Agenda and decisions

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 27th July, 2021 5.30 pm

Venue: the Banqueting Hall - City Hall, Bradford. View directions

Contact: Su Booth - 07814 073884 

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.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 19 January 2021 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Su Booth – 07814 073884)

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.

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. 

 

(Su Booth – 07814 073884)

 

6.

APPOINTMENT OF NON-VOTING CO-OPTED MEMBER

Under Article 6 of Part 2 of the Constitution the Committee may make a recommendation to Council for the co-option of non-voting members to the Committee.

 

The Committee is asked to recommend the appointment of the following Non-voting Co-opted Member for the 2021/22 Municipal Year:

 

·         Julia Pearson           Bradford Environmental Forum

 

(Mustansir Butt - 01274 432574)

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the appointment of the following non-voting co-opted representatives for the 2021/2022 municipal year be recommended to Council:

 

NON VOTING CO-OPTED MEMBERS:

 

Julia Pearson: Bradford Environmental Forum.

 

Action:  Overview & Scrutiny Lead.

 

                                                                        (Mustansir Butt – 01274 432574)

7.

WEST CORRIDOR BRADFORD IMPROVEMENT PLAN - CONTRACT STANDING ORDERS APPROVAL pdf icon PDF 161 KB

This report (Document “A”) advises Members of the intention to undertake two separate procurement exercises, both in excess of £2 million, to construct the improvement schemes at Great Horton Road/Horton Grange Road (tender 1) and the Toller Lane/Carlisle Road and Thornton Road/Cemetery Road junctions (tender 2) in accordance with the requirements of Contract Standing Order 7.2.1 (CSO 2021/22).

 

Recommended –

 

That the Committee note the contents of this report and the proposed timings of the procurement of the CIP scheme construction contracts. 

 

 

(Julian Jackson/Richard Gelder/Chris Bedford)

((01274) 433766, 437603, 437645)

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)  This Committee requests that the comments raised by members, be considered as part of the procurement exercise.

 

(2)  That officers be thanked for a comprehensive and detailed procurement report and look forward to future updates as appropriate.

 

 

Action – Strategic Director, Place.

 

                                                            (Jason Longhurst – 01274 434748)

8.

DRAFT 2021-2022 WORK PLAN pdf icon PDF 83 KB

The report of the Chair of the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Document “B”) presents the Committee’s Draft Work Plan for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

 

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 –

 

The Committee discussed and approved the 2021-22 Work Programme and agreed that the following topics should also be included into the work programme:

 

§  Progress made against the Single Use Plastics Scrutiny Review recommendations;

§  Omega Proteins;

§  City Centre Developments.

 

Actions – Overview & Scrutiny Lead.

 

                                                                  (Mustansir Butt – 01274 432574)