Agenda and minutes

Town Centre - M60 Gateway Task Force
Thursday, 3rd September, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting

Contact: David Clee  0161 474 3137

Items
No. Item

1.

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To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 4 June 2020.

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 4 June 2020 were approved as a correct record.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and Officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillors and Officers were invited to declare any interests which they had in any of the agenda items for the meeting.

 

The following interests were declared:-

 

Personal Interests

 

Councillor

 

 

Andy Sorton

 

 

Officers

 

Paul Richards and Pam Smith

 

Agenda item 6 – ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as his partner works for the library service in Stockport.

 

 

 

Agenda item 6 - ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

 

Paul Richards and Caroline Simpson

Agenda item 6 - ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as Directors of Stockport Exchange Phase 2 Limited and the Stockport Hotel Management Company Limited Board.

 

Personal and Prejudicial Interests

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Mark Hunter, Mike Hurleston and Elise Wilson.

Agenda item 6 - ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

It was noted that the Standards Committee had approved a dispensation to enable those councillors who were members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation and who would otherwise have a personal and prejudicial interest in the matter being discussed to take part in the debate and vote at the meeting.

 

 

 

3.

Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test

To consider whether it is in the public interest to exclude the public during consideration of agenda items 4, 5 and 6 which contain information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That it is in the public interest to exclude the public during the consideration of the following agenda items which contain information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended):-

 

Item 4 – Stockport Station Masterplan and Infrastructure Delivery Plan

Item 5 – Metrolink

Item 6 – Town Centre Programme Update

 

4.

Stockport Station Masterplan and Infrastructure Delivery Plan

To consider the Stockport Station Growth Prospectus and the Central Stockport Infrastructure Delivery Plan Prospectus

 

To consider a presentation from the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration & the Director of Development and Regeneration

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) and made a presentation setting out two initial pieces of work, the Stockport Station Masterplan and Infrastructure Delivery Plan, which focussed on the infrastructure challenges in achieving the goal of making Stockport Town Centre a Smart Town over the next 20 years and the potential high level solutions to this.  There would be the opportunity to use the Mayoral Development Corporation and Stockport Town Centre West as a catalyst for infrastructure planning for the whole Town Centre.

 

RESOLVED - That the report and presentation be noted.

 

5.

Metrolink

The Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration will report at the meeting

Minutes:

The Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive advised the Task Force that a number of Officer workshops would be taking place over the next few months to assist in the preparation for work on a business case for the Metrolink system to be extended to Stockport.

 

RESOLVED – That representatives from Transport for Greater Manchester be invited to the next meeting of the Task Force.

6.

Town Centre Programme Update

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration

 

The report sets out an update on the Town Centre projects since the last meeting of the Task Force.

 

Officer Contacts: Caroline Simpson/Paul Richards on 0161 218 1940/0161 474 2940 or email: caroline.simpson@stockport.gov.uk/paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

 

Minutes:

The Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on the Town Centre Programme since the last meeting of the Task Force.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.