Full Authority

Delegated Powers

The Authority is a corporate body with the legal responsibility for making decisions about all matters concerning the functions, powers, duties and responsibilities of the Authority which are invested in it by statute and / or common law.

However, only the Authority will exercise the following functions:

  • Variations to standing orders and financial standing orders
  • Revenue budget and capital plan
  • Levying or issuing a precept or borrowing on money
  • Major policy issues including:

– number and location of fire stations

– major organisational variations to the management or command structure

– major variations to the establishment

– proposals for expenditure not within approved revenue or capital plans

  • Adoption of Members’ allowances scheme
  • Appointing Chair and Vice Chair of the Authority and of the committees and sub-committees
  • Any other matter which by law must be reserved to the Authority itself

Membership

 

Labour

Conservative

Liberal Democrat

Cllr T Austin (Vice chair) Cllr C Anderson Cllr R Ahmed
Cllr J Dodds Cllr M Graham Cllr C Burke
Cllr R Grahame Cllr P Harrand Cllr C Townsley
Cllr J Heselwood Cllr L Holmes
Cllr J Hughes (Chair) Cllr C Pillai
Cllr G Hussain Cllr M Pollard
Cllr D O’Donovan
Cllr T Peart
Cllr K Renshaw
Cllr A Smart
Cllr B Smith
Cllr A Tait
Cllr M Ward

 

Meetings – Agendas and Minutes

Membership

Membership

 

Meeting 24 June 2016

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting to be held on Friday, 24 June 2016 at 10.30 a.m. in the Training and Conference Suite, Birkenshaw.

 

Agenda

 

1.  Appointment of Chair

2.  Appointment of Vice-chair

3.  Membership of the Authority 
Link to Report

4.  Chair’s announcements

5.  Admission of the public

Members are asked to consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

6.  Urgent items

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

7.  Declarations of interest

To consider any declaration of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

8.  Authority Constitution – review
Link to Report

9.  Local Pension Board Terms of Reference – review
Link to Report

10.  Committee memberships and appointments 2016 – 2017
Link to Report

11.  Nomination of Members to answer questions at meetings of constituent authorities and of District Community Safety leader representatives  
Link to Report

12.  Appointment of Member Champions 2016 – 2017
Link to Report

13.  Representation on Outside Bodies for 2016 – 2017
Link to Report

14.  Minutes of meeting held on 19 February 2016  

15.  Minutes of the Human Resources Committee held on 26 February 2016 

16.  Minutes of the Local Pension Board held on 26 February 2016   

17.  Minutes of the Community Safety Committee held on 8 April 2016 

18.  Minutes the Audit Committee held on 15 April 2016 

19.  Minutes of the Finance and Resources Committee held on 22 April 2016 

20.  Minutes of the Executive Committee held on

a)   19 February 2016
b)  8 April 2016
c)   6 June 2016

21.  Local Government Association Minutes

a) Fire Commission                                              – 25 May 2016
b) Fire Services Management Committee       – 7 March 2016

22.  West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Partnership Executive Group Minutes held on 4 March 2016

23.  Programme of meetings 2016 – 2017 – amendment
Link to Report

24.  Performance Management report –   1 April 2015 – 31 March 2016 
Link to Report

25.  Corporate Health – annual update report  
Link to Report

26.  Service Plan Action Plan update
Link to Report

a) Final Update 2015 – 16
b) Action Plan 2016 – 17

27.  Emergency services collaboration
Link to Report

28.  Emergency First Responding – presentation

 

Agenda Pdf version

All Reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes Pdf version

 

Meeting 23 September 2016

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting to be held on Friday 23 September 2016 at 10.30 a.m. in the Training and Conference Suite, Birkenshaw

 

Agenda

 

1.  Membership of the Authority and appointments to committees 2016 – 17
Link to report

2.  Chair’s announcements

3.  Admission of the public

Members are asked to consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

4.  Urgent items

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

5.  Declarations of interest

To consider any declaration of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

6.  Minutes of meeting held on 24 June 2016     

7.  Minutes of the Human Resources Committee held on 8 July 2016  

8.  Minutes of the Local Pension Board held on 8 July 2016  

9.  Minutes of the Finance and Resources Committee held on 15 July 2016    

10.  Minutes the Community Safety Committee held on 22 July 2016 

11.  Minutes of the Audit Committee 2016

       a)   29 July 2016                            
       b)   16 September 2016                

12.  Minutes of the Executive Committee held on

       a)   24 June 2016
       b)   17 August 2016                   
       c)   25 August 2016                    

13.  Local Government Association Minutes
       a)  Fire Commission – 25 May 2016    
       b) Fire Services Management Committee – 1 July 2016      

14.  Performance Management report –  1 April – 31 July 2016   
Link to report

15.  Service Plan Action Plan 2016 – 17 – update 
Link to report

16.  Emergency First Responding – update  
Link to report

17.  Service Delivery Assurance report 
Link to report

18.  Statement of Purpose
Link to report

19.  Statement of Assurance 2015 – 16 
Link to report

20.  Four-year Efficiency Plan 2016 – 2020  
Link to report

21.  100% Business rates retention – Government consultation
Link to report

 

Agenda Pdf version

All reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes Pdf version

Meeting 16 December 2016

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting to be held on Friday 16 December 2016 at 10.30 am in the Training and Conference Suite, Birkenshaw

 

Agenda

 

1.  Chair’s announcements

2.  Change in membership and appointments to Committees 2016 – 17
Link to Report

3.  Admission of the public

Members are asked to consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting, during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure to them of exempt information.

4.  Urgent items

To determine whether there any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

5.  Declarations of interest

To consider any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

6.  Minutes of meeting held on 23 September 2016  

7.  Minutes of the Human Resources Committee held on 7 October 2016

8.  Minutes of the Finance and Resources Committee held on 14 October 2016 

9.  Minutes of the Executive Committee held on

a)    17 October 2016
b)   26 October 2016
c)    4 November 2016

10.  Minutes of the Community Safety Committee held on 21 October 2016 

11.  Local Government Association Minutes

a)   Fire Services Management Committee   – 23 September 2016
b)   Fire Commission                                         – 14 October 2016

 

12.  Minutes of the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Partnership Executive Group held on 23 September 2016       

13.  Authority Constitution – Committee delegation variation
Link to Report

14.  Chief Fire Officers’ Association – update
Link to Report

15.  Performance Management report
Link to Report

16.  Service Plan Action Plan 2016 -17 – update  
Link to Report

17.  Independent Review –conditions of service for fire and rescue staff in England
Link to Report

18.  Appointment of External Auditor – update
Link to Report

19.  Customer Service Excellence Assessment 2016
Link to Report

20.  Integrated Risk Management Plan – proposals for consultation
Link to Report

 

Agenda Pdf version

All reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes Pdf version

 

 

Meeting 17 February 2017

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting to be held on Friday 17 February at 10.30 am in the Training and Conference Suite, Birkenshaw

 

Agenda

 

1.   Chair’s announcements

2.   Urgent items

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reasons of special circumstances, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

3.   Admission of the public

To consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference, because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

4.   Declarations of interest

To consider any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

5.   Minutes of the meeting held on 16 December 2016 

6.   Minutes of the Human Resources Committee held on 13 January 2017

7.   Minutes of the Local Pension Board held on 13 January 2017 

8.   Minutes of the Community Safety Committee held on 20 January 2017

9.   Minutes of the Finance and Resources Committee held on 27 January 2017 

10.   Minutes of the Audit Committee held on 3 February 2017

11.   Minutes of the Local Government Association

a) Fire Commission held on 14 October 2016
b) Fire Services Management Committee on 25 November 2016

12.   Minutes of the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Partnership Executive Group held on 2 December 2016

13.   Programme of Meetings 2017 / 2018
Link to Report 

14.   Performance Management report – 1 April to 31 December 2016
Link to Report

15.   Pay Policy Statement 2017 – 2018
Link to Report

16.  Service Plan Action Plan update 2016 – 17 
Link to Report

17.   Service Plan Action Plan 2017 – 2018 
Link to Report

18.   Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme – update
Link to Report

19.   Treasury Management Strategy 2017 – 2018
Link to Report

20.   Draft Capital Investment Plan, Draft Revenue Budget and Medium Term Financial Plan 
Link to Report

21.   Independent Person – recruitment
Link to Report

22.   Local Pension Board – nomination for national sub-committee 
Link to Report

23.   Integrated Risk Management Plan – consultation results 
Link to Report

24.   Integrated Risk Management Plan – proposals
Link to Report

25.   Policing and Crime Act 2017
Link to Report

 

Agenda Pdf version

All Reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes Pdf version  (draft)

Archived Meetings

This page contains links to the Agendas and Minutes of the Full Authority meetings from prevous years:

2015/16

26 June 2015 (AGM)  Agenda  Reports Minutes

11 September 2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

18 December 2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

19 February 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

2014/15

30 July 2014 (AGM) Agenda (94.15kb) Reports (2126.89kb) Minutes (319.17kb)

17 October 2014 Agenda (214.16kb) Reports (2570.23kb) Minutes (94.18kb)

19 December 2014 Agenda (211.41kb) Reports (3491.8kb) Minutes (241.38kb)

20 February 2015 Agenda (73.28kb) Reports (2168.57kb) Minutes (111.21kb)

27 April 2015 Agenda (84.98kb)   Minutes

2013/14

28 June 2013 (AGM) Agenda (122.31kb) Reports (1712.95kb) Minutes (317.57kb)

13 September 2013 Agenda (210.98kb) Reports (7020.94kb) Minutes (94.33kb)

20 December 2013 Agenda (214.06kb) Reports (2205.77kb) Minutes (88.03kb)

21 February 2014 Agenda (211.06kb) Reports (1416.57kb) Minutes (94.33kb)

2012/13

29 June 2012 (AGM) Agenda (125.1kb) Reports (3390.68kb) Minutes (232.23kb)

7 September 2012 Agenda (119.65kb) Reports (1972.34kb) Minutes (32.05kb)

21 December 2012 Agenda (120kb) Reports (2228.47kb) Minutes (177.12kb)

21 February 2013 Agenda (19.15kb) Reports (1229.58kb) Minutes (89.8kb)

28 March 2013 Agenda (106.71kb) Reports (45.41kb) Minutes (117kb)

 

2011/12

24 June 2011 (AGM) Agenda (23.07kb) Reports (2419.13kb) Minutes (249.98kb)

9 September 2011 Agenda (123.3kb) Reports (6429.18kb) Minutes (159.64kb)

16 December 2011 Agenda (14.89kb) Reports (2492.19kb) Minutes (160.62kb)

16 February 2012 Agenda (121.75kb) Reports (3404.6kb) Minutes (258.62kb)

 

2010/11

25 June 2010 Agenda (13.18kb) Reports (931.93kb) Minutes (49.05kb)

17 September 2010 Agenda (12.74kb) Reports (4938.02kb) Minutes (20.64kb)

17 December 2010 Agenda (13.27kb) Reports (4406.51kb) Minutes (28.12kb)

18 February 2011 Agenda (685.66kb) Reports (1994.4kb) Minutes (26.89kb)

15 April 2011 Agenda (9.78kb) Reports (637.59kb) Minutes (20.48kb)

 

2009/10

19 Jun 2009 Agenda and Minutes (1166.78kb)

04 Sep 2009 Agenda and Minutes (72.88kb)

18 Dec 2009 Agenda and Minutes (2237.83kb)

19 Feb 2010 Agenda and Minutes (623.15kb)

30 Apr 2010 Agenda and Minutes (441.27kb)

 

2008/09

27 Jun 2008 Agenda and Minutes (2308.42kb)

05 Sep 2008 Agenda and Minutes (324.29kb)

19 Dec 2008 Agenda and Minutes (589.44kb)

13 Feb 2009 Agenda and Minutes (526.87kb)

24 Apr 2009 Agenda and Minutes (935.69kb)