Decision details

Developing and procuring a new delivery partnership for Active Communities post April 2022

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

This report seeks approval for a new approach to a delivery partnership for the Active Communities Strategy following the end of current arrangements with Life Leisure in March 2022 and authorisation to commence the pre-procurement process.

Decision:

The Cabinet considered an update on the implementation of the Active Communities Strategy which was previously approved by Cabinet in June 2019 and has:-

 

·         Noted progress on implementation of the Active Communities Strategy.

·         Delegated authority to the Corporate Directors for Place Management and Regeneration and Corporate and Support Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport to commence developing the procurement strategy in line with the approach outlined in this report and proposals for the procurement route and final timescales.

·         Authorise the Corporate Directors for Place Management and Regeneration and Corporate and Support Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport to commence the pre-market engagement in relation to the procurement exercise to inform the development of specifications.

·         Noted the forthcoming indoor leisure investment strategy and the potential requirement for future capital investment.

·         Noted progress on work to develop options for a replacement leisure and community facility in Marple and the potential requirement for future capital investment.

·         Requested the Corporate Directors for Place Management and Regeneration and Corporate and Support Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport report back at appropriate points of the process and in the event of any significant departures from the indicative timescales detailed in this report.

Alternative options considered:

None.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: N/A

Decision Reference: CAB219

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: AC&H3

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Portfolio holders, CLT, Scrutiny & Cabinet

Contact: Jennifer Connolly Email: jennifer.connolly@stockport.gov.uk, Paul Richards, Service Director, Development and Regeneration Email: paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk Tel: 0161-474-2940.

Report author: Peter Ashworth

Publication date: 19/03/2020

Date of decision: 17/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 17/03/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/03/2020

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