Agenda

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 22nd January, 2019 5.30 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - City Hall, Bradford. View directions

Contact: Asad Shah - 01274 432280 

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.

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.

REFERRALS TO THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

Any referrals that have been made to this Committee up to and including the date of publication of this agenda will be reported at the meeting.

B. OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY ACTIVITIES

5.

DEPARTMENT OF PLACE PROPOSED FINANCIAL PLAN UPDATED 2019/20 TO 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 169 KB

This report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “AD”) covers initial draft Department of Place budget proposals for consultation pertaining to theRegeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee and for consultation with the public, interested parties, staff and Trade Unions for 2019-2021.

 

Recommended –

 

That Members of the Committee note the budget proposals and provide comment to inform the consultation process.

 

(Steve Hartley - 01274 434748)

 

 

6.

LIBRARY SERVICE pdf icon PDF 124 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “AE”) is a proposal that responds to the need to realign the library service to deliver savings of £950k, in 2019/20.

 

Recommended –

 

That Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee consider the content of this report.

 

(Maggie Pedley – 01274 432626)

 

 

Additional documents:

7.

STREET LIGHTING INVEST TO SAVE STRATEGY pdf icon PDF 89 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “AF”) is to provide information to this committee regarding the Street Lighting Strategy. It provides details of the Invest to Save proposal to replace all street lighting lanterns with energy efficient LED units and the replacement of life expired street lighting columns.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       The Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny        Committee    note the proposed investment strategy for the Council’s street lighting asset, the outline programme for delivery         and welcome the proposed approach.

 

(2)       It is the intention of the Strategic Director, Place to award a          contract for the surveying, design and installation of street             lighting columns and lanterns to deliver the Street Lighting             Replacement Strategy over a 5 year period. As the estimated     value of the contract is in excess of £5 million this matter is          therefore reported to the Committee in accordance with             Paragraph 4.6 of Part 3G of the Council’s Constitution (Contracts          Standing Orders).

 

(Allun Preece – 01274 434019)

 

 

8.

WEST YORKSHIRE LOCAL TRANSPORT PLAN PERFORMANCE REPORT pdf icon PDF 185 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “AG”) updates the committee on the outcome of the delivery of the 2017/18 programme of schemes of the Local Transport Plan and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s progress towards adoption of the replacement Transport Strategy for West Yorkshire.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That progress on transport programmes across both Integrated           Transport Block and Highways Maintenance Block allocations in the 2017/18 financial year be noted.

 

(2)       That a further report on the progress of delivering the first year of         the next 5-year Implementation Plan of the replacement WYTS be presented to a future meeting of this committee.

 

(Richard Gelder – 01274 437603)

 

 

9.

REGENERATION AND ENVIRONMENT OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE - WORK PROGRAMME 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 67 KB

The report of the Chair of the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Document “AH”) includes the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee work programme for 2018/19.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That members consider and comment on the areas of work included in the work programme.

 

(2)       That members consider any detailed scrutiny reviews that they may wish to conduct.

 

(Mustansir Butt – 01274 432574)

 

 

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