Decisions

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Decisions published

30/01/2020 - LOCAL GOVERNMENT SCHEME REGULATION UPDATES ref: 3473    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the report be noted.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


30/01/2020 - WEST YORKSHIRE PENSION FUND AUDIT STRATEGY MEMORANDUM ref: 3470    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the report be noted.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


30/01/2020 - REGISTER OF BREACHES OF LAW ref: 3474    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the report and entries on the Register of Breaches of Law be noted.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


30/01/2020 - SHARED SERVICE PARTNERSHIP UPDATE ref: 3472    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the report be noted.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


30/01/2020 - WYPF PENSIONS ADMINISTRATION REPORT ref: 3471    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the report be noted.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


30/01/2020 - ACTUARIAL VALUATION 2019 AND CONSULTATION ON THE DRAFT FUNDING STRATEGY STATEMENT ref: 3469    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved 

 

1.    That the report be noted.

 

2.    That the draft Funding Strategy Statement be approved.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


30/01/2020 - WEST YORKSHIRE PENSION FUND 2019/20 REVISED ESTIMATES AND 2020/21 ORIGINAL ESTIMATES ref: 3468    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved -

1.    That the projected outturn of £14.51m against budget of £14.61m be noted for 2019/20.

 

2.    That a budget of £14.85m be approved for 2020/21.

 

3.    That the total pension cost per member of £34.46 for 2018/19 (2017/18 £36.45) making WYPF the lowest cost LGPS scheme for 2018/19 be noted.

 

ACTION: Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


30/01/2020 - WEST YORKSHIRE PENSION FUND AUDITED REPORT AND ACCOUNTS FOR 31 MARCH 2019 ref: 3467    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the audited report and accounts for 2018/19 be noted.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 

 


30/01/2020 - MINUTES ref: 3465    For Determination

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020


30/01/2020 - NORTHERN LGPS ref: 3481    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That progress to date, contained in Document “AA” be noted.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


30/01/2020 - EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC - NORTHERN LGPS (NLGPS) ref: 3480    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Document “AA” containing Not for Publication Appendices 1 & 2, relating to the Northern Pool, because information would be disclosed which is considered to be exempt information within paragraph 3 (Financial or Business Affairs) of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

It is considered that, in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining this exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing this information as it is in the overriding interest of proper administration that Members are made aware of the financial implications of any decision without prejudicing the financial position of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund


30/01/2020 - CIPFA BENCHMARKING CLUB ref: 3479    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

1.    That the report be noted.

 

2.    That the Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund, be asked to provide a progress report on the request to undertake detailed work to implement the recommendation contained in Paragraph 4.1 of Not for Publication Document “O” (2018/19) made at the meeting on 1 November 2018.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


30/01/2020 - EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC - CIFPA BENCHMARKING CLUB ref: 3478    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Document “Z” containing Not for Publication Appendix 2 (CIPFA Benchmarking Club) because information would be disclosed which is considered to be exempt information within paragraph 3 (Financial or Business Affairs) of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

It is considered that, in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining this exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing this information as it is in the overriding interest of proper administration that Members are made aware of the financial implications of any decision without prejudicing the financial position of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund.

 


30/01/2020 - TRAINING CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS ref: 3477    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

No resolution was passed on this item.


30/01/2020 - THE PENSIONS REGULATOR - GOVERNANCE AND ADMINISTRATION 'DEEP DIVE' ENGAGEMENT REPORT ref: 3476    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the Pension Regulator’s findings, contained in Document X be noted.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


30/01/2020 - PENSIONS ADMINISTRATION STRATEGY AND COMMUNICATIONS POLICY 2020/21 ref: 3475    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the Pension Administration Strategy and the Communications Policy 2020/21 be approved.

 

ACTION:       Director, West Yorkshire Pension Fund

 


05/02/2020 - Consideration of an objection notice received from Environmental Health regarding a Temporary Event Notice for The View Marquee, 119 Westgate Hill Street, Tong, Bradford, BD4 0SE ref: 3502    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Bradford District Licensing Panel

Made at meeting: 05/02/2020 - Bradford District Licensing Panel

Decision published: 06/02/2020

Effective from: 05/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That in the light of the withdrawal of the objection by the Council’s Environmental Health unit due to the modification of the application with hours of operation from 14.00 to 19.00 and with the addition of condition 6 of the premises license “Noise from the provision of regulated entertainment shall be inaudible at the nearest noise sensitive premises”, the Panel therefore noted the modified notice and the meeting was closed.

 

ACTION: No action


05/02/2020 - STREET DEDICATION TO HONOUR COUNCILLOR IAN GREENWOOD ref: 3504    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Shipley Area Committee

Made at meeting: 05/02/2020 - Shipley Area Committee

Decision published: 06/02/2020

Effective from: 05/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the proposal to name a new street off Livingstone Road, Bolton Woods in memory of Councillor Ian Greenwood as “Ian Greenwood Way” be approved.

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Regeneration and Environment

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

 

(Adrian Walker – 01274 431237)

 

 


05/02/2020 - TWO OBJECTIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED TO A PROPOSED ZEBRA CROSSING FACILITY ON MANYWELLS BROW, CULLINGWORTH ref: 3503    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Shipley Area Committee

Made at meeting: 05/02/2020 - Shipley Area Committee

Decision published: 06/02/2020

Effective from: 05/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the proposed zebra crossing facility and associated            traffic signs (as shown within Drawing No. P/HS/THN/104413/GA-     1A (attached as Appendix 1 to Document “V”) be approved and          implemented as formally advertised.

 

(2)       That the objectors be advised accordingly

 

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE: Regeneration & Environment

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

 

(Simon D’Vali – 01274 431000)

 

 


04/02/2020 - EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC ref: 3498    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the public be excluded from the meeting during the discussion of  Not for Publication Document “AZ” 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) 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.

 


04/02/2020 - REGENERATION UPDATE ref: 3499    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the recommendations contained in Not for Publication Document “AZ” be approved.

 

ACTION: Director of Finance

Regeneration and Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee

                                                            (Chris Chapman – 01274 433656)

 


04/02/2020 - 2020-21 BUDGET UPDATE ref: 3490    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved -

 

That Executive note the contents of Document “AQ” and have regard to the information contained within this report when considering the recommendations to make to Council on a budget for 2020/21 at its meeting on 18 February 2020.

 

ACTION: Director of Finance                     (James Hopwood – 01274 432882)

Corporate Overview & Scrutiny Committee


04/02/2020 - QTR. 3 FINANCE POSITION STATEMENT FOR 2019-20 ref: 3492    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved -

 

(1)       That the contents of Document “AT” and the actions taken to manage the issues highlighted in the report be noted.

 

(2)       That the following capital expenditure scheme be approved.

 

·         £0.25m to purchase a Trommel for the sorting of recycling at the Bowling Back Lane site. This will be funded by the savings generated through a reduction in fines received by the Council.

 

ACTION: Director of Finance

Corporate Overview & Scrutiny Committee

(Andrew Cross – 01274 436823)

 


04/02/2020 - ENSURING THE SUFFICIENCY OF SPECIALIST PLACES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITIES (SEND) ACROSS THE DISTRICT ref: 3494    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved -

 

            That the Executive:

 

(1)       That the proposal to increase the number of places for pupils at Beechcliffe Special School to be delivered on a split site, by increasing the pupil numbers from 144 to 224 be approved.

 

(2)       That the proposal to develop a new 12 place Resourced Provision (RP-LA) for primary aged children with Communication and Interaction needs including Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at Fagley Primary School be approved.

 

(3)       That the proposal to reduce the current number of EYESP places at Abbey Green Nursery School from 20 Part time places to 10 part time places be approved.

 

(4)       That the proposal to develop a new 10 part time place EYESP at Midland Road Nursery School be approved.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director of Children’s Services       

Children’s Services Overview & Scrutiny Committee

                                                            (Marium Haque – 01273 431078)

 


04/02/2020 - PROPOSED REDUCTION OF PUBLISHED ADMISSION NUMBER AT CARRWOOD AND LOW ASH PRIMARY SCHOOLS ref: 3495    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved -

 

(1)       That the proposal to reduce the Published Admission Number (PAN) at Carrwood Primary School from 60 to 30 from 1 September 2021 be approved.

 

(2)       That the proposal to reduce the Published Admission Number (PAN) at Low Ash Primary School from 90 to 60 from 1 September 2021 be approved.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director of Children’s Services

Children’s Services Overview & Scrutiny Committee

                                                            (Marium Haque – 01274 431078)

 


04/02/2020 - MEETINGS OF COUNCIL AND THE EXECUTIVE 2020/21 ref: 3489    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved -

 

(1)       That the schedule of meetings of the Executive for 2020/21as set out in appendix 1 to Document “AP” be approved.

 

(2)       That it be a recommendation to the annual meeting of Council that the ordinary meetings of Council for 2020/21as set out in appendix 1 to Document “AP” be approved.

 

ACTION: City Solicitor                     (Jill Bell/Yusuf Patel – 01274 434580/4279)

 


04/02/2020 - CONSULTATION FEEDBACK AND EQUALITY ASSESSMENT ON NEW PROPOSALS IN THE 2020-21COUNCIL BUDGET ref: 3491    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved -

 

That in accordance with Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, the Executive has regard to the information contained in Document “AR”, appendices and equality assessments and the tabled addendum 1, when considering the recommendations to make to the Council on budget proposals for 2020-21 on 20 February 2020.

 

ACTION: Chief Executive                                      (Phil Witcherley – 01274 431241)

Corporate Overview & Scrutiny Committee


04/02/2020 - DETERMINATION OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY ADMISSION ARRANGEMENTS ref: 3493    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved -

 

(1)       That the Executive approve the Primary and Secondary Admission Arrangements.

 

(2)       That the Executive approve the Primary and Secondary Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.

 

(3)       That the Executive approve the In-Year Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.

 

(4)       That the Executive note the proposed changes to the admission arrangements for own admission schools listed in 3.1 of Document “AU”.

 

(5)       That the Executive note the Published Admission Numbers contained in Appendix F of Document “AU”.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director of Children’s Services

Children’s Services Overview & Scrutiny Committee

                                                            (Marium Haque – 01274 431078)

 


04/02/2020 - HOMES AND NEIGHBOURHOODS DESIGN GUIDE ref: 3496    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved -

 

(1)          That the Homes and Neighbourhoods Design Guide with the changes as recommended, in Appendix 1 to Document “AX”,  be adopted as a Supplementary Planning Document.

(2)          That authority be delegated to the Strategic Director Place in consultation with the Portfolio Holder to carry out any minor amendments of a drafting or similar nature necessary, prior to the formal publication of the adopted Homes and Neighbourhoods Design Guide SPD.

ACTION: Strategic Director of Place

Regeneration & Environment overview & Scrutiny Committee                                                                                  (Andrew Marshall - 01274 434050)

 


04/02/2020 - EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC ref: 3501    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the public be excluded from the meeting during the discussion of  Not for Publication Appendices 2 and 3 to Document “AY” 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) 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.

 


04/02/2020 - CIVIC QUARTER DISTRICT HEAT - OUTLINE BUSINESS CASE ref: 3497    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)          That the Outline Business Case is accepted and that officers continue to develop the project to commercialisation on the basis of the recommendations made to deliver the preferred outputs and business structure as described throughout the OBC and a further report be presented to the Executive confirming the detailed Business Case and costs for the scheme.

 

(2)          That appropriate decision making authority is delegated to the Strategic Director Corporate Resources in consultation with the Healthy People and Places, and Regeneration Portfolio Holders to allow necessary milestones be hit to achieve the project. This delegated authority will allow funding applications to be submitted and project decisions on the structure and development of the project elements, such as agreeing heads of terms with customers, continue without delays. 

 

ACTION: Strategic Director of Place

Regeneration and Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee

(Neill Morrison - 01274 434003)

 


04/02/2020 - MINUTES OF THE WEST YORKSHIRE COMBINED AUTHORITY ref: 3500    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority held on 10 October 2019 were received.

 


04/02/2020 - RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE EXECUTIVE ref: 3488    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

Governance and Audit Committee 23 January 2020

 

COUNCIL RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

 

Resolved-

 

(1)       That it be recommended that the Executive be requested to note that the adoption of a new Risk Management Strategy for the Council (Appendix A to Document “Z”) be approved subject to the addition of Climate Change risks.

 

(2)       That the Committee noted that the Director of Finance was undertaking a review on the recent cyber attack that affected the Council’s IT systems which would be reported to the Corporate Management Team.

 

 

Action:  Director of Finance       

                                                            (Mark St Romaine – 01274 432888)

 

 

NOTE: In noting the receipt of the above recommendation the leader noted  that the Executive supports the Governance and Audit Committee view that Climate Change should be specifically referenced within the Council’s Risk Strategy so that the Council’s approach to  Climate Change Risk  is clearly structured and transparent.