Agenda and decisions

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 14th July, 2020 5.30 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - City Hall, Bradford

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.

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.

5.

VERBAL DISCUSSION WITH OFFICERS RELATING TO COVID-19 AND HOW THE PANDEMIC HAS AFFECTED THE AREAS OF REGENERATION AND ENVIRONMENT ACROSS THE DISTRICT

The Strategic Director, Place will give a verbal presentation in relation to Covid-19 and how the pandemic has affected the areas of regeneration and environment across the district.

 

(Steve Hartley – 01274 434748)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That officers be thanked for attending the meeting and providing detailed responses to Members questions.

 

                                                            (Steve Hartley – 01274 434748)

                                                            (Ian Day – 01274 433507)

                                                            (Shelagh ONeill – 01274 432076)

                                                            (Phil Barker – 01274 432616)

                                                            (Julian Jackson – 01274 433766)

                                                            (Susan Spink – 01274 434779)

6.

SOUTH EAST BRADFORD LINK ROAD: SEEKING ENDORSEMENT TO FOLLOW THE PROCUREMENT ROUTE RECOMMENDED pdf icon PDF 990 KB

The report of the Strategic Director (Document “A”) is to seek Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee approval to the procurement strategy for the development of the Outline and Full Business Cases for the proposed South East Bradford Link Road which is to be delivered as part of the West Yorkshire+ Transport Fund portfolio.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee approve the procurement strategy for the appointment of a suitably qualified consultant to develop the required business cases (OBC and FBC) to support the delivery of the South East Bradford Link Road project through an appropriate Framework as described in this report.

 

(Richard Gelder – 01274 437603)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

No resolution was made by the Committee.

 

                                                                        (Richard Gelder – 01274 437603)

7.

RESOLUTION TRACKING 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

The report of the Chair of the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Document “B”) details the progress made against the resolutions passed by the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee, during the 2019-20 Municipal Year.

 

Recommended –

 

That members consider and comment on the recommendations made in the 2019-20 Municipal Year, with particular focus on recommendation areas where no or insufficient progress has been made.

 

(Mustansir Butt – 01274 432574)

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the progress made against the recommendations made by the Committee in the 2019-20 Municipal Year be acknowledged.

 

                                                            (Mustansir Butt – 01274 432574)

8.

REGENERATION AND ENVIRONMENT OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE - DRAFT WORK PROGRAMME 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

The report of the Chair of Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Document “C”) presents the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee draft work programme for 2020/21. 

 

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)

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved -

 

That Members discussed, amended and agreed the Committee’s Work Programme for 2020/21.

 

                                                                        (Mustansir Butt – 01274 432574)