Decisions

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Decisions published

25/11/2021 - MINUTES OF WEST YORKSHIRE PENSION FUND INVESTMENT ADVISORY PANEL HELD ON 29 JULY 2021 ref: 4552    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 25/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the minutes of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund Investment Advisory Panel held on 29 July 2021 were considered.

 

                                                (Rodney Barton – 01274 432317)

 


25/11/2021 - MINUTES OF WEST YORKSHIRE PENSION FUND JOINT ADVISORY GROUP HELD ON 29 JULY 2021 ref: 4551    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 25/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the minutes of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group held on 29 July 2021 were considered.

 

                                                (Rodney Barton – 01274 432317)

 


25/11/2021 - STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 2020/21 ref: 4550    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 25/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

Resolved-

 

That the 2020-21 Statement of Accounts be approved and signed by the Chair of the Committee.

 

Action:  Director of Finance and IT

 

                                                            (Chris Chapman – 01274 433656)

 


25/11/2021 - AUDIT COMPLETION REPORT 2020/21 - AUDIT OF CITY OF BRADFORD METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COUNCIL ref: 4549    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 25/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

Resolved-

 

That the Committee:

 

·         noted the contents of the Audit Completion Report prior to approving the Statement of Accounts and

·         approved the letter of representations requested at Appendix A.

 

(Mark Outterside –  07824 086 593)

 


25/11/2021 - TREASURY MANAGEMENT MID-YEAR REVIEW UP TO 30 SEPTEMBER 2021 ref: 4548    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 25/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

Resolved -

 

That the details in paragraph 3 of Document “R” be noted and the report be referred to the 14 December 2021 Council meeting for adoption.

 

Action:  Director of Finance and IT/Governance, Scrutiny and Members Support Manager

 

                                                                        (David Willis – 01274 432361)

 


25/11/2021 - INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN 2021/22 - MONITORING REPORT AS AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2021 ref: 4547    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 25/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

Resolved -

 

(1)  That the anticipated coverage and changes of Internal Audit work during the year be endorsed.

 

(2)  That Internal Audit be requested to monitor the control environment, risk management and governance arrangements and continues to assess areas of control weakness and the ability of management to deliver improvements to the control environment when required.

 

Action:  Director of Finance and IT

 

                                               (Mark St Romaine – 01274 432888)

 


25/11/2021 - UPDATE ON COMPLAINTS PERFORMANCE AND ACTIVITY ref: 4546    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 25/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

Resolved -

 

(1)       That the performance improvements detailed within Document “P” be noted and that the ongoing improvement actions be supported.

 

(2)       That the 2021/22 full annual performance report is submitted to the Committee in Spring / Summer 2022.

 

Action:  Director of Finance and IT

 

                                                (Harry Singh – 01274 437256)

                                                (Tracey Banfield – 01274 434794)

 


25/11/2021 - MINUTES OF WEST YORKSHIRE PENSION FUND BOARD HELD ON 22 JUNE 2021 & 14 SEPTEMBER 2021 ref: 4545    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 25/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

Resolved-

 

That the minutes of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund Pension Board meetings held on 22 June and 14 September 2021 were considered and noted.

 

                                                (Caroline Blackburn – 01274 434523)

 


17/11/2021 - APPLICATION FOR A REVIEW OF A PREMISES LICENCE FOR TODAY'S EXTRA BRADFORD, 14 GAIN LANE, BRADFORD BD2 3LW. ref: 4531    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford District Licensing Panel

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Bradford District Licensing Panel

Decision published: 23/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

Resolved -

 

That having considered the evidence contained in the report of the Interim Assistant Director, Waste, Fleet and Transport Services (Document ‘O’); all valid representations made by the parties to the hearing; valid written representations received during the statutory period; the published statement of licensing policy and relevant statutory guidance, the Panel was minded that there be no change to the current permitted hours and that the following conditions be imposed: -

 

(a)   that the premises entrance door remains open to customers from 07:00 to 02:00 hours on Friday to Sunday;

 

(b)   that a shunt lock controlled by staff within the store be fitted to the entrance door;

 

(c)  that there be a minimum of three staff on duty in the store from 23:00 to 02:00 hours on Friday to Sunday;

 

(d)  that there be a minimum of two staff on duty from 02:00 to 07:00 hours on Saturdays and Sundays;

 

(e)  that one member of staff be SIA registered;

 

(f)   that the premises install a panic button behind the counter connected to the premises 24-hour alarm company monitoring facility. The panic button be audible instore if activated;

 

(g)  that the premises install a shunt lock which enables staff members to lock the entrance door remotely from behind the counter;

 

(h)  that the premises install, operate and maintain comprehensive digital colour CCTV with accurate time and date generation which continually record whilst the premises are open for licensable activities;

 

(i)    that all public areas of the licensed premises including entry and exit points be covered by CCTV which will record in any lighting situation, including any outside areas under the control of the premises licence holder;

 

(j)    that the CCTV system record clear images permitting the identification of individuals, enable facial recognition images (a clear head and shoulder image) of every person entering and leaving, in any light condition;

 

(k)  that all CCTV recordings be stored for a minimum period of 28 days with date and time stamping and viewable copies of CCTV recordings will be provided on reasonable request to the Police or Local Authority as soon as is reasonably practicable and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 (or any replacement legislation);

 

(l)    that additional/existing external lighting be installed, upgraded or re-positioned to provide improved visibility of the external areas. Professional installers will ensure that no additional light pollution will inconvenience nearby residents or road users; and

 

(m)                  that appropriate notices be prominently displayed internally and externally advising customers that the premises are covered by CCTV cameras and CCTV recordings including where necessary vehicle registration numbers be made available to the Police.

 

Reason – it is considered the above conditions are necessary to promote the prevention of Public Nuisance and Crime and Disorder licensing objectives.

The above conditions must be implemented by the 28th February 2022.

 

ACTION: Interim Assistant Director Waste, Fleet & Transport Services

 

                                                              (Melanie McGurk – 01274 431873)

 


17/11/2021 - APPLICATION FOR A PREMISES LICENCE FOR MASSEY'S, 87 WESTGATE, BRADFORD BD1 2RD. ref: 4529    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford District Licensing Panel

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Bradford District Licensing Panel

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That having considered all valid representations made by the parties to the hearing; valid written representations received during the statutory period, the published statement of licensing policy and relevant statutory guidance; the panel grants the application as applied for with the following conditions:

 

·         That noise from amplified and non-amplified music, singing and speech arising from regulated entertainment at the premises shall not be audible at the nearest noise sensitive premises.

·         That the premises license holder shall ensure that the external areas around the perimeter of the premises are kept clear of litter and refuse.

·         No licensable activities shall take place at the premises unless or until a CCTV system (with satisfactory internal and external coverage) of a standard acceptable to and to the written satisfaction of West Yorkshire Police and the Licensing Authority has been installed at the premises.  The approved CCTV shall be maintained in good working order and used at all times the premises remain open to the public for licensable activities. Any CCTV footage shall be kept for at least 28 days and be available to the Licensing Authority or a Responsible Authority on request.

 

Reason – It is considered that the above conditions are necessary to ensure compliance with the Prevention of Crime and Disorder objective and the Public Nuisance objective of the Licensing Act.

 

ACTION: Interim Director, Waste, Fleet and Transport Services


18/11/2021 - APPLICATION FOR THE REVIEW OF A PERSONAL LICENCE ref: 4530    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford District Licensing Panel

Made at meeting: 18/11/2021 - Bradford District Licensing Panel

Decision published: 18/11/2021

Effective from: 18/11/2021

Decision:

Decisions

 

That having considered the evidence contained in the report of the Interim Assistant Director, Waste, Fleet and Transport Services (Document ‘Q’), the published statement of licensing policy and relevant guidance and to support Part 4 of the licensing policy objectives (prevention of crime and disorder), the panel revoke the personal licence held by Miss J Gumbley.  

 

ACTION: Assistant Director, Waste, Fleet and Transport Services