 July 2019.

 

Recommended –

 

That the notes be received.                                            

(Damian Fisher – 01274 437146)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the notes be received.

 

 

7.

NOMINATION TO LIST PROPERTY AS AN ASSET OF COMMUNITY VALUE - SUN INN pdf icon PDF 197 KB

The Council has received a nomination to list the property known as the Sun Inn, apublic house and car park as an Asset of Community Value under the Localism Act 2011.

The report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Services (Document “P”) considers whether the nomination and nominated asset meet the Asset
of Community Value criteria set out in the Localism Act. Committee are asked to make a recommendation to the Director of Corporate Resources to approve the nomination or not.

 

Recommended –

 

Option 1, to recommend that the nomination of the property known as Sun Inn be approved as an Asset of Community value.

 

(Nigel Gillatt – 01274 434224)

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the nomination of the property known as Sun Inn be approved as an Asset of Community value.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Corporate Services

 

 

8.

YOUTH SERVICE UPDATE - SHIPLEY pdf icon PDF 214 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document Q) gives an update on work undertaken by the Youth Service in the Shipley constituency in the past 12 months and outlines the direction of travel for the next 12 months.

 

Recommended –

 

That the work undertaken by the Youth Service in the Shipley Constituency as detailed in this report be welcomed.

 

(Carys Bose – 01274 437158)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the work undertaken by the Youth Service in the Shipley Constituency as detailed in Document “Q” be welcomed and that the young people be thanked for attending the Shipley Area Committee to share their experiences.

 

LEAD: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

9.

UPDATE ON FAMILY HUBS IMPLEMENTATION AND OUTCOMES FROM THE CHILDREN'S CENTRE ESTATES CONSULTATION pdf icon PDF 244 KB

On 3 April 2018, the Executive agreed to implement the Family Hubs model for delivering prevention and early help to babies, children and young people from October 2018.

 

On 9 June and 9 July 2019, the Executive also agreed a number of recommendations to implement changes across the 41 children centre sites.

 

The report of the Strategic Director, Children’s Services (Document “R”) provides an update on implementation and Children’s Centre estates changes.

 

Recommended –

 

Shipley Area Committee is asked to note the report, progress to date and provide support and guidance on the on-going co-production of the Family Hubs offer.

 

(Anne Chester-Walsh – 01274 432904)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That Document “R” be noted.

 

LEAD: Strategic Director, Children’s Services

 

 

10.

BRADFORD OPPORTUNITY AREA: SHIPLEY BRIEFING pdf icon PDF 491 KB

As an ‘Opportunity Area’, DfE funds a small team to work with Bradford, to agree and deliver priorities in improving social mobility. Its work is driven by an Opportunity Area board made up of key stakeholders from across Bradford. This group identified four priority areas to work on:

 

·         Strengthening school leadership and the 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.

 

The report of the Strategic Director, Children’s Services (Document “S”) highlights the investment in a wide range of activity, as outlined in Appendix 1, which specifically focuses on the Shipley Area.

 

Recommended –

 

It is recommended that the programme progress be noted for information and the use of the Social Mobility Dashboard be endorsed to support the work of the Area Committee.

 

(Kathryn Loftus – 01274 434590)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the progress to date be noted and the use of the Social Mobility Dashboard be endorsed to support the work of the Area Committee.

 

LEAD: Strategic Director, Children’s Services

 

 

11.

PARKS AND GREEN SPACES ANNUAL REPORT pdf icon PDF 115 KB

The operational management and maintenance of Bradford District’s Parks and Green Spaces is a service devolved to Area Committees.  The service merged with the Street Cleansing Service in April 2019.

 

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “T”) seeks to review the activity during the past year and the trends and direction options where available for future service delivery.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Shipley Area Committee welcomes the content of this report and the smooth merger of the operational management and maintenance of Parks and Green Spaces with the Street Cleansing Service, whilst maintaining levels of service.

 

(David Cansfield – 01274 437026)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the contents of Document “T” and the smooth merger of the operational management and maintenance of Parks and Green Spaces with the Street Cleansing Service, whilst maintaining levels of service be noted.

 

LEAD: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

12.

STREET CLEANSING AND ENVIRONMENTAL WARDENS - PERFORMANCE AND CHANGES TO SERVICE DELIVERY pdf icon PDF 3 MB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “U”) updates the Committee on Street Cleansing services including detailed information on complaints and performance in relation to litter and flytipping since the recent service redesign in May 2019. The report also provides an update from the Environmental Wardens and Enforcement Team with information on new strategies to deal with waste and littering including numbers of notices and prosecutions in the constituency in 2018/19. 

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That Shipley Area Committee notes the information in this report          particularly the major changes to the service, the information on    complaints and monitoring of cleanliness standards and the          recent recruitment of staff.

 

(2)       That a further report is presented in 2020 outlining the full-year impact of operational changes made since April 2019.

 

(Damian Fisher – 01274 437146)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the contents of Document “U” be noted, in particular, the   major changes to the service, the information on complaints and   monitoring of cleanliness standards and the recent recruitment of          staff.

 

(2)       That a further report be presented in 2020 outlining the full-         year impact of operational changes made since April 2019.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place