Decisions

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Decisions published

04/08/2022 - ANNUAL UPDATE ON ROAD SAFETY EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PUBLICITY IN THE BRADFORD DISTRICT ref: 5039    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford West Area Committee

Made at meeting: 04/08/2022 - Bradford West Area Committee

Decision published: 05/08/2022

Effective from: 04/08/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the contents of Document “F” be noted.

 

LEAD: Strategic Director, Place

 

 


04/08/2022 - BRADFORD WEST SAFE ROADS PROGRAMME 2022/23 ref: 5038    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford West Area Committee

Made at meeting: 04/08/2022 - Bradford West Area Committee

Decision published: 05/08/2022

Effective from: 04/08/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the Bradford West Area Committee approves the programmes of Safe Roads schemes for 2022/23 listed in Appendices 1 and 2 subject to the removal of Scotchman Road from the list of prioritised Traffic Regulation Orders in Appendix 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.

 

Action: Strategic Director, Place

 

 


04/08/2022 - OBJECTIONS RECEIVED TO THE PROPOSED TRAFFIC CALMING AND TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER FOR WAITING RESTRICTIONS ON THE AVENUE, CLAYTON. ref: 5037    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford West Area Committee

Made at meeting: 04/08/2022 - Bradford West Area Committee

Decision published: 05/08/2022

Effective from: 04/08/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the objections be upheld and the proposed pedestrian island and Traffic Regulation Order be abandoned and a revised traffic calming arrangement be advertised.

 

(2)       That the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

Action: Strategic Director, Place

 

 


04/08/2022 - LEYLANDS LANE, BRADFORD, TRAFFIC CALMING MEASURES - OBJECTIONS ref: 5036    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford West Area Committee

Made at meeting: 04/08/2022 - Bradford West Area Committee

Decision published: 05/08/2022

Effective from: 04/08/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the objections be overruled and the proposed traffic calming measures on Leylands Lane be implemented as advertised.

 

(2)       That the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

Action: Strategic Director, Place

 

 


04/08/2022 - OBJECTIONS RECEIVED TO THE TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER FOR WAITING RESTRICTIONS ON VARIOUS ROADS IN THE BRADFORD WEST CONSTITUENCY ref: 5035    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford West Area Committee

Made at meeting: 04/08/2022 - Bradford West Area Committee

Decision published: 05/08/2022

Effective from: 04/08/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

Deferred for officers to undertake a review of the existing Blue Badge Parking Place provision on Jesmond Avenue and report back to the Area Committee.

 

Action: Strategic Director, Place

 

 


04/08/2022 - OBJECTIONS RECEIVED TO THE TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER FOR WAITING RESTRICTIONS ON GREEN END, CLAYTON ref: 5034    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford West Area Committee

Made at meeting: 04/08/2022 - Bradford West Area Committee

Decision published: 05/08/2022

Effective from: 04/08/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the objections be partly upheld and the Limited Waiting element be removed from the proposal and the Traffic Regulation Order for waiting restrictions on parts of Greed End Clayton be sealed and implemented as otherwise advertised.

 

(2)       That the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

Action: Strategic Director, Place

 

 


26/07/2022 - Myrtle Park ACV ref: 5013    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is for the Strategic Director of Corporate Resources to consider whether Myrtle Park, Bingley shown edged and hatched red on plan number ACV0095 should be included in the List of Assets of Community Value or whether it should be included on the List of Land Nominated by Unsuccessful Community Nominations in
accordance with Part 5 Chapter 3 of the Localism Act 2011

Decision Maker: City Solicitor

Decision published: 05/08/2022

Effective from: 26/07/2022

Decision:

The Strategic Director of Corporate Resources is recommended to add Myrtle park,Bingley to the List of Assets of Community Value

Lead officer: Joanne Hyde


26/07/2022 - Bingley Town Hall ACV ref: 5014    For Determination

The purpose of this report is for the Strategic Director of Corporate Resources to consider whether Bingley Town Hall shown edged and hatched red on plan number ACV0096 should be included in the List of Assets of Community Value or whether it should be included on the List of Land Nominated by Unsuccessful Community Nominations in
accordance with Part 5 Chapter 3 of the Localism Act 2011

Decision Maker: City Solicitor

Decision published: 05/08/2022

Effective from: 26/07/2022

Decision:

The Strategic Director of Corporate Resources is recommended not to add Bingley Town Hall to the list of Assets of Community Value.

Lead officer: Joanne Hyde


02/08/2022 - Bingley Swimming Pool ACV ref: 5033    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is for the Strategic Director of Corporate Resources to consider whether Bingley Pool shown edged and hatched red on plan number ACV0097 should be included in the List of Assets of Community Value or whether it should be included on the List of Land Nominated by Unsuccessful Community Nominations in accordance with Part 5 Chapter 3 of the Localism Act 2011

Decision Maker: City Solicitor

Decision published: 05/08/2022

Effective from: 02/08/2022

Decision:

To recommend that the nomination of the property known as
Bingley Swimming Pool be accepted

Lead officer: Joanne Hyde


28/07/2022 - TRAINING, CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS ref: 5032    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That members complete the online training as soon as possible and give consideration to attendance at the events as provided.

 

Action: Members and the Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund


28/07/2022 - MAZARS EXTERNAL AUDIT REPORT TO JAG ref: 5025    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the report be noted.

 

ACTION:  Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


28/07/2022 - POOLING OF ACADEMIES ref: 5031    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

1.    That the principle to move towards pooling all academies for funding purposes be noted.

 

2.    That the outcome of the consultation exercise with all employers and updates to the Funding Strategy Statement will be considered in January 2023.

 

Action: Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund


28/07/2022 - REGISTER OF BREACHES OF LAW ref: 5024    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the entries on the Register of Breaches of Law 2021/22 be noted.

 

ACTION:  Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


28/07/2022 - 2022 ACTUARIAL VALUATION ref: 5030    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the report be noted.

 

Action: Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund


28/07/2022 - LOCAL GOVERNMENT PENSION SCHEME REGULATIONS UPDATE ref: 5023    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the report be noted.

 

ACTION:  Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund


28/07/2022 - BUSINESS PLAN 2022-2027 ref: 5029    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the report be noted.

 

Action: Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund


28/07/2022 - WYPF FINANCE REPORT ref: 5022    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the content of the annual report, including the financial and service performance, be noted.

 

Action: Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


28/07/2022 - PENSIONS ADMINISTRATION ref: 5028    For Determination

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the report be noted.

 

Action: Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund


28/07/2022 - RISK MANAGEMENT REPORT ref: 5021    For Determination

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the report be noted.

 

Action: Director, West Yorkshire Pension  Fund

 


28/07/2022 - APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR (Standing Order 35) ref: 5019    For Determination

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That Councillor Thornton be appointed Chair of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group for the municipal year 2022/2023.

 

Action: Interim City Solicitor

 


28/07/2022 - APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CHAIR (Standing Order 35) ref: 5020    For Determination

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 28/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That Councillor Winnard be appointed Deputy Chair of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group for the municipal year 2022/2023.

 

Action: Interim City Solicitor

 


27/07/2022 - APPLICATIONS RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL OR REFUSAL ref: 5026    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Area Planning Panel (Bradford)

Made at meeting: 27/07/2022 - Area Planning Panel (Bradford)

Decision published: 29/07/2022

Effective from: 27/07/2022

Decision:

A.       9 Wharfedale Rise, Bradford                                       Toller

 

Householder planning application for infill extensions to front of the property over two floors, with alterations to the roof design at 9 Wharfedale Rise Bradford BD9 6AU.

 

Resolved –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Strategic Director, Place’ technical report (Document “A”)

 

B.         The Horse And Farrier, Farriers Croft, Bradford

Bolton and Undercliffe

 

Full application for the change of use from a public house (sui generis) and 3-bed flat to a mixed use of community centre/place of worship (sui generis) plus addition of windows, doors and roof lights.

 

Resolved –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Strategic Director, Place’ technical report (Document “A”)

 

AND

 

C4. Before first use of the development hereby approved the bicycle stands shown on the approved plans shall be provided and they shall thereafter be kept available for their intended use.

 

Reason: In order to encourage the use of modes of travel other than the private car and to comply with Policy TR2 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document.

 

C5. Before first use of the development hereby approved the two Electric Vehicle car parking spaces shown on the approved plan shall be provided with access to a fully operation 3 pin socket on a dedicated 16A circuit, capable of providing a 'trickle' charge to an electric vehicle. Charging points should be provided via outdoor, weatherproof sockets within easy access of the parking areas. All EV charging points shall be clearly marked with their purpose and thereafter kept available for their intended use.

 

Reason: To facilitate the uptake and use of low emission vehicles by future occupants and reduce the emission impact of traffic arising from the development in line with policy EN8 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document, the West Yorkshire Low Emission Strategy, and the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

C6. Before first use of the development hereby permitted at least one bat box and one bird box shall be installed to the outer face of this building and retained thereafter.

 

Reason: In the interests of local wildlife and to accord with Policy EN2 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document.

 

C.         Woodlands CE Primary School, Mill Carr Hill Road, Oakenshaw, Bradford

Tong

 

Full planning application for the construction of a new car park for school staff, electric vehicle charging and drop-off for pupils, revised site access, improved outdoor play provision and enhanced scheme of soft landscaping at Woodlands Church of England Primary School, Bradford, BD12 7EZ

 

Resolved –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Strategic Director, Place’ technical report (Document “A”)

 

AND

 

The amendment to condition 3 as detailed below:

 

Before the new car park is brought into use, the Off-Site Highway Improvements comprising :

 

- Relocation of the existing speed hump on Mill Carr Hill Road in order to facilitate access

- Provision of pedestrian guard railing to Mill Carr Hill Road.

- Associated adjustments to existing road markings within Mill Carr Hill Road

- Zebra crossing on Mill Carr Hill Road

 

shall be completed as shown on Drawing Ref: AMA/20434/SK006.

 

Reason : In the interests of highway safety and to accord with Policy DS4 of the Bradford Local Plan Core Strategy.

 

AND

 

C11. Prior to the first use of the approved development a Community Use Agreement shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. This shall clarify arrangements for access to the playing pitch and car park for the general community including pricing and hours of operation and designate responsibilities for ongoing maintenance, security provision and public safety at all times of the playing pitch and car parking area during the varying times of the week.The community facilities shall thereafter be provided and maintained in accordance with the approved details.

 

Reason: To ensure the use is available for the full community and to accord with policy OS3 of the Replacement Unitary Development Plan and Policy EN1 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document.

 

D.         18 Ryelands Grove, Bradford                                               Heaton

 

Householder Planning Application for dormer windows to the front, side and rear along with internal alterations on the first floor (attic) at 18 Ryelands Grove, Bradford, BD9 6HJ.

 

Resolved –

 

That the application be approved subject to the following conditions.

 

1. The sides and the non-glazed sections of the face of the dormer windows hereby approved shall be clad using vertically hung slates of similar colour and finish to the existing roof slates.

 

Reason: To ensure the use of appropriate materials in the interests of visual amenity and to accord with Policies DS1 and DS3 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document.

 

2. No development shall be undertaken to the roof of the dwelling until the developer has carried out an up-to-date survey to establish the presence or otherwise of bats and/or bat roosts within the existing building, and until the survey and its findings have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Council.

 

Should the presence of bats be confirmed, no work shall be carried out until the developer has provided written confirmation to the Local Planning Authority of the granting of a Bat Mitigation Licence under the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017.

 

Reason for pre-commencement condition: To safeguard bats and bat roosts that may be found to exist on the site and to accord with Policy EN2 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document.

 

Action: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

 

 

 

 


06/07/2022 - PUBLIC QUESTION TIME ref: 4975    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Shipley Area Committee

Made at meeting: 06/07/2022 - Shipley Area Committee

Decision published: 26/07/2022

Effective from: 06/07/2022

Decision:

Resolved –

 

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

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Place

 


28/06/2022 - DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST ref: 4930    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Pension Board

Made at meeting: 28/06/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Pension Board

Decision published: 26/07/2022

Effective from: 28/06/2022

Decision:

All those present who were members or beneficiaries of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund disclosed, in the interests of transparency, an interest in all relevant business under consideration.

 

Action: City Solicitor


28/06/2022 - INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS ref: 4932    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Pension Board

Made at meeting: 28/06/2022 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Pension Board

Decision published: 26/07/2022

Effective from: 28/06/2022

Decision:

There were no appeals made to view restricted documents.