Agenda, decisions and minutes

Shipley Area Committee
Wednesday, 28th July, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Victoria Hall Saltaire

Contact: Jill Bell/Su Booth  01274 434580/07814 073884

Items
No. Item

18.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR (Standing Order 35)

To appoint a Chair for the Municipal Year 2021/2022.

Minutes:

 

Resolved –

 

That councillor Heseltine be appointed Chair for the Municipal Year 2021/2022.

19.

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CHAIR (Standing Order 35)

To appoint a Deputy Chair for the Municipal Year 2021/2022.

 

Minutes:

 

Resolved –

 

That Councillor Barker be appointed Deputy Chair for the Municipal year 2021/2022.

20.

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 items under consideration were received.

21.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 24 March 2021 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Jill Bell/Su Booth - 01274 434580/07814 073884 )

Minutes:

Resolved –

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 24 March 2021 be signed as a correct record.

22.

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. 

 

(Jill Bell/Su Booth - 01274 434580/07814 073884 )

 

Minutes:

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

23.

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 July.

 

(Jill Bell/Su Booth - 01274 434580/07814 073884)

 

Minutes:

No public questions were received.

24.

MOOR ROAD TRAFFIC CALMING - OBJECTION pdf icon PDF 590 KB

The report of the Director of Place (Document “A”) deals with an objection received from a nearby resident to the locations of the proposed road humps on Moor Road, Burley In Wharfedale.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)  That the objection be overruled.

 

(2)  That the proposed speed limit order and double white line system be implemented.

 

(3)  That the proposed road humps as shown on the drawing no.TDG/THN/104586/CON-1A be constructed on this section of Moor after the end of the embargo period.

 

(4)  That the objector be advised accordingly

 

(Simon D’Vali -01274 434674)

Minutes:

The report of the Director of Place (Document “A”) dealt with an objection received from a nearby resident to the locations of the proposed road humps on Moor Road, Burley In Wharfedale.  A further statement from the objector was read out at the meeting at their request.  While not objecting to traffic calming their concerned was the location of the of the proposed road humps which they felt would have more impact if they were positioned further towards Ilkley before the bed approaching Cragg House. In response the Principal Engineer, Traffic and Highways North acknowledged that there may be a casualty reduction issue in that location which could be addressed at a later time.

 

Resolved –

 

(1)  That the objection be overruled.

 

(2)  That the proposed speed limit order and double white line system be implemented.

 

(3)  That the proposed road humps as shown on the drawing no.TDG/THN/104586/CON-1A be constructed on this section of Moor Road after the end of the embargo period.

 

(4)  That the objector be advised accordingly

 

ACTION: Strategic Director of Place

 

 

25.

AREA WIDE TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER (TRO) REPORT pdf icon PDF 149 KB

The report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “B”) seeks approval for the 2021/22 Shipley Area Wide Traffic Regulation Order which is an element of this Committee’s Safer Roads Programme 2020/21 and 2021/22.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)  That the Shipley Area Committee reaffirms its commitment to those sites within Appendix 1 which it approved on 5 June 2020.

 

(2)  That the Shipley Area Committee approves the list of sites recommended for inclusion in the 2021/22 Shipley Various Sites Traffic Regulation Order attached as Appendix 1.

 

(3)  That approval be given to prepare and advertise the Traffic Regulation Order.

 

(4)  That any valid objections to the advertised Traffic Regulation Order be submitted to this Area Committee for consideration or in the event of there being no valid objections the Traffic Regulation Order be sealed and implemented as advertised.

 

(Simon D’Vali - 01274 434674)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “B” together with an amended Appendix which was circulated at the meeting) sought approval for the 2021/22 Shipley Area Wide Traffic Regulation Order which was an element of this Committee’s Safer Roads Programme 2020/21 and 2021/22.

 

In response to a member query the following amendment was made to paragraph 2.6 of Document “B”:

 

Delete “At the meeting on 5 June 2020, this Committee” and insert “On 5 June 2020 the Strategic Director of Place in consultation with the Regeneration, Planning and Transport Portfolio Holder”

 

Members were advised that proposals for schemes in their ward would be shared with them before they were advertised.

 

In response to a member question it was note that “Moving Orders” such as one way traffic systems, physical closures or access only schemes would be considered in April 2022.

 

Resolved –

 

(1)  That the Shipley Area Committee reaffirms its commitment to those sites within Appendix 1 (together with the additional schemes contained in the tabled amendment) which it approved on 5 June 2020.

 

(2)  That the Shipley Area Committee approves the list of sites recommended for inclusion in the 2021/22 Shipley Various Sites Traffic Regulation Order attached as Appendix 1.

 

(3)  That approval be given to prepare and advertise the Traffic Regulation Order.

 

(4)  That any valid objections to the advertised Traffic Regulation Order be submitted to this Area Committee for consideration or in the event of there being no valid objections the Traffic Regulation Order be sealed and implemented as advertised.

 

Note:  the following amendment to paragraph 2.6 of Document “B” was noted:

 

Delete “At the meeting on 5 June 2020, this Committee” and insert “On 5 June 2020 the Strategic Director of Place in consultation with the Regeneration, Planning and Transport Portfolio Holder”

 

ACTION: Strategic Director of Place

 

 

26.

2021 ANNUAL ROAD SAFETY REPORT pdf icon PDF 203 KB

The report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “C”) provides an update to members on current casualty levels and trends in the Bradford District and on the Road Safety Education, Training and Publicity initiatives aimed at reducing these casualties.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Area Committees continue to support an evidence based approach to determining Road Safety priorities.

 

(Becky James - 01274 437409/ 07929 747447)

 

Minutes:

The report of the Strategic Director of Place (Document “C”) provided an update to members on current casualty levels and trends in the Bradford District and on the Road Safety Education, Training and Publicity initiatives aimed at reducing these casualties.

 

The Chair asked whether there had been any analysis of the impact of delivering a virtual service during lock down.  In response it was noted that national evidence would be monitored but it was acknowledged that some aspects of the service such as pedestrian skills and bike ability had to be carried out face to face.

 

A member asked about the evaluation of the impact of school road safety training on road safety generally.  In response it was  noted that Road Safety GB had undertaken evaluation and that local evaluation had taken place with schools and they valued the service.  It was also  noted that where Councils had discontinued the service road casualties had increased.

 

In response to a member question it was agreed to include the number of children participating in bikeability in future reports.

 

Resolved –

 

(1)  That the Area Committees continue to support an evidence based approach to determining Road Safety priorities.

(2)  That staff and Voluntary Groups be thanked for their continued work to help make the Bradford District a safer place.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director of Place