A meeting of the
West of England Combined Authority
was held on
Date: Wednesday 28th June 2017
Place: BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG
You can watch the meeting by clicking on the link below
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. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies for absence from Members.
3. 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.
To confirm the minutes from the West of England Combined Authority Committee meeting on 15th March 2017 as correct record for signing by the Chair.
5. CHAIR ANNOUNCMENTS
To receive announcements from the Chair of the West of England Combined Authority.
6. 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 Combined Authority may present a petition at a West of England Combined Authority Committee Meeting.
8. COMMENTS FROM CHAIR OF LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERHSIP
To be presented by the Chair of the West of England LEP.
9. APPOINTMENT OF VICE CHAIR
To appoint the Vice Chair for the West of England Combined Authority Committee.
10. GOVERNANCE UPDATE
To agree the Constitution subject to the proposed amendments set out in the report, to approve the request from North Somerset Council to amend the arrangements of the Voluntary Scrutiny arrangements approved at the meeting of 1st March and to approve the Calendar of Meetings.
11. NEXT STEPS FOR REGIONAL STRATEGY DEVLEOPMENT
To seek agreement to publish a draft West of England Regional Strategy discussion paper in July.
12. INVESTMENT PRIORITISATION
To note the proposed next steps in developing a prioritised investment programme for the West of England Combined Authority.
13. TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A BUS STRATEGY AND KEY ROUTE NETWORK
To agree the draft terms of reference for development of a bus strategy and key route network.
14. HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORT CAPITAL GRANTS – SUPPLEMENTARY ALLOCATION 2017/18
To consider and approve a supplementary grant funding allocation for 2017/18 in respect of Mayoral Functions.