An extraordinary meeting of the
West of England Combined Authority
was held on
Date: Friday 15th September 2017
Place: Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood, BS15 9TR
1. EVACUATION PROCEDURE
In the event of a fire, please await direction from the South Gloucestershire Council staff who will
help assist with the evacuation. Please do not return to the building until instructed to do so by the
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 28 June 2017 of West of England Combined Authority
5. CHAIR ANNOUNCEMENTS
To receive announcements from the Chair of the West of England Combined Authority.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is 12pm Thursday 14th September.
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. The deadline is
5pm Monday 11th September.
Any member of the West of England Combined Authority may present a petition at a West of
England Combined Authority Committee Meeting.
9. WEST OF ENGLAND COMBINED AUTHORITY PAY POLICY
To agree the Authority’s interim Pay Policy Statement.
10. APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND HEAD OF PAID SERVICES
To appoint the nominated candidate as the Authority’s Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service.
11. ARRANGEMENTS FOR SENIOR MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS TO WEST OF ENGLAND
To request the Employment and Appointments Committee formally progresses the appointment of
the Tier 2 posts, and any subsequent recruitment at this level, to the agreed Senior Management
Structure for the West of England Combined Authority.
12. JOINT SPATIAL PLAN TRANSPORT SCHEME DEVELOPMENT
To seek approval for up to £1.2m towards the development of business cases for transport schemes
that support delivery of the elements for the West of England Joint Spatial Plan within the West of
England Combined Authority area.
13. ANY OTHER ITEM THE CHAIR DECIDES IS URGENT
Next meeting: Monday 30 October 2017