Decisions

Use the below search options at the bottom of the page to find information regarding recent executive decisions that have been taken by the council’s executive decision making bodies, such as the Cabinet Meeting, individual Cabinet Members, Area Committees or the Council Meeting itself.

Decisions published

13/02/2020 - Land at Bramhall Station Car Park ref: 4334    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 14/02/2020

Effective from: 13/02/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority to grant consent for the proposed license as referred to in the report at Bramhall Station.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


13/02/2020 - Bankfield House, Woodley, Stockport, SK6 1RQ ref: 4339    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 14/02/2020

Effective from: 13/02/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority to extend the existing lease of Bankfield House, Woodly from 150 years to 999 years. 

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for publication’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

 

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


13/02/2020 - Mary Street Car Park, Cheadle ref: 4338    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 14/02/2020

Effective from: 13/02/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority for a temporary Licence Agreement to permit the erection of scaffolding on an area of the Mary Street Car Park, Cheadle thereby enabling works to be conducted on an adjoining property.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for publication’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


13/02/2020 - CHEADLE LEISURE CENTRE REPLACEMENT CURTAIN WALLING ref: 4337    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 14/02/2020

Effective from: 13/02/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has approved the appointment of J Greenwood (Builders) Limited as contractor to undertake the replacement of curtain walling at Cheadle Life Leisure.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for publication’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


13/02/2020 - CHEADLE LEISURE CENTRE REFURBISHMENT OF CHANGING ROOMS ref: 4336    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 14/02/2020

Effective from: 13/02/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has approved the appointment of H Bell and Sons (Rochdale) Ltd as the selected consultant to carry out the refurbishment of the changing rooms at Cheadle Life Leisure Centre. The award was following a competitive tendering process.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for publication’ that was circulated to the decision maker only).

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


13/02/2020 - SS3 Merseyway ref: 4335    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 14/02/2020

Effective from: 13/02/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority to agree a lease for SS3 Merseyway on the terms outlined in the confidential report.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for publication’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


07/02/2020 - Hillcrest Road, Bramhall - Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) ref: 4333    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport

Decision published: 11/02/2020

Effective from: 18/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport has approved the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation detailed in the report and subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order can be made.

Wards affected: Bramhall North;

Lead officer: Nicola Ryan


30/01/2020 - E21, 25-29, Merseyway- Dilapidations ref: 4320    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority to enter into a deed of release in respect of E21 - 25-29 Merseyway, Stockport as the terms outlined in the report.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


19/12/2019 - 77 Merseyway ref: 4322    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 19/12/2019

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority to grant a lease for Barrhead Travel Limited at the unit 77 Merseyway.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


29/01/2020 - ONE PUBLIC ESTATE STOCKPORT TRAIN STATIONS REVIEW ref: 4321    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 29/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority to enter into an agreement with GMCA to draw down OPE6 funding to undertake a study of the development potential of Stockport’s Rail Stations.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


04/02/2020 - Proposed A6 & Heaton Lane Junction Changes and Heaton Lane Busway – Consultation Report ref: 4331    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration has considered and given approval to a proposal to implement further measures to enhance bus routing and sustainable accessibility at the A6/ Heaton Lane junction which includes changes to the A6 / Heaton Lane junction and the introduction of a Busway with ‘bus gates’ on Heaton Lane, and has given approval to the implementation of the updated proposals (as shown on the drawings at Appendix F of the report) and to the legal advertising of the associated package of Traffic Regulation Orders (as detailed in Appendix G of the report), and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

The Central Stockport Area Committee supported the proposals.

Wards affected: Brinnington & Central;

Lead officer: Nick Whelan


04/02/2020 - Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund – Gillbent Road ref: 4327    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration has given approval to proposals to enhance the walking and cycling link between the quiet routes of Newlands Avenue and Woodstock Avenue across the busy Gillbent Road, Cheadle Hulme which separates the local community (as detailed in Section 3 of the report) and to the legal advertising of the associated package of Traffic Regulation Orders (as detailed in Appendix B of the report), and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

The Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee considered the above proposals and gave their consent insofar as they related to Local Distributor and Local Access Roads within their purview.

 

Wards affected: Cheadle Hulme South;

Lead officer: Nick Whelan


04/02/2020 - Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund – Cheadle Hulme Crossing Package ref: 4324    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration has:-

 

(1) Given approval to Proposals A, B and C as outlined in the report and to the legal advertising of the associated package of Traffic Regulation Orders (as detailed in Appendix C of the report), and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

(2) Does not approve Proposal D (Cheadle Road Parallel signal crossing) and a further study and consultation is undertaken on revised proposals, focussing in particular on the position of the crossing and bus stop in order to improve safety, which will be brought to a future meeting of the relevant area committees.

 

The Cheadle and Central Stockport area committees considered the above proposals and gave their consent insofar as they related to Local Distributor and Local Access Roads within their purview.

 

Wards affected: Cheadle & Gatley; Cheadle Hulme North; Cheadle Hulme South; Davenport & Cale Green;

Lead officer: Nick Whelan


04/02/2020 - Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund – Hazel Grove Links ref: 4323    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration has: -

 

(1) Given approval to Proposals A,B,C,D, E, F, H and I as outlined in the report and to the legal advertising of the associated package of Traffic Regulation Orders (as detailed in Appendix C of the report), and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

(2) Given approval to the advertising of the proposed Permissive Shared Routes (as detailed in Section 6 of Appendix C of the report) and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

(3) Noted that Proposal G shall be reviewed in light of comments received as part of the consultation to consider potential alternatives, and that those findings will be presented to a future meeting of the relevant area committees following further public engagement.

 

The Marple and Stepping Hill area committees considered the above proposals and gave their consent to the insofar as they related to Local Distributor and Local Access Roads within their purview.

 

Wards affected: Hazel Grove; Marple South & High Lane; Stepping Hill;

Lead officer: Nick Whelan


04/02/2020 - Mayor's Challenge Fund - Offerton to Stockport ref: 4330    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration has considered a series of proposals for a new and improved pedestrian and cycle route that would provide a continuous high standard link between Offerton and Stockport Town Centre that avoided busy roads and has:-

 

(1) Given approval to Proposals A2, B, D, E, F, G and H (as detailed in Section 3 of the report) and to the legal advertising of the associated package of Traffic Regulation Orders (as detailed in Appendix D of the report), and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

(2) Deferred consideration of Proposal C (Dialstone Lane crossing) for further study and consultation before any amended proposals are presented to a future meeting of the relevant area committees.

 

The Central Stockport and Stepping Hill area committees considered the above proposals and gave their consent insofar as they related to Local Distributor and Local Access Roads within their purview.

 

Wards affected: Hazel Grove; Offerton; Stepping Hill;

Lead officer: Katy Farrer


04/02/2020 - Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund – A555 Community Links ref: 4325    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration has:-

 

(1) Given approval to the proposed Links 2 (Stanley Green), 3 (Highfield Parkway – Hall Moss Lane), and 4 (Bramhall Park – A555) as outlined in the report and to the legal advertising of the associated package of Traffic Regulation Orders (as detailed in Appendix D of the report), and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

(2) Noted that Link 1 (Wilmslow Road) will be subject to amendments and further consultation before being presented to a future meeting of the relevant area committees.

 

The Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South and Cheadle area committees considered the above proposals and gave their consent insofar as they related to Local Distributor and Local Access Roads within their purview.

 

Wards affected: Bramhall South & Woodford; Cheadle Hulme South;

Lead officer: Nick Whelan


04/02/2020 - Mayoral Challenge Fund - Heaton Norris Park Bridge ref: 4328    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration has considered and given approval to the proposed measures for improved connections to the proposed new Heaton Norris Park Bridge (as detailed in Section 3 of the report) and has:-

 

(1) Given the necessary approvals to permit the submission of a planning application for a new cycling and walking bridge over the M60 and A560 (Great Egerton Street) and the associated ramps and steps.

 

(2) Given approval to the legal advertising of the associated package of Traffic Regulation Orders (as detailed in Appendix D of the report), and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

The Central Stockport and Heatons & Reddish area committees considered the above proposals and gave their consent insofar as they related to Local Distributor and Local Access Roads within their purview.

 

Lead officer: Nick Whelan


04/02/2020 - Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund – Heaton Cycle Links ref: 4329    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration has considered a series of proposals to enhance the walking and cycling links on various roads and paths in the Heatons and has given approval to Proposals A, B, C2, D, E, F1, G, H, I, J, K and L (as detailed in Section 3 of the report) and to the legal advertising of the associated package of Traffic Regulation Orders (as detailed in Appendix C of the report), and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

The Heatons & Reddish South Area Committee considered the above proposals and gave their consent insofar as they related to Local Distributor and Local Access Roads within their purview.

Wards affected: Heatons North; Heatons South; Reddish North; Reddish South;

Lead officer: Nick Whelan


04/02/2020 - Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund – Bramhall Park to A6 ref: 4326    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration has given approval to the creation of an approximately 4km long cycle link from Bramhall Park to the

former A6 at ‘Simpson’s Corner’ in Hazel Grove as part of the Stockport East – West Cycle Route (as detailed in Section 3 of the report) and to the legal advertising of the associated package of Traffic Regulation Orders (as detailed in Appendix B of the report), and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

The Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South, Stepping Hill and Marple area committees considered the above proposals and gave their consent insofar as they related to Local Distributor and Local Access Roads within their purview.

 

Lead officer: Nick Whelan


04/02/2020 - TCAP1007 - Wayfinding Variable Message Signs (VMS free text installations) in Stockport Town Centre ref: 4332    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Members for Economy & Regeneration and Sustainable Stockport have given approval to the purchase of, and advance payment for, ten free text Variable Message Signs as part of the Town Centre Access Plan (TCAP) Wayfinding Project that will be located on key radial routes approaching Stockport town centre, to be funded from within the existing TCAP budget.

 

The exact locations of the new displays will be agreed at the Central Stockport and Heatons & Reddish Area Committees during March 2020.

Lead officer: Sue Stevenson


07/02/2020 - Highfield Avenue, Bredbury ref: 4319    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport

Decision published: 10/02/2020

Effective from: 15/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport has approved the statutory legal advertising for Traffic Regulation Order detailed in the report and subject to receipt of no objections being received within twenty-one days from advertisement date, the Order can be made.

Wards affected: Bredbury Green & Romiley;

Lead officer: Julie Pelham


04/02/2020 - Little Moor Improvements - Hall Street TRO ref: 4317    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 07/02/2020

Effective from: 14/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration has considered the objection to the Traffic Regulation Order and has determined that notwithstanding the objection, the Orders be made advertised.

Wards affected: Manor;

Lead officer: Nick Whelan


29/01/2020 - Gatley Hill House - M&E Consultant ref: 4316    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 06/02/2020

Effective from: 29/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given approval of a Mechanical and Electrical Consultant to undertake services at Gatley Hill House.

 

(Note:) the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


29/01/2020 - Cheadle Life Lesiure Boiler Replacement Scheme ref: 4309    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 06/02/2020

Effective from: 29/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given approval of the appointment of the selected contractor to undertake the replacement of a boiler at Cheadle Life Leisure.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


04/02/2020 - 2020/21 Cabinet Revenue Budget and Capital Programme (LDR82 / RCG5) ref: 4308    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet considered its proposed 2020/21 Revenue Budget and Capital Programme investment plans, outlining the Council’s financial outlook and challenges across the medium term period 2020/21 – 2022/23 and recommended to the Council Meeting that it:-

 

·         approve the Budget for 2020/21 described in the report (subject to the consideration and allocation of the one-off available resources identified) and set out in Appendix 2 and 3;

·         note the risk assessment of the Budget at Appendix 5 and the report of the Section 151 Officer on the adequacy of proposed financial reserves and robustness of the estimates included at Appendix 5;

·         note and comment upon the financial forecasts for 2020/21 to 2022/23 (Appendix 6), and the key issues to be addressed in formulating a response to the future financial challenges facing the Council;

·         approve the 2020/21 to 2022/23 Capital Programme and the funding arrangements as described in the report and set out at Appendix 7;

·         approve the prudential indicators set out in Appendix 8; and

·         pass the appropriate Council Tax resolutions which produce a Council Tax increase of 2.99% (0.99% General increase and 2% Adult Social Care Precept increase) as illustrated in Appendix 9.

Lead officer: Jonathan Davies


04/02/2020 - Medium Term Financial Plan - Financial Landscape and Forecasts 2020/21 to 2022/23 ref: 4307    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 12/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet considered an update on the forecasts for the Council’s finances for the period 2020/21 to 2023/24 following the provisional Local Government Finance Settlement announced in 20 December 2019, and agreed that:-

 

·         the details of the 2020/21 Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement, the Council response to the consultation and the expected date of the announcement of the Final Local Government Finance Settlement be noted;

·         the financial forecasts for 2020/21 to 2022/23 be noted;

·         the indicative budget adjustments since the MTFP Update presented to the Cabinet meeting on 6 January 2020 resulting in available MTFP resources of £3.537m in 2020/21 and the revised MTFP position be noted and approved;

·         the allocation of £2.950m of the available MTFP resources as set out in paragraph 3.9 be approved;

·         the available one-off resources identified and approve the allocation of up to £1m of these resources to increase the Council’s General Fund Balance subject to the Section 151 Officers assessment of its adequacy to support the 2020/21 Budget be noted; 

·         the allocation of corporate contingency budgets to Cash Limit budgets as part of the 2020/21 budget setting process be approved; and

·         the use of £0.100m of one-off available resources to support the provision of community orchards across the borough.

Lead officer: Jonathan Davies


04/02/2020 - Capital Strategy 2020/21 (LDR86 / RCG9) ref: 4310    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet considered the draft 2020/21 Capital Strategy, developed in accordance with the CIPFA Prudential Code, which provided a framework for the Council’s capital investment plans and recommended to the Council Meeting that it approve:-

 

·         The Capital Strategy 2020/21; and,

·         Capital Prudential Indicators:

o   Capital expenditure forecasts;

o   Capital Financing Requirement projections; and

o   Ratio of financing costs to net revenue stream.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paula McDonald


04/02/2020 - Corporate Performance and Resources - Third Quarter Update Report 2019/20 ref: 4303    For Determination

The Third Quarter Update Corporate Performance and Resource Report (CPRR) provides a summary of progress in delivering the Council’s priority outcomes and budget since the Mid-Year Report, focusing on the third quarter of 2019/20 (October – December 2019).

The report is focused around highlights and exceptions, including an executive summary and performance analysis, along with the forecast position on revenue and capital.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 12/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet considered the third quarter 2019/20 Corporate Performance and Resources Report and agreed that:-

 

·         progress against delivering Council priorities and capital schemes alongside budget and performance forecasts contained within the report be noted;

·         the virements to the Revenue Budget set out in section 3.2 be approved;

·         the Cash Limit and Non-Cash Limit forecast positions for 2019/20 as set out in section 3.3 be noted;

·         the Dedicated Schools Grant, Housing Revenue Account and Collection Fund forecast positions as set out in sections 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6 be noted;

·         the appropriations to/from reserves and balances as set out in section 3.7 and note the resulting reserves and balances position as at 31 December 2019 be noted;

·         the position for the 2019/20 Capital Programme as set out in section 4 be noted;

·         the re-phasing of capital schemes during the quarter as set out in 4.4 be noted;

·         the proposals for resourcing and additional resources required for the Capital Programme as set out in 4.6 be approved; and

·         the 2019/20 forecast prudential indicators as set out in section 4.7 be approved.

Lead officer: Peter Owston


04/02/2020 - Schools Funding Settlement and Local Funding Formula 2020/2021 (Non-Key) ref: 4312    For Determination

To provide details of the 2020/21 Schools Funding Settlement and seek approval of the construction of the local funding formula model used to determine individual school delegated budget allocations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 12/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet considered an update on key announcements made by the Department for Education on the education funding settlement for 2020/21 and proposals for the local funding formula models to be used to determine the individual 2020/21 budgets for early years providers and schools in Stockport and agreed that:-

 

·         the details of the Education Funding Settlement for 2020/21 be noted; and

·         the construction of the early year’s budget as defined at section 4.2 to 4.3 of the report and the updated local schools funding formula model as outlined in section 4.4 to 4.6 and summarised in the tables provided at section 7.2 of the report be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Peter Hughes


04/02/2020 - Stockport Interchange Procurement Update (E&R43) ref: 4314    For Determination

The report provides an update on the procurement and contract position.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 12/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet considered an update on the progress of the Stockport Interchange scheme, since the last report approved by Cabinet in June 2018, and specifically the progress made on the procurement of the preferred Main Contractor and Development Partner and has:-

 

·         given approval to the selection of a preferred Main Contractor and Development Partner by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) as set out in Confidential Appendix Two to this report;

·         given approval to the proposal from TfGM to enter into the first stage Pre-Construction Services Agreement with the preferred Main Contractor;

·         given approval to the proposal from TfGM to enter into the Interim Collaboration Agreement with the preferred Development Partner; and

·         delegated authority to the Corporate Director for Place and the Borough Treasurer, in consultation with the Leader of the Council and the Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration to progress the development of the scheme and any delivery model, subject to further approvals being sought for any expenditure not previously authorised.

Wards affected: Brinnington & Central;

Lead officer: Paul Richards


04/02/2020 - Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Update (AC&H1) ref: 4315    For Determination

The report provides an update on the ongoing work in Greater Manchester to reduce Nitrogen Dioxide emissions.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 12/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet has considered a report setting out the progress that has been made following the Government’s response to Greater Manchester’s Outline Business Case to tackle Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside, and the implications for the 10 Greater Manchester local authorities in relation to the schedule of work and statutory consultation on the Clean Air Plan, and has:-

 

·         noted progress made to date;

·         noted the ministerial direction under the Environment Act 1995 (Greater Manchester) Air Quality Direction 2019 which requires all ten of the Greater Manchester local authorities to implement a charging Clean Air Zone Class C across the region;

·         agreed the need to continue to proceed towards developing the implementation and contract arrangements of a charging Clean Air Zone in Greater Manchester utilising the initial tranche of £36m of funding as required by the ministerial direction / feedback;

·         delegated authority to The Corporate Director of Place Management and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member Adult Care and Health and Director of Public Health to determine the preparatory implementation and contract arrangements that need to be undertaken utilising the initial tranche of £36m of funding to deliver the CAZ and other GM CAP measures, as set out at paragraph 4.11;

·         noted that the report to determine the timings for commencing the consultation will be received in the Spring of 2020;

·         noted the outstanding need to secure a clear response from the Government on clean vehicles funding asks;

·         noted that Highways England have not been directed to act in relation to tackling NO2 exceedances in the same way as the Greater Manchester local authorities, and that this will leave some publicly accessible areas of GM adjacent to trunk roads managed by Highways England, with NO2 exceedances that are not being addressed by the Highways England plan;

·         delegated authority to the Corporate Director of Place Management and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Care and Health and Director of Public Health to agree the final content and submission of the documents listed in Appendix One for formal submission to JAQU and note their Publication status; and

·         delegated authority to the Corporate Director of Place Management and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Care and Health and Director of Public Health to determine any further technical reports for formal submission to JAQU; and

·         noted that Cabinet Member Adult Care and Health will co-sign a letter from the GM Authorities to the Transport Secretary asking them to bring forward the launch of a statutory consultation to strengthen rules on vehicle idling.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Glynn, Sue Stevenson


04/02/2020 - Annual Residential/Nursing and Home Care Fee Setting 2020/21 (AC&H2) ref: 4306    For Determination

Annually the Council sets it's fees for residential, nursing and home care services. This is done to consider both inflationary and other relevant cost pressures within the care sector. This report outlines the cost of care process and provides recommendation for the appropriate financial uplifts to be approved.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 12/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet considered the 2020/21 fee setting recommendations for the most significant areas of externally commissioned services within Adult Social Care and approved the fee setting approach, including fee uplifts as set out in the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Vincent Fraga


04/02/2020 - SHL New Development Loan Extension (SS5) ref: 4313    For Determination

To approve the extension of prudential borrowing arrangement between the Council and SHG.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 12/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet has considered a report that identified the ways in which the Council could continue to maximise the provision of new, affordable housing within the Borough and has given approval to the extension of the existing rolling loan facility to Stockport Homes to enable development through Viaduct Housing Partnership by £14.9m, from £77m to £91.9m, to continue to enable significant affordable homes to be developed and built up to 2024/25, with the option to utilise, where appropriate and prudent, for market sale and market rent.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Glynn


04/02/2020 - Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Budget and Rent Levels for 2020/21 (SS2 / RCG4) ref: 4305    For Determination

To approve the rent/service charges for 2020/21 in accordance with the Rent Strategy 2020 -2025

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet considered the rent levels and service charges for the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) and a recommended budget for 2020/21 and then recommended that the Council Meeting give approval to:-

 

·         an increase in the average rent by 2.7% (CPI + 1%) in 2020/21;

·         increases in service charges as outlined in Section 3 of the report;

·         the Housing Revenue Account Budget for 2020/21 as set out in Appendix 1 of the report.

·         Increases in rents and service charges to Temporary Accommodation as set out in Appendix 3 of the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Glynn, Andy Kippax


04/02/2020 - 2020/21 Treasury Management Strategy, Annual Investment Strategy and Minimum Revenue Provision Policy (LDR85/ RCG8) ref: 4311    For Determination

This comprehensive report sets out the Council’s Treasury Strategies for 2020/21 which are constructed in full compliance with the CIPFA Treasury Management in Public Services Code of Practice and the Council's Treasury Management Policy Statement and Practices.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet considered the proposed 2020/21 Treasury Management Strategy, Annual Investment Strategy, Minimum Revenue Provision Policy and prudent and sustainable Treasury and Prudential Indicators, constructed in compliance with the CIPFA Treasury Management Code of Practice, and recommended to the Council Meeting that it approve:-

 

·         the Minimum Revenue Provision Policy for 2020/21;

·         the Capital Expenditure Forecasts and Capital Financing Requirement projections;

·         the Treasury Management Strategy 2020/21;

·         the Treasury and Prudential Indicators and Limits 2020/21-2022/23; and

·         the Annual Investment Strategy (AIS) 2020/21.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lorna Soufian


04/02/2020 - Stockport Council Plan 2020/21 (LDR81) ref: 4304    For Determination

The Council Plan accompanies the budget and sets a high-level framework for decision making throughout the financial year. It is a public-facing summary document that sits above more detailed annual Portfolio Agreements.

The Plan is developed by Cabinet, supported by officers, and is an opportunity to reflect on performance to date and policy priorities for the future. Priorities in the Plan are included by exception. The Plan doesn’t attempt to describe everything the Council does; only those things that are of crucial importance in a specific year.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/02/2020

Effective from: 04/02/2020

Decision:

The Cabinet has recommended that the Council Meeting give approval to the draft Council Plan for 2020/21.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Peter Owston


30/01/2020 - Park Event Application: Application to hold Summer event in Cale Green Park - 21 June 2020 ref: 4295    For Determination

Decision Maker: Central Stockport Area Committee

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - Central Stockport Area Committee

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 08/02/2020

Decision:

The Area Committee has approved an application from the Friends of Cale Green Park to hold its annual summer event on 21 June 2020 on the production of the relevant paperwork.

Wards affected: Davenport & Cale Green;

Lead officer: Josephine Holmes


30/01/2020 - Park Event Application: Use of Woodbank Memorial Park for Stockport Carnival - 18 July 2020 ref: 4296    For Determination

Decision Maker: Central Stockport Area Committee

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - Central Stockport Area Committee

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 08/02/2020

Decision:

The Area Committee has approved an application from Stockport Carnival Committee to utilise Woodbank Memorial Park on 18 July 2020, subject to all appropriate paperwork and licences being obtained and submitted to the Council at least one week prior to the event taking place.

Wards affected: Manor;

Lead officer: Kath Hughes


30/01/2020 - Park Event Application: Woodbank Memorial Park - Family Funfairs ref: 4297    For Determination

Decision Maker: Central Stockport Area Committee

Made at meeting: 30/01/2020 - Central Stockport Area Committee

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 08/02/2020

Decision:

The Area Committee has approved an application from Michael Mulhearn Amusements to hold family funfairs on three separate occasions in Woodbank Memorial Park – Friday to Sunday 13th – 15th March 2020. 12th – 14th June 2020 and 21st – 23rd August 2020, subject to all appropriate paperwork and licences being obtained and submitted to the Council at least one week prior to the event taking place.

 

 

Wards affected: Manor;

Lead officer: Kath Hughes


03/02/2020 - Appointment of Members to the Health & Care Integrated Commissioning Board ref: 4301    For Determination

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Devolution

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 08/02/2020

Decision:

The Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Devolution has given approval to the appointment for the following three Cabinet Members as the Council Representatives on the Health and Care Integrated Commissioning Board for the remainder of 2019/20 Municipal Year :-

 

Councillor Elise Wilson

Councillor Tom McGee

Councillor Jude Wells


31/01/2020 - Stopford Lower Ground Floor Internal Alterations ref: 4300    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 31/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given approval of the appointment of a contractor to undertake alterations to Stopford House Lower Ground Floor, Piccadilly, Stockport. SK1 3XE.

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


31/01/2020 - Abney Hall Sublet ref: 4299    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 31/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority to issue consent to a Sub-letting of Suite 2.11 within Abney Hall, Abney Park, Cheadle.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


29/01/2020 - Moorfield Primary School - Architect ref: 4298    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 29/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given approval of the appointment of a consultant to undertake a feasibility study for the replacement of Moorfield Primary school.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


29/01/2020 - Gatley Hill House Building Surveyor Appointment ref: 4290    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 29/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given approval of the appointment of a Building Surveyor to undertake design services at Gatley Hill House.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


29/01/2020 - Hazel Grove and Cheadle Primary Schools Works ref: 4289    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 29/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given approval of the appointment of a Building Surveyor to undertake design services at Hazel Grove and Cheadle Primary Schools.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


16/01/2020 - Unit 4 Enterprise Centre 1, Vaughan Street, Stockport, SK4 2PQ ref: 4288    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 16/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority to grant a new lease to BG Innovations Ltd at the Councils industrial site at Vaughan Road Stockport.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


23/01/2020 - Land at Hopes Carr Stockport ref: 4287    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 23/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority to enter into such agreements/contracts with Homes England as are necessary to allow SMBC to receive and administer grant monies funded under Homes England’s Housing Infrastructure Fund Marginal Viability Fund Programme relating to the delivery of infrastructure in support of the delivery of affordable housing.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


13/01/2020 - LAND AT CHURCHGATE MARKET PLACE STOCKPORT ref: 4286    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/02/2020

Effective from: 13/01/2020

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given approval to temporarily release the public open space outlined red on the attached plan (“the Site”) to a developer for the purpose of a site compound in order to enable the redevelopment of the land at 2-8 Churchgate.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for the public’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley