Agenda and decisions

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 12th February, 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.

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.

CLIMATE EMERGENCY UPDATE pdf icon PDF 292 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Resources (Document “BL”) is an update on the Council and District climate and environment emergency response and key issues arising.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That Members comment on and support the on-going work to   address the Climate and Environment Crisis, as summarised in            Document “BL”.

 

(2)       That the Committee supports the partnership working with WYCA        and reinforces the need for climate and environment investment           to form part of the Devolution process and through the UK Budget    2020.

 

(3)       Reflecting the dynamic nature of the context for this work            including the awaited government and city region material, it is       recommended that a further report be brought to the             Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee       in Autumn 2020.

 

(David Walmsley – 01274 432131)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the Committee supports the ongoing work to address the climate and environmental crisis.

 

(2)       That the Committee supports the partnership working with West           Yorkshire Combined Authority and the need for climate and            environment investment to form part of the devolution process.

 

(3)       That a further report be presented to the Committee in Autumn 2020.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Corporate Resources

 

(David Walmsley – 01274 432131)

 

 

6.

CITY CENTRE REGENERATION pdf icon PDF 246 KB

This report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “BM”) updates Scrutiny Committee on progress with city centre regeneration since its scrutiny hearing in October 2018.

 

Recommended –

 

Members are asked to consider the contents of Document “BM”.

 

(Clare Wilkinson – 01274 433537)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That officers be thanked for the detailed presentation and           welcome the many positive and exciting regeneration            developments outlined in the report.

 

(2)       That an update report be presented to the Committee in 12          months time.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

(Clare Wilkinson 01274 433537)

 

 

7.

REDEVELOPMENT OF CITY CENTRE MARKETS pdf icon PDF 124 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “BN”)  will update Members on the redevelopment proposals for the city centre markets.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       Members are asked to consider this report and to recommend that       a future progress report is presented to this committee in 12     months’ time.

 

(2)       Members will be invited for a site visit to view the construction of          the market taking place in 12 months’ time.

 

(Colin Wolstenholme – 01274 432243)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the Committee welcomes Document “BN” and the proposals       for the development of Darley Street Market, and requests an             update report in 12 months time.

 

(2)       That the Committee Members be invited for a site visit to view the         construction of the market in 12 months time.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

(Colin Wolstenholme – 01274 432243)

 

 

8.

SMART STREET LIGHTING PROJECT TEAM - ARRANGEMENTS TO PROCURE AND APPOINT A STRATEGIC PARTNER TO PROVIDE RESOURCES TO IMPLEMENT, MANAGE AND MONITOR THE PROJECT pdf icon PDF 91 KB

0In accordance with Contract Standing Orders 2019/2020, the report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “BO”) informs the Committee of the proposal to procure services with a total contract value in excess of £2m to ensure that there are resources in place to deliver the Smart Street Lighting project.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       The Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny        Committee approve the progression of the procurement of a    Strategic Partner for the Smart Street Lighting project.

 

(Allun Preece – 01274 434019)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the Committee supports the progression of the procurement of a Strategic Partner for the Smart Street Lighting project.

 

LEAD: Strategic Director, Place

(Allun Preece – 01274 434019)

 

 

9.

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 “BP”) 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.

 

LEAD: Scrutiny Lead

(Licia Woodhead – 01274 432119)