Agenda and decisions

Bradford South Area Committee - Thursday, 15th February, 2024 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Yusuf Patel 

Items
No. Item

1.

ALTERNATE MEMBERS (Standing Order 34)

The Director of Legal and Governance 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 must consider their interests, and act according to the following:

 

Type of Interest

You must:

 

 

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Disclose the interest; not participate in the discussion or vote; and leave the meeting unless you have a dispensation.

 

 

Other Registrable Interests (Directly Related)

OR

Non-Registrable Interests (Directly Related)

Disclose the interest; speak on the item only if the public are also allowed to speak but otherwise not participate in the discussion or vote; and leave the meeting unless you have a dispensation.

 

 

Other Registrable Interests (Affects)

OR

Non-Registrable Interests (Affects)

Disclose the interest; remain in the meeting, participate and vote unless the matter affects the financial interest or well-being

 

(a) to a greater extent than it affects the financial interests of a majority of inhabitants of the affected ward, and

 

(b) a reasonable member of the public knowing all the facts would believe that it would affect your view of the wider public interest; in which case speak on the item only if the public are also allowed to speak but otherwise not do not participate in the discussion or vote; and leave the meeting unless you have a dispensation.

 

(2)       Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(3)       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. 

 

(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. 

 

(Yusuf Patel – 01274 434579)

4.

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 Director of Legal and Governance in Room 112, City Hall, Bradford, BD1 1HY, by mid-day on …

 

(Yusuf Patel – 01274 434579)

 

5.

COPPICE WOOD AVENUE, BRADFORD - PETITION pdf icon PDF 325 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit a report (Document “V”) that considers a petition requesting the removal of an existing residents only permit parking scheme on Coppice Wood Avenue.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)           That the request to remove the existing permit parking on Coppice Wood Avenue (and Grove) be added to the waiting list for a Traffic Regulation Order to be considered as and when future Safe Roads budgets are prioritised.

 

(2)           That the lead petitioner be informed accordingly.

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Regeneration & Environment

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)          That the request to remove the existing permit parking on Coppice Wood Avenue (and Grove) be added to the waiting list for a Traffic Regulation Order to be considered as and when future Safe Roads budgets are prioritised.

 

(2)          That the lead petitioner be informed accordingly.

To be actioned by: Strategic Director Place

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Regeneration & Environment

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

6.

BRADFORD SOUTH SAFE ROADS PROGRAMME 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 256 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit a report (Document “W”) thatseeks approval for the 2024/25 Safe Roads programme for the Bradford South Constituency.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)           That the Bradford South Area Committee approves the programmes of Safe Roads schemes for 2024/25 listed in Appendices 1 and 2.

 

(2)           That any Traffic Regulation Orders, or any legal procedures linked to the processing of traffic calming measures or pedestrian crossing facilities which are necessary to implement the chosen schemes be approved for processing and advertising subject to the scheme details being agreed with the local Ward Members.

 

 

(3)           That any valid objections to the advertised Traffic Regulation Orders, traffic calming, or pedestrian facilities be submitted to this Area Committee for consideration or in the event of there being no valid objections the Traffic Regulation Orders be sealed and implemented and the traffic calming, or pedestrian facilities be implemented as advertised.

 

(4)           That should inflationary pressures on the projects listed in Appendices 1 and 2 make delivery of the full programme impossible a further report be brought to the Area Committee to reconsider scheme priorities.

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Regeneration & Environment

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That  the programmes of Safe Roads schemes for 2024/25 listed in     Appendices 1 and 2 to Document “W” be approved subject to the           inclusion of items in Appendix 2 for Coppice Wood Avenue/Grove    (removal of permit parking) and Beacon Road near Beacon             Community Church (restrictions to accommodate funeral vehicles      and access bus) and a correction in Appendix 2 to the entry for        Reevy Avenue to include Beacon Grove.

 

(2)      That an item for a Pedestrian Crossing on Halifax Road at its     junction with St Paul’s Avenue be added to Appendix 4 to      Document “W”.

 

(3)      That any Traffic Regulation Orders, or any legal procedures linked      to the processing of traffic calming measures or pedestrian       crossing facilities which are necessary to implement the chosen    schemes be approved for processing and advertising subject to     the scheme details being agreed with the local Ward Members.

 

(4)       That any valid objections to the advertised Traffic Regulation    Orders, traffic calming or pedestrian facilities be submitted to this Area Committee for consideration or in the event of there being          no valid objections the Traffic Regulation Orders be sealed and             implemented and the traffic calming or pedestrian facilities be implemented as advertised.

 

(5)       That should inflationary pressures on the projects listed in        Appendices 1 and 2 to Document “W” make delivery of the full         programme impossible a further report be brought to the Area           Committee to reconsider scheme priorities.

 

(6)       That the Bradford South Area Coordinator looks into how the                enforcement of TRO’s can be improved and the findings be reported back to this Area Committee.

 

To be actioned by: Strategic Director Place / Area Coordinator (6)

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Regeneration & Environment

(Andrew Smith – 01274 434674)

 

7.

INVESTMENTS WITHIN BRADFORD SOUTH FROM THE COUNCIL'S PLAYABLE SPACES AND SPORTS PITCHES INVESTMENT PROGRAMMES pdf icon PDF 180 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit a report (Document “X”) which providesa progressupdate ondelivery ofthe Council’s Playable Spaces and Sports Pitches Investment Programmes within Bradford South.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Bradford South Area Committee notes the content of this report and welcomes the significant capital investment into parks and green spaces facilities within the area.

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Regeneration & Environment

 

(Phil Barker – 01274 432616)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the contents of Document “X” be noted and that the significant capital investment into parks and green spaces facilities within the area be welcomed.

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Regeneration & Environment

 

(Phil Barker – 01274 432616)

 

8.

DEVELOPMENT OF PROPOSALS FOR A PARK AND RIDE SITE IN SOUTH BRADFORD pdf icon PDF 129 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit a report (Document “Y”) which details the background and continued development of the Park and Ride proposals in South Bradford as part of the Transforming Cities Fund programme. The report also covers the history and context of proposals to develop the South Bradford Park and Ride scheme.

 

Recommended –

 

That the committee notes the contents of this report.

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Regeneration & Environment

 

(Darren Badrock – 07582 101408)

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the contents of Document “Y” be noted.

 

(2)       That this Area Committee supports the proposed improvements in      bus priority lanes along the Manchester Road corridor, however         the proposed Richard Dunn Park and Ride Scheme should not be           pursed in line with the views expressed through the consultation            process.

 

To be actioned by: Strategic Director Place

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Regeneration & Environment

 

(Darren Badrock – 07582 101408)

 

 

9.

SMART STREET LIGHTING - UPDATE ON PROJECT PROGRESS pdf icon PDF 185 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit a report (Document “Z”) which provides Members with a progress update on the Smart Street Lighting Project and the work undertaken to date in the Bradford South constituency.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)           That Members acknowledge the progress of the Smart Street Lighting project in Bradford South and welcome future updates.

 

(2)           That Members endorse the project and the positive impact for the Bradford South constituency and its wards.

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Regeneration & Environment

 

(Allun Preece – 01274 434019)

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)           That the progress of the Smart Street Lighting project in Bradford South be acknowledged and that this Area Committee welcomes future updates.

 

(2)           That the project and the positive impact for the Bradford South constituency and its wards be endorsed.

 

(3)       That the views expressed by Members on the Smart Street Lighting project be taken on board, in particular that the Contractor takes a more proactive role in dealing with complaints.

 

To be actioned by: Strategic Director Place

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Regeneration & Environment

 

(Allun Preece – 01274 434019)

 

 

 

10.

REQUEST FOR REALLOCATION OF COMBINED FUNDING 2023-2024 BRADFORD SOUTH pdf icon PDF 105 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit a report (Document “AA”) which requests members to consider the reallocation of Combined Funds returned from a Bradford South organisation from the amalgamation of funding from United Kingdom Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), West Yorkshire Mayor’s Cost of Living fund (CoLF) and Household Support Fund (HSF) for Round 2.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Area Committee agree the proposals for the funding allocations as outlined within section 2.7 and 3.1 of this report.

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Corporate

 

(Ishaq Shafiq – 01274 431155)

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

Members agreed for the remaining underspend detailed within Document “AA” and any further underspend to be allocated towards the purchase of electrical blankets and other resources to support eligible individuals, families and service provision.

 

To be actioned by: Bradford South Area Coordinator

 

Overview and Scrutiny Area: Corporate

(Ishaq Shafiq – 01274 431155)