Agenda

Cabinet
Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Jonathan Vali  (0161 474 3201)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 23 July 2019.

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.

3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Cabinet.

4.

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair and Cabinet Members on any matters within the powers and duties of the Cabinet, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice.  (Questions must be submitted no later than 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the meeting on the card provided.  These are available at the meeting. You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions)

Key Decisions

5.

Revision to 'Recreational Open Space Provision and Commuted Payments' Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration.

 

The Council consulted on a Draft Open Space Provision and Commuted Payments SPD between February 2019 and March 2019, and again between May 2019 and June 2019, as part of its review of the approach to securing planning obligations in relation to delivering open space assets in the borough. The details of the consultation responses and the Council’s feedback are provided in Appendix 3, in accordance with Regulation 12 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012.

 

The Cabinet is recommended to

 

      Approve and adopt the revised Recreational Open Space Provision and Commuted Payments’ Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) 

      Revoke the existing ‘Recreational Open Space Provision and Commuted Payments’ Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG), July 2006.

 

Officer contact: Sally Maguire on 0161-474-2738 or email: sally.maguire@stockport.gov.uk

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6.

Rent Strategy HRA 2020-2025 pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport.

 

The report provides details of a draft Rent Strategy for Council Dwellings for the period 2020-2025.  The purposes of the strategy are:

 

        To put rent setting into a local and national context;

        To set a strategic framework for setting rents over the next five years which is in line with the Government settlement on rents from 1st April 2020 with an aim to set the rents to the limit of CPI + 1% each year for the five year period subject to annual review.

 

The Cabinet is recommended to endorse the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Rent Strategy 2020 – 2025.

 

Officer contact: Andy Kippax, 0161-474-4319, andy.kippax@stockport.gov.uk

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General Items

7.

AGMA Constitution pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance.

 

To inform the Scrutiny Committee that the AGMA Executive Board had agreed a number of amendments to the AGMA constitution following a review by the GMCA Monitoring Officer.

 

The Cabinet is invited to:-

 

·         note that the AGMA Executive Board & GMCA have agreed the amendments to the AGMA Constitution;

 

·         agree the revised AGMA Constitution in so far as it relates to executive functions and recommend that the Council Meeting agree in so far as it relates to non-executive functions;

 

·         recommend to the Council Meeting that it nominate the GMCA substitute member as the substitute member for the AGMA Executive Board.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates, 0161 474 3219, vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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8.

MDC Board Membership pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance.

 

In March 2019 the Greater Manchester Combined Authority agreed to create a Mayoral Development Corporation (MDC) to lead the regeneration of Town Centre West. The Legislation needed to establish the ‘Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation’ is currently before Parliament and is due to come into force on 2 September 2019, creating the MDC as a ‘body corporate’ which is run by a board appointed by the Greater Manchester Mayor in consultation with Stockport Council.

 

The Cabinet is recommended to:

 

·         note the proposed make-up of the Mayoral Development Corporation board;

·         agree the proposed Council representation on the Mayoral Development Corporation board prior to the creation of the MDC in September;

·         note that the Mayoral Development Corporation will produce an annual Business Plan as soon as possible following its creation and that its Business Plan will be submitted to the Council and to Greater Manchester Combined Authority for approval.

 

Officer contact: Paul Richards, 0161-474-2940, paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

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9.

GMCA Decision - July 2019 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To consider a report of the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Devolution.

 

The Cabinet is invited to note the decisions of the GMCA at its meeting held on 26 July 2019.

 

Officer contact: Jonathan Vali, 0161 474 3201, jonathan.vali@stockport.gov.uk

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10.

To consider recommendations of Scrutiny Committees

On:-

 

(a)  Matters (if any) referred to the Cabinet Meeting

 

(b)  Any called-in Cabinet Executive Decisions

10.(i)

Call-in of Executive Decision CAB179 'Ludworth School Expansion' pdf icon PDF 80 KB

(Executive Decision Record and report enclosed)

 

The Corporate, Resource Management & Governance Scrutiny Committee at its meeting on 6 August 2019 considered the call-in of decision CAB179 “Ludworth School Expansion” and referred the decision back to the Cabinet to reconsider its final recommendation.

 

The Executive is asked to reconsider its previous decision in relation to Ludworth School Expansion and resolution of the Corporate, Resource Management & Governance Scrutiny Committee as follows:-

 

“That Executive Decision CAB179 be referred back to the Cabinet for its reconsideration at the first available opportunity with a request that Sections 9.6.2 and 9.6.3 within the accompanying report be amended to incorporate the full schedule of proposed mitigation measures circulated in advance of the meeting, and with a further recommendation that the Cabinet amend its decision to include a third resolution stating:-

 

‘(3) That the relevant Cabinet Members and officers be recommended to investigate and where practicable and appropriate implement the schedule of mitigation measures included within Section 9.6 of the report, subject to any necessary consultations, firstly as part of any planning application submitted by the Council to the Planning Authority and secondly in the formulation and determination of any package of traffic regulation orders subsequently drawn up to mitigate against its impact.’”

 

Officer contact: Jonathan Vali, 0161 474 3201, jonathan.vali@stockport.gov.uk

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