A meeting of the
West of England Joint Committee
will be held on
Date: Wednesday 18th April 2018
Time: 2.30pm or of the rise of The West of England Combined Authority Committee.
Please note this means the Joint Committee may commence prior to 2.30pm
Place: The Council Chamber, Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AWWest of England Combined Authority Joint Committee
1. EVACUATION PROCEDURE
In the event of a fire, please await direction from Bath & East Somerset 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 2 February 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 Tuesday 17th April.
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 Thursday 12th April.
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. TRANSPORT UPDATE
To update Members of the proposals for Suburban Rail in the West of England, outline principles for setting up a set out a Sub National Transport Board and report on the response to the Department for Transport’s Major Road Network consultation.
11. OPERATING FRAMEWORK FOR WEST OF ENGLAND COMBINED AUTHORITY
This report seeks agreement of the operating framework for the West of England Combined Authority for the year 2018-2019.
12. PROGRAMME GOVERNANCE FOR ONE FRONT DOOR
To update on proposed amendments to governance arrangements for the One Front Door funding programme.
13. ENERGY HUB PROJECT
To provide Members with an overview of the scope and purpose for the South West Local Energy Hub.
14. LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP AND INVEST BRISTOL AND BATH BUDGET OUTTURN 2017/18
This report presents the revenue outturn budget monitoring information for the West of England Joint Committee for the financial year 2017/18 based on actual data for the period April 2017 to January 2018.
15. ANY OTHER ITEM THE CHAIR DECIDES IS URGENT
Next meeting: FRIDAY 1ST JUNE 2018