Agenda and decisions

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 11th August, 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.

ENERGY CONTRACTS PROCUREMENT pdf icon PDF 90 KB

The report of the Assistant Director, Estates and Property (Document “D”) gives an explanation of the compliant method of procurement that City of Bradford MDC uses to buy energy contracts and a request from the committee that they are content that this method of procurement offers best value to the council. 

 

Recommended –

 

That councillors note the strategy of procuring energy through the YPO contract and that the performance of the contract should continue to be assessed against the market.  A review of this arrangement to be put before this committee whenever new contracts are required or should a periodic review of performance indicate that the arrangement may be able to obtain better value through alternative means.

 

(Neill Morrison – 01274 434003)

 

 

Decision:

 

 

Resolved –

 

This Committee requests that the comments and views raised by members be considered by officers as part of the procurement exercise

 

 

ACTION: Assistant Director, Estates and Property

 

(Neill Morrison – 01274 434003)

6.

USE OF THE CROWN COMMERCIAL SERVICES (CCS) FRAMEWORK: CONSTRUCTION WORKS AND ASSOCIATED SERVICES PROCUREMENT FOR THE TRANSFORMING CITIES PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 134 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “E”) The purpose of this report is to advise Members of the intention to use the Crown Commercial Services’ Construction Works and Associated Services Framework for a procurement in excess of £2m to provide technical support, scheme development and delivery of the Transforming Cities Programme (TCF) in accordance with the requirements of Contract Standing Order 4.7.4.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Committee note the contents of this report and the proposed use of the Crown Commercial Services Framework.

 

(Richard Gelder – 01274 437603)

 

 

Decision:

 

 

 

Resolved –

 

This Committee requests that the comments and views raised by members be considered by officers as part of the procurement exercise

 

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

 

(Richard Gelder – 01274 437603)