Agenda and decisions

Keighley Area Committee
Thursday, 14th October, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Keighley Town Hall, Keighley

Contact: Jane Lythgow 

Items
No. Item

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 1 July 2021 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Jane Lythgow – 01274 432270)

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. 

 

(Jane Lythgow - 01274 432270)

 

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 12 October 2019.

 

(Jane Lythgow - 01274 432270)

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the Strategic Director, Place, be requested to provide a written response to the four public questions submitted.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Place

 

6.

REFERRALS TO THE COMMITTEE

The Regulatory and Appeals Committee, at a meeting on 23rd September 2021, resolved, in relation to Aire Valley Business Centre, Lawkholme Lane, Keighley, as follows:-

 

That it be recommended that the Keighley Area Committee review the left-turn-only signs at the junction along North Street, Keighley in order to improve the junction.

 

Members are asked to consider how they wish to deal with this resolution.

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the Strategic Director, Place, be requested to provide a report, to the meeting scheduled for 25 November 2021, on the options available to the Committee with regard to the left turn only signs in an endeavour to improve the junction along North Street, Keighley. 

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Place

 

7.

ANNUAL UPDATE ON ROAD SAFETY EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PUBLICITY IN THE BRADFORD DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 203 KB

The Strategic Director, Place, will present a report, (Document “C”) which provides an update on current casualty levels and trends in the Bradford District and on the Road Safety Education, Training and Publicity initiatives aimed at reducing those casualties.

 

Recommended –

 

That an evidence based approach to determining Road Safety priorities continues to be supported.

 

(Becky James – 01274 437409/ 07929 747447)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

1.    That the evidence based approach to determining Road Safety priorities continues to be supported.

 

2.    That the Strategic Director, Place, be requested to include in the next annual report to the Committee, details of schools not engaging in the Road Safety Education and Training initiatives and plans to attract those schools which are historically disengaged.

 

3.    That the Strategic Director, Place, be requested to provide the most current data, on an individual ward basis, for road casualties in the Keighley constituency.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Place