A meeting of the
Joint West of England Committee
was held on
Date: Wednesday 28th June 2017
The Joint Committee will started at 11am at the rise of the WECA Committee
Place: BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG
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Business Cases for Schemes Reported to Committee:
1. EVACUATION PROCEDURE
In the event of a fire, please await direction from BAWA 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. APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND JOINT COMMITTEE
To appoint the Chair and Vice-Chair for the West of England Joint Committee.
3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies for absence from Members.
4. 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 West of England Joint Committee there are no minutes to consider and approve.
6. CHAIR ANNOUNCMENTS
To receive announcements from the Chair of the West of England Joint Committee.
7. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Any member of the West of England Joint Committee may present a petition at a West of England Joint Committee Meeting.
9. COMMENTS FROM CHAIR OF LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERHSIP
To be presented by the Chair of the West of England LEP.
10. LEP ONE FRONT DOOR FUNDING PROGRAMME
To endorse the thematic allocation of funding for Growth Deal Round 3 and to consider business cases that are seeking approval for funding through the Local Growth or Economic Development Funds.
11. NEXT STEPS FOR REGIONAL STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT
To seek agreement to publish a draft West of England Regional Strategy discussion paper in July.
12. TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A JOINT LOCAL TRANSPORT PLAN
To agree draft terms of reference for development of a Joint Local Transport Plan covering the Combined Authority area and North Somerset.