A meeting of the
West of England Joint Committee
will be held on
Date: Thursday 7 December 2017
Time: 11.30am or the rise of the West of England Combined Authority Committee
Place: City Hall, Bristol City Council, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR
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 30 October 2017 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is 12pm Wednesday 6th December.
If you wish to ask a question at the meeting, you are required to submit the question in writing to email@example.com no later than 3 working days before the meeting. The deadline is 5pm Friday 1st December.
Any member of the West of England Joint Committee may present a petition at a West of England Joint Committee Meeting.
9. LEP ONE FRONT DOOR FUNDING PROGRAMME
To consider business cases seeking approval for funding through the Local Growth and Revolving Infrastructure Fund.
10. WEST OF ENGLAND JOINT LOCAL TRANSPORT PLAN CONSULTATION PLAN
To outline consultation proposals for the new Joint Local Transport Plan.
11. METROWEST PHASE ONE BUSINESS CASE: AGREE NEXT STEPS
The purpose of this report is set out the emerging ideas for the West of England to move to a programme approach for the delivery of the Metrowest Rail Programme and potentially other major infrastructure schemes that will support the delivery of the Joint Spatial Plan and Joint Transport Vision.
12. ANY OTHER ITEM THE CHAIR DECIDES IS URGENT
Next meeting: Friday 2 February 2018