Agenda

Bradford East Area Committee
Thursday, 17th October, 2019 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Fatima Butt/Tracey Sugden 

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.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 5 September 2019 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Fatima Butt – 01274 432227)

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. 

 

(Fatima Butt- 01274 432227)

 

5.

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 Tuesday 15 October 2019.

 

(Fatima Butt – 01274 432227)

 

B. BUSINESS ITEMS

6.

HEATH ROAD, BRADFORD - AN OBJECTION TO A RESIDENTIAL DISABLED PERSONS PARKING PLACE APPLICATION pdf icon PDF 535 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit Document “H” which considers an application for a Disabled Persons Parking Place at Heath Road, Bradford where the application has received an objection.

 

Recommended-

 

(1)       That the Committee determines whether or not to allow the installation of a Disabled Persons Parking Place at 23 Heath Road.

 

(2)       That the applicant and objector be informed accordingly.

 

(Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

                                                            (Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

7.

THORNBURY AVENUE, BRADFORD - AN OBJECTION TO A RESIDENTIAL DISABLED PERSONS PARKING PLACE APPLICATION pdf icon PDF 591 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit Document “I” which considers an application for a Disabled Persons Parking Place at Thornbury Avenue, Bradford where the application has received an objection.

 

Recommended-

 

(1)       That the Committee determines whether or not to allow the installation of a Disabled Persons Parking Place at 133 Thornbury Avenue, Bradford.

 

(2)       That the applicant and the objector be informed accordingly.

 

(Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

                                                                        (Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

 

8.

HIGHFIELD ROAD, IDLE TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER - OBJECTIONS pdf icon PDF 354 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit Document “J” which considers an objection received to the recently advertised Traffic Regulation Order for the former Fire Station site on Highfiled Road, Idle, Bradford.

 

Recommended-

 

(1)       That the objection be overruled and the Traffic Regulation Order be sealed and implemented as advertised.

 

(2)       That the objector be informed accordingly.

 

(Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

                                                                        (Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

9.

SPORT ENGLAND LOCAL DELIVERY PILOT - AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROGRAMME OF WORK pdf icon PDF 119 KB

The Area Co-ordinator will submit Document “K” which reports that in December 2017 Bradford was selected to become a local delivery pilot for Sport England; one of the 12 places nationally tasked to try and better understand what helps people to be active in communities across the country.

 

It reports that the Bradford Pilot is funded by Sport England and aims to make a step change in children’s physical activity levels to improve their health and social outcomes.  The programme will focus on children aged 5-14 and their families and will work with local communities and organisations to increase opportunities for children to be active and support families to enjoy being active for life.

 

Recommended-

 

(1)       That the Committee notes and welcomes the information in the report.

 

(2)       That where appropriate the Ward Plans and the Local Delivery Pilot Delivery Plan reflect joint priorities.

 

(Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

                                                                        (Ishaq Shafiq – 01274 431066)

10.

COMMUNITY ACTION BRADFORD AND DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Community Action Bradford and District was formed in 2017 to support and develop the voluntary and community sector.

 

The Strategic Director, Place will submit Document “L” which provides the Committee with an overview of the work undertaken by Community Action across the area.

 

Recommended-

 

That the information in the report be noted and welcomed.

 

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee) 

 

                                                                        (Ishaq Shafiq – 01274 431066)

Additional documents:

11.

UPDATE ON FAMILY HUBS IMPLEMENTATION AND OUTCOMES FROM THE CHILDREN'S CENTRE ESTATES CONSULTATION pdf icon PDF 639 KB

On the 3 April 2018, the Council’s Executive agreed to implement the Family Hubs model for delivering prevention and early help to babies, children and young people from October 2018.

 

On the 9 June and 9 July 2019, the Council’s Executive also agreed a number of recommendations to implement changes across the 41 children centre sites.

 

The Strategic Director, Children’s Services will submit Document “M” which provides an update on the implementation and Children’s Centre estates changes.

 

Recommended-

 

That the Committee note the report, progress to date and provide

support and guidance on the on-going co-production of the

Family Hubs offer.

 

(Children’s Services Overview and Scrutiny)

 

                                                            (Anne Chester-Walsh – 01274 432904)

 

 

12.

STREET CLEANSING - PERFORMANCE AND CHANGES TO SERVICE DELIVERY pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit Document “N” which updates Members on the Street Cleansing service and included detailed information on complaints and performance in relation to litter and fly-tipping.

 

The report also provides information on recent major changes including the merger with Parks and Green spaces, service redesign and the recent recruitment of new staff.

 

Recommended-

 

(1)  That the Committee notes the information in the report particularly the major changes to the service, the information on complaints and monitoring of cleanliness standards and the recent recruitment of staff.

 

(2)  That a further report be presented in 2020 outlining the full-year impact of operational changes made since April 2019.

 

(Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

                                                                                    (Damian Fisher – 01274 437146)

 

13.

PARKS AND GREEN SPACES ANNUAL REPORT pdf icon PDF 215 KB

The operational management and maintenance of Bradford District’s Parks

and Green Spaces is a service devolved to Area Committees.  The service

merged with the Street Cleansing Service in April 2019.

 

The Strategic Director, Place will submit Document “O” which reports on the

activity during the past year and the trends and direction options where

available for future service delivery.

 

Recommended-

 

That the Committee welcomes the content of the report and the smooth merger of the operational management and maintenance of Parks and Green Spaces with the Street Cleansing Service, whilst reducing the number of complaints to the service over the summer.

 

(Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

                                                            (David Cansfield – 01274 437026)

 

 

14.

NEIGHBOURHOOD WARDENS AND ENFORCEMENT pdf icon PDF 320 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit Document “P” which presents information about the work of the Neighbourhood Wardens and the Environmental Enforcement Team.

 

Recommended-

 

That the Committee notes and welcomes the information in the report.

 

(Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

                                                            (Ishaq Shafiq – 01274 431066)