Agenda and decisions

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022 5.30 pm

Venue: the Banqueting Hall - City Hall, Bradford. View directions

Contact: Su Booth - 07814 073884 

Items
No. Item

1.

ALTERNATE MEMBERS (Standing Order 34)

The City Solicitor 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 may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       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. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

 

3.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 March 2022 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Su Booth – 07814 073884)

4.

REFERRALS TO THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

Any referrals that have been made to this Committee up to and including the date of publication of this agenda will be reported at the meeting.

5.

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. 

 

(Su Booth – 07814 073884)

 

6.

FOOD SAFETY IN THE BRADFORD DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The report of the Director of Health and Wellbeing (Document “A”) will be submitted to the Committee as the Council is required by the Food Standards Agency to have a documented and approved Food Safety Service Plan. This report is brought to Members to seek support for that plan.

 

Recommended –

 

1.            That the views and comments of Members are sought in relation to the contents of this report.

 

2.            That the work of the Food Safety Team as documented in the Food Safety Service Plan be supported.

 

3.            That the proposed approach is agreed for performance monitoring, management of resources and provides the necessary assurance that the delivery of food safety controls are in line with expectations.

 

(Angela Brindle – 01274 433985)

Decision:

 

 

Resolved:-

 

That the Executive be requested to consider the implications of City of Culture and the increase in the number of food services businesses on the workforce issues within the Environmental Health Food Safety Service and that consideration also be given to supporting the apprenticeship scheme for this service.

 

Action: Strategic Director, Health and Wellbeing

 

(Angela Brindle – 01274 433985)

7.

ELECTRICITY SUPPLY CONTRACT 2023-2027 pdf icon PDF 237 KB

The report of the Director of Corporate Resources (Document “B”) will be submitted to the Committee to provide Members with an explanation of the process and background of the procurement path for the intended new electricity contract with N-Power.

 

Recommended –

 

That the report be noted and Members to provide comments on the planned contract procurement.

 

(Neill Morrison – 07582 109862)

Decision:

 

Resolved:-

 

That the report be noted.

 

(Neill Morrison – 07582 109862)

8.

PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS FOR 2022-2023

Members are asked to note the following dates for the 2022/23
Municipal Year for meetings of this Committee scheduled to take place
at 5.30 pm.

 

26 July

20 September

18 October

15 November

6 December

17 January

21 February

21 March

18 April

(Su Booth – 07814 073884)

Decision:

 

Resolved:-

 

That the programme of meetings for 2022-23 be noted.

 

(Su Booth – 07814 073884)

9.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 144 KB

The report of the Chair of the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Document “C”) will be submitted to present a draft work programme for 2023-23 for adoption by the Committee.

 

Recommended –

 

1.            That the Committee notes the information in Appendix A and that it, along with any amendments or additions is adopted as the Committee’s Work Programme 2022/23.

 

2.            That the Work Programme 2022/23 continues to be regularly reviewed during the year.

 

(Caroline Coombes – 01274 432313)

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Resolved:-

 

(1)  That Appendix A to Document “C” be adopted as the Committee’s Work Programme 2022/23, and;

 

(2)  That the Work Programme 2022/23 continues to be regularly reviewed during the year.

 

Action: Overview and Scrutiny Lead

(Caroline Coombes – 01274 432313)