Agenda and decisions

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 4th March, 2020 5.30 pm

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

Contact: Asad Shah - 01274 432280 

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 19 September 2019 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Asad Shah – 01274 432280)

 

 

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. 

 

(Asad Shah - 01274 432280)

 

 

5.

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.

 

 

6.

BIODIVERSITY SCRUTINY REVIEW: UPDATE ON BIODIVERSITY NET GAIN CONSULTATIONS pdf icon PDF 171 KB

The Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee received a 12 month update report on a review of biodiversity in March 2019.  The Committee requested an update in a further 12 months on the Government’s consultation on Biodiversity Net Gain.  The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “BQ”) provides this update.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Committee considers the issues outlined in the report.

 

(Danny Jackson – 01274 431230)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

The Committee notes the report and requests that officers bring a report back to the Committee when the Environment Bill is enacted.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Place

7.

BRADFORD BECK PILOT STUDY pdf icon PDF 97 KB

The Bradford Beck Pilot Study was first discussed by members in April 2013 and has been before the Environment & Waste Management Overview and Scrutiny Committee on an annual basis since then. It was resolved on 16th April 2019 that the ongoing collaboration between officers and Friends of Bradford Beck be supported; also that the Friends of Bradford Beck be congratulated for the work they have undertaken throughout the years.

 

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “BR”) outlines progress made in the financial year 2019- 2020.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the Friends of Bradford’s Becks and the Strategic Director,           Place be requested to work jointly on studies and proposals for      the Canal Road Area.

 

(2)       That the Friends of Bradford’s Becks be invited to report back in a       year’s time.

 

(3)       That this report be noted and that the ongoing collaboration       between officers and the Friends of Bradford’s Becks be             supported.

 

(Edward Norfolk – 01274 433905)

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)  That the report be noted and that ongoing collaboration between officers and the Friends of Bradford’s Becks be supported.

 

(2)  That the Friends of Bradford’s Becks and the Strategic Director, Place be requested to work jointly on studies and proposals for the Canal Road area.

 

(3)  That the Friends of Bradford’s Becks be invited to report back in 12 months time.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

8.

AN UPDATE ON THE PROGRESS OF ACTIVE BRADFORD'S JU:MP PROGRAMME IN 2019 pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Active Bradford is a partnership of agencies from across the District that are committed to working together to increase the number of people being active and playing sport across the Bradford District.

 

Last year Active Bradford presented to the scrutiny committee an update on the planning and development phase of JU:MP the Bradford Local Delivery Pilot.

 

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “BS”) sets out the progress JU:MP has made since June 2019 and the strategic developments that Active Bradford are undertaking.

 

Recommended –

 

That Members of the Committee note the current progress of Active Bradford.

 

(Zuby Hamard – 01274 432671)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)  That the Committee thanks partners for attending the meeting, and welcomes the progress made to date.

 

(2)  That Members look forward to receiving an update on Active Bradford, along with details of the “Accelerator Phase” of the JU:MP Programme.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

9.

BRADFORD DISTRICT ECONOMIC STRATEGY DELIVERY PLAN PROGRESS pdf icon PDF 204 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “BT”) will update the Committee on progress of the Delivery Plan for the Bradford District Economic Strategy 2018-2030. The report provides an overview of the delivery plan and highlights the key achievements to date, future priority actions and areas of focus for the Bradford Economic Partnership moving forward.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       Members note and comment on the report.

 

(2)       That a further annual report be brought in 12 months’ time.

 

(Mark Clayton – 01274 434558)


 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)  The Committee thanks Partners for their attendance at the meeting.

 

(2)  The Committee welcomes the positive information detailed in the report, and looks forward to receiving a further Annual report in 12 months time.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

10.

REGENERATION AND ENVIRONMENT OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

The report of the Chair of the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Document “BU”) presents the Committee’s Work Programme 2019-20.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Work programme 2019-20 continues to be regularly reviewed during the year.

 

(Licia Woodhead – 01274 432119)

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the Work Programme 2019-20 continues to be regularly reviewed during the year.

 

ACTION: Overview and Scrutiny Lead