Agenda and minutes

Town Centre - M60 Gateway Task Force
Monday, 17th June, 2019 5.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1 - Fred Perry House. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

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To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 March 2019.

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 19 March 2019 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

 

Officer

Interest

 

Caroline Simpson,

Corporate Director

for Place Management

and Regeneration

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

 

Paul Richards,

Director of Development

and Regeneration

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

 

 

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public interest to exclude the public during consideration of agenda items 4-6 inclusive as they contain information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of paragraph 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the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public interest to exclude the public during the consideration of the following agenda items which contain information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local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 – Markets Update

Item 5 – Mayoral Development Corporation Update

Item 6 – Town Centre Programme Update

 

4.

Markets Update

To consider a presentation from Jackie Casey, Marketplace Management

Minutes:

Representatives from Market Place Europe attended the meeting and made a presentation on the work which they had carried out since they took over the running of Stockport Market and their priorities for the next six months. The Task Force was updated on a recent meeting between representatives from Market Place Europe and the market traders.

 

RESOLVED – That the presentation and update on Stockport Market be noted.

5.

Mayoral Development Corporation Update

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

 

The report outlines progress on the creation of the Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

The Task Force is recommended to approve the recommendations in the report.

 

Minutes:

The Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) outlining progress on the creation of the Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the proposed arrangements for the Mayoral Development Corporation Board, as outlined in Section 3 of the report, and their proposed submission to the Shadow MDC Board meeting on 25 June 2019 be noted.

 

(2) That support be given to the Council, Homes England and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority developing an Investment Strategy for the MDC, as outlined in Section 6 in the report.

 

(3) That the proposed MDC staff structure outlined in Section 7 of the report be noted.

 

(4) That the outline communications strategy for the MDC launch in September, as described in Section 8 of the report, be noted.

 

(5) That a copy of a recent ‘Financial Times’ article on Stockport’s regeneration plans be forwarded to all members of the Task Force.

6.

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 contact: Paul Richards on 0161 474 2940 or email: paul.richards@stockpport.gov.uk

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Development and Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on the key town centre projects and supporting activity since the last meeting of the Task Force.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.