A meeting of the
West of England Joint Committee
was held on
Date: Friday 1st June 2018
Time: 12.00pm or the rise of the West of England Combined
Please note this means the Joint committee may commence prior to 12.00pm.
Place: The Conference Hall, City Hall, College Green, Bristol
1. EVACUATION PROCEDURE
In the event of a fire, please await direction from Bristol City Council staff who will help assist with the evacuation. Please do not return to the building until instructed to do so by the fire warden(s).
2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies for absence from Members.
3. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST UNDER THE LOCALISM ACTION 2011
Members who consider that they have an interest to declare are asked to: a) State the item number in which they have an interest, b) The nature of the interest, c) Whether the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest, non-disclosable pecuniary interest or non-pecuniary interest. Any Member who is unsure about the above should seek advice from the Monitoring Officer prior to the meeting in order to expedite matters at the meeting itself.
To consider and approve the minutes from 18 April 2018 of West of England Joint Committee Meeting.
5. CHAIR ANNOUNCEMENTS
To receive announcements from the Chair of the West of England Joint Committee.
6. COMMENTS FROM CHAIR OF LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP
To be presented by the Chair of the West of England LEP.
7. ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC
Members of the public can speak for up to 3 minutes each. The total time for this session is 30 minutes so speaking time will be reduced if more than 10 people wish to speak.
If you wish to present a petition or make a statement and speak at the meeting, you are required to give notice of your intention by noon on the working day before the meeting by e-mail to email@example.com. The deadline is 12pm on Thursday 31 May.
If you wish to ask a question at the meeting, you are required to submit the question in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3 working days before the meeting. The deadline is 5pm on Friday 25 May.
Any member of the West of England Joint Committee may present a petition at a West of England Joint Committee Meeting.
9. ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR
10. WEST OF ENGLAND COMBINED AUTHORITY BUSINESS PLAN
To approve the West of England Combined Authority Business Plan for 2018/19 and note the Forward Plan of key decisions and Calendar of Meetings for 2018/19.
11. TRANSPORT UPDATE
To update Members on progress towards producing the new Joint Local Transport Plan.
12. METROBUS UDPDATE
To receive a verbal update from Peter Mann, Bristol City Council, MetroBus Project Lead
13. SKILLS FUNDING ALLOCATION
To seek approval to allocate funding from within the Local Growth Fund towards skills capital projects.
14. PROGRAMME GOVERNANCES FOR ONE FRONT DOOR
To agree proposed amendments to governance arrangements, and a set of delegations, to ensure timely and effective monitoring of the One Front Door and Investment Fund schemes as a programme.
15. ANY OTHER ITEM THE CHAIR DECIDES IS URGENT
Next meeting: FRIDAY 27th JULY 2018