Decisions

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Decisions published

14/01/2021 - APPOINTMENT OF A STRATEGIC DIRECTOR PLACE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COUNCIL'S CONSTITUTION AND PAY POLICY STATEMENT ref: 4014    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Staffing Committee

Made at meeting: 14/01/2021 - Staffing Committee

Decision published: 15/01/2021

Effective from: 14/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       To appoint to the position of Strategic Director Place in    accordance with the Council’s Constitution and Pay Policy       Statement.

 

(2)       That  authority be delegated to an Appointments Panel, the responsibility to appoint to the position of Strategic Director Place and that the       Panel comprise five Elected Members (three Labour one Conservative and one Liberal Democrat and Independent Group) with the membership to be on the nomination of the Leader of Council, Leader of the Conservative Group and the Leader of the Liberal Democratic and  Independent Group (and shall include at least one Member of Executive).

                        

ACTION: Human Resources Director

(Anne Lloyd – 01274 437335)

 

 


12/01/2021 - THE BRADFORD DISTRICT ECONOMIC RECOVERY PLAN ref: 4009    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford and Airedale Health and Wellbeing Board

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Bradford and Airedale Health and Wellbeing Board

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved-

 

(1)  That the Board notes the Executive recommendations below:

 

·         thank Professor Zahir Irani and the Economic Recovery Board members for their valuable contribution to this crucial area of work

·         note the approach to Economic Recovery outlined in the report and the accompanying Bradford District Economic Recovery Plan

·         Recommend that the Economic Partnership takes the lead in taking this plan forward and uses the plan to inform the District’s approach to economic recovery supported by other appropriate partnership boards including the Skills Partnership and the Sustainable Development Partnership.

·         That these plans are progressed for the whole District, working with the Keighley and Shipley Towns Fund Boards and other partnerships.

 

(2)  That progress on the first element of the delivery of the Plan be reported to the Board in July 2021.

 

Action:  Interim Strategic Director, Place

 

                                            (Jason Longhurst - 01274 434748)

(Philip Witcherley – 01274 431241)

(Mark Clayton – 01274 434558)

 

 


12/01/2021 - FORMALISATION OF WELLBEING BOARD GOVERNANCE ARRANGEMENTS ref: 4010    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford and Airedale Health and Wellbeing Board

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Bradford and Airedale Health and Wellbeing Board

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

 

Resolved -

 

(1)          That, subject to the invitation of a representative of the Race Equality Network to become a member of the Board, the Health and Wellbeing Board supports and agrees the proposed focus of the Board’s activity; its membership; its operating model and implementation plan.

 

(2)          That the changes to the Terms of Reference of the Health and Wellbeing Board be referred to Governance and Audit Committee at its meeting in April 2021 as part of the changes to the constitution that will be considered at that meeting.

 

 

Action:  Executive Board Programme Director/City Solicitor

 

(James Drury - 07970 479491)

 

 


12/01/2021 - INTEGRATING CARE: PROPOSED CHANGES TO INTEGRATED CARE SYSTEMS AND PLACE-BASED INTEGRATED CARE PARTNERSHIPS ref: 4011    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford and Airedale Health and Wellbeing Board

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Bradford and Airedale Health and Wellbeing Board

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved-

 

That the views of the Board on the proposed changes to integrated care systems and place-based integrated care partnerships be noted and the Board be kept updated on the progress being made.

 

Action:  Executive Board Programme Director

 

                                                                        (James Drury – 07970 479491)

 


12/01/2021 - APPLICATION FOR A PREMISES LICENCE FOR PAVE, 98B MAIN STREET, HAWORTH, KEIGHLEY, BD22 8DP ref: 4013    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford District Licensing Panel

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Bradford District Licensing Panel

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

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 subject to the following condition:-

 

That an appropriate proof of age policy, incorporating the principles of the “Challenge 25” Campaign be implemented; incorporating measures to ensure that any patron wishing to purchase alcohol who may reasonably appear to be under 25 years of age are asked to prove that they are at least 18 years old by displaying evidence of their identity and age in the form of a valid UK passport, new style driving licence displaying their photograph or PASS identification.

 

Reason - it is considered that the above condition is necessary to protect children from harm   Protection  of Children from Harm Objective.

 

 

(Melanie McGurk - 01274 431873)

 


12/01/2021 - DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST ref: 4012    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford District Licensing Panel

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Bradford District Licensing Panel

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

No disclosures of interest in matters under consideration were received.

 


05/01/2021 - ONE CITY PARK ref: 4000    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/01/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 05/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the recommendations contained in Not For Publication Document “DB” be approved.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Corporate Resources/ Director of Finance

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Regeneration and Economy

 

(Ben Middleton / Chris Chapman - 07582 101816 / 07971 725105)

 


05/01/2021 - EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC ref: 4001    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/01/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 05/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the public be excluded from the meeting during the discussion of the Not for Publication Document “DB” on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the proceedings, that if they were present, exempt information within paragraph 3 (financial or business affairs) and Paragraph 5 legal privilege) of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) would be disclosed and it is considered that, in all the circumstances, the public interest in allowing the public to remain is outweighed by the public interest in excluding public access to the relevant part of the proceedings for the following reasons:

 

It is in the public interest in maintaining these exemptions because it is in the overriding interest of proper administration that Members are made fully aware of the financial and legal implications of any decision.

 

(Yusuf Patel  - 07970 411923)


05/01/2021 - RESPONSE TO PETITION ABOUT KEIGHLEY LIBRARY ref: 3999    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/01/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 05/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the information presented in Document “DA” in relation to the petition about Keighley Library be noted.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Place

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Regeneration and Economy

 

(Christine May - 07970 829265)

 

 


05/01/2021 - AN UPDATE ON BRADFORD METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COUNCIL'S PREPARATIONS FOR BREXIT ref: 3996    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/01/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 05/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That this update be noted.

 

ACTION: No Action

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Corporate

 

(Phil Witcherley / Kevin Brain  - 01274 431241/ 2982)

 

 

 


05/01/2021 - TOWNS FUND PROGRAMME FOR KEIGHLEY AND SHIPLEY ref: 3995    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/01/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 05/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the Chairs and Members of both Boards be thanked for their         continued hard work in developing the Town Investment     Plans.

 

(2)       That the Executive welcomes the exciting opportunity for investment in town and high street regeneration for Keighley and Shipley.

 

(3)       That authority be delegated to the Strategic Director Place in      consultation with the Leader to consider and make decisions on      recommendations from the Town Deal Boards.

 

(4)       That authority be delegated to the Strategic Director Place in      consultation with the Leader to approve and submit the Town          Investment Plans by 29 January 2021

 

(5)       That authority be delegated to the Strategic Director Place in      consultation with the City Solicitor, Director of Finance and IT and         the Leader to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the    Heads of Terms as described in Document “CW” should the Town             Investment Plans be successful.

 

(6)       That  the work and progress that has taken place to date be        acknowledged and endorsed.

 

(7)       That the Terms of Reference for Shipley and Keighley Town Deal Boards ( as set out in Appendix 3 to Document “CW”) be approved.

 

(8)       That  the Board Composition for Shipley and Keighley Town      Deal Boards ( as set out in Appendix 4 to Document “CW”) be      approved.

 

(9)       That the Town Deal Boundary for Shipley and Keighley (as set out       in Appendix 5 to Document “CW”) be approved.

 

(10)     That the Council’s role as accountable body for the Town           Investment Plans be approved.

 

ACTION:  Strategic Director Place

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Regeneration and Environment

 

(Lorraine Wright - 07970 730328)

 

 

 


05/01/2021 - STEETON WITH EASTBURN AND SILSDEN NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN ref: 3998    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/01/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 05/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

 (1)      That the submitted Steeton with Eastburn and Silsden Neighbourhood Development Plan (Appendices 1a and 1b to Document “CZ”) be subject to the modifications (Recommendations 1 to 18) as set out in the Examiner’s Report (Appendix 2 to Document “CZ”), together with any relevant factual changes required to ensure that it is up to date.

 

(2)       That it is then subject to a local referendum.

 

(3)       Should the plan be successful at referendum, the plan should be          formally made via delegated decision by the Assistant Director            (Planning, Transportation & Highways) in consultation with the        Portfolio Holder (Regeneration, Planning & Transport) in line with         the agreed governance arrangements.

 

ACTION:Strategic Director Place

 

Overview & Scrutiny Committee: Regeneration & Economy

 

(Andrew Marshall - 01274 434050)

 

 

 


05/01/2021 - THE BRADFORD DISTRICT ECONOMIC RECOVERY PLAN ref: 3994    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/01/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 05/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the Executive would like to thank Professor Zahir Irani and the Economic Recovery Board members for their valuable contribution to this crucial area of work.

 

(2)       That the approach to Economic Recovery outlined in Document “CV” and the accompanying Bradford District Economic Recovery Plan be noted.

 

(3)       That the Economic Partnership takes the lead in taking this plan           forward and uses the plan to inform the District’s approach to         economic recovery supported by other appropriate partnership boards including the Skills Partnership and the Sustainable        Development Partnership.

 

(4)       That these plans are progressed for the whole District, working             with the Keighley and Shipley Towns Fund Boards and other          partnerships.

 

ACTION: Assistant Director, Office of the Chief Executive

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Regeneration and Economy

 

(Mark Clayton – 01274 434558)

 


05/01/2021 - CALCULATION OF BRADFORD'S COUNCIL TAX BASE AND BUSINESS RATES BASE FOR 2021-22 ref: 3997    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/01/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 05/01/2021

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the number of Band D equivalent properties for 2021-22 for the whole of the Bradford Metropolitan District is fixed at 142,000 (as set out in Appendix A, line 12 of Document “CY”).

 

(2)       That the Council Tax Base for 2021-22 for each Parish (set out in Appendix B to Document “CY”) be approved.

 

(3)       Further that Bradford’s £6.4m share of the anticipated 2020-21 Council Tax deficit be approved, along with the Council’s ability to repay this across three future years; also that the latest Government announcement is to repay 75% of this. Also that the Police and Fire share of the deficit (as set out in 7.2 to Document “CY”) is noted.

 

(4)       That the latest estimate of the gross shares of Business Rates income for 2021-22, be noted (Appendix C, line w, x & y to Document “CY”). These are set out below:

 

50% is paid to Central Government - £62.5m

1% is paid to the West Yorkshire Fire Authority - £1.3m

49% is retained by the Council - £63.7m

 

(5)       That authority be delegated to the Section 151 officer in consultation with the Leader of the Council to make any necessary amendments to the Business Rates estimate arising from the completion of the 2021-22 NDR1 form and to include the amended figures in the 2021-22 Budget papers for Council.

 

ACTION: Director of Finance

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Corporate

 

(James Hopwood - 01274) 432882)