Agenda

Annual Meeting, West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Thursday, 29th June, 2017 11.00 am

Venue: Committee Room A, Wellington House, 40-50 Wellington Street, Leeds. View directions

Contact: Angie Shearon  Email: angie.shearon@westyorks-ca.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

Please note that this meeting will be filmed for live or subsequent broadcast via WYCA’s internet site.  At the start of the meeting the Chair will confirm if all or part of the meeting is being filmed.  Generally the public seating areas will not be filmed; however by entering the meeting room and using the public seating area, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for webcasting.  If you have any queries regarding this, please contact Governance Services on 0113 251 7220.

PART 1 - ANNUAL MEETING BUSINESS

1.

Membership of West Yorkshire Combined Authority pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To consider the attached report in relation to:

 

·                     Noting the members and substitute members to the Authority appointed by Constituent Councils and the Non-Constituent Council (City of York Council);

 

·                     Appointing the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Member and substitute;

 

·                     Granting voting rights to the Non-Constituent Council Member from City of

York Council and the LEP Member.

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2.

Appointment of the Chair and Vice Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority pdf icon PDF 69 KB

(Lead Officer: Ben Still, Author: Angela Taylor)

3.

Apologies for absence

4.

Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests

5.

Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1.        To highlight Appendices 1 and 2 to Agenda Item 20 which officers have identified as containing exempt information within the meaning of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemptions outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.

 

2.         To consider whether or not to accept the officers’ recommendation in respect of the above information as set out at paragraph 6.1 of Agenda Item 20.

 

3.         If the recommendations are accepted, to formally pass the following resolution:-

 

RESOLVED – That in accordance with paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Appendices 1 and 2 to Agenda Item 20 on the grounds that they are likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information and for the reasons set out in the report that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

6.

Minutes of the meeting held on 6 April 2017 pdf icon PDF 207 KB

Copy attached.

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7.

Revised Committee Arrangements and Appointments pdf icon PDF 149 KB

(Member lead: Cllr P Box, Author: Angela Taylor)

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8.

WYCA Representation on Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 70 KB

(Member lead: Cllr P Box, Author: Angela Taylor)

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9.

Officer Scheme of Delegation pdf icon PDF 72 KB

(Member lead: Cllr P Box, Author: Angela Taylor)

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10.

Governance Arrangements pdf icon PDF 88 KB

(Member lead: Cllr P Box, Author: Angela Taylor)

 

·         WYCA Procedure Standing Orders Access to Info Annex

·         Code of Practice for Recording Meetings

·         Scrutiny Standing Orders

·         Contracts Standing Orders

·         Financial Regulations

·         Members’ Code of Conduct

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11.

Code of Corporate Governance pdf icon PDF 72 KB

(Member lead: Cllr P Box, Author: Angela Taylor)

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12.

Members' Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 78 KB

(Member lead: Cllr P Box, Author: Angela Taylor)

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13.

Calendar of Meetings 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

(Member lead: Cllr P Box, Author: Angela Taylor)

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PART 2 - OTHER BUSINESS

14.

Capital Spending & Project Approvals pdf icon PDF 479 KB

(Member lead: Cllr S Hinchcliffe, Author: Melanie Corcoran)

14a

Business Growth Programme

14b

Rail Park & Ride Package (Phase 2a)

14c

LCR Flood Alleviation for Growth Programme

14d

Corridor Improvement Programme

14e

Digital Sector Soft Landing Scheme

14f

Bradford Forster Square Station Gateway

14g

Elland Station Package

14h

Leeds Bradford Airport Station

14i

Rail Park and Ride Package Phase 1 - Knottingley

14j

ULEV Taxi Scheme

14k

Tackling Fuel Poverty Programme - Phase 4 (Calderdale and Kirklees)

14l

Strategic Inward Investment Fund

14m

LEP Loan - Gateway 45

14n

LEP Loan - Fresh Pastures

14o

Leeds Public Transport Improvement Programme

15.

WYCA Corporate Plan 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

(Member lead: Cllr P Box, Author: Roger Baker)

16.

HS2 Growth Strategy pdf icon PDF 78 KB

(Member lead: Cllr J Blake, Author: Rob Norreys)

17.

Transport for the North pdf icon PDF 101 KB

(Member lead: Cllr K Wakefield, Author: Liz Hunter)

18.

A Clearer West Yorkshire Combined Authority Brand Identity pdf icon PDF 117 KB

(Member lead: Cllr P Box, Author: Roger Baker)

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19.

WYCA Accommodation Options pdf icon PDF 133 KB

(Member lead: Cllr P Box, Author: Angela Taylor)

20.

European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) - Sustainable Urban Development (SUD) pdf icon PDF 85 KB

(Member lead: Cllr S Hinchcliffe, Author: Heather Waddington)

For Information

21a

Minutes of the Meeting of the West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee held on 8 March 2017 pdf icon PDF 142 KB

21b

Minutes of the Meeting of the Overview & Scrutiny Committee held on 22 March 2017 pdf icon PDF 96 KB

21c

Draft Minutes of the Meeting of the Governance & Audit Committee held on 6 April 2017 pdf icon PDF 122 KB

21d

Draft Minutes of the Meeting of the Transport Committee held on 21 April 2017 pdf icon PDF 164 KB

21e

Draft Minutes of the Overview & Scrutiny Committee held on 28 April 2017 pdf icon PDF 128 KB