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Agenda and minutes

Venue: St Margaret's Hall, Bradford on Avon

Contact: Kevin Fielding 

Items
No. Item

Bath Clean Air Zone – potential impact on our town and villages

Cllr Sarah Gibson - Chairman, Bradford on Avon Community Area Transport Group -outlined plans by Bath and North East Somerset Council who had advertised their intention to introduce a Clean Air Zone in Bath.

 

Points made included:

 

·         Formal consultation period closed on 26 November 2018.

 

·         That B&NES Council, along with another 27 local authorities, was required by Government to produce a Clean Air Plan that improved air quality in the shortest possible time.

 

·         That B&NES Council was proposing to charge £9 for higher emission, non-compliant cars, taxis and LGVs/vans and £100 for higher emission, non-compliant buses, coaches and HGVs

 

·         That there was a potential impact on West Wiltshire and it’s towns and communities.

 

A discussion was had of the consultation responses made by Wiltshire Council, Bradford on Avon Town Council, parish councils, stakeholder groups and individuals at the meeting.

 

Notes were taken and a composite response to B&NES Council was drafted on behalf of the meeting (attached), following permission granted for a late submission.

Supporting documents:

57.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for Absence.

58.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.

 

Minutes:

Agenda item No:7 Wiltshire Music Centre grant funding application. Cllr Sarah Gibson – member of the board of trustees - Wiltshire Music Centre.

 

59.

Approval of Minutes

To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on the 12 September 2018

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

·         The Minutes of the Area Board meetings held on the 12 September 2018 were signed as the correct record.

 

 

 

60.

Chairman’s Announcements

·         Solutions for Health Weight Loss Programme

·         Banning of Sky Lanterns and Balloon releases on Wilshire Council land

·         Christmas Lights Switch On, Bradford on Avon, Friday 30 Nov

·         Salisbury Christmas Market and Ice Rink

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The following Chairman’s announcements contained in the agenda pack were noted:

 

·         Solutions for Health Weight Loss Programme

 

·         Banning of Sky Lanterns and Balloon releases on Wilshire Council land

 

·         Christmas Lights Switch On, Bradford on Avon, Friday 30 November

 

·         Salisbury Christmas Market and Ice Rink

 

·         Holt Youth Club had been voted the best in Wiltshire

 

61.

Partner Updates

 

·         Wiltshire Police

·         NHS Wiltshire

·         HealthWatch Wiltshire

·         Parish Councils

·         Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The following partner updates contained in the agenda pack were noted:

 

·         Wiltshire Police – Inspector Andy Fee attended to present the report

 

·         Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue – Darren Masini attended to present the report

 

·         NHS Wiltshire

 

·         Healthwatch Wiltshire

 

62.

National Armed Forces Weekend 2019

Peter Dunford, Community Engagement Manager

 

Councillor led bid from Trevor Carbin requesting funding towards participation of the Bradford on Avon community area in the National Armed Forces Weekend in Salisbury, 28-30 June 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Peter Dunford - Community Engagement Manager - introduced a short film and presented plans for a National Armed Forces Weekend in Salisbury, 28-30 June 2019.

 

A Councillor led bid from Trevor Carbin requesting £1,500 towards participation of the Bradford on Avon community area in the National Armed Forces Weekend in Salisbury on 28-30 June 2019 was deferred until the next meeting for discussions with local stakeholders.

63.

Community Grant Scheme – applications for funding

·         West Wilts Gymnastics requesting £1,000 towards the installation of safety pits filled with foam for safe Parkour Gymnastics and Trampolining training

 

·         Monkton Farleigh Village Hall requesting £800 towards the replacement of rotten wooden frames in kitchen toilets and storeroom

 

·         Bradford on Avon Bowls Club requesting £2,340 towards an organic maintenance and improvement programme for the bowling green

 

·         Bradford on Avon Town Council requesting £2,000 towards new Christmas Lights and switch-on event

 

·         Wiltshire Music Centre requesting £2,500 towards the “My Science Fair” event in 2019

 

·         Councillor led bid from Sarah Gibson requesting £1,000 towards start-up funding for the “Floaty Boat Fund”

 

·         Councillor led bid from Trevor Carbin requesting £1,000 towards works to Staverton Marina slipway trees

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Area Board considered seven applications for grant funding:

 

Decision

West Wilts Gymnastics awarded £1,000 towards the installation of safety

pits filled with foam for safe Parkour Gymnastics and Trampolining training

 

Decision

Monkton Farleigh Village Hall awarded £800 towards the replacement of rotten wooden frames in kitchen toilets and storeroom

 

Decision

Bradford on Avon Bowls Club awarded £1,500 towards an organic maintenance and improvement programme for the bowling green

 

Decision

Bradford on Avon Town Council awarded £1,500 towards new Christmas Lights and switch-on event

 

Decision

Wiltshire Music Centre awarded £2,500 towards the “My Science Fair” event in 2019 (from the Local Youth Network budget)

 

Decision

Councillor led bid from Sarah Gibson awarded £1,000 towards start-up funding for the “Floaty Boat Fund” (from the Health and Wellbeing budget)

 

Decision

Councillor led bid from Trevor Carbin awarded £1,000 towards works to Staverton Marina slipway trees

64.

Working Group Updates

Community Area Transport Group – Cllr Sarah Gibson

 

·         To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the CATG on 12 November

 

 

Health and Wellbeing Group – Cllr Johnny Kidney

 

·         To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the HWG on 10 September

 

 

Local Youth Network - Cllr Jim Lynch

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Community Area Transport Group – Sarah Gibson

 

·         The notes of the meeting held on the 12 November 2018 were agreed

 

 

Health and Wellbeing Group – Johnny Kidney

 

·         The notes of the meeting held on 10 September 2018 were agreed

 

 

Local Youth Network – Jim Lynch

 

·         That a meeting with Bradford on Avon Town Council, its contractor Community Family Care and other stakeholders was being planned for 8 January 2019. The meeting would look at setting out a LYN budget and how the service would be delivered in 2019 and beyond.

 

65.

Date of Next Meeting

·         Wednesday 16 January 2019 at St Laurence School

 

Minutes:

·         Wednesday 16 January 2019 at St Laurence School.

 

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