A meeting of the
West of England Combined Authority
Overview and Scrutiny Committee
will be held on
Date: 21 March 2018
Place: Council Chamber, Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW
1. EVACUATION PROCEDURE
In the event of a fire, please await direction from the 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 ACT 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 31 January 2018 of the West of England Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
5. 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. For this meeting, this means that your submission must be received in this office by 12noon on Tuesday, 20 March 2018.
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. For this meeting, this means that your question(s) must be received in this office by 5pm on Thursday, 15 March 2018.
Any member of the public in the West of England Combined Authority may present a petition at a West of England Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee Meeting.
7. PROGRESS REVIEW OF LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP FUNDING STREAMS (JOINT COMMITTEE BUSINESS)
To provide an update and progress review for the LEP Local Growth, Economic Development and Revolving Infrastructure Funds.
8. ENERGY STRATEGY (JOINT COMMITTEE BUSINESS)
To provide Members with an overview of the scope and purpose for the West of England Energy Strategy.
9. WEST OF ENGLAND GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN UPDATE (JOINT COMMITTEE BUSINESS)
To provide members an overview of the scope and purpose for the West of England Green Infrastructure Plan.
10. LOCAL TRANSPORT PLAN (COMBINED AUTHORITY BUSINESS)
To update Members on the West of England’s Bus Strategy.
11. ANY OTHER ITEM THE CHAIR DECIDES IS URGENT
Next meeting: to be confirmed