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

17/02/2021 - 90 Merseyway- The Fragrance Store ref: 4950    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given approval to a retrospective licence for alterations in respect of 90 Merseyway, Stockport to The Fragrance Store.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for publication’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


24/02/2021 - Proposed Traffic Regulation Orders - Aurora Industrial Park (formerly Gorsey Bank) TCAP Schemes 503, 504 & 506 ref: 4951    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 03/03/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport has approved the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Orders contained in Appendices A and B of the report, to be met by funding received for the Town Centre Access Plan, and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Orders be made.

Wards affected: Edgeley & Cheadle Heath;

Lead officer: Tim Lawton


12/02/2021 - 102-104 Merseyway, Merseyway Shopping Centre ref: 4949    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given approval to the renewal lease in respect of 102-104 Merseyway, Merseyway Shopping Centre.

 

(Note: the report contained information ‘not for publication’ that was circulated to the decision maker only)

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


23/02/2021 - Nomination of LA School Governor(s) ref: 4948    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children, Family Services & Education

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 02/03/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Children, Family Services & Education has nominated the following person to the governing board vacancy at the school indicated

 

Mrs S Carroll                   Bramhall High School

Lead officer: Pam Dunham


15/02/2021 - Quiet Lanes - Safer Streets Save Lives ref: 4947    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport

Decision published: 15/02/2021

Effective from: 20/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport has given approval for the introduction of quiet lanes and improvement works and quiet lane status to Reddish Vale Road (entrance to Reddish Vale Country Park). As set out in the attached report.

Lead officer: Eraina Smith


15/02/2021 - Bramley Road, Bramhall - Proposed Traffic Regulation Order ref: 4946    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport

Decision published: 15/02/2021

Effective from: 20/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport has approved the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order 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 South & Woodford;

Lead officer: Nicola Ryan


10/02/2021 - Land at Gordon Street Stockport ref: 4945    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 11/02/2021

Effective from: 10/02/2021

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given approval to the appropriation of the site edged red as indicated in the plan included in the report on Gordon Street, Heaton Norris from the General Fund to the Housing Revenue Account (HRA).

 

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

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


09/02/2021 - 2020/21 Quarter 3 Budget Monitoring Update (non-key) ref: 4927    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet has considered the Quarter 3 revenue forecast outturn including an update on the Dedicated Schools Grant, Housing Revenue Account, Collection Fund and updates to the Capital Programme and has agreed to:-

 

(a)          Approve the virements to the Revenue Budget;

(b)          Note the Cash Limit and Non-Cash Limit forecast positions for 2020/21 as at Quarter 3;

(c)          Note the HRA, DSG and Collection Fund forecast positions for 2020/21 as at Quarter 3

(d)          Note the latest position on the financial impact of Covid-19;

(e)          Note the funding allocation from the Government’s Contain Outbreak Management Fund and agree the identified investment areas;

(f)           Note the forecast position for the 2020/21 Capital Programme; and

(g)               Note the changes to the Capital Programme and re-phasing of schemes during Quarter 3.

Lead officer: Jonathan Davies


09/02/2021 - One Stockport Borough Plan (RCG24) ref: 4934    For Determination

This report covers how partners across Stockport have approached the development of a shared borough plan, including an overview of the insight which has informed the development of the priorities, and introduces a draft borough plan for scrutiny comment and consideration.

The draft plan is being shared with all scrutiny committees and comment is invited on the whole plan however to support discussions appendix 1 indicates where borough plan priorities more directly relate to the remit of this committee. The draft plan is also accompanied by a full engagement report (appendix.2) and an equality impact assessment (appendix.3).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered the draft One Stockport Borough Plan and recommended to the Council Meeting that it be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Peter Owston


09/02/2021 - The sale of the Bredbury Green Civic Hall, Agecroft Road, Bredbury (RCG29) ref: 4935    For Determination

To establish whether the Council wishes to sell the Civic Hall building to Mosscare St Vincent’s to develop a new build residential facility for persons with Learning Disabilities.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered a report detailing a proposal for the disposal of Bredbury Green Civic Hall to Mosscare St. Vincent’s (member of Stockport Housing Partnership) for the development of a residential facility for people with a learning disability, and has:-

 

(1) Approved the conveyance of the site of the Bredbury Green Civic Hall to Mosscare St Vincent’s for the development of a residential facility approved by the Councils Adult Social Care and Strategic Housing Departments. Such disposal to be at nominal consideration having had regard to the provisions as set out in paragraph 5 of this report 

 

(2) Agreed that any conveyance to be subject to the grant of planning consent and any other terms which the Councils Legal Officer considers appropriate.   Such terms to include a restriction on the alternative use of the scheme.

Wards affected: Bredbury & Woodley;

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


09/02/2021 - Clean Air and Minimum Licensing Standards Update (non-key) ref: 4941    For Determination

To seek comments on the proposed next steps following the recent clean air consultation and approve the proposed procurement strategies

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered a report setting out the progress that has been made on the development of Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan following a public consultation on proposals that were developed pre-COVID-19 and the link to taxi and private hire common minimum licensing standards and has:-

 

(1)       Noted the progress of the Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan;

 

(2)       Noted the next steps for the development of the Clean Air Plan and Minimum Licensing Standards, listed at Section 12;

 

(3)       Noted the distribution of Bus Retrofit funding commenced in December 2020;

 

(4)       Noted that Government ministers have agreed to consider extending Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) charges to the sections of the A628/A57 which form part of the Strategic Road Network, within the proposed CAZ boundary, subject to the outcomes of an assessment, which is expected to be completed by early 2021;

 

(5)       Noted that the GM Clean Air Plan is required to take action tackle nitrogen dioxide exceedances until compliance with the legal limits has been demonstrated and that the nearer term influence of COVID-19 on air quality is not expected to lead to sufficiently long term reductions in pollution such that the exceedances of the legal limits of nitrogen dioxide will not occur without implementing a Clean Air Zone;

 

(6)       Noted that the GM CAP final plan will be brought forward for decision makers as soon as is reasonably practicable and no later than summer 2021;

 

(7)       Noted that the outputs of the MLS will be reported alongside the GM CAP as soon as is reasonably practicable and no later than summer 2021;

 

(8)       Agreed to the establishment of joint committees and to delegate to those committees the Authority’s functions as set out in report at paragraph 10.5 with specific terms of reference, as set out in Appendix 6.Appoint the Lead Cabinet Member with portfolio responsibility for Clean Air to sit on both committees for the purposes as set out in this report at paragraph 10.5 with specific terms of reference, as set out in Appendix 6.

 

(9)       Noted the requirement for the appointment of a further Cabinet Member as substitute for both committees for purposes as set out in this report at paragraph 10.5 with specific terms of reference, as set out in Appendix 6.

 

(10)    Stockport Council agrees to enter into a collaboration agreement with the other 9 GM local authorities and GMCA/TfGM to clarify amongst other matters the rights, responsibilities and obligations of the authorities in relation to those contracts set out in Appendix 2 that are required to maintain delivery momentum in line with JAQU funding agreements.

 

(11)    Agreed a delegation to the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy  Chief Executive in consultation with the Lead Cabinet Member with portfolio responsibility for Clean Air and Director of Public Health to agree the final form of the collaboration agreement; and

 

(12)    Agreed a delegation to the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive in consultation with the Lead Cabinet Member with portfolio responsibility for Clean Air and Director of Public Health to award the contracts set out in Appendix 2 (subject to government funding) that are required to implement a charging Clean Air Zone in Spring 2022 to ensure the achievement of Nitrogen Dioxide compliance in the shortest possible time and by 2024 at the latest as required by the Ministerial Direction.

 

(13)    Agreed a delegation to the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance) and Monitoring Officer to make any consequential amendments to the Constitution with regard to, but not limited to, the incorporation of the joint committees’ terms of reference into Stockport Council’s Constitution.

 

(14)    Noted that the matter will be referred to an extraordinary meeting of the Council Meeting in early March 2021 with specific reference to the entering into of joint arrangements with other authorities and would be subject to engagement with the Corporate, Resource Management & Governance Scrutiny Committee in addition to the potential for an all-member briefing being held on the issue.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Glynn


09/02/2021 - Capital Strategy and Capital Programme 2021/22 (LDR92/ RCG28) ref: 4930    For Determination

The Capital Strategy provides a high level overview of how capital investment decisions contribute towards the provision of services. It sets out the long-term context in which capital expenditure and investment decisions are made, giving due consideration to both risk and reward and impact on the achievement of priority outcomes.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered the draft 2021/22 Capital Strategy and  Capital Programme, 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 at Appendix one;

·         The 2021/22 to 2023/24 Capital Programme and the funding arrangements as described in the report and set out at Appendix two; and,

·         The prudential indicators set out in Appendix three.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jonathan Davies


09/02/2021 - A34 Major Road Network Corridor Improvement Plan (E&R64) ref: 4940    For Determination

To Approve the submission of the A34MRM Outline Business Case, note the consultation report and approve the proposed schemes and agree to support further development of the schemes as recommended in the report Also to delegate the approval of the final business case to the Cabinet Member.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered a detailed update on the progress with developing the Stockport A34 Major Road Network Corridor Improvement Scheme and has:-

 

(1) Noted the findings of the consultation and agree to the further  development of the schemes as recommended in the report.

 

(2) Approved the approach to the development and submission of the outline business case and subsequent full business case.

 

(3) Delegated to the Section 151 Officer, the Corporate Director Place in consultation with Cabinet Member (Economy & Regeneration), the authority to approve the Outline Business Case and the full business  case

 

(4) Agreed that if funding is secured from the DfT to progress to the next stage of development that:-

 

(i)            Agreement be given to authorise officers to enter into negotiations with affected landowners to secure the necessary land by agreement.

(ii)          Authority be delegated to the Corporate Director Place in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration to enter into agreement with the landowners for temporary access rights and purchase the land necessary to construct the scheme.

(iii)         Agreement in principle be given to the use of CPO powers, if necessary, to acquire land and property and existing rights and interests in the proposed order land, where acquisition by agreement is not possible;

(iv)         Agreement be given to authorise officers to take all necessary steps to commence the process for the making, confirmation and implementation of a CPO, including securing the appointment of suitable external  advisors and preparing all necessary CPO documentation;

(v)          It be noted that a further report will be presented to the Cabinet to approve the making of any CPO and to confirm the extent of the order land to  be acquired following the finalisation of the necessary preparatory work.

(vi)         Approval be given for officers to develop and consult on the Traffic Regulation  Orders to support the schemes and their construction.

(vii)        Approval be given for officers develop and submit the necessary planning applications.

(viii)      Approval be given to the delegation of all matters relating to the DfT grant offer and its terms, and any implications for the Scheme and the agreement with DfT to the Corporate Director Place in consultation with the Cabinet Member Economy and Regeneration 

(ix)         Authority be delegated to the Corporate Director Place in consultation with the Cabinet Member (Economy & Regeneration) to approve the final schemes and their construction programme following  approval of the final business cases.

(x)               Approval be given for the Council underwriting the local contribution and if required, makes up the shortfall in funding.

Wards affected: Cheadle & Gatley; Cheadle Hulme South; Heald Green;

Lead officer: Mark Glynn


09/02/2021 - Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Budget and Rent Levels for 2021/22 (SS21) ref: 4925    For Determination

HRA Budget 2021/22 for consideration by Scrutiny, Cabinet and Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered the rent levels and service charges for the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) and a recommended budget for 2021/22 and then recommended that the Council Meeting give approval to:-

 

(a)       An increase in the social rent of 1.5% for dwelling rents. There are no  individual rents within the HRA stock which are above the rent cap.;

(b)       An increase of 1.1% for rents of shared ownership properties;

(c)       Services charge increases as outlined in Section 3;

(d)          The Housing Revenue Account Budget for 2021/22 as set out in Appendix 1.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Cullen, Andy Kippax


09/02/2021 - Schools Funding Settlement and Local Funding Formula 2021/22 (CFS&E4) ref: 4926    For Determination

Provides detail of the Education Funding Settlement for 2021/22; and seeks approval of the updated local early years and schools funding formula models to be applied from April 2021.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered an update on key announcements made by the Department for Education on the education funding settlement for 2021/22 and has agreed to:-

 

(i)            Note the details of the Education Funding Settlement for 2021/22.

(ii)               Approve the construction of the early year’s budget as per section 3.1 to 3.2 and the updated 2021/22 local funding formula for schools as detailed in the table(s) in section 6.2 which will form the basis of the calculation of school budgets and be notified to the DfE in accordance with statutory requirements.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Peter Hughes


09/02/2021 - 2021/22 Cabinet Revenue Budget ref: 4929    For Determination

To consider and approve:

 

·         the Revenue Budget for 2021/22;

·         the Capital Programme for 2021/22 onwards based on the level of resources estimated to be available;

·         the Council’s financial plans and forecasts for the medium term.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered its proposed 2021/22 Revenue Budget outlining the Council’s financial outlook and challenges across the medium term period 2021/22 to 2022/23 and recommended to the Council Meeting that it:-

 

·         Approve the Budget for 2021/22 described in the report and set out in Appendix 2 and 3;

·         Note the risk assessment of the 2021/22 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;

·         Approve the required increase to the Council’s General Fund Balance to reflect the Section 151 Officer assessment of risks;

·         Note, comment upon and approve the financial forecasts and assumptions for 2021/22 to 2022/23  at Appendix 6, and the key issues to be addressed in formulating a response to the future financial challenges facing the Council;

·         Pass the appropriate Council Tax resolutions which produce a Council Tax increase of 3.5% in 2021/22 (2% General increase and 1.5% Adult Social Care Precept increase) as illustrated in Appendix 7; and

·         Approve the commitment to increase the Adult Social Care Precept by a further 1.5% in 2022/23 by taking up the option to defer an element of the allowable increase in 2021/22 smoothed by the use of available one-off resources held in earmarked reserves.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jonathan Davies


09/02/2021 - Medium Term Financial Plan Financial Landscape and Forecast 2020/21 to 2022/23 (LDR90/ RCG26) ref: 4928    For Determination

Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) update as part of the 2021/22 budget setting process.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered an update on the forecasts for the Council’s finances for the period 2021/22 to 2022/23 following the provisional Local Government Finance Settlement announced on 17 December 2020, and agreed to:-

 

·         Note the details of the 2021/22 Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement and the expected date of the announcement of the Final Local Government Finance Settlement;

·         Note, and comment upon as appropriate, the financial forecasts for 2021/22 to 2022/23;

·         Note and approve the indicative budget adjustments since the MTFP Update presented to the Cabinet meeting on 22 December 2020 resulting in savings requirement of  £7.551m in 2021/22;Approve the allocation of £5.511m of the corporate contingency budgets to Cash Limit budgets as part of the budget setting process as set out in paragraphs 3.4 to 3.6;

·         Note the Section 151 Officer recommendation to increase the Council’s General Fund Balance by £4.983m in 2021/22 aligned to his risk assessment of the budget and the adequacy of reserves and balances to support the 2021/22 Budget; and 

·         Take the necessary steps to propose a final balanced 2021/22 Budget including the proposed Council Tax increase to be recommended for approval at the Council meeting on 25 February 2021.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jonathan Davies


09/02/2021 - Active Communities: Progressing new delivery arrangements (SS22) ref: 4944    For Determination

The report updates Cabinet on progress to establish a new Community Interest Company to deliver active communities programmes and operate Council-owned leisure centres and seeks approval for the business case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet has considered a report providing an update on progress to establish a new Community Interest Company to deliver active communities programmes and operate Council-owned leisure centres and has given approval to the recommendations and associated  delegations contained in the ‘not for publication’ report.

 

(NOTE: The report comprised a ‘not for publication’ report that was circulated to members of the Cabinet only).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Richards


09/02/2021 - St Thomas' Gardens (E&R63) ref: 4942    For Determination

To endorse work to date in bringing forward the redevelopment of St Thomas’ Gardens and seek approval to the Academy of Living Well business case and capital expenditure request. To seek approval to the appointment of a main contractor to deliver the development.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet has considered an update on progress to date in bringing forward the redevelopment of St Thomas’ Gardens and has:-

 

(1) Endorsed the progress to date in bringing forward this key regeneration scheme for Stockport MDC and the wider Borough and approve the proposal to progress the design, undertake further survey works and commence enabling works. 

 

(2) Approved the outline business case for the Academy of Living Well.

 

(3) Delegated authority to the Director of Adult Services in consultation with Cabinet Member for Adult Care & Health to undertake a procurement for the provision of services within the Academy of Living Well.

 

(4) Delegated authority to the Corporate Director (Place) and the Corporate Director (Corporate and Support Services) in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Resources, Commissioning, & Governance, Housing and Communities and Adult Care and Health:

 

(a)  To appoint a preferred contractor for the delivery of the Academy of Living Well, negotiate a contract sum up to the figure stated in paragraph 1.1 of Appendix 1 and finalise the terms of any appointments, contracts and other documentation required to deliver of the Academy of Living Well.

 

(b)  To approve any property documentation necessary to enable delivery of the affordable housing

 

(5) Approved the proposed financing of the Academy of Living Well including prudential borrowing as set out in Appendix 1

 

(6) Delegated authority to the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance) to do all things necessary or incidental to the implementation of the above-mentioned resolutions and to complete the necessary legal documents to implement the recommendations of this report.

 

(NOTE: The report contained ‘not for publication’ appendices that had been circulated to members of the Cabinet only).

Wards affected: Brinnington & Central;

Lead officer: Paul Richards


09/02/2021 - Stockport Exchange Phase 4 (E&R62) ref: 4943    For Determination

To seek Cabinet approval to progress with the delivery of the next phase of the Stockport Exchange Masterplan, Phase 4.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet has considered a report setting out progress on the speculative development of Stockport Exchange Phase 4, which comprised office and Multi-Storey Car Park developments with associated public realm and has:-

 

(1) Approved that the Council proceeds with Phase 4 of the Stockport Exchange development, namely the construction of an office block, MSCP and associated public realm, on the basis outlined in this report and its appendices;

 

(2) Delegated authority to  the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate & Support Services) in consultation with Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning and Governance and Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration:

 

(a)   to finalise the terms and to enter into all appropriate agreements to enable the construction, funding, operation and use of such developments comprising Phase 4;

(b)   to take such actions necessary to relocate existing Stockport Exchange tenant parking requirements to alternative town centre car parks during the construction of Phase 4;

(c)    to take such actions as are necessary to progress Phase 4 to a successful completion, including agreeing terms with future occupational tenants and entering into such documents as are necessary to effect such terms.

 

(3) Delegated authority to the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance) to do all things necessary or incidental to the implementation of the above-mentioned resolutions.

 

(NOTE: The report contained ‘not for publication’ appendices that had been circulated to members of the Cabinet only).

Wards affected: Brinnington & Central;

Lead officer: Paul Richards


09/02/2021 - Annual Residential/Nursing and Home Care Fee Setting 2021/2022 (AC&H4) ref: 4938    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: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered the 2021/22 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


09/02/2021 - 2021/22 Treasury Management Strategy, Annual Investment Strategy and Minimum Revenue Provision Policy (RCG23) ref: 4931    For Determination

This comprehensive report sets out the Council’s Treasury Strategies for 2021/22 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: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet considered the proposed 2021/22 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 2021/22;

·         The Capital Expenditure Forecasts and Capital Financing Requirement projections;

·         The Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22;The Treasury and Prudential Indicators and Limits 2021/22-2023/24;

·         The Annual Investment Strategy (AIS) 2021/22.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lorna Soufian


09/02/2021 - Stockport Council Plan 2021/22 (RCG22/ LDR88) ref: 4924    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 annual (detailed) Portfolio Agreements.

The 2021/22 Council Plan will reflect the new shared priorities set out in the accompanying draft Borough Plan, alongside the Medium Term Strategy themes as well as aligning with strategic priorities at GM level.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet has recommended that the Council Meeting give approval to the draft Council Plan for 2021/22.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Peter Owston


09/02/2021 - Housing Allocation Policy (SS19) ref: 4937    For Determination

To approve Council’s approach to the assessment and allocation of the Council’s housing stock.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet has considered a report detailing a review of the Council’s Housing Allocation Policy with the aim of facilitating the priorities within the  Housing Strategy 2021-2024 and Rough Sleeping and Homelessness Prevention Strategy 2021-2024 and has given approval to the proposed new Housing Allocation Policy as detailed at appendix 1 to the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Glynn


09/02/2021 - Rough Sleeping and Homelessness Prevention Strategy 2021-2024 (SS18) ref: 4936    For Determination

Approval of the Strategy that identifies the key strategic priorities that will be pursued over the next 2 years to increase the rate of prevention, eliminate rough sleeping and the steps that need to be taken to keep people safe in the light of Covid 19.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet has given approval to the adoption of the Homelessness Prevention and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2021-2024 and associated action plan as detailed in the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Glynn


05/02/2021 - LAND FORMING PART OF PEEL CENTRE, GREAT PORTWOOD STREET/ST MARY’S WAY, PORTWOOD, STOCKPORT – PROPOSED LICENCE TO ASSIGN ref: 4933    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 05/02/2021

Decision:

The Deputy Chief Executive has given authority for the council to enter in to a Licence to Assign allowing Peel L & P Real Estate (Properties) Limited to assign their leasehold interest to Peel Land and Property Investments Plc.

 

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

Lead officer: Charlotte Cordingley


10/02/2021 - Upgrade of Bus Stops in the Bramhall and Cheadle Hulme area ref: 4939    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration has given approval to the upgrading of a number of bus stops in the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South area as identified in the report as Packages 1-3 and in the associated plans, subject to the incorporation of those amendments to Package 3 detailed in the Addendum Report.

 

The Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee considered the matter at its meeting on 4 February 2021 and endorsed the proposals subject to the amendments to the scheme detailed in the Addendum Report.

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

Lead officer: Craig Peet