25 July 2018 / Overview & Scrutiny Committee

A meeting of the

West of England Combined Authority
Overview and Scrutiny Committee

will be held on

Date: 25th July 2018

Time:  10:30am

Place:  Somerdale Pavillion, Tiberius Road, Keynsham, BS31 2FF

1. EVACUATION PROCEDURE

In the event of a fire, please await direction from the 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 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.

4. MINUTES

To consider and approve the minutes from 23rd May and 6th June of the West of England Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

4.1 Draft minutes from 23rd May 2018

4.1 Appendix 1 – Scrutiny Overview Public Forum Questions & Statements

4.1 Appendix 2 – Green Infrastructure Plan

4.2 Draft minutes from 6th June 2018

4.2 Appendix 1 – Scrutiny Overview Public Forum Questions & Statements

4.2 Appendix 2 – MetroBus Presentation 06.06.18

5. MATTERS ARISING

6. 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 
democratic.services@westofengland-ca.gov.uk. For this meeting, this means that your submission must be received in this office by 12noon on Tuesday, 24th July 2018.
If you wish to ask a question at the meeting, you are required to submit the question in writing to democratic.services@westofengland-ca.gov.uk 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, 19th July.

7. PETITIONS

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.

8. INVEST IN BRISTOL AND BATH (Joint Committee Item – includes North Somerset Council
Members)

To provide an update on continuing activities of Invest Bristol and Bath, together with the forthcoming review process for that organisational unit.

Invest Bristol and Bath update
Annex A – to Joint Overview and Scrutiny
Annex B – to Joint Overview and Scrutiny
Annex C – to Joint Overview and Scrutiny

9. PROGRESS UPDATE: LOCAL GROWTH FUND, REVOLVING INFRASTRUCTURE FUND,
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND (Joint Committee Item – includes North Somerset Council
Members)

To provide an update and progress review for the LEP Local Growth, Economic Development and Revolving Infrastructure Funds, and to outline achievement of scheme outputs and outcomes to date against targets.

LEP Funding Update Scrutiny
Appendix 1 – Completed Schemes

10. FUTURE BRIGHT (WECA Committee Item)

To appraise the West of England Overview and Scrutiny Committee of the nature of and progress on the “Future Bright” project.

Future Bright update

11. ANY OTHER ITEM THE CHAIR DECIDES IS URGENT

Next meeting: Wednesday 19th September 2018

Click here to download the full meeting agenda and papers

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