22 September 2017 / WECA Overview & Scrutiny Committee

A meeting of the
West of England Combined Authority
Overview and Scrutiny Committee

will be held on

Date: Friday 22 September 2017
Time: 10:00am
Place: The Board Room
The Engine Shed, Temple Way, Bristol, BS1 6QH

Meeting Agenda

EVACUATION PROCEDURE

In the event of a fire, please await direction from the West of England Combined Authority 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)

1. ANNUAL BUSINESS

I. Election of Chair
II. Election of Vice Chair

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

As this is the first meeting of the West of England Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny
Committee, there are no previous minutes to consider or approve.

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
info@westofengland-ca.org.uk. For this meeting, this means that your submission must be received
in this office by
12noon on Thursday, 21 September 2017.
If you wish to ask a question at the meeting, you are required to submit the question in writing to
info@westofengland-ca.org.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 Monday, 18 September
2017.

6. 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.

7. WORK PROGRAMME

To consider and agree the annual work programme

Click here for Scrutiny Work Programme

8. UPDATE ON INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

To receive a report on the Combined Authority’s Investment Programme from Chris Jennings Interim
Head of Business and Skills

Click here for Investment Prioritisation

9. SKILLS

Committee to consider its approach to Skills

10. 2017/18 BUDGET

To receive and discuss in detail the WECA Budget for 2017/18 with Tim Richens, Director of
Corporate Services, WECA.

Click here for 2017/18 Budget

West if England Joint Committee items

11. WEST OF ENGLAND COMBINED AUTHORITY REGIONAL STRATEGY

To consider Overview and Scrutiny position and view of the Regional Strategy discussion document

Click here for Regional Strategy Update

12. KEY ISSUES REPORT FOR JOINT SPATIAL PLAN (JSP)

To receive a report from Laura Ambler Interim Head of Housing and Planning

Click here for JSP Key Issues Report

13. JOINT TRANSPORT STUDY

To receive a report from Bill Davis Transport Officer

Click here for the Joint Transport Study

14. LAST ITEM: ANY OTHER ITEM THE CHAIR DECIDES IS URGENT

Next meeting: 10 November 2017

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