Agenda

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 19th September, 2019 6.00 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.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meetings held on 16 April and 9 July 2019 be signed as correct records (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.

B. OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY ACTIVITIES

6.

UPDATE ON THE REVIEW OF THE HOUSING STRATEGY AND THE HOMELESSNESS & ROUGH SLEEPING STRATEGY pdf icon PDF 150 KB

The current Housing and Homelessness Strategy, A Place to Call Home, 2014-2019, is undergoing review with a shift towards producing two separate strategies.

 

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “M”) provides an update on progress and sets out consultation outcomes.

 

Recommended –

 

It is recommended that Member views are taken into account in the drafting of the 2 strategies.

 

Yusuf Karolia - 01274 434362

Sarah Holmes – 01274 432591

 

 

7.

SEDBERGH SPORTS AND LEISURE CENTRE AND SPORTS FACILITIES INVESTMENT PLAN pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Following previous reports to the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee and subsequent to the meeting of the 3rd July 2018, this report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “N”) provides Members with an update on progress made to date at Sedbergh Sports and Leisure Centre, and sets out the future direction of the Sports Facilities Investment Plan.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee consider and comment upon the progress made on the development of the new sports facility at Sedbergh.

 

Phil Barker – 01274 432616

 

 

8.

FLY TIPPING IN THE BRADFORD DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 250 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “O”) provides an update from the Environmental Enforcement Team with regards flytipping including information of new structural arrangements, strategies to deal with flytipping and information on numbers of notices and prosecutions in 2018/19.  The report also provides an update on the numbers of flytips reported to the council, the tonnage of fly tips and analysis of relevant waste data.

 

Recommended –

 

That the update on fly tipping and enforcement actions to address the problem are considered.

 

Amjad Ishaq – 01274 431066

 

 

9.

REGENERATION AND ENVIRONMENT OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE - WORK PROGRAMME 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 66 KB

The report of the Chair of the Regeneration & Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Document “P”) includes the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee work programme for 2019/20.

 

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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