Agenda and minutes

Town Centre - M60 Gateway Task Force
Thursday, 4th June, 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 11 February 2020.

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 11 February 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

 

 

 

Paul Richards and Pam Smith

Agenda item 4 - ‘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 4 - ‘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 4 - ‘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is in the public interest to exclude the public during consideration of agenda items 4 and 5 which contain information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local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public interest to exclude the public during the consideration of the following agenda items which contain information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local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 – Town Centre Programme Update

Item 5 – Town Centre Recovery

 

4.

Town Centre Programme Update

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

 

The report provides an update on the Town Centre Programme 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.

 

The Corporate Director made a presentation on the implications of the Covid-19 pandemic on the programme, taking account of the Council’s current financial uncertainty as well as external factors, and focussing on the key schemes.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

5.

Town Centre Recovery

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

Minutes:

The Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration made a presentation on proposals for the recovery of the town centre arising from the Covid-19 pandemic. The first stream of work was the immediate operational recovery until the end of June 2020, the longer term planning was to March 2021 and then there was a much longer-term strategic plan beyond that date.

 

RESOLVED - That the presentation be noted.