A meeting of the
West of England Combined Authority
will be held on
Date: Wednesday 1st March 2017
Place: Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5TX
Petitions, statements and questions should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org See below for further details.
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In the event of a fire, please await direction from the Watershed staff who will help assist with the evacuation towards the rear of the building onto the ground level, via the stairs. There is a holding point at the cascade steps. Please do not return to the building until instructed to do so by the fire warden(s)
ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR OF THE WECA
To elect the Chair and Vice-Chair for the WECA pending the elections of the West of England Mayor in May 2017.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies for absence from Members.
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.
As this is the first meeting of the WECA there are no minutes to consider and approve.
To receive announcements from the Chair of the WECA.
ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC
Members of the public can speak for up to 5 minutes each. The total time for this session is 30 minutes so speaking time will be reduced if more than 6 people wish to speak.
If you wish to present a petition or make a statement 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
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 of the meeting.
Any member of the WECA may present a petition at a WECA Committee Meeting.
To be presented by the Chair of the WECA. A report to make provision concerning the WECA constitution and the conduct of its business.
TREASURY MANAGEMENT STATEGY STATEMENT AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY 2017/18
To be presented by the Chair of the WECA to approve a Treasury Management Strategy.
Click to download the Treasury Strategy Statement (367kb.pdf)
PROCUREMENT OF EXTERNAL AUDITORS
To be presented by the Chair of the WECA to make appropriate arrangements for the appointment of the WECA’s External Auditors.
ANY OTHER ITEM THE CHAIR DECIDES IS URGENT